UPSC Geography Prelims Questions | 2015-Set-3

 11. Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest, and deciduous forest?

(a) North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
(b) South-West Bengal
(c) Southern Saurashtra
(d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands



12. Which one of the following is associated with the issue of control and phasing out of the use of ozone-depleting substances?
(a) Bretton Woods Conference
(b) Montreal Protocol
(c) Kyoto Protocol
(d) Nagoya Protocol



13. What is the Rio+20 Conference, often mentioned in the news?
(a) It is the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
(b) It is a Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization
(c) It is a Conference of the Inter-Government Panel on Climate Change.
(d) It is a Conference of the Member Countries of the Convention on Biological Diversity.



14. Which of the following statements regarding 'Green Climate Fund' is/are correct?

1. It is intended to assist the developing countries in adaptation and mitigation practices to counter climate change.
2. It is founded under the aegis of UNEP, OECD, Asian Development Bank, and World Bank.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2



15. Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate, and arctic?
(a) Khangchendzonga National Park
(b) Nandadevi National Park
(c) Neora Valley National Park
(d) Namdapha National Park

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Answer:
11-D
12-B
13-A
14-A
15-D

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