UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements about Basel Convention.
    1. This international treaty was signed explicitly to prevent transfer of hazardous wastes from it developed countries to developing and less developed countries.
    2. This international treaty talks the nuclear wastes and hazards.
    3. As per this convention, a waste is called hazardous waste if it is defined as hazardous in the law importing country only.
    Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Basel convention does not talk about the nuclear waste. The agreement on Transboundary Movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal, is known as Basel Convention.

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