GS(UPSC): Environment, Ecology, and Biodiversity

This is an MCQ-based quiz for UPSC, SSC, and other Government Exams.

An ecosystem is a collection of living and non-living organisms and their interaction with each other. Ecological biodiversity refers to the variations in the plant and animal species living together and connected by food chains and food webs. It is the diversity observed among the different ecosystems in a region.

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The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (AWS) is located in which state?

Karnataka Kerala Telangana Andhra Pradesh

The Nokrek National Park (NNS) is located in which state?

Arunachal Pradesh Meghalaya Jammu & Kashmir Sikkim

In which state is located Manas sanctuary?

Assam Bihar Uttarakhand Tamil Nadu

The relationship between water fern Azolla and cyanobacterium Anabaena is :

Symbiotic Mutualistic Commensalism Proto-Cooperation

Which of the following Environmentalists first gave the concept of Biodiversity ‘hotspots’ ?

Gaylord Nelson Norman Myers John Muir Julia “Butterfly” Hill

The Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA) does not authorize the States give the Gram Sabhas power to regulate and restrict which of the following?

Sale/consumption of liquor Minor Forest Produce Identify the beneficiary of the schemes Manage mineral resources

The colonization of an area that has not been previously occupied by an ecological community is called:

primary succession secondary succession tertiary succession cyclic succession

The ‘Red Data Book’ is the documentation of rare and endangered species belonging to which of the following?

  1. Animals

  1. Plants

  2. Fungi

    Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Only 1

1 and 2

2 and 3

1, 2 and 3

Which among the following results in the conservation of the water?

  1. Wastewater treatment

  2. Wasteland Development

  3. Meat export

    Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Only 1

Only 1 & 2

Only 1 & 3

1, 2 & 3

Green bonds:

  1. are used to fund projects, which mitigate climate change and emission reduction.

  2. issuing do not require consultation paper for disclosure requirements for companies.

  3. earn low yield, but are less risky compared to other bonds.

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

1 Only

1 and 2 Only

1 and 3 Only

1, 2 and 3

Quiz/Test Summary
Title: GS(UPSC): Environment, Ecology, and Biodiversity
Questions: 10
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