UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following pairs are not correctly matched?
    Agreement Signed in
    1. CITES Washington, USA
    2. UNFCCC Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    3. Convention on Biological Diversity Nagoya, Japan
    4. Convention on Nuclear Safety Berlin, Germany

    A)  1 and 4           

    B)  2 and 3            

    C)  3 and 4           

    D)  1 and 3

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] UNFCCC is an International environment treaty negotiated at the United Nation Conference on Environmental and Development (UNCED) known as Earth Summit held in Rio de Janerio. CITES is a Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild flora and fauna. International agreement between governments held in Washington. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CDB) is formally known as Biodiversity convention. Its objective is to develop national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. The convention was opened for signature at the Earth summit in Rio de Janeiro on 5th June, 1992. The convention on nuclear safety is a 1994 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) treaty that governs safety rules at nuclear power plants in state parties to the convention. The convention was adopted in Vienna, Australia, at an IAEA diplomatic conference on 17th June, 1994.

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