Global Warming and Climate change - Environment and Ecology quiz 11 is a free online quiz challenge under Global Warming and Climate change - Environment and Ecology category. There are 59 free online quiz challenges available in Environment and Ecology category
Consider the following statements1. With 17% of the world's population, India contributes only 4% of the total global greenhouse gas emission.2. India's CO2 emissions are approximately 1 tonne per annum as against a world average of 4.2 tonnes per annum.3. India is one of the few developing countries in the world where the forest cover is increasing, deposit the pressure of population growth and rapid economic development.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
The concept of 'carbon credit' originated from which one of the following?
Due to their extensive Rice cultivation, some regions may be contributing to global warming.To what possible reason/reasons is this attributable?1. The anaerobic conditions associated with rice cultivation cause the emission of methane.2. When nitrogen based fertilisers are used, nitrous oxide is emitted from the cultivated soil.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Consider the following statements1. Under the Kyoto Protocol, the developed countries which pay for the costs of developing countries are under Annexure I. 2. EU is under Annexure I.Which of the statements given above is/are true?
Consider the following statements with reference to the Global Warming1. Global warming may cause the world temperature to rise by 4.5 to 5oC by 2050 as a result nearly 100 living areas of the earth will submerge into the sea.2. It is estimated that by 2080, nearly 1/3rd of the biodiversity will go under the sea.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Consider the following1. Photosynthesis2. Respiration3. Decay of organic matter4. Volcanic actionWhich of the factors given above add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on Earth?
The Earth Summit produced legally binding convention(s) on1. The United Nation Framework convention on Climate change (UNFCCC) under which the industrialized countries were required to reduce emission of green house gases that cause global warming and related atmospheric problem.2. The Convention of Biological Diversity, which failed for halting the destruction of spices, habitats and ecosystem.Select the correct answer form the codes given below
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Consider the following statements about the depletion of ozone layer1. The ozone oxygen cycle is the process by which ozone is continually regenerated in the Earth's stratosphere, all the while converting Ultra Violet (UV) radiation into heart.2. Each CI or BR atom produced form the emissions of chlorofluorocarbons and halons can catalyse around 10 decomposition reactions of ozone before it is removed form the stratosphere.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Which one of the following is the main cause of the ecological imbalance in India