July 23, 2024

Environment Quiz: Day 35

Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
1. Basel Convention: Protection of Ozone layer
2. Rotterdam Convention: Regulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants
3. Stockholm Convention: Trans-boundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3
  • (D) None
Decomposers In grassland ecosystem the pyramid of energy is
  • (A) Inverted
  • (B) Upright
  • (C) Inverted or upright
  • (D) None of the above
Which of these conventions is/are Rio conventions?
1. UN Framework convention on Climate change
2. Convention on Biological diversity
3. Vienna Convention on Ozone Depleting substances
4. Stockholm Convention on President organic pollutants
5. UN Convention to combat Desertification
  • (A) 1, 2 and 4 only
  • (B) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 5 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?
Wetlands - State
1. Nalsarovar - Himachal Pradesh
2. Point Calimere - Punjab
3. Ashtamudi - Gujarat
4. Chandertal - Andhra Pradesh
  • (A) 1 and 4 only
  • (B) 1, 2 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • (D) None
Consider the following statements about invasive species:
1. Invasive species are plants only
2. These species may disrupt by dominating a region, wilderness areas or wild land-urban interface land
Which of these statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 2
  • (D) None.
Consider the following
1. Biodiversity hotspots are located only in tropical regions.
2. India has four biodiversity hotspots i.e., the Himalayas, the Western Ghats, the Indo-Burma region and the Sundaland (Includes Nicobar group of Islands).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None
In which one among the following categories of protected areas in India are local people not allowed to collect and use the biomass?
  • (A) Biosphere Reserves
  • (B) National Parks
  • (C) Wetlands declared under Ramsar Convention
  • (D) Wildlife Sanctuaries
Which of these species is/are found in the Western Ghats?
1. Lion-tailed Macaque
2. Balloon frog
3. NilgiriTahr
4. Giant squirrel
  • (A) 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (D) All of these species are found in the Western Ghats
Which of the following convention aims to regulate international trade of wildlife samples?
  • (A) Bonn Convention
  • (B) Ramsar Convention
  • (C) CITES Convention
  • (D) Vienna Convention
Which of these is not one of the three main objectives of the Convention on biodiversity?
  • (A) To share the benefits of biodiversity fairly and equitably
  • (B) To discover more species and assess their global conservation status
  • (C) To conserve biodiversity
  • (D) To use biodiversity in a sustainable way
Consider the following:
1. Carbon dioxide
2.Oxides of Nitrogen
3. Oxides of Sulphur
Which of the above is/are the emission/ emissions from coal combustion at thermal power plants?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following can accelerate the global warming?
1. Rice cultivation.
2. Cattle breeding.
3. Melting of permafrost in the Arctic region.
  • (A) 1 & 3 only.
  • (B) 1 & 2 only.
  • (C) 2 & 3 only.
  • (D) 1, 2 & 3.
Consider the following kinds of organisms
1) Bat
2) Bee
3) Bird
Which of the above is/are pollinating agent/agents?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropical deciduous forest. This is because
  • (A) The soil of rain forest is deficient in nutrients
  • (B) Propagules of the trees in a rain forest have poor viability
  • (C) The rain forest species are slow-growing
  • (D) Exotic species invade the fertile soil of rain forest.
Which one of the following terms describes not only the physical space occupied by an organism, but also its functional role in the community of organisms?
  • (A) Ecotone
  • (B) Ecological niche
  • (C) Habitat
  • (D) Home range

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