Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

31. The principal rainy season for the Indian subcontinent, June to September, is referred to as which season?

[A] South-west Monsoon
[B] North-east Monsoon
[C] Rainy Season
[D] Autumn Season

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32. ‘Litoria Mira’, that has been discovered from the rainforests of New Guinea, is a ……….?

[A] Snake
[B] Frog
[C] Otter
[D] Toucan

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33. A. cooperensis has been identified recently, as the biggest dinosaur of which country/ region?

[A] Russia
[B] Australia
[C] Africa
[D] Antarctica

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34. A new specie named “Satin berrypecker” has been discovered in which country?

[A] New Guinea
[B] Argentina
[C] Brazil
[D] Nicaragua

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35. Which species produces the highly demanded substance named ‘Ambergris’, from the digestive system?

[A] Hyena
[B] Sperm Whale
[C] Leopard
[D] Pangolin

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36. Which fruit is scientifically referred to as ‘Hylocereusundatus’?

[A] Dragon fruit
[B] Pear
[C] Kiwi
[D] Litchi

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37. Saiga, which was seen in the news sometimes, is a rare type of which species?

[A] Antelope
[B] Whale
[C] Spider
[D] Turtle

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38. Which marine animal, also known as ‘Sea Cow’ is facing mass deaths in the USA?

[A] Manatees
[B] Sea Otter
[C] Sperm Whale
[D] Bottlenose Dolphin

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39. “Monk Fruit” whose field trials have commenced in Himachal Pradesh, originally belongs to which country?

[A] Nepal
[B] Thailand
[C] China
[D] Myanmar

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40. What is the name of the fish, that has been caught in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand for the first time in three decades?

[A] Mrigal Carp
[B] Hilsa
[C] Silver Pomfret
[D] Mystus

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