People & Environment for NTA UGC NET JRF Paper 1

Spread the love

1. Which of the following is not a primary greenhouse gas found in earth’s atmosphere?

[A] Carbon dioxide
[B] Methane
[C] Water vapour
[D] Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 4
Explanation: A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. The primary greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere are water vapour, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone. Nitrogen oxides (NOx) act as indirect greenhouse gases by producing the tropospheric greenhouse gas ‘ozone’ via photochemical reactions in the atmosphere. ©navclasses

 

2. The Shirui National Park (SNP) is located in which state?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Kerala
[D] Manipur

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 4
Explanation: The Shirui National Park (SNP) is located in the state of Manipur. It has dense tropical forests all over and temperate forest in the hilltops. The park is famous for shirui lily (Lilium maclineae) that grows naturally. The main peak of Shirui abounds with flowers during the monsoon and it is a veritable paradise. It is home to tragopan, the tiger, leopard, etc. ©navclasses

 

3. In the context to India’s wild life, the flying fox is a __?

[A] Bat
[B] Vulture
[C] Stork
[D] Kite

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 1
Explanation: Bat Bats of the genus Pteropus are commonly known as the fruit bat or flying foxes among other colloquial names. ©navclasses

 

4. In which of the following ecosystems, the pyramid of biomass is ‘inverted’ in shape?

[A] Pond ecosystem
[B] Grassland ecosystem
[C] Forest ecosystem
[D] None of the above

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 1
Explanation: Biomass is the amount of living material in an organism. The pyramids of biomass represent the relationship between different trophic levels in terms of biomass. In grassland and forest ecosystems, there is generally a gradual decrease in biomass of organisms at successive trophic levels from the producers to the consumers. Their pyramid of biomass is upright. In aquatic ecosystem the producers are small organisms with least biomass and the biomass gradually increase towards the apex of the pyramid. Thus the pyramid of biomass of aquatic ecosystems is inverted in shape. ©navclasses

 

5. Which among the following country is considered to have the world’s first sustainable biofuels economy?

[A] Mexico
[B] Indonesia
[C] Brazil
[D] China

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 3
Explanation: Brazil is known as the leader of the biofuel industry and the world’s first sustainable biofuels economy. In the year 2009, Brazil adopted new sustainability policies for sugarcane ethanol. ©navclasses

 

6. Which of the following panel was established in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to evaluate the risk of climate change caused by human activity?

[A] Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
[B] Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change
[C] Global Environment Facility
[D] UNEP

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 1
Explanation: The Intergovernmental Panel which is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, was founded in the year 1988 by Bert Bolin. Its headquarter is located in Geneva, Switzerland. Its objective is to provide scientific information that is relevant to understanding the scientific basis of the risk associated with climate change and its natural, political, economic impacts and possible remedies. ©navclasses

 

7. Which among the following is a bird sanctuary ?

[A] Kanha national park
[B] Desert National Park
[C] Bandipur National Park
[D] Sultanpur National Park

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 4
Explanation: Sultanpur National Park, formerly known as Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, is located in the state of Haryana. During winter, a large number of migratory birds come here. Some of the migratory bird species are Siberian cranes, common greenshank, northern pintail, greater flamingo, ruff, black winged stilt, common teal, yellow wagtail, white wagtail, northern shoveller, rosy pelican. ©navclasses

 

8. Which among the following schemes of Government of India comes under Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol?

[A] National Solar Mission
[B] Bachat lamp Yojana
[C] Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
[D] Akshay-Prakash Yojna

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 2
Explanation: CFL Lighting Scheme or Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY) promotes replacement of inefficient bulbs with Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) by leveraging the sale of Certified Emission Rights (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. It has entered validation for the UNFCCC CDM Programme of Activity. Bachat Lamp Yojana” seeks to utilize the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol to bring-down the price of CFLs. ©navclasses

 

9. Who among the following chairs the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) in India?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] Minister of Environment & Forest
[C] Environment Secretary
[D] A renowned environmentalist of the country

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 1
Explanation: National Board for Wild Life is a “Statutory Organization” constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Theoretically, the board is “advisory” in nature and advises the Central Government on framing policies and measures for conservation of wildlife in the country. However, it is a very important body because it serves as apex body to review all wildlife-related matters and approve projects in and around national parks and sanctuaries. It is chaired by India’s Prime Minister and its vice chairman is Minister of Environment. ©navclasses

 

10. Which among the following is India’s largest wildlife sanctuary?

[A] Dibang Valley
[B] Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary
[C] Kumbhalgarh
[D] Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary

SHOW ANSWER
  Answer 4
Explanation: Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary is located in the state of Gujarat. The total area of the sanctuary is 4954 sq km. The endangered wild ass sub-species (Indian Wild Ass, Khur) belonging to the Asiatic Wild Ass species Onager can be found here. ©navclasses

 

indian-culture-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-culture-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
indian-geography-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-geography-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-4 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-4/
government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-3/
indian-art-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-art-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-5/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-5/
research-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/research-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-6/
important-days-and-events-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/important-days-and-events-mcqs-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-3/
defence-mcq-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/defence-mcq-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-7/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-6/
indian-economy-mcq-for-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-economy-mcq-for-net-jrf-paper-1/
indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-4/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-7/
government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-4/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-8/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-8/
indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/indian-polity-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-5/
static-gk-for-ugc-net-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/static-gk-for-ugc-net-paper-1/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-9/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-9/
india-economy-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/india-economy-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-10/
static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-6/
teaching-and-research-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/teaching-and-research-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
higher-education-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/higher-education-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
important-government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/important-government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-3//
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-10/
important-days-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/important-days-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
constitution-quiz-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/constitution-quiz-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-11/
important-government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/important-government-schemes-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-11/
teaching-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/teaching-aptitude-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-2/
important-days-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/important-days-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-3/
ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/ict-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-12/
static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/static-gk-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-4/
people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1 https://www.navclasses.in/people-environment-for-nta-ugc-net-jrf-paper-1-12/

 

1 thought on “People & Environment for NTA UGC NET JRF Paper 1”

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !! Copyright © Nav Classes by Navdeep Kaur