Biodiversity Quiz Questions And Answers

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Biodiversity Quiz Questions And Answers

Biodiversity refers to the variety of life that exists on Earth, from very small to giants. It can positively affect ecological productivity and maintain a balance among all living beings. This Biodiversity quiz will test you on the same topic with twenty basic to intermediate level questions. Let's see if you can get them right or not.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Biodiversity?
    • A. 

      A type of coconut

    • B. 

      A brand of oil

    • C. 

      The spread of all living things

    • D. 

      A plant species

  • 2. 
    Of all the life forms that have ever existed, how many are now extinct?
    • A. 

      21.2%

    • B. 

      74%

    • C. 

      58.88%

    • D. 

      99.9%

  • 3. 
    In which country would you find 99% of marsupials?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Brasil

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 4. 
    Which of the following countries is 'megadiverse'?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      India

  • 5. 
    There is estimated to be 100 million species on the earth. How many have been identified?
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      1.7 million

    • C. 

      500,000

    • D. 

      30 million

  • 6. 
    Which branch of biodiversity provides 60% of all the worlds medicine
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is causing the most extinction?
    • A. 

      Pollution

    • B. 

      Loss of habitat

    • C. 

      Farts

    • D. 

      They are dying of old age.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following environments would you expect to have the most biodiversity?
    • A. 

      Sahara Desert

    • B. 

      Amazon Rainforest

    • C. 

      North Pole

    • D. 

      Mt Everest

  • 9. 
    Which of the following does biodiversity not contribute to?
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Clothes

    • C. 

      Wireless Internet

    • D. 

      Petrol

  • 10. 
    How many new species are found every year?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      15, 000

    • C. 

      38

    • D. 

      200,000

  • 11. 
    What would be a good way to preserve biodiversity?
    • A. 

      By not littering

    • B. 

      Reduce Reuse Recycle

    • C. 

      Not driving as often.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    How many species of plants, animals, and insects are being lost every day?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      388

    • C. 

      137

    • D. 

      12

  • 13. 
    The Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event refers to the extinction of which race?
    • A. 

      Wooly Mammoths

    • B. 

      Saber Tooth Tigers

    • C. 

      Tasmanian Tiger

    • D. 

      Dinosaurs

  • 14. 
    The biodiversity found on the earth today is the result of how many years of evolution?
    • A. 

      3.5 billion

    • B. 

      120, 000

    • C. 

      40 million

    • D. 

      38

  • 15. 
    All life on the earth consisted of Archaea, Bacteria, Protozoans, etc. until how many years ago?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      2 billion

    • C. 

      600 million

    • D. 

      40 billion

  • 16. 
    Which country supports almost 10% of biodiversity on the earth?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      Afghanistan

  • 17. 
    How many of our mammals, reptiles, and plants are endemic (found only in Australia)?
    • A. 

      56%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      32%

    • D. 

      12%

  • 18. 
    Which country has the worst rate of mammal extinction in the world?
    • A. 

      Bahamas

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 19. 
    Which is the most biodiverse country in the world?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Brasil

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      China

  • 20. 
    How many species are estimated to be extinct by the year 2050?
    • A. 

      99%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      34%

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