Environment MCQs


In the context to India’s wild life, the flying fox is a __?

[A] Bat
[B] Vulture
[C] Stork
[D] Kite

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The most potent greenhouse gas among the following is __?

[A] Carbon dioxide
[B] Methane
[C] Water Vapor
[D] Ozone

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Which among the following is the World’s largest Wetland System? 

[A] Camargue (France)
[B] Okavango (Botswana)
[C] Everglades (USA)
[D] Pantanal (South America)

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Which of the following Environmentalists first gave the concept of Biodiversity ‘hotspots’ ?

[A] Gaylord Nelson
[B] Norman Myers
[C] John Muir
[D] Julia “Butterfly” Hill

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All species of ‘Lemur’ are endemic to which among the following places of the world? 

[A] Seychelles Islands
[B] Galapagos Islands
[C] New Caledonia
[D] Madagascar

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Which among the following terms of utmost significance in the dynamics of resource management was coined in the ‘Brundtland Commission Report’? 

[A] Polluter-Pays Principle
[B] Sustainable development
[C] Inclusive Growth
[D] Carrying Capacity

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With which of the following, the Agenda 21’ of Rio Summit, 1992 is related to? 

[A] Sustainable development
[B] Combating the consequences of population explosion.
[C] Mitigation norms of Green House Gases (GHGs) emission.
[D] Technology transfer mechanism to developing countries for ‘clean-energy’ production.

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Which of the following is / are correct statements regarding the Keoladeo National Park(formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary)? 

  1. It is one of the Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance. 
  2. It is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Select the correct option from the codes given belo

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

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Which of the following is / are incorrect pairs regarding classification of biodiversity? 

1.Alpha diversity →Between-community diversity 
2.Beta diversity → Within-Community diversity 
3.Gamma diversity → Overall Biodiversity

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 3
[C] 1 and 2
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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Which of the following Tiger Reserves are correctly paired with their respective locations? 

1.Udanti Sitanadi – Rajasthan 
2.Dandeli Anashi – Chhattisgarh 
3.Sariska – Orissa 
4.Satkosia – Karnataka 

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1, 2, and 4
[C] 2 ,3 and 4
[D] None of them

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