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Biodiversity and its conservation Questions: MCQs Test – 02, Total Questions 15

Biodiversity and Conservation - MCQs 2

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Question 1
Which one of the following is not used for ex situ plant conservation? [NEET 2013]
A
Field gene banks
B
Seed banks
C
Shifting cultivation
D
Botanical Gardens
Question 2
Which of the following represent maximum number of species among global biodiversity? [NEET 2013]
A
Algae
B
Lichens
C
Fungi
D
Mosses and Ferns
Question 3
Prolonged liberal irrigation of agricultural fields is likely to create the problem of
A
Aridity
B
Metal toxicity
C
Salinity
D
Acidity
Question 4
The greatest problem of water conservation is to reduce the amount of
A
Precipitation
B
Runoff water
C
Groundwater
D
Evaporation
Question 5
Maximum nutritional diversity is found in the group:
A
Monera
B
Plantae
C
Fungi
D
Animalia
Question 6
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 7
Which one of the following is not included under in situ conservation?
A
National park
B
Wild life sanctuary
C
Zoological garden
D
Biosphere reserve
Question 8
An inexhaustible non-conventional universal source of energy is
A
Wind energy
B
Solar energy
C
Hydrothermal energy
D
Tidal energy
Question 9
Which one of the following expanded forms of the followings acronyms is correct?
A
IUCN = International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
B
IPCC = International Panel for Climate Change
C
UNEP = United Nations Environmental Policy
D
EPA = Environmental Pollution Agency
Question 10
Wild life conservation aims at :

(a) Maintaining the ecological process

(b) To enrich the wildlife diversity with exotic species

(c) Preventing migration of species

(d) Maintaining the diversity of life

The correct statements are

A
a, b
B
b, c
C
c, d
D
a, d
Question 11
Plants like Aegle marmelos, Ocimum sanctum and Ficus religiosa are a group of plants designated as
A
Traditional food crops
B
Sacred species of plants
C
Medicinal plant species
D
Lesser known food plants
Question 12
–1°C to 13°C annual variations in the intensity and duration of temperature and 50 to 250 cm annual variation in precipitation, account for the formation of major biome as:
A
Tropical forest
B
Coniferous forest
C
Temperate forest
D
Grassland
Question 13
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 14
Some of the nutrient cycles are labelled as below: Sulphur cycle (a), Phosphorus cycle (b), Carbon cycle (c) and Nitrogen cycle (d) Of these, the sedimentary cycle is represented by
A
(a) only
B
(b) only
C
(c) only
D
(a) and (b) only
Question 15
Study the four statements (a–d) given below and select the two correct ones out of them

(a) A lion eating a deer and a sparrow feeding on grain are ecologically similar in being consumers

(b) Predator star fish Pisaster helps in maintaining species diversity of some invertebrates

(c) Predators ultimately lead to the extinction of prey species

(d) Production of chemicals such as nicotine, strychnine by the plants are metabolic disorders

The two correct statements are:

A
(a) and (b)
B
(b) and (c)
C
(c) and (d)
D
(a) and (d)
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5 thoughts on “Biodiversity and Conservation – MCQs 2

  • Govind Soni

    I was surprised to see that you included NEET 2013 questions also in the series . It makes me to check all question series. Great job Bandhu…

  • aishwarya mahalathkar

    I Have a doubt… Whether monerans or protistans are having the maximum nutritional diversity .

    • TANYA SHARMA

      monerans have the maximum nutritional diversity because they are found in a wide variety of habitat.

  • ishi bansal

    these questions are really amazing ……