Current Questions

Biodiversity & Conservation:

Wildlife Sanctuary

Which forest reserve acts as a connecting link between the Kanha National Park and Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary?


New Frog Species

A frog that has recently been discovered from the Western Ghats has been named after which tribal community?


Periyar Tiger Reserve

Consider the following statements:

  1. This wildlife sanctuary borders Periyar Tiger Reserve and is present in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  2. This wildlife sanctuary acts as an Elephant Corridor and Buffer Zone for the Periyar Tiger Reserve.
  3. Wood Snake is point endemic to this wildlife sanctuary.

These references are with respect to?


Kakoijana Reserved Forest

‘Kakoijana Reserved Forest’ sometimes seen in the news is present in the state of?


Chilika Lake

Consider the following statements with respect to Chilika Lake:

  1. Central Wetland Authority is the apex regulatory authority for Chilika Lake.
  2. It is the largest single habitat of Indus Dolphin in the world.
  3. The western and southern margins of the Chilika Lake are fringed by the Western Ghats hill range.

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Bird Sanctuaries

Consider the following statements:

  1. This bird sanctuary disappears in the monsoon season and reappears in the post-monsoon season.
  2. This bird sanctuary is the largest breeding ground of Flamingo’s in the world.
  3. It was declared as a bird sanctuary under the Wildlife Protection Act 1972, and is present in the core area of Chilka Lake.

These references are with respect to?


Irrawaddy Dolphins

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘Irrawaddy Dolphins’:

  1. It is a Euryhaline species.
  2. It is listed “Vulnerable” as per the IUCN Red List.
  3. It is considered as a sacred species by Khmer & Lao people.

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The Pench Tiger Reserve

Consider the following statements:

  1. River Pench flows from East to West and bifurcates Pench Tiger Reserve into approximately two equal halves.
  2. The Pench Tiger Reserve is one of the notified bird areas of India.

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Tiger Reserves

Which of the following Tiger Reserves are present in the state of Madhya Pradesh?

  1. Satpura Tiger Reserve
  2. Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve
  3. Panna Tiger Reserve
  4. Sathyamanglam Tiger Reserve.

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Tiger Reserve/ National Park

Which among the following Tiger Reserve/ National Park can be assumed to be acting as a link between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats?


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