Sunday, 16 April 2017

Environment Quiz 26

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



1. Which one of the following refers to reducing the impact on climate change by reducing greenhouse gas production?
Carbon footprint
Carbon tax
Carbon credit
Carbon diet

2. What is the practice of abstaining from the use of animals products called?
Vegetarianism
Veganism
Speciesism
None of these

3. Name the National Heritage Animal of India
Indian Elephant
Bengal Tiger
Great Indian Rhino
The Asiatic Lion

4. "Stay Feathers" was journal on ornithology which still continues to be an important source of Indian ornithology. Do you know the ornithologist who founded it?
Salim Ali
Humayun Abdulali
Zafar Futehally
Allan Octavian Hume

5. Named after the First Lady Martha Washington, this bird in the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, US was thought to be the last known living in the species and it died on September 1, 1914. Can you name this extinct species of birds?
Dodo
Passenger Pigeon
Laughing owl
Labrador duck

6. India is just 2.4 percent of the world land mass. Do you know what percent of the world's biodiversity is found in the country?
20-25
10-12
7-8
1-2

7. The decrease in concentration of an element or pollutant with an increase in trophic level is called
Biodilution
Eutrophication
Nitrification
Putrefaction

8. Where was "Tour de Sol", the first rally for solar powered vehicles held?
USA
Canada
Japan
Switzerland

9. This is the smallest species of crane found in central Eurasia and known as Koonj in Pakistan. Identify the species.
Demoiselle crane
Sarus crane
Sandhill crane
Hooded crane

10. The Pench Tiger Reserve, which has been described in Ain-i-Akbari and also the setting of Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book, is situated in
Maharashtra
Odisha
Madhya Pradesh
Gujrat

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