Biodiversity and Conservation – MCQs 1 1


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Biodiversity and its conservation Questions: MCQs Test – 01, Total Questions 15

Biodiversity and Conservation - MCQs 1

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Question 1
How many bio-geographical regions are present in India?
A
3
B
4
C
7
D
10
Question 2
Lime is added to the soil which is too
A
Sandy
B
Salty
C
Alkaline
D
Acidic
Question 3
Which one of the following has maximum genetic diversity in India?
A
Tea
B
Teak
C
Mango
D
Wheat
Question 4
Which one of the following areas in India, is a hotspot of biodiversity?
A
Sunderbans
B
Western Ghats
C
Eastern Ghats
D
Gangetic Plain
Question 5
Darwin’s finches are a good example of
A
Convergent evolution
B
Industrial melanism
C
Connecting link
D
Adaptive radiation
Question 6
The least porous soil among the following is a
A
Loamy soil
B
Silty soil
C
Clayey soil
D
Peaty soil
Question 7
Which one of the following is not a renewable, exhaustible natural resource?
A
Aquatic animals
B
Wild life
C
Soil fertility
D
Minerals
Question 8
Which one of the following is an example ex-situ conservation?
A
National park
B
Wildlife sanctuary
C
Seed bank
D
Sacred groves
Question 9
Which one of the following is not observed in biodiversity hotspots?
A
Species richness
B
Endemism
C
Accelerated species loss
D
Lesser inter-specific competition
Question 10
Sacred groves are specially useful in
A
Generating environmental awareness
B
Preventing soil erosion
C
Year-round flow of water in rivers
D
Conserving rare and threatened species
Question 11
The term Alpha diversity refers to
A
Genetic diversity
B
Community and ecosystem diversity
C
Species diversity
D
Diversity among the plants
Question 12
The percentage of forest cover recommended by the National Forest policy (1988) is
A
33% for plains and 67% for hills
B
37% for plains and 63% for hills
C
20% for plains and 70% for hills
D
23% for plains and 77% for hills
Question 13
Select the correct statement about biodiversity
A
The desert areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat have a very high level of desert animal species as well as numerous rare animals
B
Large scale planting of BT cotton has no adverse effect on biodiversity
C
Western Ghats have a very high degree of species richness and endemism
D
Conservation of biodiversity in just a fad pursued by the developed countries
Question 14
Biodiversity of a geographical region represents
A
Genetic diversity present in the dominant species of the region
B
Species endemic to the region
C
Endangered species found in the region
D
The diversity in the organisms living in the region
Question 15
Global warming can be controlled by [NEET 2013]
A
Reducing deforestation, cutting down use of fossil fuel
B
Reducing reforestation, increasing the use of fossil fuel
C
Increasing deforestation, slowing down the growth of human population
D
Increasing deforestation, reducing efficiency of energy usage
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