GK Questions with answers on Environment & Ecology: Biodiversity Set V

GK Questions with answers on Environment Ecology: Biodiversity Set V consists of 10 MCQs which are important for examinations like IAS-Prelims,, CDS, NDA, State-PSC, SSC, Railways etc.
Created On: Jun 16, 2016 10:08 IST

GK Questions with answers on Environment & Ecology: Biodiversity Set V 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 serpentine
B.    Sandal wood
C.    Cycas beddonei
D.    All of the above
Answer: 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
Answer: C

3. Quinine is a medication used to prevent and treat malaria is extracted from?
A.    Cinchona
B.    Uklyptus
C.    Mango
D.    All of the above
Answer: A

4. The active chemical reserpine is obtained from?
A.    Rauwolfia serpentina
B.    Datura
C.    Atropa
D.    Papaver
Answer: 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
Answer: C

6. Which of the following species has the highest percentage of endangered species?
A.    Mammals
B.    Insects
C.    Reptiles
D.    Amphibians
Answer: D

7. World Wildlife Fund was established on?
A.    24 May, 1967
B.    29 April, 1961
C.    29 October, 1961
D.    24 June, 1979
Answer: B
8. The Tiger fish is from?
A.    England
B.    Japan
C.    Africa
D.    None of the above
Answer: C

9. Which types of forests are known as Taiga forests?
A.    Coniferous
B.    Mediterranean
C.    Tropical Deciduous
D.    Temperate Deciduous
Answer: A

10. The Arctic owl is found in?
A.    Temperate Grasslands
B.    Tropical Grasslands
C.    Tundra Vegetation
D.    Mangrove forests
Answer: C

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