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.

31. Trionychidae, that was seen in news recently, belongs to which species?

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

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32. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the southwest monsoon occurs during which period of the year?

[A] July-August
[B] June-September
[C] September-December
[D] August-November

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33. 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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34. Which animal species recorded an increase by nearly 29 per cent, as per a report from the forest department?

[A] Bengal Tiger
[B] Asiatic Lion
[C] One-horned Rhinoceros
[D] Snow Leopard

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35. 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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36. 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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37. ‘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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38. The algae species Ancylonema nordenskioeldii, is said to be the reason of the recent pink appearance of which mountain range?

[A] Alps
[B] Andes
[C] Alaska
[D] Himalayas

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39. ‘Golden Birdwing’, that was seen in news recently, belongs to which family of species?

[A] Humming Bird
[B] Butterfly
[C] Spider
[D] Snake

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40. 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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