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Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 1

Those species which existed on earth once but not found anywhere now:

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Those species which existed on earth once but not found anywhere now on earth surface are called extinct species.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 2

Grazing of animals and crop cultivation is prohibited in :

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Grazing of animals and crop cultivation is prohibited in national park. National parks are constructed for particular plants and animals.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 3

Species exclusive to a particular area of land is called:

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The species exclusive to a particular area of land is called endemic species. Endemic species are found in only particular area due to climatic factors.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 4

Panchmarhi biosphere reserve contains a national park named:

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Satpura national park is situated in Panchmarhi biosphere reserves in Madhya Pradesh. It is built to protect tigers and other animals.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 5

Animals showing seasonal movements are better known as:

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Some animals show seasonal movements due to unfavourable climatic condition. These animals are called migratory animals.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 6

India hold _____ position on the list of mega biodiversity countries:

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India itself is a mega biodiversity country. Large number of different kinds of plants and animals are found in India. India hold sixth position on the list of mega biodiversity countries.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 7

The book which contains information about endangered species is called:

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Red data book contains information about endangered species. These species are present in less number and declining at alarming rate.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 8

A place in environment where an organism lives is ________

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 9

Term biodiversity was first coined by:

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The term BIODIVERSITY was first coined by the entomologist E.O. Wilson in 1986. A neologism from biology and diversity, it refers to the variety of life on the planet.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 10

Which of the following species is extinct in the wild?

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Explanation:- The white tiger is not a separate subspecies and therefore not in danger of extinction, they do not live anywhere on the globe where their white coloration would help them survive, they do not have a native habitat, they are severely inbred and therefore have severe health problems, and they are cross-bred.

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 11

Our biosphere is made up of various ecosystems. All ecosystems are:

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Ecosystem is the functional unit of biosphere. All ecosystems are inter connected and inter related with each other. Flow of energy and nutrients takes place through food chain in ecosystem.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 12

Those species which exist in small numbers are called:

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Those species which exist in small number are called rare species. These species are found in particular habit and there is danger of get extinct.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 13

Abiotic components of an ecosystem includes:

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The non living components of an ecosystem are called abiotic components. Rodents, rhizopus and Rhizobium are living organisms and are called biotic components of ecosystem.

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Red data book provides information about:

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Red data book provides information about threatened species which are less in number. Extinct species are not included in red data book.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 15

Species is a group of population capable of :

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Species is a group of population capable of interbreeding. The member of a population resembles in shape, size and a number of other features.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 16

The animals found in particular area are termed as ...

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The plants found in a particular area are termed as flora .
The animals found in a particular area are termed as  fauna of that area.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 17

The first reserve forest of India is :

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Satpura national park is the first forest reserve of India. This reserve forest is located in Madhya Pradesh state.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 18

Finest teak of India is obtained from :

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Teak is one of the best quality of wood used for furniture due to durability and strength. Finest teak of India is obtained from forests of Satpura.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 19

Project tiger was launched by Indian government on :

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Project tiger was launched by Indian government on 1st April 1973 to control the fast decreasing number of tigers in different forest in India.

Test: Conservation of Plants & Animals- 2 - Question 20

Which of these is not included in the list of megabiodiversity countries?

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Mega biodiversity countries are those countries in which different varieties of plants and animals are found. Argentina is not included in the list of mega biodiversity countries.

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