Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

1. 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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2. 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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3. The Supreme Court of India recently permitted to introduce which animal to Indian habitat from Namibia?

[A] African elephant
[B] African Lion
[C] African Cheetah
[D] African Rhinoceros

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4. The Cauvery delta region, which is set to be declared a Protected Special Agriculture Zone, is located in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Kerala
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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5. As per the ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’, which bird species showed a big increase in population?

[A] Indian peafowl
[B] Great Indian Bustard
[C] Common Ostrich
[D] Turkey

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6. India is set to use Euro-VI emission compliant fuels from which date?

[A] April 1, 2020
[B] June 1, 2020
[C] September 1, 2020
[D] January 1, 2021

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7. The term ‘Long Range Forecast (LRF)’, which was seen in news recently, is used to predict which parameter?

[A] Inflation
[B] Industrial Production
[C] Monsoon Rainfall
[D] Pandemic

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8. Longleng and Chiulan are the names of which migratory birds recently mentioned by the Union Environment Ministry?

[A] Amur Falcon
[B] Eurasian hobby
[C] Caspian plover
[D] Spotted kestrel

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9. Which plant species was removed from the ‘Tree’ category, through the amendment made in the Indian Forest Act, 1927?

[A] Rubber Fig
[B] Pistachio tree
[C] Bamboo
[D] Rubber tree

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10. The phenomenon ‘Arribada’, that was seen in news recently, is associated with which species?

[A] Snake
[B] Spider
[C] Turtle
[D] Fish

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