Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  What is the IUCN status of Irrawaddy Dolphin?

a. Endangered
b. Critically Endangered
c. Threatened
d. Vulnerable


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The IUCN status of Irrawaddy Dolphin is endangered. They are mainly found in three rivers — the Ayeyarwady in Myanmar, the Mahakam in Indonesian Borneo and the Mekong — and coastal areas of South and Southeast Asia.
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MCQs:  Paris Agreement was signed in which of the following year?
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MCQs:  What was the first commitment period of Kyoto Protocol?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA)? 1. It is a voluntary scheme. 2. It was conceived by TERI and developed jointly with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. 3. Its objective is to help design green buildings and help in the evaluation of the ‘greenness’ of the buildings. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following banks partnered with UNEP to establish and run the Indian Solar Loan Programme? 1) The Canara bank 2) The Syndicate Bank Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following instrument is used to record the earthquake wave?
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MCQs:  The University of Nalanda was set up by which Gupta ruler?
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MCQs:  Who was the founder of Yoga philosophy?
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MCQs:  Who among the following preached the doctrine of “One religion, one caste and one God for mankind“?
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