CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 64

Daily Quiz for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2019

Question:

Q. Extreme weather events due to climate change have killed lakhs of people around the world in last few decades. With reference to this, consider the following statements:

1. Tsunami is one of such disasters that have killed thousands of people.

2. In the last twenty years, India accounted for the highest number of these casualties.

3. India is one of the top 10 countries that face maximum risk to climate change.

 

Select the correct statement/s using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1, 2 and 3

d) None of the above

d) None of the above

  • Deaths caused by natural calamities like earthquakes, tsunamis or volcanoes are not caused by climate change.
  • In the last twenty years, India accounted for the second highest number of these casualties after Myanmar.
  • The Germanwatch report puts India at 14th on the list of countries at maximum risk to climate change.

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