MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 8 Environment and Natural Resources

MCQ Questions for Class 12 Political Science: Ch 8 Environment and Natural Resources

1. The example of global common is
(a) Gasoline pumps.
(b) Giant oil refineries.
(c) The ocean floor.
(d) Chain of hotels.
► (c) The ocean floor.

2. According to Kyoto Protocol, the major nations abide to reduce concentration of green house gases was by
(a) 2008.
(b) 2010.
(c) 2012.
(d) 2018.
► (c) 2012.

3. Progress that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is:​
(a) The tragedy of global commons.
(b) Sustainable development.
(c) Development without Destruction.
(d) The politics of the developed nations.
► (b) Sustainable development.

4. Smog is a combination of
(a) Air and water vapours.
(b) Water and smoke.
(c) Fire and water.
(d) Smoke and fog.
► (d) Smoke and fog.

5. The multinational company Western Mining Corporation (WMC) belongs to
(a) USA.
(b) Australia.
(c) UK.
(d) New Zealand.
► (b) Australia.

6. The Constitution of India provides for the safeguard of cultural and educational rights of minorities under fundamental rights of Article
(a) 20.
(b) 23.
(c) 28.
(d) 29.
► (d) 29.

7. WWF stands for
(a) World Wild Foundation.
(b) World Wildlife Federation.
(c) World Wide Wildlife.
(d) World Wildlife Fund.
► (d) World Wildlife Fund.

8. The Government of India refers indigenous people as
(a) Scheduled tribes.
(b) Refugee people.
(c) Prisoners of war.
(d) Outclass people.
► (a) Scheduled tribes.

9. The animal that is the symbol of the World Wide wildlife Fund is:
(a) Tiger.
(b) Panda.
(c) Hornbill.
(d) White Bear.
► (b) Panda.

10. Main cause of extinction of species from tropics is
(a) Soil erosion.
(b) Pollution.
(c) Deforestation.
(d) Afforestation.
► (c) Deforestation.

11. What was the other name for the 1987 Brundtland Report?
(a) Our Common Present
(b) Our Common Future
(c) Our Common Past
(d) None of the above
► (b) Our Common Future

12. Expand UNFCCC?
(a) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
(b) United Nations Framework Counter on Climate Change
(c) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Call
(d) United Nations Fast Convention on Climate Change
► (a) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

13. India signed and ratified the 1997 Kyoto Protocol in:
(a) July 2002.
(b) August 2002.
(c) September 2002.
(d) October 2002.
► (b) August 2002.

14. The World Council of Indigenous Peoples was formed in:
(a) 1973
(b) 1974
(c) 1975
(d) 1976
► (c) 1975
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