Saturday, 8 April 2017

General Science Quiz 18 - Biology, Wildlife, Environment





1. Which is the largest rodent in the world?
Chinchilla
Beaver
Capybara
Guinea pig

2. A plant or animal species that die after first reproduction is called
Semelparous
Iteroparous
Perennials
None of these

3. The giant Gippsland earthworms, Megascolides australis, average 1 meter long and can reach 3 metres in length. Where is it found?
North America
South Africa
Australia
Asia

4. Which country celebrates National Insect Week with an aim is to engage the general public with the importance of insects and entomology?
USA
France
India
UK

5. Which one of the following plants did NASA announced in January 2016 to have blossomed on the International Space Station?
Zinnia
Aster
Gloriosa
Dahlia

6. International Day of Forests is observed on
March 21
March 25
June 5
April 3

7. Who among the following is considered as the "Father of Botany"?
Aristotle
Theophrastus
Dioscorides
Shen Kuo

8. Name the important product of economic importance obtained from the tree "Hevea brasiliensis"
Hair dye
Sponges
Chewing gum
Rubber

9. Edaphology is the study of
Soil
Edible plants
Elephants
Sea

10. Which is the only venomous snake native to Great Britain?
Adder
Grass Snake
Smooth snake
Cobra

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