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General Awareness: Environment / Ecology Quiz (Set - 2)

Mar 2, 2013 16:12 IST

    1. Seismologists in the second week of February _______ declared that life on our planet was facing threat because of the catastrophic super-volcano which would erupt anytime in 200 million years.

    a) 2010
    b) 2013
    c) 2009
    d) 2012

    The correct answer is b) 2013

    2. The Environment Ministry in the third week of February ________ constituted a committee that will review better legal protection to elephant reserves as well as the corridors in India under the green laws which are already present.

    a) 2010
    b) 2013
    c) 2009
    d) 2012

    The correct answer is b) 2013

    3. Nepal started a three-month-long census of the tigers on ____________. Tigers were declared as the endangered species by International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2010.

    a) 4 February 2013
    b) 12 January
    c) 01 February
    d) 16 February 2013

    The correct answer is a) 4 February 2013

    4. Researchers from the University of York in the last week of __________ revealed that the snails could help in predicting the weather conditions which existed thousands of years ago.

    a) January 2013
    b) February 2013
    c) December 2012
    d) November 2012

    The correct answer is a) January 2013

    5. Scientists from the US in the last week of ____________ successfully drilled into the lake called Lake Whillans, which was buried around 1 kilometre beneath the Antarctic Ice.

    a) January 2013
    b) February 2013
    c) December 2012
    d) November 2012

    The correct answer is a) January 2013

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