Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

61. Which of the following animals are found in India in wild?

  1. Snow Leopard
  2. Clouded Leopard
  3. Jaguar

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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62. Consider the following avian fauna:
1. Spoon-billed Sandpiper
2. Bengal Florican
3. Jerdon’s Courser
Which among the following is / are migratory species in India?

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

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63. Which among the following statements are applicable to both Nepenthes khasiana & Tropical sundew (Drosera burmannii) plants?
1. Both are endangered plant species
2. Both are found in Eastern Himalaya
3. Both are insectivorous plant species
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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64. Consider the following statements about Kaziranga National Park 1.Wild Water Buffalo is only found in Kaziranga National Park. 2.It is a World Heritage Site. 3.Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area. Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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65. Which of the following observations are correct regarding the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, sometimes seen in news? 1.It is considered one of the biggest habitat for pelicans. 2.It is located about 20 km north of the Pulicat Lake. 3.The barrier island of Sriharikota separates the Pulicat lake from the Bay of Bengal. Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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66. Which of the following is true about Commensalism biotic interaction?

[A] One species is benefited and the other is unaffected
[B] Both the species benefits
[C] Both the species are harmed
[D] One specie is harmed and other is unaffected

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67. Which of the following is true about Fly ash?

  1. It is produced while burning of solid material.
  2. It is very fine gas and rises esaily with the air
  3. It can lower the plant yield

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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68. Which of the following statements is true about Biochemical Oxygen Demand?

[A] It shows the amount of oxygen required to oxidize the organic wate into inorganic material
[B] It shows the amount of oxygen required to remove both degradable and non degradable waste in the water
[C] It shows the amount of oxygen required to decompose the organic waste in the water
[D] None of the above is true

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69. Which of the following are the harmful effects of Carbon Monoxide?

  1. Shortness of breath
  2. Short supply of oxygen in blood
  3. Inactivates nerves
  4. Cause unconsciousness

Select the correct answer from the codes given below-

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

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70. Which of the following methods can not remove sulphur dioxide pollutant?

[A] Precombustion Desulphurisation
[B] Post combustion desulphurisation
[C] Photochemical oxidants
[D] Electrochemical reaction

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