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CA Revision Module - Test 27 (COP-28 Special)

1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to the status of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions?

  1. In last 15 years, USA is the world biggest emitter and responsible for 30% of global emissions every year.
  2. China, the UK and the EU are considered to be responsible for 50% of all emissions.
  3. India is responsible for only about 4% of historical emissions.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

2. Consider the following statements.

  1. The COP is the main decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
  2. The COP secretariat is headquartered in Bonn, Germany.
  3. Azerbaijan and Brazil will host the COP29 and COP30 respectively.

How many of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

3. Consider the following countries.

  1. India
  2. Germany
  3. Australia
  4. Japan
  5. Egypt

How many of the above countries have had already conducted Conference of Parties (COP) under UNFCCC framework?

a. b. c. d.

4. Which of the following is correct with respect to Panchamrit goals adopted in CoP26 held at Glasgow?

  1. To achieve net zero by 2070.
  2. Bring down carbon intensity by more than 45% by 2030.
  3. 500 GW of non-fossil fuel installed power generation capacity by 2030.
  4. To meet 50% of its energy requirement through renewable energy by 2030.
  5. Cutting net projected carbon emission by one billion tonne from now until 2030.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

5. Consider the following statements with respect to the Loss and Damage (L&D) Fund

  1. The concept of Loss & Damage fund was first suggested by Vanuatu on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) in 1991.
  2. World Bank will act as the permanent host for the L&D facility as a financial intermediary fund (FIF).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

6. With reference to the Global Stocktake (GST) process, which of the statements given below is incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

7. Consider the following.

  1. Global Cooling Pledge
  2. Declaration on Climate and Health
  3. Global Renewables and Energy Efficiency Pledge
  4. Emirates Declaration on Resilient Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, and Climate Action

To which of the above initiatives, India is not a signatory?

a. b. c. d.

8. Podong Indigenous Peoples Initiative, which aims to recognise and support Indigenous people’s contributions to the conservation of biodiversity and climate solutions through their Indigenous knowledge systems, was launched by?

a. b. c. d.

9. Consider the following statements with respect to Global Methane Pledge

  1. It was signed at COP26 in Glasgow, UK.
  2. It aims to cut methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030 from the 2020 levels.
  3. India is not a part of the Global Methane Pledge.
  4. India is among the top five methane emitters globally.

How many of the above statement(s) is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

10. Consider the following.

  1. Green Credit Initiative
  2. Global River Cities Alliance
  3. Waste to Zero Coalition
  4. The Buildings and Cement Breakthrough

Which of the following initiatives were launched by India during COP28 Climate Summit in United Arab Emirates?

a. b. c. d.

11. Consider the following statements regarding Global Cooling Pledge

  1. It commits the countries to reduce their cooling emissions by at least 68% by 2050.
  2. It is a joint initiative of Egypt and the UN Environment Program led Cool Coalition.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

12. Which of the statements with reference to Global Renewables and Energy Efficiency Pledge is incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

13. The CHAMP Pledge, signed at Conference of Parties (COP28) of UNFCCC, deals with which of the following?

a. b. c. d.

14. With reference to Santiago Network, consider the following statements.

  1. It aims to provide technical knowledge and resources to developing countries on averting, minimising and addressing loss and damage.
  2. At COP28, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and the UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) were announced as the hosts of the Santiago network secretariat.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

15. ALTERRA, sometimes seen in the news, is a privately managed fund of USD 250 billion to catalyse private sector climate investments globally by 2030. It was announced by?

  1. UK
  2. USA
  3. UAE
  4. France
  5. European Union

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

16. Which of the following countries is/are not the member(s) of G7 climate club?

  1. Chile
  2. India
  3. Germany

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a. b. c. d.

17. The actions undertaken in the field of afforestation, particularly through the Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali Abhiyan was praised by the international community at COP-28. Jal Jivan Hariyali Abhiyan is a scheme launched by which of the following states?

a. b. c. d.

18. In light of the Indian Prime Minister’s request to host the 33rd edition of Conference of Parties (COP) Summit under UNFCCC in India in 2028, which one of the following statement (s) is/are correct?

  1. A proposal to host the COP must be approved by other signatories to the UNFCCC.
  2. Venues for future COP are only decided 2 years in advance.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. b. c. d.

19. With reference to Coal Transition Accelerator, consider the following statements.

  1. It aims to facilitate just transitions from coal to clean energy.
  2. It was jointly launched by India and Powering Past Coal Alliance (PPCA).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.

20. Consider the following statements with respect to Buildings and Cement Breakthrough

  1. It aims to advance the decarbonisation of the construction sector by 2030.
  2. It was launched by Canada and the United Arab Emirates.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are incorrect?

a. b. c. d.
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