Biodiversity - Environment and Ecology quiz 13 is a free online quiz challenge under Biodiversity - Environment and Ecology category. There are 59 free online quiz challenges available in Environment and Ecology category
In which state is located the 'Kunchikal Falls', the highest tiered waterfall in India?
Consider the following about Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 20111. It expanded the CRZ to include territorial waters as a protected zone.2. The MOEF has issued a separate notification titled Island Protection Zone 2011 in realtion to areas Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.3.projects of Department of Atomic Energy is an exception to the list of prohibited activities.4. The no-development zone is 200 metres form the HTL.Which of the statements given above is/are true?
Consider the following statements1. The olive ridley seas turtles are the more abundantly seen but they are considered endangered because of their few remaining nesting sites in the world.2. The Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha is one of the largest nesting sites of Olive Ridley Turtles where the nesting begins every year in the last week of February.Which of the statements given above is/are true?
With reference to 'Eco-Sensitive Zones'. which of the following statements is/are correct?1. Eco-Sensitive Zones are the areas that are declared under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.2. The purpose of the Declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zones is to prohibit all kinds of human activities in those zones except agriculture.Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
Consider the following statements1. Mangroves are found mainly in the tropical and sub-tropical incidal regions of the world.2. Mangroves plant can survive high salinity, tidal extremes, strong wind velocity, high temperature and muddy anaerobic soil.3. A distinctive feature of mangrove is their large fruits, the seeds of which germinate and grow into sturdy seedlings before they leave the parent plant.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Below are the environmental benefits of organic farming1. It aims to produce food while establishing an ecological balance to prevent soil fertility or pest problems.2. It permits the use of GMOs.3. It produces more biodiversity than other farming systems.4. It improves the water retention capacity of the soil.Which of the statements given above is/are true?
The National River conservation Directorate functions under which Union Ministry?
Consider the following statements about Survey of India (SOI)1. It was established in 1767.2. The department is responsible to fix the external boundary of India.3. It also provides support to neighboring countries in the filed of survey education, transfer of technology and various other surveying technologies.Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Consider the following statements1. God's Own Country is the tourism theme of Kerala.2. India Begins Here is the tourism theme of Punjab.Which of the above statements is/are true?
Consider the following statements1. The boundary of a national park is cirumscribed by legislation whereas that of a biosphere reserve is not cirucmscribed legislation.2. In a national park, particular attention is paid to the conservation of genepools whereas it is not so in a wildlife sanctuary.which of the statements given above is/are correct?