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Exercise :: Environment - Latest Current Affairs

  • Environment - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which of the following cities organized the BEE's International Workshop on Energy Efficient Cooling?

A. Tiruchirappalli
B. Nashik
C. Gurgaon
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, conducted an International Workshop on Energy Efficient Cooling from 12-13 December 2019 at Scope Convention Centre, New Delhi.

2. 

India has reduced the emissions intensity of its GDP by how much percentage?

A. 18%
B. 21%
C. 28%
D. 25%

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said that India has reduced the emissions intensity of its GDP, that is emissions per unit of GDP, by 21% at the 25th session of Conference of Parties (COP-25) under the UN Framework Convention of Climate Change.The country is aiming to achieve the goal of 35% emissions reduction as promised in the Paris summit in 2015.

3. 

Which of the following cities is organizing the 'International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems'?

A. Lucknow
B. New Delhi
C. Kochi
D. Mumbai

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A three day "International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming systems" is being held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated on December 11, 2019. The seminar is being organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

4. 

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.

5. 

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.