Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

21. The census of elephants is undertaken at the national level once in how many years?

[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 8
[D] 10

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22. The International Conference on Soil and Water Resources Management for Climate has started in which city?

[A] Paris
[B] Colombo
[C] Kathmandu
[D] New Delhi

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23. Which of the following statements are correct about Temperate Deciduous Forest?
1) Extends over Central and Southern Europe, Eastern North America, Western China, Japan, New Zealand, etc.
2) Moderate average temperature and scant rainfall.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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24. Which of the following statements are correct about nitrogen?
1. Nitrogen is an important constituent of protein and is a basic building block of all living tissues.
2. Nitrogen constitutes nearly 50% by weight of all the proteins.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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25. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. Sedimentary cycles are considered to be perfect nutrient cycles.
2. Gaseous cycle is an imperfect nutrient cycle.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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26. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Thar desert?
1. Thar desert is located to the north-west of the Aravali hills.
2. It covers Western Rajasthan and extends to the adjacent parts of Pakistan also.
3. Thar desert is also called the Marusthali.
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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27. Which of the statements are correct regarding Criteria for Identification of Wetlands of National Importance based on water birds?
1) If it regularly supports 20,000 or more water birds.
2) If it regularly supports 1% of the individuals in a population of one species or subspecies of waterbirds.
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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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28. Western Lowland Gorilla is found in which of the following regions?
1. Cameroon
2. Central African Republic
3. Democratic Republic of Congo
4. Equatorial Guinea
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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29. What is the IUCN status of Tapanuli orangutan?

[A] Endangered
[B] Critically Endangered
[C] Vulnerable
[D] Near Threatened

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30. Which of the following statements are correct about Ecuadorian white-fronted capuchin?
1. It is a species of gracile capuchin monkey of the family Cebidae.
2. It resides in tropical forests in Ecuador and Peru.
3. It is listed critically endangered in IUCN Red List.
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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