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A species spread over a large tract with varied environmental

conditions will have
a) higher genetic diversity
b) uniform gene pool
c) little genetic diversity
d) both (2) and (3)
2. Plants comprise not more than
a) 20 per cent of the total species
b) 22 per cent of the total
c) 32 per cent of the total species
d) 30 per cent of the total
3. New approach to conservation is the establishment of
a) sanctuaries
b) biosphere reserves c) national park d)
reserve forests
4. Ex situ conservation is the term applied to
a) protection of biosphere reserves
b) creation of wildlife
c) prevention of poaching in protected forests
d) breeding of endangered species in zoological parks
5. The Siberian crane from Russia is a regular visitor to the bird
sanctuary in one of the following place in india.
a) lallbagh, Bangalore
b) Vendanthgol sanctuary,
Tamil Nadu
c) Ranganathittis sactuary, Karnataka
d) Bharatpur sanctuary,
6. Which protected animal is the logo/symbol of WWF-N?
a) lion
b) polar baer
c) tiger
d) panda
7. How many megadiversity countries are there is the world?
a) 12
b) 21
c) 24
d) 8
8. In the IUCN red book which category has maximum extinction of
species in the last 500 years?
a) vertebrates
b) invertebrates c) plants
d) birds
9. Who gave the Rivet popper hypothesis?
a) E.P.Odum
b) Ram Deo Misrac) Paul Ehrlich
A. Tansley
Chipko movement was first led by
a) sundarlal Bahuguna
b) Rajiv Gandhi
c) Ramdev Mishra
d) Indra Gandhi
5 june is celebrated as
a) World Typhoid day
b) World AIDS day
c) World Environment day
d) World Tobacco day
The highest number of species in the world is represented by
a) Mosses
b) Algae
c) Lichens
d) Fungi
Which one of the following areas in india is a hotspot of
a) Gangetic Plan b) Sunderbans
c) Western Ghats d)
Eastern Ghats
Kaziranga wild life sanctuary is home for

a) golden langur b) waters birds

c) Rhino
d) porcupine
Which region on the planet earth is rich in species diversity
a) north pole
b) temperate region
c) tropical region d)
south pole
A normal component of environment which because pollutant
when its concentration crosses a threshold values is called
a) quantitative
b) qualitative pollutant
c) degradable pollutant
d) physical pollutant
Carbon monoxide is a pollutant as it
a) inactivates nerves and causes numbness
b) inhibits glycolysis
c) combines with oxygen and shifts oxygen dissociation curve
d) combines with haemoglobin and displaces oxygen
In almost all Indian metropolitan cities like Delhi major air
pollutant is
a) SPM
b) SOx
c) NOx
d) CO & CO2
A rain is called acid rain when its pH is usually
a) less than 7
b) less than 5
c) less than 4.6 d)
less than 2
Acid rain is due to increase in atmospheric concentration of
a) ozone and dust
b) CO2 and CO
c) SO3 and CO
d) SO2 and NO2
Ultraviolet rays in sunlight cause a reaction that produces the
a) CO
B) CH4
c) SO2
The Chernobyl disaster in the then USSR(now Ukraine) was
caused on 26.4.1986 by a
a) pesticide factory accident
b) nuclear factory accident
c) nuclear waste disposal
d) nuclear weapon
Ozone day is
a) January, 30
b) September, 16 c) april,21
December, 25
The first rate pollution monitor are
a) molluscs
b) butterflies
c) honey bee
Entry of sewage in water caused a spurt in the growth of algae
but killed fish due to
a) decrease in nutrients
b) reduction in light
c) depletion of oxygen
d) all of the above
Which is a useful indicator of Eutrophication?
a) BOD
b) CFC
c) DDT
d) 2,4-D
Jhuming ( shifting cultivation) requires
a) hung amount of fertilizers
b) long time for the
regeneration of soil

c) excessive soil erosion for crop production

d) very less
amount of fertilizers
A disease caused by eating fish contaminated by industrial
waste water containing mercury compounds ( Hgch) is known as
a) Hiroshima disease
b) Minamata disease
c) Brights disease
d) Osteoschlerosis
NEERI (preciously known as CPHERI) is
a) National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur
b) National Ecological and Environmental Research Institute, Pune
c) National Engenics and Ecological Research Institute, Mumbai
d) National Ethological and Ecological Research Institute, New Delhi
Due to attack of fumes of SO2 and H2SO4, the marble (CaCO3)
of Taj Mahal and Red stone of Red fort changed into calcium
sulphate which is bulky and causes
a) stone leprosy b) stone mosaic c) corrosion
d) none of