Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 102 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 22, 2020.

11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. How many wetlands in India were recently added to the ‘Ramsar Site’ list?

[A] 8
[B] 10
[C] 12
[D] 14

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15. Which Indian has been recently awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement?

[A] Medha Batkar
[B] Pavan Sukhdev
[C] Sunita Narain
[D] Shangnaidar Tontang

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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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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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