General Science MCQ-58


Which type of succession would probably result after a prescribed burn of mature Jack Pine in northern Michigan?


What is the term for the maximum number of individuals that an area can support indefinitely?


Which of the following represents the most complex level?


Which of the following lists include only abiotic environmental factors?


In whitetail deer populations in Michigan, individuals most often show a ____ pattern of dispersion,


All of the organisms living in a particular area make up


An organism’s ”tropic” level refers to ______.


The niche of an animal is best defined as?


Alichen is actually composed of two organisms


The term used for the conservation of ecosystems and natural habitats and the maintenance and recovery of viable populations of species in their natural surroundings is


Project Tiger, a programme to maintain a viable population of tigers in the country and to chalk out areas for their habitat, was launched in the year


Sea turtles are called living fossils for they have been on the earth in their present form for over 150 million years. of the five species of sea turtles found in the waters of the Indian subcontinent, which is the most populous species?


The Giant Panda is the official symbol of the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature). In which country is this animal found?


The Gir forest was declared a protected area to ensure the safety of this animal and to protect its last habitat. This forest in Gujarat is famous for


An endangered animal, the Elephas maximus is now predominantly found in the protected wildlife sanctuaries and national parks of Kerala, Karnataka, and Orissa. ^ common name is


One of the following bird species was thought to be extinct but has been rediscovered in India by the BNHS (Bombay Natural History Society) in Name the species.


Which of the following species of rhinoceros is said to be the most critically endangered species.


Mangroves are salt-tolerant forest ecosystems. Name the largest mangrove forests in the world that constitute 7% of the world’s mangroves, house a variety of wildlife sanctuaries, and are also a potential site to harness tidal energy.


This state with the largest forest cover in the country is also the second-richest in mineral deposits. Its forests are being destroyed due to effects of open-cast mining of coal, iron ore, bauxite, and copper. Name it.


There are three kinds of deserts in India: sand desert, salt desert, and cold desert. One of the states has a cold desert. Name it.


Evergreen forests in India house the most diverse species of plants and animals in the country and have two of the biodiversity hotspots of the world. Which of the f olio wing is NOT a region of evergreen forests in India?


The following pollutant is not contained in the vehicular exhaust emissions:


Environmentalfriendlinessofavehiclecouldbemeasured by the amount of pollutants it emits per passenger per kilometer travelled. Rate the environmental friendliness (1 = best & 4 = worst) of the following vehicles as per this criterion:
Car : scooter : bus : bicycle


Diesel exhaust is the main source of three highly toxic pollutants that have a widespread impact on the urban air quality and human health. Name them


Earlier, leaded petrol used to be the most widespread, though easily preventable, source of urban air pollution in the world. According to WHO (World Health Organization), 15- million children in the developing countries are already suffering from permanent brain damage due to lead poisoning. Why is tetra-ethyl lead added to petrol?