Environment MCQs Day 1 Questions

Environment question for 09/04/2018

 

1 Why are night blooming flowers are mostly white in colour?

(A) To attract the insects for pollination

(B) To reflect the moonlight

(C) Both (A) and (B)

(D) None of the Above

 

2 Which of the below-mentioned animals undergo Aestivation

  1. Earthworms
  2. Bats
  3. Crocodiles
  4. Frogs and Toads
 

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(B) 1 and 4 only

(C) 1, 3 and 4

(D) 2 and 3 only

 

3 In order to survive in Cold winter, Tundra vegetation adopt certain features to survive, consider the following statements in this regard

  1. Plants are dark in colour to absorb solar heat
  2. No leaves or small leaves
  3. Grow in clumps to protect one another from the wind and Cold
  4. Covered with hair which helps keep them warm
 

Which of the above mentioned is/are Correct?

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(B) 2, 3 and 4

(C) 3 and 4 only

(D) 1, 3 and 4

 

4 Which of the animals mentioned below are examples of ectotherms?

  1. Goldfish
  2. Lizard
  3. Frog
 

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 1 and 2

(B) 3 only

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

5 Consider the following statements:

  1. Gross primary productivity of an ecosystem is the rate of production of organic matter during photosynthesis.
  2. Net primary productivity minus respiration losses (R), is the Secondary productivity
 

Which of the above-mentioned statements is/are NOT correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

6 Consider the following statements on Ecological Pyramid

  1. Pyramid of number can be either upright or inverted
  2. Pyramid of Biomass is always upright
  3. Pyramid of energy can be either upright or inverted
 

Which of the statements given above is/are Correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 2

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

7 Consider the following statements on Ecological succession

  1. In ecological succession, there is a definite point of the beginning but not a definite ending
  2. The process of succession can be altered only by nature
  3. Succession starts with a place where no living organism found is called primary succession
 

Which of the statements given above is/are Correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

8 Consider the following statements on Grazing food chain and Detritus food chain

  1. Grazing food chain gets energy from the sun
  2. Detritus food chain gets energy from the soil
  3. Both the food chain helps in fixing inorganic nutrients
 

Which of the statements given above is/are Correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3

(D) 1, 2 and 3

 

9 Which of the following have Mangrove forest?

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Gulf of Kutch
  3. Gulf of Mannar
  4. Sunderbans
 

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) 2 and 3 only

(B) 1, 2 and 4 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

10 The flow of energy from lower to higher trophic level in the ecosystem is mainly explained by

  1. First law of thermodynamics
  2. The second law of thermodynamics
  3. Third law of thermodynamics
 

Select the correct answer using the following Code:

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 3 only

(D) Both 1 and 2

 

11 Consider the following statements about Attracting and retaining youth in agriculture scheme:

 

  1. The scheme is implemented via Krishi Vigyan Kendras.
  2. Under the scheme, training is given in Apiary, Mushroom, Seed Processing, Soil testing only.
Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

 

12 The Malimath committee often seen in the news is related to which of the following:

 

(A) Reforms in the Criminal justice system

(B) Reforms in provisions of the fifth schedule

(C) Reforms in the appointment of a governor

(D) Reforms in funding of elections

13 Consider the following statements regarding Mission Fingerling:

 

  1. It is a programme to enable holistic development and management of poultry sector in India.
  2. The mission aims to achieve the target to enhance poultry production from 10.79 mmt (2014-15) to 15 mmt by 2020-21 under the pink
Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 2 Only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

14 Which of the following are the features of Transgender person s bill:

 

  1. The bill aims to set up National and state commissions for transgender persons to protect their rights on the lines of National commission for women
  2. The bill aims to provide reservation for transgender persons in matters of employment and education
Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 2 Only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) None of the above

15 Which of the following are the objectives of National Food security mission:

 

  1. NFSM aims to increase the production of rice, wheat, pulses and Coarse Cereals through area expansion and productivity enhancement
  2. It aims to restore soil fertility and productivity
  3. It aims to create employment opportunities and enhance farm level economy.

Choose the correct answer from the following code:

(A) 1 Only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 2 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

 

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  • Be sure to mention the date first.
  • Mention question number followed by option
Example:
  • Date: 26/03/2018
  • Answer: 1 a, 2c, 3d, 4a, 5c, 6d, 7a, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11b, 12d, 13a, 14b, 15d.
 

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