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Ecology and Environment

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1. Consider the following statements regarding forests in India:

  1. The total recorded forest area in India is more than the total forest cover.
  2. As per  State of Forest Report 2015 , India’s forest and tree cover has witnessed a sharp decrease.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

2. Consider the following statements regarding Rhino vision.

  1. It is implemented by assam government in cooperation with Bodo autonomous council.
  2. The first site of relocation is Kaziranga national park.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

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3. Which of the following gases are emitted from vehicle engines as a result of combustion of fuels?

  1. Nitrogen oxides
  2. Carbon monoxide
  3. Water vapor
  4. Carbon dioxide
  5. Sulfur dioxide

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 ,2 and 5 only
  2. 2 , 3 and 4 only
  3. 1 , 2 , 4 and 5 only
  4. All of the above gases are emitted

4. Which of the following legislations or rules are related to conservation of biodiversity?

  1. Forest Rights Act, 2006
  2. National Green Tribunal Act, 2010
  3. Customs Act, 1962
  4. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 2 only
  2. 2 , 3 and 4 only
  3. 1 , 2 and 3 only
  4. 1 , 2 , 3 and 4

5. Consider the following statements regarding Great Indian bustard:

  1. The bird is among the heaviest of the flying birds and its habitats include dry grasslands and scrubs.
  2. The bird has been categorized as critically endangered in IUCN red list.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

6. The Living Planet report is published by:

  1. United Nations Environment Programme
  2. World Wild Fund
  3. World Nature Organization (WNO)
  4. International Union for Conservation of Nature

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7. The reduction of a species to such low abundance that, although it is still present in the community, it no longer interacts significantly with other species is called as:

  1. Critically endangered
  2. Ecologically extinct
  3. Extinct in the wild
  4. Anthropogenic extinct

8. Consider the statements regarding United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED),

  1. It is also known as Rio Earth Summit.
  2. United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is a binding convention under UNCED.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

9. Consider the following statements regarding Animal Welfare Board of India:

  1. It is a statutory advisory body headed by the minister of Environment and Forests.
  2. The Board provides financial assistance to recognised Animal Welfare Organisations (AWOs).

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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10. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Global Environment  Facility?

  1. It is an intergovernmental body consists of Ministry of the environment from each party
  2. It is operating under the aegis of World Bank.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 and 2

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