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.

31. 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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32. Which national park in India has set up the country’s first quarantine facility for animals?

[A] Jim Corbett Park
[B] Ranthambore National Park
[C] Kaziranga National Park
[D] Gir Forest National Park

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33. 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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34. 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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35. 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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36. The first instance of African Swine Fever (AFS) has been reported in which Indian state/UT?

[A] Bihar
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Assam
[D] Manipur

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37. Which plant species was removed from the ‘Tree’ category, through the amendment made in the Indian Forest Act, 1927?

[A] Rubber Fig
[B] Pistachio tree
[C] Bamboo
[D] Rubber tree

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38. 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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39. The phenomenon ‘Arribada’, that was seen in news recently, is associated with which species?

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

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40. Which Indian state witnessed the death of as many as 13000 pigs due to the outbreak of African swine fever (AFS)?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] West Bengal
[D] Bihar

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