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MCQ QUESTIONS for UPSC Aspirants

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05 May 2022
Question : Which of the following is home to the only white grayheaded swamphen in the world?
Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary
Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary
Chilika Lagoon
Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT        
30 Apr 2022
Question : Which of the two State/UT have designated Snow Leopard as their State Animal?

Arunachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim and Jammu & Kashmir
Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT     
29 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. River Umngot, also known as the Dawki River is one of the cleanest rivers in the world.
  2. It is the natural boundary between Ri Pnar (of Jaintia Hills) with Hima Khyrim (of Khasi Hills)
  3. It is known for a fascinating natural wonder of the state, living root bridges.
Which of the following North-Indian States we are referring to?

Tripura
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Arunachal Pradesh

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT     
20 Apr 2022
Question :
Consider the following pairs:
  Biodiversity Heritage Site State
1. Hogrekan Assam
2. Ambaraguda Karnataka
3. Majuli Goa
4. Purvatali Rai Karnataka
5. Patalkot Kerala
6. Asramam Madhya Pradesh
Which pair/s given above are correctly matched?

1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 only
2 only
3, 4 and 5 only
2 and 5 only

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT     
18 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements about the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park :
  1. Dibru-Saikhowa is a National Park as well as a Biosphere Reserve
  2. It is the largest swamp forest in north-eastern India.
  3. White-winged wood ducks are endemic to this national park.
  4. It is also known for its huge population of feral horses.
  5. The park is bounded by the Brahmaputra and Lohit Rivers in the north and Dibru River in the south. 
Which of the following statements are correct?

Only 1, 2, and 4
Only 1, 3, 4 and 5
Only 2, 3, 4 and 5
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT         
17 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) in India:
  1. Every new government constitutes a new board, based on the provisions of the WLPA, with the new PM as the chair.
  2. The NBWL, on the other hand, has the power to deal with policy-level decisions on wildlife.
  3. Under the provisions of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (WLPA), the board has to meet at least twice a year
Which among the statement/s given above is/are correct?

1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT    
29 Mar 2022
Question :
Correctly match the following pairs: 
  Elephant Reserve   State
1 Shivalik a Meghalaya
2 Garo Hills b Uttaranchal
3 Periyar c Tamil nadu
4 Nilgiri  d Kerala

1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
1-b, 2-a, 3-c, 4-d
1-d, 2-a, 3-b, 4-c
1-a, 2-c, 3-d, 4-b

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
28 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements:
  1. October 5th has been designated as National Dolphin Day to be celebrated every year to create awareness for conservation of Dolphins
  2. The Gangetic dolphin is categorised as endangered on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List.
  3. A WWF-India and the Uttar Pradesh forest department assessment in 2012 and 2015 recorded 1,272 dolphins in the Ganga, Yamuna, Chambal, Ken, Betwa, Son, Sharda, Geruwa, Gahagra, Gandak and Rapti
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
27 Mar 2022
Question : The Chipko Andolan or the Chipko movement is a movement that practiced methods of Satyagraha. One of Chipko Movement's most salient features was the mass participation of brave female villagers who started hugging trees & saving from felling. On which of the following date Gaura Devi with 27 other women of Reni village led Chipko movement?

25 March 1973
24 April 1973
26 March 1974
20 June 1974

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT     
03 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants.
  2. 3 March 1973 is the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973
Which among the statement/s given above is/are correct?

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
24 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements with regard to Chinar: 
  1. It is a native to Jammu and Kashmir. 
  2. It is a deciduous tree. 
  3. It is cultivated as an ornamental tree with no medicinal value.
Which of the above statement/s is / are true?

1 and 2 only

2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT     
20 Feb 2022
Question : With reference to India’s biodiversity Crytodactylus exercitus, Cyrtodactylus lungleiensis and Cyrtodactylus siahaensis are new species of:

Monkey
Tortoise
Lizard
Frog

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
11 Feb 2022
Question :
Which of the following site in India consider as National Park, biosphere reserve, UNESCO world heritage site, a tiger reserve as well as elephant reserve?

Sanjay National Park
Manas National Park
Anshi National Park
Navegaon National Park

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT         
07 Feb 2022
Question :
  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Ramsar Sites: 
  2. The convention was held in the city of Ramsar, Iran, in February 1971 and was originally contracted by seven countries when it came into force on 21 December 1975. 
  3. The country with the most sites is the United Kingdom with 175. 
  4. With 49 Ramsar sites, India is the country with the highest sites in South Asia
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
06 Feb 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding the Ramsar Sites:
  1. Recently, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands designated Khijadia Bird Sanctuary near Jamnagar in Gujarat and Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh as wetlands of international importance.
  2. With the addition of these two wetlands, the number of Ramsar Sites in India has gone up to 49.
  3. India is the founding member of this convention.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are not correct?
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
2 only
3 only

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
04 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following pairs of state and national park. 
Which among these pairs are not correctly matched?
  National Park State
1. Bandipur National Park Karnataka
2. Govind Pashu Vihar National Park Himachal Pradesh
3. Inderkilla National Park Uttrakhand
4. Dehing Patkai National Park Assam
5. Bandhavgarh Madhya Pradesh
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1, 2 and 3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 5 only

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
29 Jan 2022
Question : Which among the following is known as the Tiger State of India?

Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Uttrakhand

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
28 Jan 2022
Question : There are how many existing wildlife sanctuaries in India ?

566
576
466
476

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
25 Jan 2022
Question :
Consider the following pairs; List I is Industrial Towns List II is the river, on whose banks they are situated.
  Industrial Town River
1. Vadodara Bhadar
2. Jetpur (Rajkot) Vishwamitra
3. Ahmedabad Sabarmati

 Which of the pair/s given above is/are correctly matched?

1 and 2 only

3 only 
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
24 Jan 2022
Question : As the Centre has given its approval of granting tiger reserve status to three new sites and agreed in-principle to give its nod to two more; The total number of Tiger Reserves (TR) in India will rise to:

51
54
56
58

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
23 Jan 2022
Question : 2022 is the Year of the Tiger as well as being the 12-year anniversary of the first Global Tiger Summit in 2010 where tiger range governments made an ambitious goal to double the number of tigers in the wild. 
In September 2022, which of the following country will host the 2nd Global Tiger Summit where a new tiger population estimate will be released?

India
Russia
Thailand
Bhutan

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
23 Oct 2021
Question : Consider the following statements w.r.t. the recently held Fourth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance
  1. A promise is made to achieve $1 trillion global in solar investments by 2030
  2. ISA Assembly clears the 'One Sun' political declaration for the launch of Green Grids Initiative - One Sun One World One Grid (GGI-OSOWOG) at COP26
  3. New ISA programmes were launched on management of solar PV panels & battery usage, waste and solar hydrogen programme
Which of the above statements are correct?
1 only
1 and 3 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT  
21 Oct 2021
Question : Consider the following statements w.r.t. India’s Bio-Economic Hub that is being developed in North-East India.
  1. The Eastern Himalayan Region is one of the mega-biodiversity rich zones and is among the 34 biodiversity Hotspots of the world.
  2. India will be recognized as a Global Bio-manufacturing Hub by 2025 and will figure among the top 5 countries of the world.
  3. India’s Bio-Economy is on its way to achieve 150-billion-dollar target from the current 70 billion-dollar by 2025 and will contribute effectively to the Prime Minister’s vision of a 5 trillion-dollar economy by 2024-25.
Which of the above statements are correct?
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
None of the above
ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT      
19 Sep 2021
Question : Montreal Protocol, an international environmental treaty for phasing out of production and consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances came into force on 16th September in 
1986
1987
1988
1989

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
26 Aug 2021
Question : Consider the following statements regarding Tundra type of Climate
1. It is found north of the Arctic circle in the northern hemisphere.
2. Rainfall is cyclonic only and not convectional.
3. Mosses and Lichens are the natural vegetation of this region.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?   
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

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