Environment & Biodiversity MCQs

Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity Multiple choice questions for GK paper in SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations. These questions are part of GKToday’s 35000+ MCQs Bank Course in GKToday Android App

1. The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) is located in which state?

[A] Jharkhand
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Kerala
[D] Bihar

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2. The Balpakram National Park (BNP) is located in which state?

[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Jharkhand

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3. Which among the following is not an ex situ site of preservation of Biodiversity?

[A] Home Garden
[B] Seed bank
[C] Botanical Garden
[D] Marine National park

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4. Which among the following is responsible for depletion of Ozone?

[A] Carbon monoxide
[B] Carbon dioxide
[C] Chlorofluoro carbon
[D] Mercuric oxide

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5. Approximately what fraction of World’s Mangrove vegetation is in India?

[A] 3%
[B] 6%
[C] 9%
[D] 12%

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6. The ‘Montreaux Record’ is a register of:

[A] Invasive Alien Species and their ecological hazards outside their native environment.
[B] Wetland sites under the threat of anthropogenic activities.
[C] Endangered species of tropical and sub-tropical fauna
[D] Coastal cities under direct threat of consequences of global warming.

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7. Which among the following is the correct order of predictable and orderly changes in the composition or structure of an ecological community over a period of time?

[A] Nudation, Migration, Competition, Stablization
[B] Migration, Stablization, Competition, Nudation
[C] Competition, Migration, Nudation, Stablization
[D] Competition, Migration, Stablization, Nudation

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8. In Ecology, an ecotone is a/an:

[A] transition zone between two biomes
[B] community plus its physical environment
[C] association between a species and a group of sites
[D] distinct geographic variety within a species

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9. Which of the following is the best suited definition for Net primary production (NPP) in an ecosystem?

[A] Net photosynthetic accumulation of carbon by plants
[B] Net increase in primary consumer at each tropic level
[C] Net decrease in number of primary producers
[D] Net conversion of inorganic carbon to organic compounds

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10. Which of the following is known as the vertical movement of air?

[A] Wind
[B] Air current
[C] Air turbulence
[D] Air mobility

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