Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  The Lahugala Kitulana National Park is located in which country?

a. India
b. Sri Lanka
c. Bhutan
d. Bangladesh


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The Lahugala Kitulana National Park is one of the smallest national parks in Sri Lanka. Despite its land area, the park is an important habitat for Sri Lankan elephant and endemic birds of Sri Lanka. It is home to Endemic toque macaque, Sri Lanka leopard, Indian muntjac, Sri Lankan axis deer, Sri Lankan sambar deer, Indian pangolin, Indian hare, etc.
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MCQs:  The Montreal Protocol was signed to phase out use of CHCs and HCFCs and replace them with HFCs. What advantage(s) is / are offered by HFCs over CHCs and HCFCs? 1. HFCs are ozone friendly in comparison to CHCs and HCFCs 2. HFCs are not proved to posses potential to contribute to global warming 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:  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:  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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