Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 74 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till July 4, 2020.

11. 1t.org, a platform to support and conserve 1 trillion trees around the world, was recently convened by which international organisation?

[A] World Wide Fund for Nature
[B] World Environment Federation
[C] World Economic Forum
[D] Food and Agricultural Organisation

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12. The Mauna Kea volcano, which was seen in news regarding the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT), is situated in which country?

[A] Indonesia
[B] Papua New Guinea
[C] Philippines
[D] Hawaii

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13. 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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14. 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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15. The World Wetlands Day is observed annually on which date, across the world?

[A] February 1
[B] February 2
[C] February 3
[D] February 4

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16. Recently, Esperanza Base on the Antarctic Peninsula reached a temperature of 18.3 °C , thus becoming the hottest on record for continental Antarctica. Esperanza Base is a research station of which country on Antarctica?

[A] France
[B] Portugal
[C] Argentina
[D] England

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17. Which Indian crop faces danger due to a fungus called Alternaria brassicae as per recent news?

[A] Rice
[B] Wheat
[C] Mustard
[D] Sugarcane

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18. 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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19. Which bird is named the mascot of UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13)?

[A] Great Indian Bustard
[B] White-bellied heron
[C] Forest owlet
[D] Lesser Florican

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20. Which Indian state has recently radio-tagged an Indian Pangolin, on the occasion of World Pangolin Day?

[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

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