Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Environment Quiz 16


1.Which are the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight?
Bats
Flying Squirrels
Gliding possums
Colugos

2.Which one of the following is the tallest and heaviest of all living birds?
Southern cassowary
Ostrich
Emu
Emperor penguin

3.The fastest land animal is the cheetah which has a recorded speed of 109.4�120.7 km/h. Which one of the following is said to be the second fastest animal?
Lion
Leopard
Blackbuck
Pronghorn

4.The seeds of this fruit contain small doses of Amygdalin, a sugar and cyanide compound. Can you name the fruit?
Papaya
Grapes
Apple
Mango

5.Agar-agar is a natural vegetable gelatin counterpart used to make jellies, puddings, and custards. Where was it discovered?
China
India
France
Japan

6.Which is the largest national park of India?
Hemis National Park
Gir National Park
Gangotri National Park
Jim Corbett National Park

7.Salim Ali was an Indian ornithologist and naturalist. What is the title of his autobiography?
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Watcher in the Shadows
The Fall of a Sparrow
Wandering in Many Worlds

8.The Indian Institue of Petroleum is situated at
New Delhi
Dehradun
Lucknow
Mumbai

9.This National Park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger and is the oldest national park in India. Identify it.
Gir National Park
Jim Corbett National Park
Kanha National Park
Bandipur National Park

10.Which dam was decribed as "New Temple of Resurgent India" by Jawaharlal Nehru?
Bhakra Dam
Nagarjunsagar Dam
Tehri Dam
Lakhya Dam


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