Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

1. Which river, which was recently in news for failed rejuvenation efforts, is known as Mexico’s most polluted waterway by the UN?

[A] Santiago river
[B] Rio Grande
[C] River Lerma
[D] Colorado river

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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. What is India’s rank in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India annual report?

[A] Fifth
[B] Sixth
[C] Seventh
[D] Eighth

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4. Kaamya Karthikeyan of Mumbai recently became the youngest girl in the world to summit Mt Aconcagua. Mt Aconcagua is the highest peak of South America, located in which country?

[A] Brazil
[B] Argentina
[C] Peru
[D] Chile

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5. 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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6. Trionychidae, that was seen in news recently, belongs to which species?

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

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7. Government has issued advisory for import and possession of exotic live species under which agreement?

[A] CITES
[B] UNFCCC
[C] CBD
[D] CMS

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8. Gangotri National Park, which was seen in news recently, is located in which state/UT?

[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Sikkim
[C] Assam
[D] Bihar

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9. Five state-run oil and natural gas PSUs would make financial contribution to which fund?

[A] Green Energy Fund
[B] International Solar Alliance Corpus Fund
[C] UNFCC Fund
[D] Nirbhaya Fund

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10. As per a recent study, the habitat of which species has been estimated to decline by 2050, due to climate change?

[A] Gangetic Dolphin
[B] Bengal Tiger
[C] Himalayan brown bear
[D] Great Indian Bustard

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