UPSC Prelims Full Length Test - 56

1.
Consider the following statements:
  1. India is the only country in the world that has both tigers and lions.
  2. The natural habitat of the Indian lion is the Gir forest in Madhya Pradesh.
  3. Wild ass is found in Rann of Kachchh and Thar Desert.
Which of the above is / are correct?
2.
Consider the following statements:
  1. Continuous use of land over a long period of time without taking appropriate measures to conserve it results in land degradation.
  2. Waste land includes rocky, arid and desert areas and land put to other non-agricultural uses.
Which of the above is / are correct?
3.
Consider the following :
  1. Cheetah
  2. Pink-headed duck
  3. Mountain quail
  4. Forest spotted owlet
Which of the above species are on the verge of extinction?
4.
Consider the following: (Categories: Animals)
  1. Vulnerable Species: Asiatic cheetah, pink head duck
  2. Rare Species: Himalayan brown bear, wild Asiatic buffalo, desert fox
  3. Endemic Species: blue sheep, Asiatic elephant, Gangetic dolphin
Which of the above is/ are matched incorrectly?
5.
Consider the following statements:
  1. The greatest damage inflicted on Indian forests was during the colonial period.
  2. Agricultural expansion continues to be one of the major causes of depletion of forest resources.
  3. Shifting cultivation helped in saving forests in tribal belts of India.
Which of the above is / are correct?

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