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Exercise :: Environment - Latest Current Affairs

  • Environment - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which committee has been constituted by the Union Government to continuously monitor the solutions to air pollution?

A. C.K Mishra committee
B. Bhure Lal committee
C. Sunita Narain committee
D. Harsh Vardhan committee

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Environment ministry has constituted a 7-member committee to continuously monitor the short-term and long-term solutions to air pollution. It will be headed by C.K Mishra, the Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

2. 

Which festival was promoted by the Environment Minister recently?

A. National Memorial Scheme
B. Performing Arts Grant Scheme
C. Van Mahotsav Festival
D. Scheme for Promoting International Related Scheme Festival

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Environment Minister Dr.Harsh Vardhan launched a month-long plantation drive to Mark Van Mahotsav. It was part of Van Mahotsav celebrations, that is celebrated in the first week of July every year since 1950 in India. Van Mahotsav (Festival of Trees) is an annual tree-planting movement in India.

3. 

NGT announced Rs. 1 lakh fine on violators for dumping e-waste around __________.

A. Ramganga
B. Buriganga
C. Alaknanda
D. Brahmaputra

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The national Green Tribunal (NGT) announced anyone found dumping electronic waste(e -waste) on the banks of river Ramganga in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh have to pay Rs one lakh as environment compensation. India is the fifth-largest producer of e-waste, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of electronic waste annually.

4. 

Which is the first industry using plasma technology for the disposal of hazardous waste for the conservation of the environment and natural resources?

A. Madras Rubber Factory(MRF)
B. Madras Fertilizers Limited MFL
C. Bharat Sinchar Nigam Limited BSNL
D. Steel Authority of India Limited SAIL

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

State-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) using plasma technology for the disposal of hazardous waste for the conservation of the environment and natural resources.

5. 

Astronomers have discovered a possible twin of which planet in our solar system?

A. Earth
B. Venus
C. Mars
D. Jupiter

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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