Chapter-5: The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role

1.  The author of the story “The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement Role” is ……..

  • Nani Palkhiwala
  • Vikram Seth
  • Khushwant Singh
  • Ted Hughes
Answer
Nani Palkhiwala  

2. Who said, “We have not inherited this earth from our forefathers, we have borrowed it from our children ?”

  •  Mr. Lester Brown
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Mr. Edgar S. Woolard
  • None of these
Answer
 Mr. Lester Brown

3. The world’s ancient tropical forests are now eroding very fast at the rate of –

  •  40 million acres a year
  • 60 million acres a year
  • 50 million acres a year
  • None of these
Answer
50 million acres a year  

4. “We have not inherited this earth from our forefathers, we have borrowed it from our children” who said this?

  •  Margaret Thatcher
  • James Speth
  • Mr. L. K. Jha
  • Mr. Lester Brown
Answer
Mr. Lester Brown  

5. The concept that the earth and other planets revolved around the sun was first introduced by-

  •  Newton
  • Copernicus
  • Arehimedes
  • Dalton
Answer
Copernicus

6. The concept of sustainable development was popularised in-

  •  1890
  • 1929,
  • 1987
  • 1992
Answer
1987

7. The Green Movement started in …

  • 1972
  • 1968
  • 1985
  • 1996
Answer
1972

8. The author has compared the earth to a …

  •  patient
  • scientist
  • doctor
  • God
Answer
 patient  

9. Green Movement shifted the focus from a mechanistic view to a holistic and …..

  • technical view
  • ecological view
  • traditional view
  • None of these
Answer
ecological view

10. The World’s first nationwide Green Party was founded in ……..

  •  USA
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Newzealand
Answer
Newzealand

11. The President of the World Resource Institute is …

  • James Speth
  • Michael Poy
  • Nani Palkhiwala
  • None of these
Answer
James Speth

12. The book “The Global Economic Prospect” is written by –

  • James Speth
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Lester R. Brown
  • None of these
Answer
Lester R. Brown

13. “The world’s most dangerous animal” is written on a cage in the zoo at Lusaka……

  • Zambia
  • Australia
  • England
  • None of these
Answer
Zambia

14. Overfishing is common because the world is conscious about …

  • Protein
  • Fats
  • Vitamin
  • None of these
Answer
Protein

15.  A movement which started nearly twenty-five years ago was known as –

  •  Satyagraha Movement
  • Chipko Movement
  • A Green Movement
  • A Woman Movement
Answer
A Green Movement

16. Why should we introduce voluntary family planning –

  • To control population
  • To eradicate poverty
  • It is a hurdle in the path of progress
  • None of these
Answer
To control population

17. Every four days the world population increases by ……………..”

  •  1.5 million
  • 1 million
  • 1.7 million
  •  half a million
Answer
1 million

18. What forms the foundation of the global economic system according to Lester Brown?

  •  ” fisheries, forests, grasslands, and croplands ”
  • land and water
  •  forests, fisheries, grasslands
  •  fisheries and forests
Answer
” fisheries, forests, grasslands, and croplands ”

19. “Scientists have catalogued about ………….. living species with which mankind shares the earth”

  •  1.4 million
  •  1.6 million
  • 1.8 million
  •  1.2 million
Answer
1.4 million

20. Where was the first nationwide Green party founded?

  • USA
  •  Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
Answer
New Zealand

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