Current Questions

Biodiversity & Conservation:

Gee's Golden Langur

Consider the following statements with reference to the Gee's golden langur:

  1. The Gee's golden langur belongs to the Old World monkey family and is one of the most endangered primate species of India.
  2. They are listed in Appendix I of CITES and Schedule I of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

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Mugger Or Marsh Crocodile

Consider the following statements:

  1. The mugger or marsh crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) is listed as a Critically Endangered by IUCN.
  2. The estuarine or saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is listed as Vulnerable by IUCN.
  3. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) is being listed as least concern by IUCN.

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Online Waste Management Platform

Recently, which of the following state has launched India’s first online waste exchange platform?


Mount Harriet National Park

In which of the State/Union Territory does Mount Harriet National Park is situated?


Gharial (Gavialis Gangeticus)

Consider the following statements with reference to the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus):

  1. In 1975, the Indian Crocodile Conservation Project was set up under the auspices of the Government of India, initially in Odisha's Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary.
  2. In India, it is protected under the Schedule 1 species in Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.
  3. It has been listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List since 2007.

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Animal Adoption Programme

Recently, which of the following park in Karnataka has come out with the Animal Adoption Programme to conserve wildlife and allow people to adopt animals at the zoo during the lockdown period?


Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh

A wildlife sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh is only the home to the Asian elephant in the state. What is the name of the sanctuary?


National Board For Wildlife

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Board for Wildlife:

  1. It is a “Statutory Organization” constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
  2. The board is ‘advisory’ in nature and can only advise the Government on policy making for conservation of wildlife.

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Community Reserves

Consider the following statements:

  1. Community reserves are protected areas which typically act as buffer zones to or connectors and migration corridors between established national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserved and protected forests of India.
  2. These protected area categories were first introduced in the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act of 2002 − the amendment to the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

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Malabar Civet

Consider the following statements with reference tom the Malabar Civet:

  1. The Malabar large-spotted civet is a viverrid endemic to the Western Ghats of India.
  2. It is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

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