Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

61. Estuaries are grouped into which of the following geomorphic categories based on the physical processes responsible for their formation?
1. rising sea level
2. movement of sand and sandbars
3. glacial processes
4. tectonic processes
Select the correct option from the codes give below:

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

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62. Which of the following are the species of Orangutan?
1. Bornean
2. Sumatran 
3. Tapanuli
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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63. What is the IUCN status of Blue Whale?

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

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64. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Bluefin Tuna?
1. Its IUCN status endangered.
2. It is found in the Coral Triangle.
3. There are three species of bluefin tuna — Atlantic, Pacific and Southern.
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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65. What is the IUCN status of Irrawaddy Dolphin?

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

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66. What is the IUCN status of Red Panda?

[A] Endangered
[B] Least Concern
[C] Critically Endangered
[D] Extinct

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67. What is the IUCN status of Tapanuli orangutan?

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

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68. What is the IUCN status of Bullock’s false toad?

[A] Endangered
[B] Critically Endangered
[C] Threatened
[D] None of the above

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69. Which of the following statements are correct about Valencia letourneuxi?
1. It is a species of fish found in Albania and Greece.
2. It lives in rivers, freshwater marshes, freshwater spring, and coastal saline lagoons.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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70. Fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources  is the objective of which of the following?

[A] Cartagena Protocol
[B] Advance Informed Agreement
[C] Nagoya—Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol
[D] Nagoya Protocol

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