Current Questions

Biodiversity & Conservation :

Wildlife Protection Act (WPA) 1972

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis Wildlife Protection Act (WPA) 1972:

  1. It deals with declaration and organization of biosphere reserves.
  2. It extends to the whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir.
  3. This act sets up Animal Welfare Board of India.

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Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘Keoladeo Ghana National Park’:

  1. It is at the confluence of Banas and Chambal River.
  2. It is a man-made and man-managed wetland.
  3. It is listed as a World Heritage Site under the World Heritage Convention.

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Lion Tailed Macaque

Consider the following statement vis-à-vis ‘Lion Tailed Macaque’:

  1. Lion Tailed Macaque in its natural habitat is found in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Odisha.
  2. It is listed as ‘Vulnerable’ as per the IUCN Red list.

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Species Found In India

Consider the following:

  1. Cheetah
  2. Spider Monkey
  3. Lion Tailed Macaque
  4. Snow Leopard

Which of the above are naturally found in India?


Bumphead Parrotfish

Consider the following statements about ‘Bumphead Parrotfish’:

  1. It is protected under Schedule 1 of Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
  2. It is listed as ‘Endangered’ as per IUCN Red List.

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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?


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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