Environment Quiz: Environment | 18 September 2021

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Question No. 1
Consider the following statements regarding Central Vista development project prior Independence.
1. The Central Vista development was led by architects Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker
1. It was inaugurated by Viceroy Lord Linlithgow.
2. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 
Question No. 2
Shetty Commission sometimes seen in news is related to?
Question No. 3
Consider the following statements regarding Heatwaves
1. Heatwave is a natural disaster under the National Disaster Management Act of 2005
2. National Disaster Management Authority declares heatwaves in India based on temperature.
3. Wet-bulb temperature is associated to heatwaves and human body.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Question No. 4
Quad-plus often seen in news includes which of the following countries?
1. Brazil
2. Israel
3. Malaysia
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Question No. 5
Consider the following statements regarding Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):
1. IPCC itself does not monitor climate related data or parameters.
2. India is a member of IPCC.
3. It has been awarded with a Nobel Peace Prize in the past.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Question No. 6
Consider the following statements regarding New IT Rules 2021 for Social Media
1. Social media platforms has to compulsorily identify the first originator of the information in India, upon government or court order.
2. Social media companies have to publish a weekly compliance report.
3. Significant social media intermediaries are social media platforms with a large user base.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Question No. 7
Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve was recently seen in the news. In which of the following State the tiger reserve is located?
Question No. 8
Consider the following statements regarding Lambda Variant
1. The strain was first identified in Peru in December 2020.
2. India has not yet reported any case of LV.
3. It is declared as a ‘variant of concern’ by WHO.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Question No. 9
Consider the following statements regarding NIPUN Bharat Mission:
1. It aims to improve foundational literacy and numeracy of children in the age group of three to nine years.
2. It emphasizes the importance of using a child’s mother tongue in teaching.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Question No. 10
Consider the following statements regarding Stenella longirostris:
1. It is found in the tropical and sub-tropical zones of the world.
2. It is listed as a vulnerable species in the IUCN Red List.
Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?
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