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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-22-Biodiversity

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1) The National River Conservation Directorate functions under which Union Ministry?
2) In which of the following states is lion-tailed macaque found in its natural habitat?
1.Tamil Nadu
2.Kerala
3.Karnataka
4.Andhra Pradesh
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
3) Most of the trade among endangered species include the faunal species because of their varied use in the medicine and unani. Which of the following bird species is world’s most traded wild bird?
4) The headquarters of International Whaling Commission is located at
5) Consider the following animals
1.Sea cow
2.Sea horse
3.Sea lion
Which of the above is/are mammal/ mammals?
6) On 3rd December, 1984, due to leakage of a poisonous gas from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, thousands of people died. The poisonous gas responsible for this was
7) Which of the following Environ­mentalists first gave the concept of Biodiversity ‘hotspots’ ? ‘
8) The excessive growth of the micro and macro planktons in the water body interrupts the growth of other components of the ecosystem. There is an algal bloom, which can be one of the consequence of the process. Which of the following processes has such features?
9) Which among the following is the World’s largest Wetland System?
10) All species of ‘Lemur’ are endemic to which among the following places of the world?
11) Which of the following Indian States/UT has the maximum percentage of mangrove cover in the country?
12) India in January 2009, launched “Project Snow Leopard” under the wildlife conservation project. Which of the following states has not been included in this wildlife conservation project?
13) In which state is located the “Kunchikal Falls”, highest tiered waterfalls in India?
14) Sustainable development is described as the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of Future generations to meet their own needs. In this perspective inherently the concept of sustainable developments is intertwined with which of the following concepts?
15) Man and Biosphere Programme is affiliated with
16) Which of the following is famous for Siberian crane, cormorant, storks spoon bill?
17) Recently, Apple Computers of USA has launched a touch pad which allows a user to operate desktop computer with finger gestures, eliminating the need for a mouse. What is the name of the device?
18) Which one of the following strongly threatens biodiversity?
19) Which of the following type of biome is simplest in terms of species composition and food chains?
20) Consider the following statements
1.Gulf of Mannar is one of the biosphere reasons.
2.Ganga Action Plan, phase II has been merged with the National River Conservation Plan.
3.National museum of natural history at New Delhi imparts Non-formal / education in environment and conservation.
4.Environmental Information System (ENVIS) acts as a decentralised information network for environmental information.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
21) Which among the following terms of utmost significance in the dynamics of resource management was coined in the ‘Brundtland Commjssion Report’?
22) Which of the following heads the National Biofuel Coordination Committee?
23) Which of the following is not a Ramsar site?
24) Mountain Railways of India refer to the railway lines built in the mountains of India in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, during the British Raj, even being run today by the Indian Railways. How many railway lines refer to the Mountain Railways of India?
25) Which of the following national parks is near Bombay?
26) Recently, which one of the following was included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list?
27) Eco-Mark is given to an Indian product which is
28) The endangered Ridley turtles have the world’s largest aggregation at
29) As per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) there are 57 critically endangered species of animals in India. A taxon is critically endangered when it meets any of the following criteria
1.Populations have declined or will decrease, by greater than 80% over the last 10 years or three generations.
2.Have a restricted geographical range.
3.Small population size of less than 2500 individuals and continuing decline at 25% in 3 years or one generation.
4.Very small or restricted population of fewer than 500 mature individuals.
5.High probability of extinction in the wild.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
30) Consider the following mangrove areas
1.Bhitarkanika
2.Pichavaram
3.Coondapur
Which among the above is/are situated on the Eastern Coast of India?

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