Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

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

81. Which of the following statements are correct about Durrell’s vontsira?
1. It is a Madagascan mammal which belongs to the family Eupleridae of the order Carnivora. 
2. Its scientific name is Salanoia durrelli.
3. It is found only in the Lac Alaotra area in Madagascar.
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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82. Rio Summit, Rio Conference, Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in which of the following years?

[A] 1990
[B] 1992
[C] 1994
[D] 1996

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83. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Agenda 21?
1. Agenda 21 is an outcome of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992.
2. It is a comprehensive blueprint of action to be taken in every area in which humans directly affect the environment.
3. The number 21 refers to an agenda for the 21st century.
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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84. International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is Headquartered at which of the following places?

[A] Rome
[B] Geneva
[C] London
[D] Paris

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85. Which of the following are the features of Aves?
1. They are warm blooded
2. They have feathers and wings
3. They lay eggs
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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86. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Fungi?
1) They are Non-green non-differentiated plants.
2) They grow on dead, rotten organic matters as saprophytes.
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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87. The Indian Forest Act was passed in which of the following year?

[A] 1914
[B] 1944
[C] 1972
[D] 1927

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88. Which of the following is the health effects of excess fluoride in drinking water?

[A] Toothaches
[B] Lung disease
[C] Fluorosis
[D] Mouth Cancer

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89. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was constituted under which of the following Acts?

[A] Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
[B] Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
[C] Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
[D] None of the above

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90. Which of the following is not the impact of Global warming?

[A] Rise in Sea level
[B] Bleaching of Coral Reefs.
[C] Widespread vanishing of animal populations
[D] Shifting of magnetic axis of earth

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