NCERT - Biodiversity & Conservation Questions and Answers of Class 12 Biology | GkSeries

Questions
1 The list prepared by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources for endangered species is classified as
1 Brown List
2 White List
3 Black List
4 Red List

Answer: Red List
2 How many bio-geographical regions are present in India?
1 3
2 4
3 7
4 10

Answer: 10
3 Conservation of grasslands is done by
1 Protection from grazing of severely damaged vegetation
2 Rotational grazing
3 Conservation of soil and water
4 all of these

Answer: all of these
4 Objective Forest Act 1927 is
1 Setting up and managing reserved forests, protected forests and village forests
2 Control of movement of forest product
3 Protection of non government forests and forest land
4 All of the above

Answer: All of the above
5 Blue whale is placed under
1 endangered
2 critically endangered
3 extinct
4 rare

Answer: endangered
6 Hot spots are regions of high
1 rarity
2 endemism
3 critically endangered population
4 diversity

Answer: endemism
7 Endemic species are
1 rare species
2 species localised in a specific region
3 cosmopolitan in distribution
4 critically endangered species

Answer: species localised in a specific region
8 One of endangered species of Indian medicinal plants is that of
1 Ocimum
2 Nependenthes
3 Garlic
4 Podophyllum

Answer: Podophyllum
9 Which of the following represent maximum number of species among global biodiversity?
1 Algae
2 Lichens
3 Fungi
4 Mosses and Ferns

Answer: Fungi
10 Red data book contains data of
1 all plant species
2 all animal species
3 economically important species
4 threatened species

Answer: threatened species
11 Which of the following region has maximum diversity
1 mangrooves
2 temperate rainforest
3 taiga
4 coral reefs

Answer: coral reefs
12 Ex situ conservation includes
1 Zoo
2 Botanic garden
3 Germplasm bank
4 all of the above

Answer: all of the above
13 An inexhaustible non-conventional universal source of energy is
1 Wind energy
2 Solar energy
3 Hydrothermal energy
4 Tidal energy

Answer: Solar energy
14 The term used for species which is in danger of being extinct in near future is
1 degradability
2 extinct
3 endangered
4 global biodiversity

Answer: endangered
15 Grasslands in India includes
1 12% total land area
2 14% total land area
3 18% total land area
4 20% total land area

Answer: 18% total land area

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