Environment & Biodiversity MCQs

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61. The National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary, which is one of the large eco-reserves of the country is co administered by which among the following states?
[A] Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh

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62. In which of the following forests of India, world’s first tiger census was carried out in 1932 ?
[A] Kaziranga Forests
[B] Sariska Forests
[C] Ranthambore Forests
[D] Palamu Forests

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63. Argon is the third most common gas in the Earth’s atmosphere, at 0.93%. This gas is generated due to decay of which among the following isotopes in the Earth’s crust ?
[A] K-40
[B] Ca-40
[C] Ca-48
[D] K-41

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64. The Mahesh Rangrajan Committee has recommended the amendment of the Wild Life Protection Act for which among the following purposes?
[A] To give legislative protection to Elephant Reserves
[B] To set up National Elephants Conservation Authority (NECA)
[C] To establish Elephant Corridors under the provisions of amended act
[D] All of above

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65. The Jatropha curcas, source of inedible vegetable oil that is used to produce biofuel and which works as a carbon sink is native to which of the following regions of the world?
[A] Europe
[B] Central Africa
[C] Central America
[D] South America

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66. India’s first National Centre for Marine Bio-diversity (NCMB) is located in:
[A] Bhavnagar
[B] Jamnagar
[C] Mumbai
[D] Pondicherry

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67. Which among the following international bodies have taken active interest in launching the “Global Tiger Initiative” to save tigers and conserve tiger habitats?
[A] United Nations Environment Programme
[B] World Bank
[C] World Wildlife Institute
[D] World Economic Forum

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68. Parambikkulam wildlife sanctuary is located in which among the following states?
[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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69. In context with the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which among the following marked Rio+20 CBDconference?
[A] Montreal
[B] Nagoya
[C] Tokyo
[D] Paris

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70. Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which among the following states?
[A] Maharastra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Orissa
[D] Rajasthan

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