Quiz-1- Wild Fauna and Flora of India


Wild fauna and flora of India:

  1. Which one of the following is the first biosphere reserve of India?

a.Nanda Devi              b. Gulf of Mannar

c.Panchmarhi             d. Nilgiri

  1. Name the three states constituting the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

a.Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala.

b.Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

c.Uttarakhand, Delhi and Haryana.

d.Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

3.Name the very second biosphere reserve of India.

a.Nanda Devi- Uttarakhand         b. Nokrek- Meghalaya

b.Manas- Assam                         d. Sunder ban- West Bengal

4.Can you name the largest biosphere reserve of India based on area:

a.Gulf of Mannar                        c. Kachchh Biosphere Reserved

c.Sunder ban                             d. Nanda Devi

5.Which Biosphere reserve is the latest added reserve in India?

a.Panna- Madhya Pradesh.

b. Seshachalam – Andhra Pradesh.

c.Great Nicobar- Andaman & Nicobar.

d.Agasthyamalai- Kerala & Tamil Nadu

6.How many biosphere reserves are there in India till date?

a.20                         b. 25

c.18                         d. 17

7.Which one of the following is a critically endangered plant species; according to IUCN       it  is included in 12 most endangered species on Earth, endemic to Western Ghats of       India?

   a. Baeolepis             b. Adenoon

c. Frerea                  d. Poeciloneuron

8.Which one is the state animal of Tamil Nadu?

   a.Elephas maximus indicus               b. Panthera Tigris.

d.Barking Deer                                   d. Nilgiri Tahr

  1. Name the state flower of Tamil Nadu, it is most unusual and splendid flower. A postage stamp was also issued by Indian Postal Department on it.

a.Glory Lilly                                       b. Lillium candidum

c.Nelumbo nucifera                          d. Lady’s slipper orchid

  1. Why is Pterospermum reticulatum a threatend tree species of western Ghats?

a.Water scarcity                                b. Tree exploitation and habitat loss

c.Fruit matures very late                   d. Lesser seeds for dispersal