Also Take, Environment and Ecology Quiz
Question 1. The most important strategy for the conservation of biodiversity together wit traditional human life is the establishment of?
(A) Biosphere reserves
(B) Botanical Gardens
(C) National parks
(D) Wildlife Sanctuaries
Question 2. Which of the following is not a reason for the loss of biodiversity in Uttarakhand?
(A) Expansion of roads
(C) Afforestation of barren land
(D) Extension of agriculture
Question 3. Which of the following gas is commonly used in Cryo-Bank for ex-situ conservation?
(C) Carbon dioxide
Question 4. Which one of the following is not a site for an in-situ method of conservation of flora?
(A) Biosphere Reserve
(B) Botanical Garden
(C) National Park
(D) Wildlife Sanctuary
Question 5. Which one of the following ecosystems has maximum plant biomass?
(A) Tropical deciduous forest
(B) Tropical rainforest
(C) Temperate deciduous forest
(D) Desert shrubs
Question 6. The maximum biodiversity is found in?
(A) Tropical rainforest
(B) Temperate forest
(C) Coniferous forest
(D) Arctic forest
Question 7. The richest biodiversity is found in the?
(A) Silent Valley
(B) Kashmir Valley
(C) Valley of Flowers
(D) Surma Valley
Question 8. Biodiversity changes occur?
(A) Increases towards the equator
(B) Decreases towards the equator
(C) Remains unchanged throughout the Earth
(D) Increases towards the poles
Question 9. Which one of the following States is related to ‘Silent Valley Project’?
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu
Question 10. ‘Silent Valley’ is located in?
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Jammu and Kashmir
Question 11. Which of the following is a Ramsar site under Ramsar Convention?
(A) Godavari delta
(B) Krishna delta
(D) Bhoj wetland
Question 12. ‘Valley of Flowers’ is situated in?
(B) Jammu and Kashmir
(D) Himachal Pradesh
Question 13. Wetland day is observed on?
(A) 2nd February
(B) 2nd April
(C) 2nd May
(D) 2nd March
Question 14. The Ramsar Convention was associated with the conservation of?
Question 15. Biosphere reserves are areas for conservation of?
(B) Agriculture production
(C) Atmospheric balance
(D) ) Genetic variation
Question 16. In India, which one of the following States has the largest inland saline wetland?
(C) Madhya Pradesh
Question 17. Which one of the following is the most effective factor of coral bleaching?
(A) Marine pollution
(B) Increase of salinity of seas
(C) Rise in normal temperature of sea-water
(D) The outbreak of diseases and epidemics
Question 18. Cartagena protocol is related to?
(A) Bio-safety agreement
(C) Ozone depletion
(D) Climate change
Question 19. The Himalayan Range is very rich in species diversity. Which one among the following is the most appropriate reason for this phenomenon?
(A) It has a high rainfall that supports luxuriant vegetative growth
(B) It is a confluence of different biogeographical zones
(C) Exotic and invasive species have not been introduced in this region
(D) It has less human interference
Question 20. Which of the following is the most significant factor in coral bleaching?
(A) Mining of coral rocks
(B) Outbreak of coral diseases
(C) Siltation of seawater
(D) Global warming
Question 21. Who among the following had used the term ‘Biodiversity’ for the first time?
(A) C.J. Barrow
(B) De Carter
(C) Walter G. Rosen
(D) D.R. Batish
Question 22. Which of the following is not responsible for the increase in the biodiversity of an ecosystem?
(A) Productivity of the ecosystem
(C) Age of the ecosystem
(D) Less number of trophic levels
Question 23. The Biodiversity Act was passed by the Indian Parliament in?
(A) May, 2000
(B) December, 2002
(C) January, 2004
(D) October, 2008
Question 24. The decade 2011-20 has been designated by the UNO as the decade of?
(A) Natural disaster decade
(B) Biodiversity decade
(C) Climate-change decade
(D) Environment decade
Question 25. National Biodiversity Authority of India was established in?
(A) 2003, in Chennai
(B) 2003, in Bengaluru
(C) 2003, in Hyderabad
(D) 2003, in Kerala