Current affairs/Environment, Ecology Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
About which of the following Frit Staal said, it is the Rigveda set to music.

1.Samveda

2.Atharvaveda

3.Yajurveda

4.Aranayaks


Question:
By which of the following is Hinduism defined?

1.Six darsanas (philosophies)

2.Two schools

3.Four major modern currents

4.All of the above


Question:
Dancing Deer is found in which of the following states of India?

1.Gujarat

2.Manipur

3.Tamil Nadu

4.Jammu & Kashmir


Question:
Green Climate Fund was proposed in which of the following environment conferences?

1.2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference

2.2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference

3.2010 G 20 Seoul summit

4.None of them


Question:
How many number of the Biogeographic zones are present in India?

1.4

2.8

3.10

4.15


Question:
How many vows do Jains take while practicing Jainism?

1.Five

2.Four

3.Six

4.Seven


Question:
In India, the Eastern swamp deer (Rucervus duvaucelii ranjitsinhi), is currently found only in

1.Manas National Park

2.Kaziranga National Park

3.Namdapha National Park

4.Wandur National Park


Question:
In which of the following cases, the ecological pyramid is never inverted?

1.Pyramid of energy

2.Pyramid of biomass

3.Pyramid of numbers

4.Pyramid of species richness


Question:
In which of the following forests Chilauni, Indian chestnut, birch, plum, machilus, cinnamomum, litsea are found?

1.Tropical wet evergreen forests

2.Tropical moist deciduous forests

3.Montane Wet temperate forests

4.Sub tropical Dry evergreen forests


Question:
In which of the following type of biotic interaction one species benefits and the other is unaffected?

1.Commensalism

2.Competition

3.Mutualism

4.Predation


Question:
In which of the following Upnishads  is the practice of pranayama mentioned ?

1.Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

2.Shvetashvatara upanishad

3.Brahmasutra upanishad

4.Chandogya Upanishad


Question:
Largest National park in North East India is located at?

1.Assam

2.Mizoram

3.Arunachal Pradesh

4.Nagaland


Question:
Lichens, which are capable of initiating ecological succession even on a bare rock, are actually a symbiotic association of 

1.algae and bacteria

2.algae and fungi

3.bacteria and fungi

4.fungi and mosses


Question:
Lion-tailed Macaque is found in which of the following regions?

1.Eastern Himalayas

2.North East India

3.Eastern Ghats

4.Western Ghats


Question:
One of the major objectives of the National Water Mission is to increase the water use efficiency by 20%. Which among the following is the correct definition of the water use efficiency?

1.Increase the ground water level by proper management of rainwater

2.To make the irrigation facilities to maximum crop areas

3.To save water from evaporation and runoff or subsurface drainage

4.To make bodies of water clean and usable for drinking purpose


Question:
The birds not have respiratory trouble at the time of flying at high altitude. What is the reason for this?

1.The size of lungs of birds is larger in comparison to their body

2.At higher altitudes birds fly inactively

3.Birds have extra air sacs

4.None of the above is a correct reason


Question:
The concepts of Brahman (ultimate reality) and Atman (soul, self) are central ideas in which of the following Hindu religious books?

1.Vedas

2.Upnishadas

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question:
The highest Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) can be expected in ?

1.A running river

2.A running polluted river

3.Treated Municipal waste water

4.Untreated Municipal waste water


Question:
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is headquartered at which of the following places?

1.London

2.Geneva

3.Hague

4.Washington D.C.


Question:
The Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary (LBS) is located in which state of India?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Odisha

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Jharkhand


Question:
The Satpura National Park (SNP) is located in which district of Madhya Pradesh?

1.Jabalpur district

2.Hoshangabad district

3.Indore district

4.Chhindwara district


Question:
Vaisesika  school of Hinduism accepts which of the following as reliable means to knowledge?

1.perception and inference

2.observation and discussion

3.discussion and interaction

4.inference and study


Question:
What is Malathion?

1.A pigment

2.A Vitamin

3.A Pesticide

4.An explosive


Question:
What is the IUCN status of Grauers gorilla?

1.Endangered

2.Critically Endangered

3.Threatened

4.Near Threatened


Question:
What is the most common and basic prayer of Jainism?

1.Satkara

2.Puruskar

3.amokara

4.Sataachaar


Question:
Which among the following crops would enrich the Nitrogen content in the soil?

1.Potato

2.Sorghum

3.Sunflower

4.Pea


Question:
Which among the following is correct ?

1.Except the buffer zones there is no Biotic interference in National Park, Biosphere Reserve & Sanctuary

2.Except the buffer zones there is no Biotic interference in National Park & Biosphere Reserve

3.Except the buffer zones there is no Biotic interference in National Park only

4.None of the above


Question:
Which among the following is key faunal species that is being conserved and monitored in Dachigam National Park ?

1.Musk Deer

2.Golden Oriole

3.Yellow throated Marten

4.Hangul or Kashmir Stag


Question:
Which among the following is known as the earliest example of Panchayatana style of temple?

1.Dashavatara temple at Deogarh

2.Temple at Pathari

3.Shatrughneshwara temple at Bhubaneshwar

4.Lakshmana temple at Sirpur


Question:
Which among the following is not correctly matched?

1.Dampa Sanctuary to Mizoram

2.Valmiki Reserve to Bihar

3.Rohla National park to Himachal Pradesh

4.Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary to Rajasthan


Question:
Which among the following is responsible for depletion of Ozone?

1.Carbon monoxide

2.Carbon dioxide

3.Chlorofluoro carbon

4.Mercuric oxide


Question:
Which of the following Award is given for significant contribution in the field of wildlife protection and is recognised for having shown exemplary courage or having done exemplary work for the protection of wildlife?

1.Amrita Devi Bishnoi Wildlife Protection Award

2.Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Conservation Award

3.Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar

4.None of the above


Question:
Which of the following is considered as the Veda of the melodies and chants?

1.Samaveda

2.Yajurveda

3.Rigveda

4.Atharvaveda


Question:
Which of the following is not a feature of the Eutrophic lakes?

1.They are generally occupied by blooms

2.They have high plant nutrient flux

3.They have low primary productivity

4.They are dominated by blue green algae


Question:
Which of the following is not a primary greenhouse gas found in earths atmosphere?

1.Carbon dioxide

2.Methane

3.Water vapour

4.Nitrogen oxides (NOx)


Question:
Which of the following is the oldest Upnishadas?

1.Shvetashvatara upanishad

2.Brihadaranyaka upanishad

3.Mukhya upanishad

4.Brahmasutra upanishad


Question:
Which of the following is the result of rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide in oceanic chemistry?

1.Salinity will increase

2.salinity will decrease

3.pH will increase

4.pH will increase


Question:
Which of the following is the study of the interactions among a collections of species that inhabit the same geographic area?

1.Ecosystem ecology

2.Community ecology

3.Population ecology

4.None of the above


Question:
Which of the following is true about Ecological diversity?

1.It refers to the variety of ecosystems present in a geographical region

2.It refers to the variety of niches present in a region

3.It refers to the climate diversity present over a wide geographical region

4.None of the above is true


Question:
Which of the following is/are the harmful effect of lead?

1.Breakdown of nervous system

2.Cancer

3.Digestive problems

4.All of the above


Question:
Which of the following pollutants is the major reason behind adverse affect on the white marbles of Taj Mahal?

1.Black carbon

2.Nitrogen oxides

3.Brown carbon

4.Sulphur dioxide


Question:
Which of the following proposed the term Ecosystem?

1.E. Hartigan

2.Tansley

3.G. Tailor

4.D.R. Stoddart


Question:
Which of the following whales can be easily identified by the white calluses on their heads?

1.Humpback Whale

2.Antarctic Minke Whales

3.North Atlantic Right Whale

4.None of the above


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

1.Snow Leapord, Asian Black Bear, Himalayan Palm Civet, Western Hoolock Gibbon

2.Snow Leapord, Olive Ridley Turtle, Gharial, Indian Rhinoceros

3.Snow Leapord, Red panda, Western Hoolock Gibbon, Golden Langur

4.Pygmy Hog, Red Panda, Golden Langur, Indian Star Tortoise


Question:
Who is regarded as the first tirthankar of Jainism?

1.Rishabhanatha

2.Parshvanatha

3.Mahavira

4.Kashinath


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