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KOYTO PROTOCAL AND CLIMATE CHANGE

1. The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change aimed at combating _________
a. global economic crisis

b. terrorism

c. nuclear proliferation

d. global warming
2. The Kyoto Protocol was initially adopted on 11 December ________ in Kyoto, Japan
a. 2001

b. 1997

c. 1991

d. 2006
3. As of February 2010, ______ states have signed and ratified the Kyoto protocol.
a. 130

b. 192

c. 187

d. 91
4. The four greenhouse gases mentioned in the Kyoto Protocol include carbon dioxide, methane nitrous oxide and _____.
a. carbon mono oxide

b. propane

c. ammonia

d. sulphur hexafluoride
5. The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted an average global rise in temperature of 1.4oC (2.5oF) to 5.8oC (10.4oF) between 1990 and ___________.
a. 2100

b. 2000

c. 2010

d. 2050
6. The Kyoto Protocol was opened on 16 March ______ for signature by parties to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
a. 2000

b. 1997

c. 1998

d. 2003
7. Which country’s ratification brought the Kyoto Protocol into face?
a. Australia

b. Russia

c. USA

d. Ireland
8. Australia ratified the Kyoto Protocol on 3 December 2007 in ________.
a. Montreal

b. Bonn

c. Bali

d. Marrakech
9. The most notable non-party to the Kyoto Protocol, USA was responsible for _______ of the 1990 emission levels of greenhouse gases.
a. 15 5%

b. 25.9%

c. 30.8%

d. 36.1%
10. A country can withdraw its membership to the Kyoto Protocol by giving ______ months notice.
a. 3

b. 12

c. 6

d. 8
11. The target agreed upon in the Kyoto Protocol was an average CO2 reduction of 5.2% from 1990 levels by the year _______________
a. 2012

b. 2010

c. 2014

d. 2020
12. The Kyoto Protocol permits greenhouse gases emission increases of 8% of Australia and ___________ for Iceland.
a. 5%

b. 15%

c. 20%

d. 10%
13. What is the base year for measuring cuts in greenhouse gases?
a. 1985

b. 1990

c. 1994

d. 2000
14. On 11 January _________, Pakistan submitted its instruments of accession to the Kyoto Protocol.
a. 1999

b. 2001

c. 2002

d. 2005
15. UN Climate summit was held in December 2009 in ______________.
a. Paris

b. London

c. Copenhagen

d. Washington
16. ________ cabinet met under water on October 17, 2009 to draw global attention towards rising sea level.
a. Maldives

b. Nepal

c. Bhutan

d. Sri Lanka
17. The 6th meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in __________ on November 29 December 10, 2010.
a. Austria

b. Sweden

c. Slovenia

d. Mexico

 

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