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 of the following organ / tissue of human body is most sensitive to intake of lead?

[A] Blood
[B] Brain
[C] Kidney
[D] Lungs

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2. Which of the following is NOT a correct match?

[A] Shark Bay – Australia
[B] Carrasco National Park – Bolivia
[C] Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves – France
[D] Kakadu National Park – Australia

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3. Which of the following is not a primary greenhouse gas found in earth’s atmosphere?

[A] Carbon dioxide
[B] Methane
[C] Water vapour
[D] Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

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4. Which among the following verities of Fishes is insectivorous?

[A] Hilsa
[B] Gambusia
[C] Labeo
[D] Katla

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5. Lichens, which are capable of initiating ecological succession even on a bare rock, are actually a symbiotic association of __:

[A] algae and bacteria
[B] algae and fungi
[C] bacteria and fungi
[D] fungi and mosses

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6. In which of the following ecosystems, the pyramid of biomass is ‘inverted’ in shape?

[A] Pond ecosystem
[B] Grassland ecosystem
[C] Forest ecosystem
[D] None of the above

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7. At which among the following places first governmental meeting on tiger conservation was held in 2009?

[A] Kua Lalumpur
[B] Katmandu
[C] Colombo
[D] Bangkok

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8. What is Malathion?

[A] A pigment
[B] A Vitamin
[C] A Pesticide
[D] An explosive

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9. Which among the following correctly defines Global 200?

[A] An annual list of top ranking 200 companies released by Forbes Magazine
[B] List of 200 World Heritage Sites released by UNESCO
[C] List of 200 Cities which are of strategic importance
[D] List of 200 Ecoregions identified by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as priorities for conservation

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10. 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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