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1. Noted environmentalist Vandana Shiva played a key role in the Indian legal challenge to US
 patent on the which plant/s?
              1. Neem                       2. Haldi
       3.  Rice                         4. Saffron
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a)       1 only              (b) 2 only
(c) 3 and 2 only          (d) 1, 2 and 4 only
2. Paddy field are a chief source of which greenhouse gas/es?
            1. Methane           2. Carbon dioxide
            3. Nitrous oxide
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
1.       1 only                (b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only        (d) 1, 2 and 3
3. Which one of the following organization won the CSIR Award for Science and Technology (S&T) Innovations for Rural Development? 2006?
               (a) IARI                     (b) NDDB
                (c)NDRI                    (d) CLRI
4. Consider the following statements regarding the use of disposable plastic plates.
               1. Toxic chemicals are present in its production.
2.       They are non- biodegradable.
3.       They are light in weight.
4.       They are biodegradable.
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
(a)    1 and 4 only                 (b) 2 only
(c)2 and 3 only                  (d) 3 and 4 only
5.Which of the following groups contain only no-biodegrable materials?
      1. Wood, paper and leather
      2. Plastic, Bakelite, DDT
      3. Plastic, thermo coal, wood
      4. Thermo coal, plates made dried leaves detergents
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a)    None of the above
(b)   Only
(c)    2 and 3 only
(d)   3 and 4 only
*6 which is one of the following is also known as “ Top Slip”?
       (a)  Simplipal National Park
       (b) Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

        (c)Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
        (d) Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
*7 Consider the following statements:
       1. India , Red Panda is naturally found in the Western Himalayas only.
      2. In India, Slow Loris lives in the dense forests of the North East.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
(a)    1 only            (b) 2 only
(c)Both 1 and 2   (d) Neither 1 nor 2
8.Epiphytes are the plants which grow on the bark of trees’ branches to obtain adequate light and water and not the nutrient from the plant. This type of interaction is known as
(a)    Mutualism                 (b) Commensalism
(c) Parasitism                   (d) Amenalism

9.Consider for the following statements:
What is the difference between a national forest and a national park?
1.       A national a nation with raw materials, wildlife habitat; while a national park is not managed for resource production.
2.       A national forest gives protection to fauna only; while a national park gives protection to both flora and fauna.
3.       A national forest is a working forest; a national park is in the city and gives protection to flora only.
4.       A national forest protects only the trees and animals; a national park is in the city and has no defined role in protection of flora and fauna.
Which of the above given statements is/are correct?
(a)    1 only                     (b) 1 and 4 only
(c)2 only                        (d) 3 only
*10. In the context of CO emission and global warming, what is the name of a market driven device under UNFCC that allows developing countries to get funds/ incentives from the developed countries to adopt better technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emission?
             (a) Carbon foot printing
             (b) Carbon credit rating
             (c) clean development mechanism

              (d) Emission reduction norm

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