Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Environment & Climate Change

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 61 | MoEFCC

Q.1) Which of the following national missions is not a part of eight missions under National Action Plan on Climate Change?

1)National Solar Mission

2)National Mission for Sustainable Habitat

3)National Health Mission

4)National Mission for Clean Ganga

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1, 2 and 4 only

d) 3 and 4 only

Q.2) Which of the following statements about National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) is/are not true?

1)At present there are 8 national missions under NAPCC

2)All National Missions under NAPCC are being implemented by Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change

3)All missions under NAPCC are approved by Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change.

4)The national missions under NAPCC are regularly monitored by the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1, 2 and 4 only

d) 3 and 4 only

Q.3) Which of the following statements about National Solar Mission is/are not true?

1)It is a mission under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

2)The mission had originally set a target to deploy 100 GW of solar power in India by the year 2022.

3)The targets of the mission will be achieved in two phases.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 and 4 only

Q.4) Which of the following statements about UJALA Scheme is/are not true?

1)It is a scheme under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

2)It replaced the scheme known as Bachat Lamp Yojana under Ministry of Power.

3)Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is the implementing agency of the scheme.

4)EESL is a joint venture of NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation, Rural Electrification Corporation and Power Grid Corporation of India

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 3 and 4 only

c) 2, 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.5) In context of initiatives under National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency match the following pairs:

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) A-4; B-3; C-1; D-2

b) A-4; B-1; C-3; D-2

c) A-4; B-2; C-3; D-1

d) A-2; B-1; C-3; D-4

Q.6) Which of the following Ministry is responsible for the implementation of National Mission for Sustainable Habitat?

a) Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change

b) Ministry of Earth Sciences

c) Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Q.7) Which of the following statements about National Water Mission is/are not true?

1)It is a mission under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

2)It seeks to improve water use efficiency by 20 percent.

3)It seeks to establish a comprehensive database in the public domain for an assessment of impact of climate change on water resources.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) None of the above

Q.8) Which of the following statements about National Mission for Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem is/are not true?

1)It is a mission under Ministry of Earth Sciences.

2)It seeks to sustain ecological resilience and ensure the continued provisions of key ecosystem services in the Himalayas.

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

Q.9) Which of the following statements about National Mission for Green India is/are correct?

1)It is a mission under Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change.

2)It aims at protecting, enhancing and restoring India’s forest cover and responding to climate change by a combination of mitigation and adaptation measures.

3)Increasing forest/tree cover to the extent of 5 million hectares (mha) is one of the goal under this mission .

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 only

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) None of the above

Q.10) Which of the following statements about National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture is/are correct?

1)It seeks to enhance agricultural productivity in rainfed areas only.

2)It focuses on integrated farming, water use efficiency, soil health management and synergizing resource conservation.

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

Q.11) Which of the following statements about National Mission on Strategic Knowledge on Climate Change is/are correct?

1)It is being implemented under the Ministry of Electronics & Information and Technology (MEITY).

2)It seeks to build a vibrant and dynamic knowledge system that would inform and support national action for responding effectively to the objective of ecologically sustainable development.

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

 

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