Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology quiz 2

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Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology Online Quiz 2

Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology quiz 2 is a free online quiz challenge under Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development - Environment and Ecology category. There are 59 free online quiz challenges available in Environment and Ecology category


Regarding frame work for chemical safety, choose the relevant laws/rules.1. Environment (Protection) Act 19862. Manufacture storage and Import of Hazardous chemical Rules, 1989 (MSIHC) (amended in 94,2000)3. Public Liability Insurance Act 914. The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

As vulnerability to disasters are concerned, distinct region of the country are1. Himalayan region2. alluvial plains3. hilly parts of peninsula4. Coastal zone5. desertSelect the correct answer using the codes given below.

Of the 17 goals enlisted in SDG, which of the following are part of it.1. economy2. Habitation3. Consumption4. Marine ecosystem5. Poverty, health, education and womenSelect the correct answer using the codes given below.

With respect to Tsunami, consider the following statement.1. Japanses word 'tsu' means harbor and 'nami' means 'wave'.2. Generated due to abrupt deformation of sea floor resulting vertical displacement of overlying water.3. Tsunami waves have small amplitude but very long wavelength.4. It may be caused by non-seismic event also.Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

With respect to Sate Disaster Response Fund created under section 48(7) of Disaster Management Act 2005, choose the correct statement1. Allocations are made based on recommendation of successive finance commissions.2. Funds are allocated for period of 5 years.3. Budgetary provision of these relief funds is done by Ministry of Fiance, but processing of funds on request of state is done by Ministry of Home Affairs (DM davison)4. Central share SDRF is 2 equal instalments in months of June and December.Select the correct answer using the codes given below

Consider the following statements about floods in India1. Almost 23 of the 36 states and Union Territories in the country are subject to floods and 40 million hectares of land, roughly one-eight of the country's geographical area, is prone to floods.2. Fresh water floods particular play an important role in maintaining  ecosystem is river corridors and are a key factor in maintaining flood plain biodiversity.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Drought is defined as a protracted period of deficient precipitation resulting extensive  damage to crops, resulting in loss of yields, following are impacts of drought1. Salinisation of soil2. Groundwater decline3. Increased pollution of freshwater ecosystem4. Regional extinction of animal species Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

Which among the following events can be considered as disasters in the context of the definition of a disaster given by Diasater Management Act 2005?1. Environmental pollution2. Political unrest3. Act of terrorism4. Stampede5. Forest firesSelect the correct answer using the codes given below

National Institute for Disaster Management (NIDM) established under Disaster management Act, 2005 has following task1. Captures data on disasters including its impact on socio-economic life.2. Disaster impact on GDP growth.3. Plans and promotes training.4. Research in disaster management mitigation and prevention measures.Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) is an international treaty, that was preceded by Hyogo frame work. It sets 4 specific priorities, which are1. understanding disaster risk2. strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk3. investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience4. enhancing disaster preparedness for effective responseSelect the correct answer using the codes given below.

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