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Exercise :: Environment - Latest Current Affairs

  • Environment - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which Indian climate activist becomes a member of Antonio Guterres's new Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change?

A. Sunita Narain
B. Archana Soreng
C. Sugathakumari
D. Arun Krishnamurthy

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres named Archana Soreng among 7 members to his new Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.They will advise him regularly on accelerating global action and also provide solutions to tackle the worsening climate crisis. This is to mobilize climate action as part of the COVID-19 recovery efforts.

2. 

What is the name of the mobile app launched by Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Earth Sciences in the event of14th Foundation day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES) ?

A. DHARTI
B. MAUSAM
C. WEATHER
D. UMANG

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 27th July 2020, in the event of14th Foundation day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES), Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Earth Sciences launched the mobile app "Mausam" designed and developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune and the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

3. 

Which butterfly has become the largest butterfly in India?

A. Nymphalis antiopa
B. Golden Birdwing
C. Southern Birdwing
D. Pieris rapae

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Himalayan butterfly named "Golden Birdwing (Troides aeacus)" has surpassed the "Southern Birdwing (Troides minos)" after 88 years to become the largest butterfly in India. The female species of the Golden Birdwing has a wingspan of 194 mm that is 4 mm larger than that of the Southern Birdwing with 190 mm wingspan while the largest wingspan in the male species of the Golden Birdwing is 106 mm. The largest female Golden Birdwing's forewing length is 90 mm.

4. 

In accordance with "3rd edition of The Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report-Quantities, flows, and the circular economy potential" report, the world dumped a how much million tonnes of e-waste in 2019?

A. 53.6
B. 33.6
C. 23.6
D. 43.6

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In accordance with "3rd edition of The Global E-waste Monitor 2020 report-Quantities, flows, and the circular economy potential" report, the world dumped a record 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste in 2019, an increase of 21% in 5 years. With this e-waste becomes the world's fastest-growing domestic waste stream. Notably, this waste is enough to form a line 125 kilometres long.

5. 

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.