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GK Quiz on Indian Geography Set XI

05-MAY-2016 14:46

    Dear Students, the team of Jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on Indian geography. These questions are based on different topics of Indian geography.  In this quiz we have selected only those questions which are very much important for all the competitive exams.

    1. A significant effect of climate change on account of global warming on terrestrial plants will be on:

    a) Stomatal mechanism
    b) Amino acid composition of cereal grains
    c) Phenology
    d) Bark formation in trees

    2. A tree, which is popular in social forestry programme in India, is:

    a) Shorea robusta
    b) Ailanthus excelsa
    c) Cedrus deodara
    d) Callistemon lanceolatus

    3. The great Indian Rhino has its natural home in:

    a) Corbett National Park
    b) Kaziranga National Park
    c) Sunderbans
    d) Kanha National Park

    4. According to the Botanical Survey of India, the total number of plant species in India is about:

    a) 30,000
    b) 75,000
    c) 17,000
    d) 45,000

    5. Assertion (A): Bt cotton is a transgenic crop which has been introduced in India, but is being opposed on environmental grounds. Reason (R): CrylAc protein in Bt cotton has been found to be toxic and allergenic to human beings.

    a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    b) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
    c) (A) is true but (R) is false
    d) (A) is false but (R) is true

    6. Which of the following is not a mission listed under NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON CILMATE CHANGE(NAPCC)

    a) National Mission On Sustainable Development
    b) National Mission On Enhanced Energy Efficiency
    c) National Mission On Sustainable Himalayan Ecosystem
    d) National mission on strategic knowledge  for climate change

    7. For providing environmental information to decision makers, policy planners, scientists and engineers, research workers, etc. all over the country., ENVIS was established in the year

    a) 1979
    b) 1980
    c) 1981
    d) 1982

    8. The Himalayan ibex is a type of

    a) Goat  
    b) Deer
    c) Ass
    d) Cattle

    9. Increased defoliation in plants is caused by…..

    a) Ozone Depletion
    b) Acid Rains
    c) Global Warming
    d) Ground pollution

    10. Red data book contains data of

    a) All Plant Species
    b) All Animal Species
    c) Economically Important Species
    d) Threatened species

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