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.

21. The ‘Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development’ is a collaboration between India and which country?

[A] Switzerland
[B] Norway
[C] Sweden
[D] France

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22. As per the ‘State of India’s Birds Report 2020’, which bird species showed a big increase in population?

[A] Indian peafowl
[B] Great Indian Bustard
[C] Common Ostrich
[D] Turkey

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23. ‘Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican’ have been classified as which category under the UN’s Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species?

[A] Endangered migratory species
[B] Migratory species conserved through Agreements
[C] Critically Endangered Species
[D] Vulnerable Species

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24. Vellbergia bartholomaei , which was seen in news recently, belongs to which species?

[A] Frog
[B] Lizard
[C] Spider
[D] Snake

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25. Which state Government has ordered destruction of breeding centres of Thai Mangur fish?

[A] Odisha
[B] West Bengal
[C] Assam
[D] Maharashtra

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26. India’s first commercial Liquified Compressed natural gas (LNG) bus was launched in which state?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Odisha
[D] Rajasthan

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27. The study of the fossil of a fish called Elpistostege watsoni revealed the evolutionary origin of which part of the human body?

[A] Heart
[B] Hand
[C] Lungs
[D] Brain

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28. According to a recent study, the glaciers of which India state are losing mass faster than other parts of the Himalayas?

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

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29. The term ‘Long Range Forecast (LRF)’, which was seen in news recently, is used to predict which parameter?

[A] Inflation
[B] Industrial Production
[C] Monsoon Rainfall
[D] Pandemic

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30. Which newly discovered species in Arunachal Pradesh has been named after Salazar, a fictional character of the Harry Potter series?

[A] Spider
[B] Viper
[C] Turtle
[D] Grasshopper

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