Biodiversity Questions Bank

Maximum biodiversity is found in which type of forests?

Maximum Biodiversity can be found in Tropical Rain Forests, almost 80% of documented species in the world can be found in Tropical Rain Forests.

Which one of the following trees is considered to be an environmental hazard?

  • Babool
  • Amaltas
  • Neem
  • Eucalyptus

Eculyptus is considered as environmental hazard due to various reasons. Eucalyptus is responsible for replacing indigenous forests in several parts of the world, depleting food and shelter sources and therefore affecting animals and birds. Growing Eucalyptus in low rainfall areas may cause adverse environmental impacts due to competition for water with other species.

Which one of the following is the most important factor responsible for decline of biodiversity?

  • Genetic Assimilation
  • Controlling Predators
  • Destruction of Habitat
  • Controlling Pests

Destruction of habitat is one of main reasons for biodiversity decline.

Which one of the following is important strategy for conservation of biodiversity?

  • Biosphere Reserves
  • Botanical Gardens
  • National Parks
  • Wild Life Sanctuaries

Biosphere Reserves provide in-situ conservation of genetic resources in natural populations of both flora or fauna. It is actually on-site conservation of genetic resources in their natural environment.

Endangered Species are listed in which book?

Information about Endangered Species is listed in Red Data Book, this book is published by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

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