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Quiz 7 (Covers Indian Acts and Laws)

 

1. The following act provided a mandatory rule of fresh water for the use of passengers

 A. 

Indian Factories Act , 1948.

 B.  

Indian Ports Act , 1908.

 C.  

The Inland Stream vessel Act , 1917.

 D.  

The Indian Fisheries Act, 1897

    

2. In view of rapid deforestation and the resulting environmental degradation ,  our Parilament enacted the _______________ Act in 1908.

 A. 

Deforestation Act.

 B.  

Biodiversity Act.

 C.  

Wilflife Act.

 D.  

Forest Act.

    

3. The following Act passed in 1986 , is said to be an " Umbrella " legislation passed to provide a framework for the central Government  towards , co.ordination of activies of various central and state agencies established under previous laws such as Water Act, Air Act etc.,

 A. 

Conservation Act.

 B.  

Environment Protection Act (EPA) .

 C.  

Umbrella Act.

 D.  

Forest Act.

    

4. The SOLAS Convention of  1960 and 1974 was concerning

 A. 

Solar energy conservation.

 B.  

Forest consevation.

 C.  

Safety of life at sea.

 D.  

Biodiversity conservation.

    

5. I C F R E  stands for

 A. 

International Centre For Research.

 B.  

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Foundation.

 C.  

Indian Forest Research Council.

 D.  

Indian Council For Research.

    

6. I G N F A  stands for

 A. 

Indian Government National Forest Association.

 B.  

International Geology and Natural Forest Association.

 C.  

Indira Gandhi National Fauna and flora Academy.

 D.  

Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy.

    

7. N E E R I  stands for

 A. 

National Environmental Economics Research Institute.

 B.  

National Environmental Engineering Research Institute.

 C.  

National Energy and Ecology Research Institute.

 D.  

National Environmental economics and Resource Institute.

    

8. I I F M stands for

 A. 

Indian institute for Mining Technology.

 B.  

International Institute of Forest Management.

 C.  

Indian Institute of Forest Management.

 D.  

Indian Institute of Forest and Mining.

    

9. D F E  stands for

 A. 

Department of Forest and Ecology.

 B.  

Department of Forest and Environment.

 C.  

Department of Forest.

 D.  

Directorate of Forest Education.

    

10. W I I  stands for

 A. 

World Irrigation Institute.

 B.  

Wildlife Institute of India.

 C.  

World Irrigation Institute Council.

 D.  

Wildlife International Institute.

    

11. N H W I S  stands for

 A. 

National Hazardous Waste Information System.

 B.  

National Hydro -Water Informtaion System.

 C.  

National HighWays Information System.

 D.  

National Highway and Water Information System.

    

12. N A A Q M  stands for

 A. 

National Air Quality Management Program.

 B.  

National Association of Air Quality Management.

 C.  

National Associattion for Quality Mangement.

 D.  

National Ambient Air Quality Monitoring programe.

    

13. N W I P  stands for

 A. 

National Wasteland and Irrigation Programme.

 B.  

National Wasteland Identification Project.

 C.  

National Wasteland and Irrigation Project.

 D.  

Natural resource Water and Irrigation Program.

    

14. The Earth day is observed on

 A. 

22 May

 B.  

22 April

 C.  

20 July

 D.  

20 March

    

15. The World Wetlands day is observed on

 A. 

2 January

 B.  

2 March

 C.  

2 June

 D.  

2 February

    

16. The World Environment day is observed on

 A. 

5 June

 B.  

2 June

 C.  

5 January

 D.  

5 December

    

17. The World Water day is observed on

 A. 

5 September

 B.  

30 january

 C.  

1 December

 D.  

22 March

    

18. The Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar is awarded to individuals for

 A. 

Significant contribution in the field of disaster management.

 B.  

Significant contribution in the field of sustainable development.

 C.  

Significant contribution in the field of environment.

 D.  

Significant contribution in the field of hazardous waste management.

    

19. The Indira Priya darshini Vrikshamitra award is given for recognition to the pioneering and exception contribution of individuals / firms in the field of

 A. 

Wasteland development.

 B.  

Afforestation and wasteland development.

 C.  

Sustainable development.

 D.  

Pollution mitigation and natural resource management.

    

20. Mahavriksha Puraskar is given in recognition to individual / organization for

 A. 

Preserving and protecting trees of notified species.

 B.  

Preserving and protecting sacred grooves.

 C.  

Preserving and protecting elephants.

 D.  

Preserving and protection wildlife and birds.

    

  

 





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