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Earth Summit (1992): Quiz


Question 1: [1] Some 2,400 representatives of ________ (NGOs) attended, with 17,000 people at the parallel NGO "Global Forum", who had Consultative Status.
Non-profit organizationNon-governmental organizationCharitable trustFoundation (non-profit)

Question 2: Critics, however, point out that many of the agreements made in Rio have not been realized regarding such fundamental issues as fighting ________ and cleaning up the environment.
PovertyOverpopulationFaminePoverty reduction

Question 3: The ________ was founded to build upon the work of the Summit.
Green Cross International1992RussiaUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Question 4: alternative sources of energy to replace the use of fossil fuels which are linked to global ________
Milankovitch cyclesCurrent sea level riseLittle Ice AgeClimate change

Question 5: ________ (UNFCCC).
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeKyoto ProtocolAzerbaijanCyprus

Question 6: Another agreement was to "not carry out any activities on the lands of ________ that would cause environmental degradation or that would be culturally inappropriate".
Indigenous peoples by geographic regionsEuropeAfricaIndigenous peoples

Question 7: An important achievement was an agreement on the ________ which in turn led to the Kyoto Protocol.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeCyprusBosnia and HerzegovinaAzerbaijan

Question 8: CSD has served as the UN high-level forum for sustainable development issues since 1992, when it was established by the ________ to ensure effective follow-up to the Rio Summit.
United Nations Trusteeship CouncilUnited Nations Security CouncilUnited Nations General AssemblyUnited Nations Industrial Development Organization

Question 9: systematic scrutiny of patterns of production — particularly the production of toxic components, such as lead in ________, or poisonous waste including radioactive chemicals
Filling stationInternal combustion engineGasolineDiesel fuel

Question 10: new reliance on ________ systems in order to reduce vehicle emissions, congestion in cities and the health problems caused by polluted air and smog
TaxicabPublic transportRapid transitTram


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