Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  Ozone layer is found in which of the following ?

a. Troposphere
b. Stratosphere
c. Exosphere
d. Thermosphere


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The ozone layer is a region of Earth’s stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation that may cause skin cancer. It contains high concentrations of ozone (O3) in relation to other parts of the atmosphere. Stratospheric Ozone is not harmful, but its presence on land it is harmful.
MCQs:  Identify the fauna of India with the following information: 1.This animal is widely found in Himalayan Foothills in India, Nepal and Bhutan along with some other countries 2.This animal is considered to be most talented climbers among the cats, it can climb upside down and hang from branches with its hind feet 3.It is smallest of the world’s big cats Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following is / are advantages of preservation of biodiversity? 1: It helps in isolation of unique genetic material so it can be incorporated into existing crops 2: It helps in increasing the chances of discovering organisms with medicinal value 3: It helps in prevention of natural selection 4: In helps in finding new plants that can supplement the world’s food supply Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  In recent times, the Wildlife and zoo managers have focussed on conserving endangered species such as Nilgiris Tahr, Nilgiris Langur and Lion Tailed Macaques (LTMs), which are on the verge of becoming extinct. What is / are advantages of the Captive Breeding Programme? 1.It eliminated the need to preserve critical habitats. 2.It is comparatively easy for highly mobile species such as migratory birds 3.It can be used to enhance the genetic diversity Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  With reference to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) , which among the following is a correct statement?
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MCQs:  The Bio-digester technology can solve the open defecation problem faced by India and contribute to Swachh Bharat Mission. Which among the following is / are features of Bio-digester developed by DRDO? 1. It requires no drainage system or sewage treatment plant 2. It requires periodic charging with anaerobic bacterial inoculums if it is in regular use 3. It produces green energy Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following endangered fauna of India: 1: Nilgiri Mystus 2: Sociable Lapwing 3: Pygmy hog Which among the above is / are mammals?
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MCQs:  Which of the following are endangered bird species of India: 1. Narcondam hornbill 2. Himalayan quail 3. Nicobar flying fox 4. House Sparrow Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  The environmental change can present rapid and destructive influences on populations by causing: 1. Forced migration 2. Competition and conflict for natural resources 3. Political destabilization Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  The National Green Tribunal has been given original and appellate jurisdiction on which among the following maters? 1. Water related matters 2. Air related matters 3. Forest related matters 4. Biodiversity related matters 5. Mining related Matters Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following fauna: 1: Common Crow 2: Fruit bats 3: Mice 4: Peacock Which of the above have been specified as vermin under Wildlife Protection Act-1972?
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MCQs:  Consider the following pairs: 1: Nitrate contamination in groundwater – Blue baby syndrome 2: Increase in Arsenic content of groundwater – Carcinogenic to humans 3: High sulphur content in groundwater – Common cause of acute diarrhea in children Which of the above is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Which of the following has been banned from being used in detergents in most parts of the world?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about Zila Swachh Bharat Preraks (ZSBPs): 1: These are professionals who will provide their “technical and management support” in identified districts for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2: The programme is being implemented with joint effort of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Tata trust Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about the Sustainable Action for Climate-Resilient Development (SACReD) Project started by the Assam Government: 1: The project is funded by the French government 2: The project envisages the Majuli river island district to become the first-ever carbon-neutral district of the country by 2020 Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements: 1: The lowest boiling point among alkanes is of methane 2: The boiling point of butane is equal to melting point of water 3: The most produced organic compound in the world is Ethylene 4: Of all the fossil fuels, natural gas causes minimum pollution Which among the above statements is / are correct?
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MCQs:  With reference to the fauna of India, what is Southern Birdwing?
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MCQs:  The Leq symbol is used in measuring which of the following kinds of pollutions?
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MCQs:  Grasslands found in Africa are called-
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MCQs:  Under which of the following categories zooplanktons can be categorized?
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MCQs:  These forests are categorized by the moderate climate, trees having particular leaves shedding season, podozolic soil and fairly uniform rainfall. Which among the following is that type of forest?
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