Q. With reference to the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 consider the following statements:
1.It aims to conserve plant and animal species.
2.The act establishes the Central Zoo Authority.
3.The act is in line with the provision of Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSP).
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1: Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 aims to conserve plant and animal species.

Statement 2: The act establishes the Central Zoo Authority.

Statement 3: The act is in line with the provisions of Directive Principle of State Policy (DPSP). Article 48A of DPSP says that the State shall endeavour to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wild life of the country.

Source: The Indian Express