Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  Which of the following has been banned from being used in detergents in most parts of the world?

a. Sulphates
b. Phosphates
c. Nitrates
d. Carbonates


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Use of Detergent phosphates cause disastrous algal blooms in water, thus, polluting the environment. Use of phosphates in detergents has been banned in many countries.
MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct? 1. Mangroves grow in oxygen rich water logged soil which consist of Hydrogen Sulphide. 2. Some of the mangroves are included in IUCN Red List. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct? 1. The level of organic matter present in water is known as biological oxygen demand. 2. Greater BOD, lesser is the polluting potential. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct regarding Coral Reefs? 1) Coral is actually a living animal 2) Coral has a symbiotic relationship with ‘zooxanthellae Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following are the effects of Eutrophication? 1. Eutrophication creates a detritus layer in the ponds & lakes and produces successively shallower depth of surface water. 2. The water body is eventually reduced into marsh whose plant community is transformed from an aquatic environment to recognizable terrestrial ecosystem. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  What is the IUCN status of Galápagos Penguin?
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MCQs:  What is the IUCN status of Green Turtle?
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MCQs:  What is the IUCN status of Irrawaddy Dolphin?
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MCQs:  “Panthera onca” refers to which of the following?
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MCQs:  Which of the following whales can be easily identified by the white calluses on their heads?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct about Central American spider monkey? 1. It is a species of is a species of spider monkey. 2. It is found in Central America and parts of Mexico and Colombia. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Rio Summit, Rio Conference, Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro in which of the following years?
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MCQs:  The ‘Aichi Targets’ were adopted by which of the following?
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MCQs:  Which of the following lists species that are not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled?
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MCQs:  Man and the Biosphere Programme was started in which of the following year?
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MCQs:  Biosphere Reserve network was established in which of the following year?
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct about Indian Biodiversity? 1. India accounts for nearly 10% of the recorded species. 2. India ranks seventh in mammals, ninth in birds and fifth in reptiles in case of species richness. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following biomes are present in India? 1. Tropical Humid Forests 2. Tropical Dry or Deciduous Forests 3. Warm deserts and semi-deserts 4. Coniferous forests and 5. Alpine meadows Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  International Plant Protection Convention is headquartered at which of the following places
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MCQs:  Which of the following are the features of Aves? 1. They are warm blooded 2. They have feathers and wings 3. They lay eggs Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements are correct about Annelids? 1. The bodies of Annelids are divided into segments. 2. They have four limbs. 3. Their internal organs are very well developed. Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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