Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 88 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till August 11, 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 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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3. Which nation has recently banned the ‘reef toxic’ sunscreen?

[A] Australia
[B] New Zealand
[C] Palau
[D] Nauru

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4. What is Landouria tonywhitteni that was named after Tony Whitten?

[A] Snail
[B] Grasshopper
[C] Snake
[D] Beetle

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5. 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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6. According to the recent data from the Ministry of Forest Environment and Climate Change (MoEFCC), what is the total number of tiger deaths occurred in India during 2019?

[A] 95
[B] 100
[C] 105
[D] 110

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7. 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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8. According to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD’s) Statement on Climate of India During 2019 report, Arabian Sea on India’s west coast saw a 400% rise in cyclones, a record that is repeated only after 1902. Which five cyclones hit Arabian Sea in 2019?

[A] Vayu, Pabuk, Kyarr, Bulbul and Pavan
[B] Vayu, Pabuk, Kyarr, Bulbul and Fani
[C] Pabuk,Vayu, Kyarr, Bulbul and Fani
[D] Vayu, Hikka, Kyarr, Maha and Pavan

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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 major tech-company recently announced that it has planned to cut more than half of carbon emissions across its supply chain, by 2030?

[A] Google
[B] Microsoft
[C] Infosys
[D] IBM

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