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Exercise :: Environment - Latest Current Affairs

  • Environment - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) added how many species to List of Threatened Species?

A. 1440
B. 2040
C. 1,840
D. 1740

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) added about 1,840 new species to its updated "Red List of Threatened Species", a catalogue of plants and animals that risk extinction. The list now contains over 30,000 species under threat of disappearing. The group released its Red List update in the middle of COP25 climate talks in Madrid, Spain.

2. 

Which of the following operation has been launched to crackdown illegal trade in the mongoose hair?

A. Operation Mongoose
B. Operation Environment
C. Operation Clean Art
D. Operation Woodrose

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Government launched the Operation Clean Art across India. The operation aimed to crackdown illegal trade in the mongoose hair. This is the first time such an operation is happening in India. It was initiated by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB). Mongoose: The mongoose is a small carnivoran found in southern Eurasia and mainland Africa.It is listed in Schedule II (Part II) of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

3. 

Papikonda National Park is located in which state?

A. Telangana
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Kerala
D. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Papikonda National Park is located in Andhra Pradesh.

4. 

Which one of the following countries has top rank in e-waste production?

A. America
B. China
C. India
D. Germany

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

America has a top rank in e-waste production.

5. 

Which company constructed a 0.85 km of road with plastic waste at Faridabad?

A. ITC
B. Indian Oil
C. ONGC
D. Bharat Petroleum

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Oil Research and Development Centre has constructed a 0.85 km of road with different concentrations of plastic waste at Faridabad. The move by Indian Oil aims to utilize single-use plastic waste.