Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Environment Quiz 24

This quiz will be helpful to prepare for competitions like Green Olympiad and Wild Wisdom Quiz 


1. The northern portion of the narrow coastal plain between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea is known as
Kanara
Malabar
Konkan
None of these

2. Which is the tallest plunge waterfall in India?
Jog Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Brehipani Falls
Barkana Falls

3. The study of the biological, chemical and physical features of lakes and other bodies of fresh water is called
Acquatic ecology
Hydrobiology
Limnology
Potamology

4. The Kakpo, also called owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal parrot and the only flightless species of parrot in the world. It is endemic to which country?
Australia
India
Canada
New Zealand

5. Which is the tallest of the flying birds?
Kori Bustard
Andean Condor
Dalmatian Pelican
Sarus Crane

6. Mukurthi National Park was created to protect which one of the following keystone species?
Snow Leopard
Nilgir Tahr
Asiatic Lion
Great Indian bustard

7. Which one of the following is known as the "Golden Fiber of Bangladesh"?
Cotton
Linen
Jute
Coir

8. Which one of the following is the highest waterfall in India?
Kunchikal Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Jog Falls
Brehipani Falls

9. Microorganisms that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed are called
Abiotic
Biotic
Microbes
Probiotic

10. "The Paradise Flycatcher" is a pome inspired by the writings of Indian ornithologist Zafar Fatehally on the Indian Paradise Flycatcher,a medium-sized Indian bird. Can you name the poet?
Nissim Ezekiel
Rabindranath Tagore
Sarojini Naidu
Gieve Patel

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