Q.5 Which one of the following is not a feature of biodiversity hotspots?

1. a Large number of species
2. Abundance of endemic species
3. Mostly located in the tropics
4. Mostly located in the polar regions

Subtopic:  Biodiversity Patterns |
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What is common to the following plants:
Nepenthes, Psilotum, Rauwolfia, and Aconitum?

1. All are ornamental plants

2. All are phylogenetic link species

3. All are prone to overexploitation

4. All are exclusively present in the Eastern Himalayas

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
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Q.8 The one-horned rhinoceros is specific to which of the following sanctuary?

1. Bhitar Kanika

2. Bandipur

3. Kaziranga

4. Corbett Park

Subtopic:  In Situ Conservation of Biodiversity |
 82%
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Q.9 Amongst the animal groups given below, which one has the highest
percentage of endangered species?

1. Insects

2. Mammals

3. Amphibians

4. Reptiles

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
 72%
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Q.10 Which one of the following is an endangered plant species of India?

1. Rauwolfia serpentina

2. Santalum album (sandalwood)

3. Cycas beddonei

4. All of the above

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
 73%
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Q.11 What is common to Lantana, Eichhornia, and African catfish?

1. All are endangered species of India
2. All are keystone species
3. All are mammals found in India
4. All the species are neither threatened nor indigenous species of India.

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
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Q.12 The extinction of passenger pigeon was due to

1. Increased number of predatory birds

2. Overexploitation by humans

3. Noi-availability of the food

4. Bird flu virus inferior

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
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Which of the following statements is correct?

1. Parthenium is an endemic species of our country.

2. African catfish is not a threat to indigenous catfishes.

3. Steller's sea cow is an extinct animal.

4. Lantana is popularly known as carrot grass.

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
 78%
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Q.14 Among the ecosystem mentioned below, where can one find maximum biodiversity?

1. Mangroves

2. Desert

3. Coral reefs

4. Alpine meadows

Subtopic:  Biodiversity Patterns |
 52%
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Q.15 Which of the following forests is known as the "Lungs of the planet Earth?

1. Taiga forest

2. Tundra forest

3. Amazon rain forest

4. Rainforests of North-East India

Subtopic:  Loss of Biodiversity |
 98%
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