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Environment and ecology: April MCQs
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  1. Environment and Ecol


  2. Q. From the ecological point of view, which one of the following assumes importance in being a good link between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats? (2017) (a) Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (b) Nallamala Forest (c) Nagarhole National Park (d) Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve


  3. Q. Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve is the first and only biosphere reserve in state of 1. Andhra Pradesh 2. Tamil nadu 3. Kerala 4. karnataka


  4. Taking a cue from the UNESCO's Man and Biosphere program, the government of India has established the Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve on 20th September, 2010 The reserve is the first biosphere reserve in Andhra Pradesh and the 17th in India. The native population of the reserve includes the tribes of Yanadis The Seshachalam bio-reserve, among other areas, also includes Sri Venkateswara National Park


  5. Q. Consider the following 1. Idukky wildlife sanctury is located in western ghats in kerala 2. the sanctuary is cradled by the Cheruthoni and Periyar Rivers. Choose the correct code a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both d) none


  6. Answer:c Explanation: Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary which came into existende in 1976. Forest types include: tropical evergreen , moist deciduous, semi evergreen Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) is located in the ldukki district of Kerala state in South India CWS is the only rehabilitation centre for star tortoises in the country


  7. Q. Consider the following 1. It is 49th Tiger Reserve of country, notified in 2016. 2. It is located on the eastern bank of the Brahmaputra River. Choose the correct code a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both d) none


  8. Answer: a Explanation: It is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River. It is also known as the mini Kaziranga National Park (IUCN site) Orang tiger reserve in Assam with the smallest core (78.28 sq. km) among 50 nationally protected areas, has presented wildlife scientists doing a census with a surprise: a high density of 28 big cats. Kamlang Tiger Reserve in Arunachal is the 50th and latest to be notified.


  9. Q. Consider the following 1. Rhododendron have brightly coloured flowers which bloom from late winter through to early summer. 2. Foundation stone of Rhodendron Park was laid in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh Chooset a) 1only b) 2 only c) Both d) none t code


  10. Answer: c Explanation: Rhododendron is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in heath family (Ericaceae). It is either evergreen or deciduous. It is the national flower of Nepal.