Q. Arrange the following acts of environment and biodiversity conservation in chronological order:
1. Customs Act.
2. Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act.
3. Forest (Conservation) Act.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1 2 3

[B] 2 1 3

[C] 1 3 2

[D] 2 3 1

Answer: A
Notes:

Important acts related to the environment and biodiversity conservation in India are: 

  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. 
  • Customs Act, 1962. 
  • Seeds Act, 1966. 
  • The Patents Act, 1970. 
  • Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. 
  • Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. 
  • Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. 
  • Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. 

Source: ENVIS