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1.Recently there are some discussions on putting FISH LADDERS in Ganga to help in breeding Hilsa fish.What are fish ladders?

A. A series of pools built like steps to enable fish to ascend a dam or waterfall.

B. They are stratified cages to grow fishes.

C. Vertical walls to preserve fish population to a specified area.

D. None of the above


2.Consider the following statements about POLAR RESEARCH VEHICLE;

  1.  a ship that can cut through ice sheets and glaciers.
  2. .an amphibious vehicle to move through the polar ice.
  3. Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had approved the acquisition of the Polar Research Vessel (PRV)  at an estimated expenditure of over Rs. 1051crore. 

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A.1 and 2 only

B. 1 only.

C.1,2 and 3

D.1 and 3 only.

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3.Consider the following statement regarding GREEN CLIMATE FUND;

  1. At COP 16 held in Cancun, Parties established the Green Climate Fund (GCF) as an operating entity of the Financial Mechanism of the Convention.
  2. The Fund is governed by the GCF Board and it is accountable to and functions under the guidance of the COP to support projects, programmes, policies and other activities in developing country Parties using thematic funding windows.

Which of the above statements is/are true

A.1 and 2

B.1 only.

C.2 only.

D.neither 1 nor 2


4.Who is Anshu Jamsenpa?

A. Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer who become the world’s first woman to scale Mt Everest twice in five days.

B.First women to be get the Fields prize.

C.Indias representative to international green conference.

D. None of the above


5.What are GREEN OSCARS, in the news recently?

A. made annually by the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) to recognise and celebrate effective national and regional conservation leaders across the globe.

B.given by UN in recognition of conservation effort by world leaders.

C.given to individual enterprises for adoption of nature-friendly technological innovations

D.None of the above

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