Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

Consider the following statements:

1. The greater the genetic diversity, the greater the opportunity for resilience to future climate change.

2. The genes of all individuals belonging to the same species are not similar. 

3. The individuals belonging to the same species are capable of interbreeding. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q2

With reference to Kharai camel, consider the following statements:

1. They are well-adapted to the marine ecosystems and cannot survive in dry-land ecosystems.

2. They have excellent swimming capacity in seawater and graze mainly on mangrove and other saline species.

3. They are found only in the state of Gujarat.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q3

With reference to the process of measurement of biodiversity, consider the following statements:

1. Low species evenness at a given site indicates that a few species dominate the site. 

2. As the environment changes, species best adapted to that environment becomes predominant. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q4

With reference to the status of biodiversity in India, consider the following statements:

1. India's contribution to the world’s biodiversity is approximately 8% of the total number of species.

2. Five of the thirty-six biodiversity hotspots in the world are in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, a region must

1. have at least 1,5000 vascular plants as endemics

2. must have lost 70% of its original natural vegetation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q6

With reference to the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), consider the following statements:

1. It is a joint initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

2. It aims to protect the world's biodiversity hotspots.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. Conserving the animals and plants in their natural habitats is known as in-situ conservation. 

2. The reintroduction of Gangetic Gharial in the rivers of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan is an example of in-situ conservation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. Mangroves belong to the category of the tropical wetland rainforest ecosystem.

2. A mangrove ecosystem is the interface between terrestrial forests and aquatic marine ecosystems. 

3. West Bengal has the largest Mangrove cover in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q9

Consider the following statements:

1. In terms of plant diversity, India ranks tenth in the world and fourth in Asia.

2. In India, the maximum diversity of fungi lies in the western Himalayas. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q1.

Consider the following statements:

1. The greater the genetic diversity, the greater the opportunity for resilience to future climate change.

2. The genes of all individuals belonging to the same species are not similar. 

3. The individuals belonging to the same species are capable of interbreeding. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q2.

With reference to Kharai camel, consider the following statements:

1. They are well-adapted to the marine ecosystems and cannot survive in dry-land ecosystems.

2. They have excellent swimming capacity in seawater and graze mainly on mangrove and other saline species.

3. They are found only in the state of Gujarat.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

With reference to the process of measurement of biodiversity, consider the following statements:

1. Low species evenness at a given site indicates that a few species dominate the site. 

2. As the environment changes, species best adapted to that environment becomes predominant. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

With reference to the status of biodiversity in India, consider the following statements:

1. India's contribution to the world’s biodiversity is approximately 8% of the total number of species.

2. Five of the thirty-six biodiversity hotspots in the world are in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q5.

To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, a region must

1. have at least 1,5000 vascular plants as endemics

2. must have lost 70% of its original natural vegetation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q6.

With reference to the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), consider the following statements:

1. It is a joint initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

2. It aims to protect the world's biodiversity hotspots.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. Conserving the animals and plants in their natural habitats is known as in-situ conservation. 

2. The reintroduction of Gangetic Gharial in the rivers of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan is an example of in-situ conservation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. Mangroves belong to the category of the tropical wetland rainforest ecosystem.

2. A mangrove ecosystem is the interface between terrestrial forests and aquatic marine ecosystems. 

3. West Bengal has the largest Mangrove cover in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q9.

Consider the following statements:

1. In terms of plant diversity, India ranks tenth in the world and fourth in Asia.

2. In India, the maximum diversity of fungi lies in the western Himalayas. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2