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Welcome to the "In-Situ Conservation" quiz! In-situ conservation is a vital approach to protecting and preserving biodiversity by conserving species within their natural habitats. This quiz will test your knowledge about in-situ conservation methods, principles, and their importance in safeguarding our planet's biodiversity.
The quiz consists of questions covering various aspects of in-situ conservation. From understanding the definition and examples of in-situ conservation to exploring its primary focus, the role of protected areas, and community participation, you will delve into the world of conservation. Additionally, the quiz explores the organizations responsible for designating World Heritage Sites and the challenges faced in Read moreimplementing in-situ conservation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Conservation of species in zoos and botanical gardens

    • B.

      Conservation of species through captive breeding programs

    • C.

      Conservation of species in their natural habitat

    • D.

      Conservation of species in museums and art galleries

    Correct Answer
    C. Conservation of species in their natural habitat
  • 2. 

    Which of the following is an example of in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Botanical gardens

    • B.

      Zoos

    • C.

      National parks

    • D.

      Seed banks

    Correct Answer
    C. National parks
  • 3. 

    Which is the primary focus of in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Breeding endangered species

    • B.

      Preserving genetic material

    • C.

      Protecting natural habitats

    • D.

      Conducting scientific research

    Correct Answer
    C. Protecting natural habitats
  • 4. 

    What is the purpose of establishing protected areas in in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Safeguarding biodiversity

    • B.

      Enhancing economic activities

    • C.

      Promoting urban development

    • D.

      Exploiting natural resources

    Correct Answer
    A. Safeguarding biodiversity
  • 5. 

    What is the role of community participation in in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Encouraging mass tourism

    • B.

      Maximizing profits

    • C.

      Promoting industrialization

    • D.

      Ensuring sustainable management

    Correct Answer
    D. Ensuring sustainable management
  • 6. 

    Which organization is responsible for designating World Heritage Sites for in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      IUCN

    • B.

      WWF

    • C.

      Greenpeace

    • D.

      UNESCO

    Correct Answer
    D. UNESCO
  • 7. 

    Which approach is used to conserve migratory species in their natural habitats?

    • A.

      Ex-situ conservation

    • B.

      Genetic banking

    • C.

      Flyway conservation

    • D.

      Bioprospecting

    Correct Answer
    C. Flyway conservation
  • 8. 

    Which method is used to assess the effectiveness of in-situ conservation measures?

    • A.

      Biodiversity monitoring

    • B.

      Wildlife trafficking

    • C.

      Ecotourism

    • D.

      Poaching

    Correct Answer
    A. Biodiversity monitoring
  • 9. 

    Which of the following is a challenge in implementing in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Climate change

    • B.

      Overexploitation of resources

    • C.

      Invasive species

    • D.

      Habitat loss and fragmentation

    Correct Answer
    D. Habitat loss and fragmentation
  • 10. 

    Which of the following is an advantage of in-situ conservation over ex-situ conservation?

    • A.

      Greater control over breeding and genetic diversity

    • B.

      Protection from natural disasters and diseases

    • C.

      More cost-effective and scalable methods

    • D.

      Easy accessibility for researchers and tourists

    Correct Answer
    C. More cost-effective and scalable methods
  • 11. 

    Name the technique that served as the first method of analyzing natural occurrences in the laboratory both qualitatively and quantitatively. 

    • A.

      In vitro

    • B.

      In vivo

    • C.

      Ex vivo

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. In vitro
  • 12. 

    Which approach is used for protection and conservation of the whole ecosystem for protecting the endangered species?

    • A.

      Ex-situ conservation

    • B.

      In-situ conservation

    • C.

      In-situ conservation

    • D.

      Off-site conservation

    Correct Answer
    A. Ex-situ conservation
  • 13. 

    Studying a cell within an organism without taking it out under profusion is an example of 

    • A.

      In-situ investigation

    • B.

      Ex-situ investigation

    • C.

      DNA study

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. In-situ investigation
  • 14. 

    What is the significance of buffer zones in in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      They protect endangered species from predators.

    • B.

      They provide recreational activities for visitors.

    • C.

      They serve as transition areas between core conservation zones and human settlements.

    • D.

      They facilitate the breeding of captive species. 

    Correct Answer
    C. They serve as transition areas between core conservation zones and human settlements.
  • 15. 

    Which of the following is a characteristic of a flagship species in in-situ conservation?

    • A.

      It is highly venomous species.

    • B.

      It is a small, inconspicuous species. 

    • C.

      It is a charismatic and iconic species.

    • D.

      It is an extinct species. 

    Correct Answer
    C. It is a charismatic and iconic species.

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