Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

91. Variance in which of the following conditions lead to wide range of ecosystems and habitats?
1. Edaphic
2. Climatic 
3. Topographic
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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92. What is the rank of India in the world in terms of plant diversity?

[A] 2nd
[B] 4th
[C] 7th
[D] 10th

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93. What is the rank of India in the world in terms of the contribution of species to agriculture and animal husbandry?

[A] 2nd
[B] 4th
[C] 7th
[D] 10th

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94. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Sulphur dioxide?
1. Sulphur dioxide is produced from burning coal, majorly in thermal power plants.
2. Production of paper and smelting of metals also produces sulphur dioxide.
3. It leads to acid rain.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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95. Genetic Engineering Approval Committee works under which of the following?

[A] Wildlife Protection Act 1972
[B] Ministry of climate change
[C] Ministry of science and technology
[D] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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96. Which of the following is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human activities?

[A] Methane
[B] Carbon dioxide
[C] Carbon Monoxide
[D] Water vapour

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97. Global Environment Outlook Report is published by which of the following organization?

[A] UNEP
[B] UNDP
[C] WMO
[D] World Bank

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98. European Union Emissions Trading System was launched in which of the following year?

[A] 2001
[B] 2003
[C] 2005
[D] 2007

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99. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Bali Meet of 2007?
1. The aim of this meeting was to discuss what happens after 2012 which marks the end of first phase of Kyoto Protocol.
2. The developed countries  wished that after 2012 even the developing countries like India and China , should undertake some kind of emission cuts.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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100. Which of the following banks partnered with UNEP to establish and run the Indian Solar Loan Programme?
1) The Canara bank
2) The Syndicate Bank
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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