Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

11. The two species of birds- ‘Red Throated Thrush and Plumbeous Water Redstart’ were recently found in which state/UT?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Ladakh
[D] Lakshadweep

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12. Which is the only mangrove forest in the world inhabited by tigers?

[A] Sundarbans Mangrove forest
[B] Florida Mangroves
[C] Bahia Mangroves
[D] Chitwan and Bardia National Park

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13. What is Puntius sanctus, that was seen in news as a recently discovered species?

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

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14. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the southwest monsoon occurs during which period of the year?

[A] July-August
[B] June-September
[C] September-December
[D] August-November

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15. As per the data from National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which Indian state reported the maximum tiger deaths?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

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16. As per the recent report of the National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), which ocean has seen the greatest decline of ice in the last 41 years?

[A] Arctic Ocean
[B] Antarctic Ocean
[C] Pacific Ocean
[D] Indian Ocean

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17. Which Indian state conducted Elephant census and announced that it has increased the elephant count to 352?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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18. The algae species Ancylonema nordenskioeldii, is said to be the reason of the recent pink appearance of which mountain range?

[A] Alps
[B] Andes
[C] Alaska
[D] Himalayas

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19. ‘Golden Birdwing’, that was seen in news recently, belongs to which family of species?

[A] Humming Bird
[B] Butterfly
[C] Spider
[D] Snake

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20. 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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