Question 1. To maintain ecological balance, the area under forest should be?
Question 2. The minimum land area recommended for forest cover to maintain proper ecological balance in India in?
Question 3. The national forest policy aims at maintaining how much of the total geographical area under forests?
Question 4. Which one of the following has an evergreen forest?
(A) Malwa Plateau
(B) Eastern Ghat
(C) Western Ghat
(D) Chhotanagpur Plateau
Question 5. In Uttarakhand, Oak-Rhododendron are characteristic plants of?
(A) Subtropical forest
(B) Subalpine forest
(C) Temperate forest
(D) All of the above
Question 6. Which of the following has not been categorized as forest under the National Forest Policy (1952)?
(A) National Forests
(B) National Park
(C) Protected Forests
(D) Village Forests
Question 7. How much of Indian land is forest area?
Question 8. According to the latest Indian State of Forest Report, released by the Ministry of Environment, what is the percentage of the total geographical area of India under forest and tree cover?
Question 9. Which of the following state has the largest area under forests?
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Madhya Pradesh
Question 10. According to data obtained from satellite survey, what percentage of India’s area is a forest?
Question 11. National Mission for Green India has been initiated in the following States by Government of India with the aim to improve the density of existing forests?
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Both States
(D) None of the above
Question 12. Which of the following State of India has the largest percentage or geographical area under forest as per the report of Forest Survey of India?
Question 13. Among the following which statement is not correct?
(A) Madhya Pradesh has maximum forest area
(B) Arunachal Pradesh has maximum dense forest area
(C) Nagaland is the most forest covered State of India
(D) Haryana is the least forest covered State of India
Question 14. Which of the following is not the impact of deforestation in India?
(A) Drying of water sources in Himalaya
(B) Loss of biodiversity
(D) Soil erosion
Question 15. In India, percentage coverage of dense forests to total geographical area is about?
Question 16. Tree cover is maximum in?
(A) East Deccan
(B) Northern Plains
(C) West Coast
(D) East Coast
Question 17. Which one of the following groups of States has forest coverage of more than 75% of the total geographical area?
(A) Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland
(B) Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland
(C) Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland
(D) Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland
Question 18. According to National Remote Sensing Center (NRSA) which of the following state has the it’s maximum area covered by forest?
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) Arunachal Pradesh
Question 19. Which one of the following areas of India is famous for its mangrove vegetation?
(B) Silent Valley
(D) Himalayan Terai
Question 20. Second largest mangrove area in India is found along the coast of?
(A) Andaman and Nicobar
(B) Andhra Pradesh
Question 21. Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
(A) North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
(B) South-West Bengal
(C) Southern Saurashtra
(D) Andaman and Nicobar Island
Question 22. Which one of the following has a protected mangrove region?
(A) Eastern Ghats
(B) Western Ghats
(D) Chandra Tal
Question 23. Nagaland mountains are becoming increasingly barren mountains mainly due to?
(C) Shifting cultivation
(D) Rapid population growth
Question 24. The recorded forest area of UP in 2011 was around ______ of its area.
Question 25. In which year the Wildlife Protection Act was introduced in India?
Question 26. Which among the following States has launched ‘Apna Van Apna Dhan’ scheme?
(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
Question 27. In India, if a species of tortoise is declared protected under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, what does it imply?
(A) It enjoys the same level of protection as the tiger
(B) It no longer exists in the wild, a few individuals are under captive protection;and now it is impossible to prevent it’s extinction
(C) It is endemic to a particular region of India
(D) Both (B) and (C) stated above are correct in this context
Question 28. Which of the following Acts provides for protection to wild animals in India?
(A) Wildlife Protection Act – 1972
(B) Forests Protection Act – 1982
(C) Environment Protection Act – 1996
(D) West Bengal Wild Animal Protection Act – 1959
Question 29. Forest Research Institute is located at?
Question 30. The Government of India enacted the Forest Conservation Act in the year?