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28th Sep, 2021 Current Affairs Quiz


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Q1. Which of the following are the methods of In-situ conservation of biodiversity

1) Wildlife Sanctuary

2) Sacred Groves

3) Gene banks

Select the correct answer code

A. 1, 2

B. 1 only

C. 2, 3

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q2. Seaweeds are macroscopic algae usually found in oceans. In this context, which of the following can be the possible benefits of it

1) It reduces coastal eutrophication

2) It is a vital food for marine organism.

3) It can be used as fertilizer for plants

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 3 only

C. 2, 3

D. 1, 3


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Q3. Which of the following statements best describes biotic potential

A. It refers to the potential biomass of a population measured as dry weight per unit area

B. It refers to the possible functional roles a species can play in an ecosystem.

C. It refers to the maximum reproductive capacity of an organism under optimum environmental conditions.

D. It refers to the minimum population of a species required to sustain a food web.


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Q4. What do you understand by the term ‘Social Forestry’

1) Reducing the pressure on the traditional forest area by encouraging plantations on community land

2) Promoting commercial harvesting of timber and non-timber products from traditional forests by community to meet local demands

Which of the above statements is/are correct:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2


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Q5. When ocean temperatures get too hot, corals often experience ‘bleaching’ events. What does this mean

A. Plants and animals living in the vicinity of corals die

B. Corals move towards cooler waters

C. The symbiotic nature of the relationship between a certain plant and animal breaks down

D. Corals submerge themselves completely under water, starving themselves of sunlight and air to breathe

Which of the above statements is/are correct:


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Q6. In which of the following trophic levels, you are likely to find the highest concentration of an organic toxin that has been found in ocean water

A. Phytoplankton

B. Aquatic plants

C. Small fishes at lower trophic levels

D. Human being who consumes sea food


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Q7. Olive Ridleys Turtles are naturally found in India in:

1) Andhra Pradesh coast

2) Odisha coast

3) Maharashtra coast

Which of the above statements is/are correct

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. 1, 2

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q8. Which of the following is/are the characteristics that the pollutant should possess in order for bio magnification to occur

1) A pollutant should be biologically active

2) A pollutant should be long lived

3) A pollutant should be soluble in fats.

Select the correct answer code

A. 1, 2

B. 2, 3

C. both 1 and 3

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q9. Which of the following adds/add nitrogen to the soil

1) Burning of coal by man

2) Death of vegetation

3) Excretion of urea by animals

Select the correct answer code:

A. 3 only

B. 1, 3 only

C. both 2 and 3

D. 1, 2, 3


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Q10. Which of the following area has emerged as single largest habitat of Irrawaddy dolphins in the world

A. Chilika Lake

B. Kolleru Lake

C. Bhitarkanika national park

D. Pulicat Lake

Select the correct answer code: