General Knowledge Quiz On Environment And Ecology

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. 2 October 2013
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2 October 2013. The explanation for this is that the question states that the Zoological Society of London announced the birth of the Sumatran tiger cub on a specific date. The only option that matches this date is 2 October 2013.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    C. 27 September 2013
    Explanation
    The report released by the United Nations' intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) on 27 September 2013 highlighted that human beings are the main reason for climate change.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. 17 September 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

    Correct Answer
    D. 17 September 2013
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17 September 2013. This date is the most recent among the options given, suggesting that it is the most likely date for the South Korean scientists to have unveiled their DNA analysis of the tiger and four other great felines.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    A. United States
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United States. The Smithsonian Institution, which is located in the United States, announced the discovery of a new species of mammal called the Olinguito on August 15, 2013. This suggests that the scientists who made the discovery were based in the United States and conducted their research there.

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