JPSC Prelims Mega Test 14


JPSC Prelims Test 14

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In which one among following categories of the protected areas in the India are local people not allowed to collect and use the biomass ?

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Van Mahotsav is celebrated every year in the month of

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―Kyoto protocol an agreement signed by various countries is associated with

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Major forest types in India are

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Ozone layer depletion is a major phenomenon ?

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Kedar valley disaster of June, 2013, was cause by heavy rains in the catchment area of a river, which was :

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The relationship between water fern Azolla and cyanobacterium Anabaena is :

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Which one of the following is the characteristics climate of the tropical Savannah Region?

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Vermicomposting is done by

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Which of the following can be threats to the biodiversity of a geographical area? 1.Global warming 2.Fragmentation of habitat 3.Invasion of alien species 4.Promotion of vegetarianism Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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Convention of biodiversity came into force on ?

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The ―Red Data Books‖ published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) contain lists of: 1. Endemic plant and animal species present in the biodiversity hotspots, 2. Threatened plant and animal species. 3. Protected sites for conservation of nature and natural resources in various countries. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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part of earth covered by water is about

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Biofuels are fuels extracted from plants and crops and these have various advantages. These include 1. increasing agricultural diversity. 2. reduced use of fertilizers. 3. renewable source of energy. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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What country consumes the most energy in the world?

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Which of the following colours of light travels slowest in glass ?

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―dirty dozen refers to which of the following ?

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In percentage terms, which State/UT has the highest forest coverage in India?

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Which of the following is aare type(s) of biodiversity?

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Match the following tiger reserves with their respective states 1. Sanjay Dubri ———— i. Uttar Pradesh 2. Palamau —————– ii. Jharkhand 3. Namdapha —————- iii.Madhya Pradesh 4. Arnangarh ————— iv. Arunachal Pradesh 5. Dampa ——————- v. Mizoram

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National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) is located at which place in India ?

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Biological diversity day is

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e-waste stands for?

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A sandy and saline area is the natural habit of an Indian animal species. The animal has no predators in that area but its existence is threatened due to the destruction of its habit. Which one of the following could be that animal which has above features?

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What % of World‘s oxygen content is emitted by Amazon rain forests?

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Man causes soil erosion through 1. use of improper ploughing methods. 2. leaving roots of crop in the field after harvest. 3. practicing trash farming. 4. use of heavy machines. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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The following soil particles are arranged in the order of decreasing size:-

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Which one is NOT part of the Paris Agreement signed at COP 21 held at Paris?

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significant wetlands of India have been declared as

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approximate % of endemic flowering plants in India is

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National Green Tribunal Act was passed in the year

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The energy flow in an ecosystem is : 1. Unidirectional 2. non-cyclic 3. cyclic 4. bidirectional Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Increased level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would impact the plants in many ways. These can be: 1. Decrease in photosynthetic productivity of plants. 2. Proliferation of weeds. 3. Increase in number of insects and other pests. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Which of the following are correct: (i) Cobalt-60 (60Co) is a radioactive isotope of cobalt. (ii) It is also used in the treatment of cancer.

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Kashmir Stags(Hangul) are found in

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Montreal protocol is associated with

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World House Sparrow Day‘ is celebrated on:

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The concept of ―Carbon Credit‖ originated from which of the following?

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Biodiversity forms the basis for the human existence in the following ways 1.) Soil formation 2.) Prevention of soil erosion 3.) Recycling of waste 4.) Pollination of crops Select the correct one below?

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Which of the following is/are part of the biosphere? 1. water 2. soil 3. plants Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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An aquatic plant introduced from America to check pollution turned out to be a troublesome weed in Indian water bodies. The name of this ‗invasive alien species‘ is :

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Where is the World‘s largest plastic recycling plant located ?

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Among the ecosystem mentioned below, where can one find maximum biodiversity ?

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Which of the following sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?

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Earth day‘ is celebrated on

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In Nitrogen Cycle, soil nitrates are transformed into free nitrogen by:

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The Temperate Grassland or Shrub-Land Biome is commonly known as – 1.Steppe in Central Asia 2.Prairie in North America 3.Veld in South America Choose the correct option:

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Which of the followings statements are correct about ecosystem? 1) It comprises of biome only 2) It comprises of biome and habitat 3) It is an open system 4) It is an closed system

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Number of ecological hotspots in the world is

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Which of the following contributes the maximum to the greenhouse effect?

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Floods can be checked by

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Which of the following are correct? 1. Coral reefs in India occupy an extent of 2375 sq. 2. National Coral Reef Research Centre is at Port Blair.

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Which of the following are required for the formation of Ground-level ozone ( GLO) ? 1. Carbon dioxide 2. Volatile Organic Compounds 3. Sunlight Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Forest Survey of India has headquarter located in

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The ‗thickness‘ of Stratospheric Ozone layer is measured in/on:

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When the ‗World Ozone Day‘ is celebrated?

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Which of the following States has the second highest percentage of mangrove cover?

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The BOD helps to determine the :-

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The most harmful types of environment pollutants are

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What would happen if phytoplankton of an ocean is completely destroyed for some reason? 1.The ocean as a carbon sink would be adversely affected. 2.The food chains in the ocean would be adversely affected. 3.The density of ocean water would drastically decrease. Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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Under which IUCN protected area management National Park falls?

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The following pollutant is not contained in the vehicular exhaust emissions:

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largest source of irrigation in India?

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The ‗Olive Ridley turtles‘ are considered to be endangered because of their few remaining nesting sites in the world. In this context, which among the following Statement(s) is/are correct ? 1.Their peculiar behavior of synchronized nesting in mass numbers is known as ‗Arribada‘. 2.Gahirmatha Beach in Orissa is one of their few nesting grounds in the world.

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Role of bacteria in carbon cycle is

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Consider the following pairs ? Protected areas Well known for species 1.) Bhiterkanika Orissa a.) Salt water crocodile 2.) Desert National Park, Rajasthan b.) Great Indian Bustard 3.) Eravikulam, Kerela c.) Hoolak Gibbon Which above are correctly matched?

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In which year was the National Institute for Disaster Management officially established ?

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Which of the following is NOT the major coral reef area?

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Bharat Stage IV norms are to be implemented from

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The term biodiversity coined by

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Soil acidification can occur due to 1. heavy rainfall 2. application of fertilizer 3. shifting cultivation Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Habitat can be defined as

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Which of the following World Heritage Sites is/are also a tiger reserve? 1. Sundarbans 2. Nanda Devi 3. Manas 4. Kaziranga Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Puga valley, one of the most promising geothermal field in India is situated in :

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Which among the following is not a tiger reserve

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The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 provides for various categories of protected areas. These include: 1. National parks 2. Wildlife sanctuaries 3. Biosphere reserve 4. Tiger reserves Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

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Which elements is not found in polluted water in India? 1. Mercury 2. Cadmium 3. Lead 4. Copper

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Which of the following are correct: (i) Global Environment facility (GEE) was established in 1991. (ii) India is a founding member of GEE.

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Consider the following Mangrove areas: 1.Bhitarkanika 2.Pichavaram 3.Coondapur Which among the above is/are situated on the Eastern Coast of India?

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Which one of the following statement is true?

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The two major components of Ecosystem are:

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A local variation of climate is called

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The number of organisms that can be supported by the environment in a given area is known as :

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Arid Forest Research Institute is located in

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Consider the following statements : 1. No human activity is allowed inside tiger reserves. 2. Tourism is allowed in national parks. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

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Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways: 1. soil formation 2. prevention of soil erosion 3. recycling of waste 4. pollination of crops select the correct answer using the codes given below :

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Consider the following statements 1. Red sandalwood is found in dry deciduous forest 2. It was declared as an Endangered species by the IUCN, because of overexploitation for its timber. Which of the above statements are correct?

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soil atmosphere contain three main gases. they are

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Consider the following missions: 1. National water mission 2. Green India mission 3. National mission on sustainable habitat 4. National mission for sustainable agriculture which mission aims at sustainable agriculture.

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What is ‗BOD‘?

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In an ecosystem green plants are

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Which one of the following is not a site for in-situ method of conservation of flora?

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Consider the following statements 1. Kudermukh National Park in Karnataka and Rajaji National Park in Uttarkhand for being declared as tiger reserves 2. Uttarakhnad has highest population of tigers Which of the above statements are correct?

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Latest Confrence of Parties (COP) was held at

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Endosulphan has been banned under the Stockholm Convention because:

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