Friday, 14 April 2017

Environment Quiz 25

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


1. A person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food is called
Hemovore
Detritivore
Locavore
Palynivore

2. "Newsletter for Birdwatchers" is an Indian periodical of ornithology and birdwatching founded in 1960. Do you know the Indian naturalist best known for his work as the secretary of the Bombya Natural History Society who founded the periodical?
Allan Octavian Hume
Zafar Futehally
Salim Ali
Humayun Abdulali

3. Out of the 36 biodiversity hotspots in the world, how many are there in India?
2
6
10
4

4. Lactodectus is a genus of spiders distributed worldwide, the venomous bite of which is considered partially dangerous because of the neurotoxin latrotoxin. Do you know the common name of these spiders, a name they received because of the prevalence of sexual cannibalism, a behaviour in which the femal eats the male after mating?
Window spiders
Wandering spiders
Giant huntsman spider
Daay longlegs

5. What is the term used to refer to the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches the consumer?
Food Miles
Guacamole
Food Gap
Food space

6. The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is celebrated on
June 5
May 22
September 5
December 1

7. The enrichment of a water body with an excess amount of nutrients is called
Putrefaction
Nutrification
Eutrophication
Biodilution

8. In Chinese art, the Four Gentlemen, also called the Four Noble Ones, are four plants. Which one of the following is NOT one among the Four Gentlemen?
Bamboo
Orchid
Chrysanthemum
Jasmine

9. Allan Octavian Hume is known as he was one of the founder of Indian National Congress. He was also a notable scientist. Which one of the following was his field of interest?
Paleantology
Microbiology
Ornithology
Ecology

10. Which lake is nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes?
Lake George
Lake Champlain
Lake Superior
Lake Erie

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