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Streak Daily Compilation of Questions & Videos – Sep 1, 2021

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UPSC Daily Study Plan For 2021 and 2022 || STREAK – by Ravi Ranjan

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Current Affairs Based Most Probable Questions – by Sukanya Rana

Q1) Consider the following statements:

  1. Tropical forests have poor soils.
  2. Undergrowth in tropical forests is abundant.

Select the correct option:

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. 1 and 2

D. None

Q2) Which of the following is known as crustaceans?

  1. Jellyfish
  2. Crabs
  3. sea anemone
  4. Krill

Select the correct option:

A. 1, 3, 4

B. 1, 2, 3

C. 2 and 4

D. 3 and 4

Q3) Stockholm+50 is a high level meeting that will primarily focus on which of the following areas? 

A. Arms control and disarmament. 

B. Counter Terrorism and Cyber Security 

C. Wildlife Conservation 

D. Environmental Conservation

Q4) Consider the following statements with respect to Biological Diversity Act, 2002

  1. According to the act only the central government can notify a location as Biodiversity Heritage Site (BHS) in the official gazette. 
  2. The State Government in consultation with the Central Government may frame rules for the management and conservation of BHS. 

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? 

A. 1 only 

B. 2 only 

C. Both 1 and 2 

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q5) Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) 2020? 

  1. It was designed by the Rhino Task Force with a target to achieve a rhino population of 3,000. 
  2. Worldwide Fund for Nature India (WWF-India) and Bodoland Territorial Council are part of this initiative. 

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

A. 1 only 

B. 2 only 

C. Both 1 and 2 

D. Neither 1 nor 2

UPSC PRELIMS-2021 || Most Probable Questions on Environment & Ecology – by Santosh Gupta

Q1) Identify the correct statement/s in context to the arctic tundra. 

  1. The plants in the arctic tundra have a long life. 
  2. Mammals here have small body size to avoid the loss of heat from the surface. 
  3. Insects in this region have short life cycles.
  4. All mammals go into hibernation in winter to avoid cold

Which of the above statements are true?

A. 1, 2 and4

B. 1, 2 and 3 

C. 1 and 3 only

D. All of them 

Q2) Which of the following statement/s is/are correct with respect to boreal forest? 

  1. It is characterized by evergreen plant species. 
  2. These forests are found in regions with high rainfall, long summers and short winters. 
  3. The soils found here are alkaline in nature.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A. 1 and 2 

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 only

D. All of them

Q3. Identify the correct statement/s in context to estuaries. 

  1. They are located where the river meets the sea. 
  2. They act as a shelter for animals. 
  3. Estuaries are Ecotone

Which of the above statements are true?

A. 1 and 2 

B. 2 and 3

C. 1 only

D. All of them

Q4) Consider the following statements in context to coral reefs. 

  1. They occur near the source of freshwater, which is nutrient rich. 
  2. The corals are very fast growing colonies of animals. 
  3. They are referred to as ‘the Tropical Rainforests of the Oceans’. 

Select the correct code from the codes given below.

Which of the above statements are true?

A. 1 and 2 

B. 2 and 3

C. 1  and 3 only

D. All of them

Q5) Consider the following statements about sea weeds and sea grasses

  1. Sea grasses  are specialised marine flowering plants , while Seaweeds are a type of macroalgae
  2. While sea grasses are attached to the bottom, sea weeds are floating on the surface. 
  3. Both are source of carbon sink

Which of the above statements are true?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. All of them

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