Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

With reference to the Western Ghats, consider the following statements:

1. It traverses through five states.

2. It is one of the world’s eight ‘hottest hotspots’ of biological diversity.

3. It covers about 5.8% of India's total landmass. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q2

Consider the following pairs:

(Biodiversity Heritage Site & State) 

1. Naro Hills: Madhya Pradesh

2. Purvatali Rai: Ladakh 

3. Chilkigarh Kanak Durga: Odisha 

4. Glory of Allapalli: Maharashtra

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

Q3

With reference to Biodiversity Heritage Sites, consider the following statements:

1. They are declared under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 (BDA).

2. These sites are kept free from human pressures except research and educational activities. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q4

 In which one the following States is Kawal Tiger Reserve located?

 

Q5

Consider the following pairs:

National Parks & Rare species

1. Kaziranga: Wild Buffalo

2. Namdapha: Musk deer

3. Periyar: Elephants

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

Q6

Which one of the following best describes the term 'Umbrella species'?

 

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. An area of land where the soil is saturated with moisture seasonally cannot be termed as a wetland. 

2. Chilika Lake was designated the first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q8

Recently, India has added 10 more wetlands to sites protected by the Ramsar Convention. Which one of the following is not listed among those 10 new sites?

 

Q1.

With reference to the Western Ghats, consider the following statements:

1. It traverses through five states.

2. It is one of the world’s eight ‘hottest hotspots’ of biological diversity.

3. It covers about 5.8% of India's total landmass. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

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

Consider the following pairs:

(Biodiversity Heritage Site & State) 

1. Naro Hills: Madhya Pradesh

2. Purvatali Rai: Ladakh 

3. Chilkigarh Kanak Durga: Odisha 

4. Glory of Allapalli: Maharashtra

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

a) 1 and 4 only
b) 3 and 4 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
Q3.

With reference to Biodiversity Heritage Sites, consider the following statements:

1. They are declared under the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 (BDA).

2. These sites are kept free from human pressures except research and educational activities. 

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.

 In which one the following States is Kawal Tiger Reserve located?

 

a) Telangana
b) Chhattisgarh
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Madhya Pradesh
Q5.

Consider the following pairs:

National Parks & Rare species

1. Kaziranga: Wild Buffalo

2. Namdapha: Musk deer

3. Periyar: Elephants

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

 

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q6.

Which one of the following best describes the term 'Umbrella species'?

 

a) A pioneer species which is the first to colonize barren environments.
b) A species whose conservation results in many other species being conserved.
c) A species that will remain essentially unchanged in terms of species composition for as long as a site remains undisturbed.
d) A species with the highest amount of biomass in an ecosystem.
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. An area of land where the soil is saturated with moisture seasonally cannot be termed as a wetland. 

2. Chilika Lake was designated the first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

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.

Recently, India has added 10 more wetlands to sites protected by the Ramsar Convention. Which one of the following is not listed among those 10 new sites?

 

a) Beas Conservation Reserve in Punjab
b) Parvati Agra in Uttar Pradesh
c) Nandur Madhameshwar in Maharashtra
d) Sibsagar Lake in Assam