Biodiversity and Conservation MCQ

1. How many biogeographic does India have?

  1. 5
  2. 6
  3. 8
  4. 10

2. Lime is generally added to _____ soil

  1. Salty
  2. Dry
  3. Alkaline
  4. Acidic

3. _______ has the maximum genetic diversity in India

  1. Potato
  2. Tea
  3. Mango
  4. Teak

4. _________ is one of the most prevalent hotspots of biodiversity in India

  1. Himalayas
  2. Western Ghats
  3. Ganges
  4. None of the above

5. Galápagos finches are a good example of ____________

  1. Extinction
  2. Heterochromia
  3. Island gigantism
  4. Adaptive radiation

6. ______ is one of the least porous soils

  1. Peat Soil
  2. Loam
  3. Clayey soil
  4. None of the above

7. ___________ is a non-renewable resource

  1. Crude oil
  2. Uranium
  3. Hot spring
  4. Silica

8. __________ is an example of an ex-situ conservation.

  1. Sacred groves
  2. Wildlife sanctuary
  3. Seed bank
  4. National park

9. __________ is not generally seen in biodiversity hotspots.

  1. Endemism
  2. Species richness
  3. Loss of diversity
  4. Lesser interspecific competition.

 10. ___________ occurs when the death of the last individual in a species occurs.

  1. Adaptation
  2. Phylogenic diversity 
  3. Speciation
  4. Extinction

11. ____________ is defined as an ecological state of a species being unique to a specific geographic location.

  1. Exotic species
  2. Endemic species
  3. Ecosystem
  4. None of the above

12._________ is the forest cover to be maintained as per the National Forest Policy (1988)

  1. 67% for hills & 33% for plains 
  2. 37% for hills & 11% for plains
  3. 17% for hills & 23% for plains
  4. None of the above

13. ___________ is defined as the number of species represented in a specific region, landscape or an ecological community.

  1. Coevolution
  2. Commensalism
  3. Species richness
  4. Population density

14. Global warming can be controlled by _____________

  1. Reducing solid waste
  2. Reducing water wastage
  3. Burning human-generated waste
  4. Reducing fossil fuel consumption 

15. _______ is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank 

  1. Species
  2. Genus
  3. Class
  4. Order

16. Which of the following animals is now extinct?

  1. Tasmanian tiger 
  2. Tasmanian devil
  3. Pademelon
  4. Quoll

Answer Keys for Biodiversity and Conservation MCQ

1 – 4

2 – 4

3 – 3

4 – 2

5 – 4

6 – 3

7 – 4

8 – 3

9 – 4

10 -4 

11 -2

12 – 1

13 – 3

14 – 4

15 – 1

16 – 1

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