General Knowledge Quiz On Environment And Ecology

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General Knowledge Quiz On Environment And Ecology

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) announced on _________  that an endangered Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to the cub on 30 September 2013. 
    • A. 

      2 October 2013

    • B. 

      1 October 2013

    • C. 

      3 October 2013

    • D. 

      The Zoological Society of London has not announced

  • 2. 
    The report released by the United Nation’s intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) on ____________highlighted that human beings are the main reason for climate change.
    • A. 

      14 July 2013

    • B. 

      12 April 2013

    • C. 

      27 September 2013

    • D. 

      06 November 2012

  • 3. 
    The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) notified that it banned industrial expansion in 8 industrial clusters. The ministry imposed moratorium on environmental clearance for eight new industrial projects- Indore and Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh), Vapi (Gujarat), Ghaziabad (UP), Ludhiana (Punjab), Patancheru-Bollaram (Andhra Pradesh), Panipat (Haryana) and Jharsuguda (Orissa). When did the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests notify?
    • A. 

      06 February 2013

    • B. 

      17 September 2013

    • C. 

      14 May 2013

    • D. 

      16 July 2013

  • 4. 
    The South Korean scientists from the Personal Genomics Institute in Suwon, on __________ unveiled that they carried out first ever DNA analysis of the tiger as well as four other great felines.
    • A. 

      14 July 2013

    • B. 

      12 April 2013

    • C. 

      27 September 2013

    • D. 

      17 September 2013

  • 5. 
    Scientists of Smithsonian Institution of ________ have announced a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the Olinguito on 15 August 2013.
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      UAE

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Australia

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