Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

41. Among the following organisms, which one does not belong to the class of other three?

[A] Butterfly
[B] Mosquitoes
[C] Ants
[D] Spiders

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42.  Consider the following statements about the term “Neerdhur”, which was frequently in news:

  1. It is a novel multi-fuel domestic cooking stove
  2. It has been developed by National Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (Neeri)

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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43. The Bishkek Declaration is associated with conservation and protection of which of the following species?

[A] Giant Panda
[B] Snow leopard
[C] Hawksbill Turtles
[D] Whales and Dolphins

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44. Recently a phrase “Anthropocene defaunation” was making news. Which among the following is correct meaning of this phrase?

[A] A mass extinction that is primarily induced by human activity
[B] Loss and decline of biodiversity in particular biome due to human activity
[C] Deforestation and degradation of environment
[D] None of the above

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45. Which of the following statements is correct about the term “Hyperloop”, sometimes seen in the news?

[A] Photo-Voltaic (PV) Integrated Micro Solar Dome (MSD)
[B] High-speed ground transport system
[C] India’s first manned space mission
[D] In-situ rain water harvesting technique

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46. Which of the following are true about Benu? 1. Bennu is a primitive asteroid. 2.It is also very Magnesium-rich. 3.It is a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA).

[A] 1and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1,2,3
[D] 1 and 3

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47. Which of the following are modes of adaptations in the Desert vegetation?

  1. Presence of no or short leaves
  2. No presence of chlorophyll at all
  3. Well- developed root system

Select the correct answer from the codes given below-

[A] 1,2,3
[B] 1 and 3 only
[C] 1 and 2 only
[D] 2 and 3 only

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48. Which of the following are the tiger reserve (TR) present in Uttar Pradesh?

  1. Pilibhit TR
  2. Amangarh TR
  3. Dudhwa TR
  4. Rajaji TR

Select the correct answer from the codes given below-

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

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49. Where in India the Tropical Wet Evergreen forests are not found?

[A] North East Region
[B] Western and eastern Ghats
[C] Andaman and Nicobar island
[D] Deccan Plateau

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50. Which of the following is true about Convention on Migratory Species?

  1. It covers only avians which migrates
  2. It is under the United Nations Environment Program.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below

[A] 1 only
[B] 2 only
[C] Both
[D] None

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