Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

21. As per the State of India’s Birds report, 15 birds of which state have been flagged among ‘species of concern’?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Assam
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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22. As per the data from National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which Indian state reported the maximum tiger deaths?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Karnataka

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23. Which state’s forest division has estimated 2000 Indian gaurs, in its first population estimation exercise?

[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Himachal Pradesh

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24. As per the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), which forest witnessed deforestation of 829 sq km in May 2020?

[A] Amazon Rainforest
[B] Congo Rainforest
[C] Daintree Rainforest
[D] Southeast Asian Rainforest

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25. Which type of animal is Stegodon, the fossil of which has been recently found in Uttar Pradesh?

[A] Elephant
[B] Turtle
[C] Giraffe
[D] Lion

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26. As per a recent study, the 68 million-year-old egg found nine years ago, might belong to which species?

[A] Mosasaur
[B] Hainosaurus
[C] Tylosaurus
[D] Prognathodon

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27. ‘Striped Hairstreak and Elusive Prince’ are the recently discovered species of which creature?

[A] Turtle
[B] Snake
[C] Butterfly
[D] Spider

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28. Which country has the world’s largest elephant population?

[A] Botswana
[B] Zimbabwe
[C] Thailand
[D] Namibia

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29. Which state has the highest count of inbred tigers in the country, as per the National Centre for Biological Sciences?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] West Bengal
[D] Karnataka

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30. Which organisation estimated that the average global temperatures would rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius, in next five years?

[A] Food and Agricultural Organisation
[B] World Meteorological Organization
[C] International Maritime Organisation
[D] International Atomic Energy Agency

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