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Lourdes Central School students excelled in the Green Olympiad Examination

March 14, 2024

Mangaluru: Lourdes Central School organized the Green Olympiad on October 12, 2023, conducted by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), New Delhi. Olympiad is designed for students in Classes IV to XII. The overall objective of this initiative is to sensitize and enhance the knowledge of students about the environment, sustainability, and green skills. The Green Olympiad examination addresses a range of topics such as water, waste, energy, air, biodiversity, climate, global warming, sustainable development, culture, green skills, and current affairs pertaining to the environment and sustainable development.

The examination was conducted at four levels:

Level 1: Grades IV and V
Level 2: Grades VI, VII and VIII
Level 3: Grades IX and X
Level 4: Grades XI and XII

The Green Olympiad Examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions of 50 points each, and every question is relevant to the environment.

There were 173 participants from classes IV to XII. Paaravi Prakash of Class IV D, Jane Venitia Valerian Moras, and Sreevaishnavi N of Class X A received the Certificate of Distinction. Sixty-six participants received the Certificate of Merit. All participants received a participation certificate.

Students can begin preparing by reading environment-related publications and periodicals. They should read ‘Down to Earth’ and ‘Terra Green’ magazines to answer the Green Olympiad.