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.

41. What is Puntius sanctus, that was seen in news as a recently discovered species?

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

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42. 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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43. 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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44. 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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45. Government has issued advisory for import and possession of exotic live species under which agreement?

[A] CITES
[B] UNFCCC
[C] CBD
[D] CMS

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46. 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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47. As per the recent report of the National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), which ocean has seen the greatest decline of ice in the last 41 years?

[A] Arctic Ocean
[B] Antarctic Ocean
[C] Pacific Ocean
[D] Indian Ocean

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48. 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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49. Which Indian state conducted Elephant census and announced that it has increased the elephant count to 352?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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50. ‘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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