Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

21. Which of the following can be reduced to zero by complete water recycling in industries and households?

  1. Blue water footprint
  2. Grey water footprint
  3. Green water footprint

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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22. Consider the following statements:
1. Deforestation adds to the greenhouse effect
2. Addition of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere results in increased heat energy in the atmosphere
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

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

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23. Consider the following fauna:

  1. Killer whale
  2. Great white shark
  3. Sea horse
  4. Sea lions
  5. Red Panda

 Which of the above is/are mammal(s)?
 

[A] 1,2 and 4 Only
[B] 1,3,4 and 5 Only
[C] 1,4 and 5 Only
[D] 1,2,3,4 and 5

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24. In context of ‘Kyoto protocol’, which of the following gas (es) is/are characterised as principal greenhouse gas (es)?
1. Carbon dioxide (Co2)
2. Carbon Monoxide (Co)
3. Ozone (o3)
4. Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
5. Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)
6. Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6)
Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1,2,3 and 6 Only
[B] 1,4,5 and 6 Only
[C] 1,2,4 and 6 Only
[D] 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 Only

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25. The Dugong (Sea Cow) is found in India in __:
1.Gulf of Katch
2.Gulf of Mannar
3.Andaman & Nicobar Islands
4.Sundarban Region
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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26. Which among the following is / are warm blooded animals?

  1. Mammals
  2. Birds
  3. Fishes
  4. Reptiles

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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27. Which among the following can help to mitigate the impacts of Climate Change on Indian Agriculture?
1. Crop diversification
2. Crop insurance
3. Crop rotation
4. Dryland agriculture
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2, & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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28. Consider the following fauna of India:
1. Tiger
2. Lions
3. Rhino
4. Elephants
Currently, the Government of India has sanctioned special protection forces for which of the above?

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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29. Consider the following statements with reference to the Green Climate Fund:
1. This fund is aimed to provide money and other assistance to help poorer nations to adapt climate changes
2. Most beneficiary countries are in Africa, Asia and small island nations
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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30. Consider the following statements:
1. Coliform bacteria is one of the microbial indicators of water contamination
2. Mixing of sewage with ground water results in increased nitrate level
Which among the above is/ are correct statements?

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

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