Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity Multiple choice questions for GK paper in SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. Which among the following is measured by Dobson unit ?

[A] Ozone concentration
[B] Thermal conductivity
[C] Soil moisture
[D] Radiation

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2. National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was constituted in:

[A] 2005
[B] 2006
[C] 2007
[D] 2008

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3. Which among the following area in India has the largest number of endemic plant species?

[A] Himalayan Region
[B] Malabar Region
[C] Gangetic Plains
[D] Western Ghats

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4. With which of the following is related CITES in context with the global issues today?

[A] Environment Protection
[B] Financial Slowdown
[C] Poverty Alleviation Programmes of United Nations
[D] Information Technology

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5. “Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary” in Kutch, Gujarat is most famous for which of the following?

[A] Zebra
[B] Chinkara
[C] Lions
[D] Tigers

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6. Which among the following is known as “Sairandhri Vanam”?

[A] Silent Valley National Park
[B] Mudumalai National Park
[C] Periyar National Park
[D] Guindy National Park

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7. Consider the following statements:  1. Dirty Dozens have been listed by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants as causing adverse effects on humans and the ecosystem 
2. Endosulphan is one of the Dirty Dozens  Which among the above statements is / are correct

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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8. The Mahesh Rangrajan Committee has recommended the amendment of the Wild Life Protection Act for which among the following purposes?

[A] To give legislative protection to Elephant Reserves
[B] To set up National Elephants Conservation Authority (NECA)
[C] To establish Elephant Corridors under the provisions of amended act
[D] All of above

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9. The National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the large eco-reserves of the country is co administered by which among the following states?

[A] Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh

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10. Consider the following:

  1. Community Reserves
  2. Eco Sensitive Zones
  3. Biosphere Reserves

Which among the above are fixed in India as procedures fixed in various acts related to Wildlife / Environment protection?

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] Only 1
[D] all of them

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