Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

71. Chilika lake, Orissa was removed from the Montreux Record in which of the following year?

[A] 2000
[B] 2001
[C] 2002
[D] 2003

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72. In Gujarat mangroves Avicennia marine, Avicennia officinalis and Rhizophora mucronata are found mainly found in which of the following regions?
1. Gulf of Kachchh 
2. Kori creek
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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73. Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The level of organic matter present in water is known as biological oxygen demand.
2. Greater BOD, lesser is the polluting potential.
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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74. Which of the following is called as a water body between the reef and the shore?

[A] Lake
[B] Estuary
[C] Lagoon
[D] Ox-bow lake

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75. Which of the following are circular or semi-circular reefs that arise from subsiding seafloor platforms?

[A] Fringing Reef
[B] Barrier Reef
[C] Atolls
[D] Patch Reef

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76. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has partnered with which of the following in Biodiversity Finance Initiative?

[A] World Economic Forum
[B] UNDP
[C] WWF
[D] None of the above

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77. What is the IUCN status of African Wild Dog?

[A] Critically Endangered
[B] Endangered
[C] Threatened
[D] Data Deficient

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78. What is the IUCN status of Blue Whale?

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

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79. Which of the the following dolphins are smallest and rarest in the world?

[A] Hector’s Dolphin
[B] Gangetic Dolphin
[C] Stripped Dolphin
[D] Irrawaddy Dolphin

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80. What is the IUCN status of Niger Delta red colobus?

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

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