Global Warming & Climate Change MCQ Questions and Answers




#1. The concept of greenhouse gases was postulated by

#2. Which one of the following naturally occurring greenhouse gases cause the highest percentage of greenhouse effect?

#3. The United Nations Convention on climate change ratified by more than 50 countries became effective on

#4. Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?

#5. The greenhouse effect is mostly caused by

#6. Climate change is caused by

#7. The Ozone layer restricts

#8. Which one of the following is related to ozone formation ?

#9. The concept of carbon credit originated from which one of the following ?

#10. Earth summit was held in

#11. Global-500 Award is given for achievement in the field of

#12. Global Warming is caused due to the emission of

#13. Urbanisation and Industrialisation are detrimental to

#14. Which one of the following adopted “Agenda 21” ?

#15. The use of fossil fuels is responsible for the increase in the amount of which gas in the atmosphere ?

#16. Environmental Kuznets curve

#17. Consider the following statements about Montreal Protocol

#18. The hockey stick graph indicates

#19. Which of the following gases is released from rice fields in the most prominent quantities?

#20. Which of the following groups of gases contribute to the ‘Green House Effect’?

#21. Which one of the following is the correct definition of “ Agenda 21” ?

#22. Environmental degradation means

#23. Which of the following conditions indicate the impact of global warming?

#24. Consider the following statements:

#25. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

#26. Consider the following statements:

#27. Consider the following statements:

#28. Consider the following statements and choose the correct ones.

#29. Which of the following statements are correct ?

#30. The Delhi Metro is the first ever railway system in the world to be awarded with the prestigious Gold Standard Foundation (GSF) certification standard for

#31. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

#32. G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) released the Report titled “Estimation of retreat of Gangotri glacier” on 7 January 2014. The Report includes

#33. Discussing the consequences of global climate change at a conference, representatives of a developing nation suggest that those nations that contribute the most greenhouse gases (GHGs) to the atmosphere should contribute the most to paying for adaptive responses worldwide. Further, this representative pointed out that her poor country contributes less than 1% of the annual GHGs and has less than 0.1% of the world’s wealth. This representative’s appeal represents:

#34. Chipko Movement occurred in which of following region?

#35. Which of following is correct statement about the Ozone?

#36. Consider following statements about the Ozone Hole

#37. Earlier there was balance between the formation and destruction of Ozone layer but after the release of varieties of harmful substances into atmosphere, this balance has been disturbed. Now rate of destruction is higher than the rate of formation of Ozone layer which is causing widening of Ozone hole. CFC (Chlorofluorocarbons) is one of the sources responsible for causing hole in Ozone layer, which of following statement is correct about the CFC:

#38. Which of the following statement is correct about the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)?

#39. What is the carbon credit?

#40. What is the meaning of coral bleaching?

#41. Relative contributions of CO2 , CH4 , CFCs and N2O towards global warming are:

#42. In the context of mitigating the impending global warming due to anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, which of the following can be the potential sites for carbon sequestration?

#43. It is possible to produce algae based biofuels, but what is/are the likely limitation(s) of developing countries in promoting this industry?

#44. With reference to ‘Global Climate Change Alliance’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

#45. Consider the following statements:


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