Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 76 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till July 7, 2020.

1. Fausta, a female black rhino, believed to be the world’s oldest rhino, had recently died in Tanzanian conservation area. What is the IUCN status of the black rhinos?

[A] Least concern
[B] Endangered
[C] Critically Endangered
[D] Near threatened

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2. Which state is going to observe “No Vehicle Day” on the first day of every month in 2020?

[A] Kerala
[B] Gujarat
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan

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3. Which state is going to conduct its maiden snow leopard survey?

[A] Uttrakhand
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Haryana
[D] Punjab

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4. Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is going to initiate the Asiatic Lion Census in May 2020. What is the IUCN status of the Asiatic Lions?

[A] Endangered
[B] Critically Endangered
[C] Vulnerable
[D] Near threatened

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5. Which is the first country to ban sun screens, that are toxic to coral reefs and sea life?

[A] Palau
[B] Philippines
[C] Taiwan
[D] Papua New Guinea

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6. Which state will have the country’s first rehabilitation centre for freshwater turtles?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Odisha

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7. Bhitarkanika National Park, sometimes seen in news is situated in which Indian state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra

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8. According to the recent IMD report, which state had the highest number of deaths due to unusual weather conditions?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Bihar
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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9. Which national park recorded 96 unique species of wetland birds, recently?

[A] Keoladeo National Park
[B] Kaziranga National Park
[C] Bannerghatta National Park
[D] Buxa National Park

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10. Which is the first Indian state to sign an MoU with IUCN to prepare a red-list assessment of Orchids?

[A] Sikkim
[B] West Bengal
[C] Assam
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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