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

Q1) By their percentage contribution to the greenhouse effect on Earth:

a) water vapour>co2>ch4>o3

b) co2>water vapour>ch4>o3

c) co2>ch4> o3>water vapour

d) water vapour>co2>o3>ch4

Q2) Which of the following is a disadvantage of renewable energy?

a) High pollution

b) Available only in few places

c) High running cost

d) Unreliable supply

Q3) Consider the following statements with respect to International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) 

1. It was set up in 2003 under UNESCO’s International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP). 

2. INI conferences will be held every three years on different continents. 

3. INI 2021 is being hosted by India’s Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. 

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

a) 2 only 

b) 1 and 3 only 

c) 2 and 3 only 

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4) Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which of the following states? 

a) Telangana 

b) Andhra Pradesh 

c) Maharashtra 

d) Jharkhand

Consider the following statements: 

1. It is surrounded by the Phipsoo Wildlife Sanctuary to its north, the Buxa Tiger Reserve to its west and the Manas National Park to its east.

2. The National Park, which has 11 different forest types and subtypes, is home to the golden langur, elephant, tiger, clouded leopard and Indian gaur. 

Q5) Identify the National Park using the description given above: 

a) Rajbari National Park 

b) Mouling National Park 

c) Raimona National Park 

d) Saddle Peak National Park

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

Q1) Consider the following statements in context to Indian pangolin. 

1. They are critically endangered. 

2. The Indian pangolin is found in India and Pakistan only. 

3. They are protected under Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). 

Select the correct code from the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) All of them

Q2) Select the correct statement/s in context to Fresh water crocodiles

1. India has two species of freshwater crocodiles 

2. It prefers fast moving water. 

3. Now it is only found in Chambal river sanctuary

Which of the above statements are true?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) All of them

Q3) With reference to sea cows. i. e., ‘dugong’, a mammal found in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. It is a herbivore feeding on seagrass

2. These mammals are found only in warm

coastal waters of the Indian Ocean.

3. It is listed as endangered  in the IUCN

Red List.

Select the correct answer using the code

given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q4) Identify the correct statement/s in context to Hoolock Gibbons. 

1. Hoolock Gibbons are the only species of apes found in India. 

2. They can live in high temperature conditions. 

3. It is found in the Southern part of India.

Which of the above statements are true?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) All of them 

Q5) Which of the following species is/are now

extinct in the wild in India?

1. Indian Cheetah

2. Pink-headed duck

3. Dodo bird

4. Siberian crane

Select the correct answer using the code

given below.

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2, 3  and 4 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Daily Dose: Complete Snapshots of Everyday News – by Shweta Mishra

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