Quiz 641: Environment, Ecology and Biodiversity for All Examinations

1. Which of the following statements is / are correct about the Bhitarkanika mangroves’?

  1. It is a Ramsar site which is located in the deltaic region of Vamsdhara and Subarnarekha rivers. 
  2. It has the highest density of Salt-Water Crocodiles in the Country. 

Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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2. The ‘Montreaux Record’ is a register of: 
[A] Invasive Alien Species and their ecological hazards outside their native environment.
[B] Wetland sites under the threat of anthropogenic activities.
[C] Endangered species of tropical and sub-tropical fauna
[D] Coastal cities under direct threat of consequences of global warming.

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3. Which among the following multilateral convention seeks to protect the human health and environment from Persistant Organic Pollutants (POPs)? 
[A] Bonn Convention
[B] Stockholm Convention
[C] Rotterdam Convention
[D] Basel Convention

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4. Which of the following Tiger Reserves are correctly paired with their respective locations?

  1. Udanti Sitanadi – Rajasthan
  2. Dandeli Anashi – Chhattisgarh
  3. Sariska – Orissa
  4. Satkosia – Karnataka

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1, 2, and 4
[C] 2 ,3 and 4
[D] None of them

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5. Which of the following is / are correct statements about State of Forests Report? 

  1. The State of Forests Report (SFR) is brought out by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. 
  2. The forest cover assessment of India is published in this annual report. 

Select the correct option from the codes given below: 

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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6. Which of the following is / are incorrect pairs regarding classification of biodiversity? 

  1. Alpha diversity →Between-community diversity
  2. Beta diversity → Within-Community diversity
  3. Gamma diversity → Overall Biodiversity

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 3
[C] 1 and 2
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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7. Which of the following is / are correct statements regarding the Keoladeo National Park(formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)? 

  1. It is one of the Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance. 
  2. It is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Select the correct option from the codes given belo

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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8. With which of the following, the Agenda 21’ of Rio Summit, 1992 is related to? 
[A] Sustainable development
[B] Combating the consequences of population explosion.
[C] Mitigation norms of Green House Gases (GHGs) emission.
[D] Technology transfer mechanism to developing countries for ‘clean-energy’ production.

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9. Which among the following terms of utmost significance in the dynamics of resource management was coined in the ‘Brundtland Commission Report’? 
[A] Polluter-Pays Principle
[B] Sustainable development
[C] Inclusive Growth
[D] Carrying Capacity

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10. All species of ‘Lemur’ are endemic to which among the following places of the world? 
[A] Seychelles Islands
[B] Galapagos Islands
[C] New Caledonia
[D] Madagascar

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Comments

  • Vikram Kanwar
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    In 2nd question the ans should be B because in options Brahmani and Baitarani rivers are not mentioned and Bhitarkanika has the largest density of saltwater crocodiles in India

  • ravi sankar
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    its really nice…very useful for competative examinations……….

  • nishant
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    please upload maximum Mcq’s of each subject

  • ishita
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    its really nice thanks

    • Avinash Suryawanshi

      This site is very usefull for enviorment part.thanks so much

  • ashish jena
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    plz check answer of ques. no. -10….

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