OPSC Prelims-2022, GS: Answer Key - Download

Static Quiz

Static Quiz 21st August

1. Which of the following measures has/ have been taken in India for Wildlife Conservation?

1. A Global Tiger Forum of Tiger Range Countries has been created for addressing international issues related to tiger conservation.
2. Financial and technical assistance are provided to the State Governments under the ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Project Elephant’.
3. The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau has been set uptostrengthen the enforcement of law for control of poaching and illegal trade in wildlife and its products.

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2. Which of the following statements is/are correct about ex-situ conservation?

1. Ex-situ conservation helps in commercial improvement of a species through breeding activities and supply of genetically improved reproductive material.
2. Ex-situ conservation ensures the ongoing process of evolution and adaptation within their environments.
3. Captive breeding of animals with possible reintroduction into the wild is an example of ex-situ conservation.

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3. Which of the following statements is/are true about Animal Welfare Board of India?

1. It is a statutory body established under Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
2. It advises on design of slaughter houses and its maintenance.
3. It carries out the census of National Animal i.e. Royal Bengal Tiger.

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4. Identify the National park having the following characteristics:

1. It lies in the Central Crystalline belt of the Greater Himalayas.
2. The park is bounded on the north by the banks of Indus River and parts of Zaskar Range.
3. It is majorly protecting the Snow Leopards.

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5. Consider the following statements about Biodiversity Finance Initiative:

1. It is managed by the UNDP Ecosystems and Biodiversity Programme.
2. Its aim is to assess the gap between the ‘available funding’ and the ‘required funding’ for biodiversity conservation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


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