Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 98 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 25, 2020.

21. Which tri-state sanctuary has been declared as eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) recently?

[A] National Chambal Sanctuary
[B] Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
[C] Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
[D] Corbett National Park

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22. 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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23. MACS 4028 is a recently developed, biofortified high-protein variety of which crop?

[A] Rice
[B] Wheat
[C] Oil seed
[D] Finger Millet

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24. 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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25. Researchers have discovered a creature, which is claimed to be the world’s longest animal, in which country?

[A] Indonesia
[B]

Australia
[C] Madagascar
[D] Ireland

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26. Longleng and Chiulan are the names of which migratory birds recently mentioned by the Union Environment Ministry?

[A] Amur Falcon
[B] Eurasian hobby
[C] Caspian plover
[D] Spotted kestrel

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27. As per the recent statement of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the ozone hole over which region has depleted significantly?

[A] Pacific region
[B] Arctic region
[C] Antarctic region
[D] Atlantic region

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28. 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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29. Gharials, that were recently released in the Ghaghara river in Uttar Pradesh, belong to which species family?

[A] Crocodile
[B] Fish
[C] Turtle
[D] Dolphin

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30. What is Malathion Technical, that was seen in news recently?

[A] Insecticide
[B] Anti-malarial Drug
[C] Anti-TB Drug
[D] Non-Alcohol based sanitiser

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