Environmental Politics and Human Rights solved MCQs

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1. National Human Rights Commission is a..............................

a. statutory body

B. constitutional body

c. multilateral institution

d. both a and c

2. Who is the current chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?a. Justice

a. s. anand

B. justice h.l. dattu

c. justice s. rajendra babu

d. none of these

3. Who can be appointed as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

a. any sitting judge of the supreme court

B. any retired chief justice of the supreme court

c. any person appointed by the president

d. retired chief justice of any high court

4. What is tenure of the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

a. 5 years or up to 62 years of age

B. 5 years or up to 65 years of age

c. 6 years or up to 65 years of age

d. 5 years or up to 70 years of age

5. Who of the following is not included in the Committee constituted for theappointment of the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

a. president

B. prime minister

c. lok sabha speaker

d. leader of the main opposition party

6. Which of the following is not the function of the National Human RightsCommission?

a. to interfere in the proceedings related to any human rights violation case pending in the court

B. protecting human rights of prisoners

c. to provide economic compensation to any human rights violation victim

d. promoting research in the field of human rights

7. Who among the following has never been appointed as the chairman of the NationalHuman Rights Commission?

a. justice k. g. balakrishnan

B. justice s. rajendra babu

c. justice a. s. anand

d. justice p. sathasivam

8. Where is the head quarter of the National Human Rights Commission?

a. delhi

B. mumbai

c. ahmedabad

d. kolkata

9. When changes have been made in the National Human Rights Commission Act?

a. 2001

B. 1999

c. 2006

d. 2016

10. What is the legal nature of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)?

a. the udhr is a multilateral treaty

B. the udhr is a un general assembly resolution

c. the udhr is a un security council resolution

d. the udhr is a declaration adopted by several states at an international

11. Bishnoi Movement was held in ……………….

a. 1600‟s

B. 1700‟s

c. 1800‟s

d. 1900‟s

12. The Bishnoi Movement held at…………………

a. rajasthan

B. maharashtra

c. utterpredesh

d. karnataka

13. Who was the leader of Bishnoi Movement?

a. amrita devi

B. medha patkar

c. rana pratap

d. none of these

14. What was the aim behind the Bishnoi Movement?

a. save water resources

B. save migrant people

c. save sacred trees from being cut down

d. save atmosphere

15. Chipko Movement was held in ……………….

a. 1973

B. 1974

c. 1975

d. 1976

16. The Chipko Movement held at…………………

a. chamoli

B. warangal

c. chennai

d. none of these

17. Who among the leader was not the participant of Chipko Movement?

a. sundarlal bahuguna,

B. gaura devi

c. sudesha devi

d. amritha devi

18. To protect the trees on the Himalayan slopes from the axes of contractors of theforest is the main aim of …………………………..

a. bishnoi movement

B. chipko movement

c. narmada bachao andholan

d. chaliyar agitation

19. United Nations Environment Programme was established in…………………

a. 1952

B. 1962

c. 1972

d. 1982

20. Silent Vally Movement was held in ……………….

a. 1973

B. 1975

c. 1977

d. 1978

21. Silent Vally Movement held at…………………

a. karnataka

B. tamilnadul

c. kerala

d. none of these

22. Who among the leader was a participant of Silent Vally Movement?

a. sundarlal bahuguna,

B. sugathakumari

c. sudesha devi

d. amritha devi

23. What was the main aim behind the Silent Vally Movement?

a. to save water resources

B. to save migrant people

c. to save sacred trees from being cut down

d. to protect evergreen forest

24. Narmada Bachao Andholan was held in ……………….

a. 1973

B. 1985

c. 1987

d. 1989

25. The river Narmada is flowing through………….

a. gujarat

B. madhya predesh

c. maharashtra

d. all of the above

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