Environment & Biodiversity Current Affairs MCQs

41. As per a recent study, the warming of oceans is proved to have affected the metabolism of which species?

[A] Sea Turtles
[B] Whales
[C] Sharks
[D] Dolphins

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42. The Mahendragiri hill ecosystem is situated in which state?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Odisha
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Assam

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43. What is the name of the global experiment, which aims to measure the impact of reduction in ambient human sounds in Oceans?

[A] International Human-Ocean Experiment
[B] International Ocean Sound Experiment
[C] International Ambient Sound Experiment
[D] International Quiet Ocean Experiment

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44. As per recent data, the population of which species has doubled in the Chilika lake?

[A] Dolphins
[B] Crocodiles
[C] Cat Fish
[D] Turtle

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45. Dracopristis hoffmanorum, which was seen in the news recently, is the official name of which species?

[A] Turtle
[B] Spider
[C] Shark
[D] Frog

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46. In which state / UT a glacier burst has been reported recently?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Ladakh
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Jammu and Kashmir

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47. ‘Indian Ocean humpback dolphin’ is categorised under which group in the IUCN Red list?

[A] Extinct in the Wild
[B] Endangered
[C] Vulnerable
[D] Least Concern

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48. A new species of duck-billed dinosaur, Yamatosaurus izanagii has been discovered in which country?

[A] China
[B] Greece
[C] Japan
[D] Indonesia

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49. Tur/arhar (pigeon pea), urad (black matpe) and moong (green gram) are examples of which type of major crop?

[A] Kharif
[B] Rabi
[C] Zaid
[D] None of the above

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50. What is ‘Glyphosate’, which was recently banned by Telangana Government?

[A] Herbicide
[B] Fertiliser
[C] Pesticide
[D] Fungicide

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