Science Biology MCQ-239

General Science-Biology Practice Test for RBI, NDA, SSC, CivilsPrelims, CDS, UPPSC, UPSC, JPSC Exams

Species listed in Red Data book are


The percentage of land area covered under forest according to Indian Forest policy is


An in-situ method of conservation is


BOD is a measure of


Main cause of extinction of species from tropics is


Hot spots of biodiversity are area with


Organisation on responsible for maintain Red data book is


Which one is not endangered


If at high attitudes, birds became rare, plants likely to disappear are


Important components of biodiversity are


Which pair of geographical area shows maximum diversity in our country ?


Hot spot area of India occur in


Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways


Which one of the following is not a site for in-situ method of conservation of flora ?


The ‘Red Data Books’ published by the International Union for conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) contain list of

1.Endemic plant and animal species present in the biodiversity hotspots
2. Threated plant and animal species
Protected sites for conservation of nature and natural resources in various countries

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Polar bears are carnivores and prey on many arctic birds and fish. However, under natural conditions, no one found polar bears predating any penguin. This is because


Which of the following is the smallest bird ?


The Coral reefs are the marine counterpart of


Development of the natural systems is described as


Which one of the following strongly threatens biodiversity ?


Fish can survive inside a frozen lake, because


Which one of the following groups of animals belongs to the category of endangered species ?


How does National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) help in protecting the Indian agriculture ?

1.NBA checks the biopiracy and protects the indigenous and traditional genetic resources.
2. NBA directly monitors and supervises the scientific research on genetic modification of crop plants.
3. Application for Intellectual Property Rights related to genetic/biological resources cannot be made without the approval of NBA.

Which of the statements given above is / are correct ?


Consider the following protected areas :

1. Bandipur
3. Manas

Which of the above are declared Tiger Reserves ?


Which of the following can be threats to the biodiversity of a geographical area ?

1. Global warming
2. Fragmentation of habitat
3. Invasion of alien species
4. Promotion of vegetarianism

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