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76 How much soil mass consists of living soil organisms ?
A 0.1%
B 1.0%
C 1.5%
D 5.1%

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is 0.1%.

77 Eucalyptus constitutes the dominant part of
A Mediterranean Biome
B Temperate Grassland Biome
C Australian Biome
D California Biome

Answer: Option [C]

Eucalyptus constitutes the dominant part of Australian Biome. The Eucalyptus forest type is by far the most common forest type in Australia covering 101 million hectares, which is 77% of Australia's total native forest area. The term 'eucalypt' includes approximately 800 species in the three genera Angophora, Corymbia and Eucalyptus.

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78 In which state is wetland habitat of Hrika Pattan located ?
A Haryana
B Rajasthan
C Punjab
D Orissa

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Punjab. Harike Wetland also known as "Hari-ke-Pattan", with the Harike Lake in the deeper part of it, is the largest wetland in northern India in the border of Tarn Taran Sahib district and Ferozepur district of the Punjab state in India.

79 In which one of the following states is Keoladeo bird sanctuary located ?
A Andhra Pradesh
B Orissa
C Kerala
D Rajasthan

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Rajasthan. Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park (formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) is a famous avifauna sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season.

80 What proportion of world’s flora and fauna are supported by India ?
A 6-7%
B 10-12 %
C 12-15%
D more than 15%

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is 6-7%. There are estimated to be over 18,000 species of flowering plants in India, which constitute some 6-7 percent of the total plant species in the world. India is home to more than 50,000 species of plants, including a variety of endemics.

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