Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

1. Scientists of which institution have recently identified Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron (EMIC) waves?

[A] Indian Space Research Organisation
[B] IIT – Madras
[C] Indian Antarctic station
[D] National Institute of Ocean Technology

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2. What is ‘Tripedalia maipoensis’, which was discovered recently?

[A] Plant species
[B] Frog Species
[C] Box jellyfish
[D] Reptile species

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3. ‘Hanuman Plover Bird’ is a species endemic to which countries?

[A] India and Sri Lanka
[B] USA and Canada
[C] Australia and New Zealand
[D] Japan and Indonesia

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4. Which term denotes the high-pressure system in the atmosphere that traps hot air, leading to pro-longed period of heat waves?

[A] Heat Dome
[B] Heat Sphere
[C] Heat Ioniser
[D] Heat Cone

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5. Which state/UT is planning to promote ‘Guchhi’ fungus species?

[A] Jammu and Kashmir
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Kerala
[D] Karnataka

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6. ‘Fit for 55 Package’ is associated with which association?

[A] EU
[B] ASEAN
[C] G-20
[D] G-7

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7. Sathyabhama Das Biju, who was seen in the news, is associated with which profession?

[A] Sports Person
[B] Biologist
[C] Politician
[D] Writer

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8. Gekko mizoramensis was discovered recently in which state/UT?

[A] Assam
[B] Mizoram
[C] West Bengal
[D] Kerala

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9. Sea butterflies belong to a sub order of which species?

[A] Butterfly
[B] Snail
[C] Fish
[D] Turtle

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10. Death cap mushroom is a poisonous fungus found across which region?

[A] South Asia
[B] Europe
[C] Oceania
[D] North America

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