Static Quiz

Static Quiz 18th August

1. Which of the following activities will contribute to coral bleaching?
1. Acidification of oceans.
2. Rising sea surface temperature.
3. Uncontrolled Fishing.
4. Uncontrolled Navigation.

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2. Consider the following statements regarding Ecosystem:

1. Non-livingcomponentsoftheenvironment are not the part of ecosystem.
2. Edaphic factors are the components of ecosystem.
3. Biome is the form of sub continental ecosystem having similarity in vegetation.
4. Ecosystem is the structural and functional unit of the biosphere.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


3. Consider the following statements related to Biodiversity Hotspots:

1. Eastern Himalayas and Western Ghats are biodiversity hotspots in India.
2. The biodiversity hotspots are mostly confined to the tropical regions of the world.
3. Itrepresents regions thathaveexperienced considerable habitat loss but not present changing land use pattern.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?


4. For the protection of environment, Protected Area Network (PAN) is developed across the country. Which of the following is/ are correct about Protected Area Network (PAN) in India?

1. Wildlife Protection Act provides for declaration of Wildlife Sanctuary only and National Parks are declared under Environment Protection Act.
2. National Parks enjoy greater degree of protection than Wildlife Sanctuary.
3. National Parks are species centric and Wildlife Sanctuaries are region centric.

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5.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about Biosphere Reserve?

1. The entire Biosphere Reserve area prohibits the entry of humans.
2. Neither existing National Park nor Wildlife Sanctuary can be the part of Biosphere Reserve.

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