Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

11. As per the recent study by the Zoological Survey of India, which type of squirrel is on the verge of extinction?

[A] Malayan Giant Squirrel
[B] Flying Squirrel
[C] Indian Giant Squirrel
[D] Green bush Squirrel

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12. The National Green Tribunal has raised concern on pollution and frothing of which river?

[A] Ganga
[B] Yamuna
[C] Godavari
[D] Krishna

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13. Which institution has revealed that droughts occurring in India are due to atmospheric disturbances from the North Atlantic region?

[A] MIT
[B] IISc
[C] IIT Bombay
[D] ISRO

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14. Which animal has been sighted for the first time in Himalayan cold desert region?

[A] Black Buck
[B] Great Indian Bustard
[C] Himalayan Serow
[D] Lion tailed Macaque

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15. Union Environment Ministry has installed “Firefly bird diverter” initiative to save which species?

[A] Great Indian Bustard
[B] Black Buck
[C] Nilgiri Tahr
[D] Lion Tailed Macaque

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16. India’s first pollinator park has been established in which state?

[A] Haryana
[B] Uttarakhand
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim

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17. A new species of which insect has been recently named after Siruvani, an ecological hotspot in the Western Ghats?

[A] Fruit Fly
[B] Spider
[C] Honey Bee
[D] Beetle

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18. Siang river, which was making news with reference to Red Panda species, is located in which state?

[A] Sikkim
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Assam
[D] Meghalaya

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19. As per the recent publication of ZSI, which region of India is home to as many as 428 species?

[A] Western Ghats
[B] Sunderbans
[C] Deccan Plateau
[D] Himalayan Region

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20. Which organisation recently conducted the biggest ever opinion poll on climate change?

[A] UNDP
[B] UNEP
[C] WTO
[D] WMO

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