General Knowledge – What does the “Earth Overshoot Day” indicate


XAT 2020 Exam Paper – General Knowledge – What does the “Earth Overshoot Day” indicate

Question
What does the “Earth Overshoot Day” indicate?

  1. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  2. It marks the date when the Earth’s axis changes during its annual orbit around the Sun
  3. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for natural resources and services in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  4. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for material resources in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year
  5. It marks the date when humanity’s demand for non-material resources in a given year exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in that year

Answer: A



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