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Biology MCQ on Biodiversity and Conservation

1. Conservation of grasslands is done by
a) Protection from grazing of severely damaged vegetation
b) Rotational grazing
c) Conservation of soil and water
d) all of these
 
2. Grasslands in India includes
grassland
a) 12% total land area
b) 14% total land area
c) 18% total land area
d) 20% total land area
 
3. Biogas is a mixture of
a) 40 % methane and 60% CO2
b) 40 % methane and 60% ethane
c) 40 % CO2 and 60% methane
d) 60% methane and 40% CO2
 
4. The law which ensure environmental stability and maintenance of ecological balance is
a) Forest Act 1927
b) National Forest Policy 1988
c) Wildlife Act 1972
d) Wild Life Protection Act 1991
 
5. Example for a renewable resource:
a) Soil fertility
b) Water
c) Living organisms
d) All of the above
 
6. The total energy required by one man approximately-----per/day:
a) 10000-20000 kcal
b)1000-2000 kcal
c) 2000 - 4000 kcal
d) 3000-5000 kcal
 
7. Which is an extinct species?
a) Dodo of Mauritius
b) Kiwi from New Zealand
c) Cheetah from India
d) both b and c

8. The key objective of convention at Rio de Janeiro of Earth Summit in 1992
a) Conservation of biological diversity
b) Sustainable use of biodiversity
c) Fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources
d) all of these
 
9. Objective Forest Act 1927 is
a) Setting up and managing reserved forests, protected forests and village forests
b) Control of movement of forest product
c) Protection of non government forests and forest land
d) All of the above
 
10. Causes of extinction of species:
a) Introduction of exotic species
b) Habitat destruction
c) Over exploitation
d) All of the these
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Answers:
1. d) all of these
2. c) 18% total land area
3. d) 60% methane and 40% CO2
4. b) National Forest Policy 1988
5. d) All of the above
6. c) 2000 - 4000 kcal
7. d) both b and c
8. d) all of these
9. d) All of the above
10. d) All of the these

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