Although, India has only 2.4 % of world's area, its share of global species diversity is about

1. 3 % 2. 5 %
3. 8 % 4. 11 %
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Which of the following has maximum global biodiversity?
1. Angiosperms
2. Algae
3. Lichens
4. Mosses

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Given below is the representation of the extent of global diversity of invertebrates. What groups the four portions (A-D) represent respectively ? 

  A B C D
1. Insects Crustaceans Other animal groups Molluscs
2. Insects Other animal groups Crustaceans Molluscs
3. Molluscs Other animal groups Crustaceans Insects
4. Insects Molluscs Crustaceans Other animal groups
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India is one of the twelve megadiversity countries with ______ of genetic resources of the world.

1. 12.1%

2. 18.1%

3. 38.1%

4. 8.1%

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Which of the following statements is not true?

(1) The biodiversity decreases with increasing altitude.

(2) The biodiversity decreases with increasing pollution.

(3) The fishes show greatest biodiversity among vertebrates.

(4) The biodiversity of bryophytes is greater than that of angiosperms.

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Refer the following figure represent global biodiversity. Identify A-E and choose the correct option.

  A B C D E
(1) Birds Reptiles Algae Molluscs Mosses
(2) Mammals Birds Lichens Molluscs Mosses
(3) Birds Amphibians Mosses Insects Algae
(4) Birds Reptiles Algae Insects Mosses
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Global species diversity and land area covered by India with respect to world is:

(1) 12%, 7%        

(2) 2.4%, 9%       

(3) 8.1%, 2.4%    

(4) 4%, 3%

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The total number of plant and animal species described so far is slightly  more than 1.5 million. This is reported by

(1) IUCN- 2004

(2) IUN-2006

(3) IUCN-2006

(4) IUN-2004

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For many taxonomic groups, species inventories are more complete in

1. Temperate countries

2. Tropical countries

3. Grasslands

4. Both (2) and (3)

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According to extreme estimates, which say that there is 20 to 50 million global species diversity is based on

(1) Species richness of insects

(2) Species richness of Arthropods

(3) Species evenness of insects

(4) Species evenness of Arthropods

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