Current Questions

Biodiversity & Conservation :

Asian Elephant Alliance (AEA)

Recently the Asian Elephant Alliance (AEA) has come together to secure 96 out of the 101 existing corridors used by elephants across 12 states in India. The AEA is an initiative of which of the following?

  1. Wildlife Trust of India
  2. World Land Trust
  3. IUCN Netherland
  4. Elephant Family
  5. International Fund for Animal Welfare

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Bumphead Parrotfish

Consider the following statements about ‘Bumphead Parrotfish’:

  1. It is endemic to Indian Ocean only.
  2. It is world’s largest Parrotfish.
  3. Coral bleaching is one of the causes for decrease in its number.

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IUCN Status

Which of the following is correctly matched?

  1. Animals IUCN
  2. Snow Leopard Endangered
  3. Indian Rhino Endangered
  4. Sumatran Rhino Vulnerable

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Coral Reefs

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘Coral Reefs/Corals’:

  1. It is a ‘foundational species’ of the aquatic ecosystem.
  2. They are generally found on the mouth of the river as they don’t need the salinity.
  3. Coral reefs formation is an example of symbiotic relationship.

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3D Printed Artificial Reef

Consider the following statements:

  1. Modular Artificial Reef Structure or MARS that was used to deploy the artificial reef in Maldives uses crane to deploy the reefs.
  2. 3D printing can treat the ocean acidification and Coral Bleaching.

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Coral Reef Formation

Which of the following favours the coral reef formation?

  1. Shallow continental shelf
  2. Annual mean temperature of 40 degree and above
  3. Area near the mouth of the river, where it meets the ocean

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Komodo Dragons

Consider the following statements about ‘Komodo Dragons’:

  1. It is a species of lizard that is endemic to Atacama deserts.
  2. It is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ as per the IUCN list.

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Wetlands

Which among the following are descriptions of ‘Wetlands’:

  1. It acts as lungs of the ecosystem.
  2. It acts as a shock absorber.
  3. It acts as natural sponge.

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IUCN Status

Match the following:

    Species IUCN

  1. Batagur Baska Endangered
  2. Irrawaddy Dolphin Critically Endangered
  3. Fishing Cat Endangered

Which among the following is correctly matched?


Wetlands Of International Importance

If Wetlands of International Importance is brought under ‘Montreaux Record’, what will it imply?


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