UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-2

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    Consider the following statements.
    1. The Global cooling effect occurred just over a few decades after the occurrence of global warming phenomena.
    2. The Global cooling can be just as detrimental to marine life as global warming.
    Which of the following statements) given above is/are incorrect?                     

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  Only 2             

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither1nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Many studies have focussed on the effects of global warming. Now, researchers have shown that a phenomenon called 'Global Cooling' that occurred about 116 million years ago was associated with the loss of marine life. Global cooling can be just as detrimental to marine life, as global warming. It is worth noting that the global cooling effect occurred over a period of a million years while human induced global warming has occurred just over a few decade.

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