Quiz: Environment laws

Welcome to your Legislation for Environment

Q. 1) Consider the following statements regarding the “Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

1. It has eight schedules which give varying degrees of protection.

2. Blue Whale falls in Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

The famous “Godavarman Judgement” is often seen in news is related to which of the following?
With reference to the “Environment Protection Act, 1986”, the definition of “Environment Pollutant” includes which of the following?
  1. Gaseous pollutants
  2. Solid Pollutants
  3. Liquid Pollutants
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
Consider the following statements regarding the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960:
  1. The Animal Welfare Board of India has been established under the act.
  2. To kill any animal even if required by the religion of any community is a punishable offence under the act.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Which of the following Act mandates to create Local level Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC’s)?
Consider the following statements regarding the 1995 Basel Ban Amendment:
  1. It is a global waste dumping prohibition.
  2. It was ratified by India.
  3. It prohibits all hazardous exports from 29 wealthiest countries of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to non-OECD countries.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements regarding “The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL)”:
  1. It advances environmental law around the globe by providing specialized knowledge and assistance to strengthen the legal foundations of the conservation of nature and sustainable development.
  2. WCEL functions as an integral part of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements regarding the ecologically sensitive zones (ESZs) notification 2019:
  1. It notifies that area within 10 km of protected areas comes under ESZs.
  2. They are issued under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Environment (Protection) Rules 1986.

Which of the statements given above is/are NOT correct?

With reference to conservation of biodiversity in India, which of the following Central Acts deals with conservation of Biodiversity?

1. Mining and Mineral Development (Regulation) Act, 1957.

2. Fisheries Act 1897.

3. Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers (recognition of rights) act 2006.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Consider the following statements regarding the “Wildlife Protection Act, 1972”:

1. It has eight schedules which give varying degrees of protection.

2. Blue Whale falls in Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Consider the following statements regarding “The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL)”:
  1. It advances environmental law around the globe by providing specialized knowledge and assistance to strengthen the legal foundations of the conservation of nature and sustainable development.
  2. WCEL functions as an integral part of the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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