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 Forest Coconut?
1. Its scientific name is Voanioala gerardii.
2. It is endemic to Madagascar, and is majorly threatened by habitat loss.
3. It can reach 15–20 meters high in the wild.
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. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Convention on Biological Diversity?
1. CBD is a legally binding Convention.
2. It recognized for the first time, that the conservation of biological diversity is “a common concern of humankind”.
3. The agreement covers all ecosystems, species, and genetic resources.
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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83. Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the strategic Goal C of Aichi Biodiversity Targets?
1) Conserve terrestrial and inland water, coastal – marine areas.
2) Prevent the extinction of threatened species.
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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84. Which of the following are provided in the IUCN Red List?
1. Taxonomic data
2. Conservation status
3. Distribution information on species that are facing a high risk of global extinction
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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85. The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal was adopted in which of the following year?

[A] 1980
[B] 1985
[C] 1989
[D] 1991

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86. Which of the following statements are correct about Vertebrates?
1. They are animals with backbones and spinal columns.
2. They are the most advanced organisms on Earth.
3. They represent huge percentage of all animals present on Earth.
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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87. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Algae?
1) They usually grow in water or in moist situations.
2) They are non-differentiated plants.
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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88. Wildlife Trust of India was founded in which of the following years?

[A] 1990
[B] 1995
[C] 1998
[D] None of the above

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89. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve?
1. A famous pilgrim centre, Rameswaram, which finds place in the epic Ramayana is situated in the Gulf.
2. It was included in Man And Biosphere Programme of UNESCO in 2001.
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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90. The Seshachalam Hills Biosphere Reserve is located in which of the following states?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Karnataka

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