GK Questions with answers on Environment & Ecology: Biodiversity Hotspots in India Set III

GK Questions with answers on Environment Ecology: Biodiversity Hotspots in India Set III consists of 10 MCQs which are important for examinations like IAS-Prelims, CDS, NDA, State-PSC, SSC, Railways etc.
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GK Questions with answers on Environment & Ecology: Biodiversity Hotspots in India Set III consists of 10 MCQs which are made while keeping in mind the relevance of the subject and its importance for an exam point of view. These MCQs helps the aspirant in the preparation of examinations like UPSC-Prelims, CDS, NDA, State-PSC, SSC, Railways etc.

1. Which of the following species of plant are in the list of an endangered species in India?

A. Rauvolfia serpentina

B. Sandal wood

C. Cycas beddonei

D. All of the above

Ans: D

2. Name the forest which is known as “The lungs of the planet earth"?

A. Tundra Forest

B. Taiga Forest

C. Amazon Rain Forest

D. Mangrove forests

Ans: C

3. Quinine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria is extracted from?

A. Cinchona

B. Eucalyptus

C. Mango

D. All of the above

Ans: A

4. The active chemical reserpine is obtained from?

A. Rauwolfia serpentina

B. Datura

C. Atropa

D. Papaver

Ans: A

5. Historic convention on Biological diversity which is known as Earth summit held in the year?

A. 1972

B. 1980

C. 1992

D. 1996

Ans: C

6. Which of the following species has the highest percentage of endangered species?

A. Mammals

B. Insects

C. Reptiles

D. Amphibians

Ans: D

Natural Vegetation

5. World Wildlife Fund was established on?

A. 24 May, 1967

B. 29 April, 1961

C. 29 October, 1961

D. 24 June, 1979

Ans: B

6. The Tigerfish is from?

A. England

B. Japan

C. Africa

D. None of the above

Ans: C

7. Which types of forests are known as Taiga forests?

A. Coniferous

B. Mediterranean

C. Tropical Deciduous

D. Temperate Deciduous

Ans: A

Wild Life and National Parks

8. The Arctic owl is found in?

A. Temperate Grasslands

B. Tropical Grasslands

C. Tundra Vegetation

D. Mangrove forests

Ans: C

9. Name a common animal found in Tropical Evergreen Forest?

A. Monkey

B. Camel

C. Giraffe

D. None of the above

Ans: A

10. In which of the following places Steppe Grassland is found?

A. Central Asia

B. North America

C. Australia

D. South Africa

Ans: A

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