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Quiz on World Environment Day: 11 GK Questions and Answers

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Quiz on World Environment Day

World Environment Day is an annual event observed every year on 5 June. It familiarizes citizens to acknowledge their individual and collective responsibility towards protecting the environment. Over 100 countries celebrate World Environment Day through initiatives such as tree plantation drives, community clean-up drives, and nature walks. Additionally, this day holds great significance for students as they participate in school competitions, like writing lines on World Environment Day. Likewise, this blog offers 11 GK quiz questions and answers in English on World Environment Day to prepare students for upcoming competitions. Let’s begin. 

Quiz on World Environment Day

1. When do we celebrate World Environment Day?

  1. 2 June
  2. 3 June
  3. 5 June

2. In which the UN General Assembly designate 5 June as World Environment Day?

  1. 1972
  2. 1974
  3. 1975

3. World Environment Day is led by:

  1. UN General Assembly
  2. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  3. UN International Court of Justice

4. World Environment Day was established in which European country?

  1. Sweden
  2. Netherlands
  3. France 

5. Why do we celebrate World Environment Day on June 5?

  1. To commemorate the establishment of UNEP
  2. To honour the anniversary of the Earth Summit.
  3. To commemorate the first day of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment

6. Celebrations of the first World Environment Day held under the slogan:

  1. Stop Plastic Usage
  2. Only One Earth
  3. Save Water Bodies

7. How often do we celebrate World Environment Day?

  1. Monthly
  2. Annually 
  3. Every 5 years 

8. What is the theme of World Environment Day in 2024?

  1. Boost space exploration and nature conservation
  2. Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience
  3. Accelerate Economic Growth

9. Out of the following options, which is the focus of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021- 2030)?

  1. Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience
  2. Renewable energy promotion
  3. Marine conservation and protection

10. Who will host the sixteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to UNCCD?

  1. USA
  2. India
  3. Saudi Arabia 

11. Who is the host country for the World Environment Day in 2024?

  1. Australia 
  2. Saudi Arabia
  3. India 

Answer Key

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2. 18. 2
3. 29. 1
4. 110. 3
5. 311. 2
6. 2
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