Environment Quiz 2

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Environment Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the only animal other than Man known to contract Leprosy.
    • A. 

      Tiger

    • B. 

      Elk

    • C. 

      Ninebanded Armadillo

    • D. 

      King Cobra

  • 2. 
    Which bird  constructs the largest unit nest structure in the world?
    • A. 

      Ostrich

    • B. 

      Mountain Drongo

    • C. 

      Sociable weaver

    • D. 

      Red Billed Quelea

  • 3. 
    Name the only country in the world where both the Lion and the tiger are found in the wild.
    • A. 

      Uganda

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Zaire

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 4. 
    Which is the longest reptile in the world?
    • A. 

      King cobra

    • B. 

      Reticulated Python

    • C. 

      Emerald Tree Boa

    • D. 

      Black Mamba

  • 5. 
    Places on Earth where the carbon dioxide is produced and removed are called....
    • A. 

      Reservoirs and Holes

    • B. 

      Springs and Drains

    • C. 

      Sources and sinks

  • 6. 
    Green house gases in the atmosphere act like which part of the green house?
    • A. 

      The door

    • B. 

      The frame

    • C. 

      The glass

  • 7. 
    Of the following people, which are currently being affected the most by increasing temperatures?
    • A. 

      Latin Americans

    • B. 

      Australian Aborigines

    • C. 

      The Eskimos

  • 8. 
    Which of these species had a shift in its gene pool due to global warming?
    • A. 

      Great Land Crabs-they deepened their underground homes to reach a cooler temperature.

    • B. 

      Orcas-They changed their colouration to absorb less sunshine

    • C. 

      Red Squirrels- they moved their breeding time 18 days earlier during the last 10 years

  • 9. 
    Name the tiger specialists who provided the first ever photographic evidence of the role of the male tiger in post-natal care and peaceful interaction with its cubs, thus refuting charges against it of infanticide.
    • A. 

      Kailash Shankhala & Guy Mountfort

    • B. 

      Valmik Thapar & Fateh Singh Rathore

    • C. 

      Jim Corbett and Keshri Singh

    • D. 

      H.S. Panwar and Gustav Krik

  • 10. 
    Wildlife featured in the Appendix 1 of the aconvention on International Trade on Endangered speciesa are
    • A. 

      Completely banned for international trade

    • B. 

      Are allowed for non-commercial trade

    • C. 

      Are banned for internal trade