Test: Natural Vegetation And Wildlife - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which one of the following types of vegetation does rubber belong to?

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QUESTION: 2

Which one of the following states does not have the Tropical deciduous forests?

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QUESTION: 3

Ebony and rosewood trees are found in the areas of rainfall:

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QUESTION: 4

Which among the following natural vegetation is most predominant in India?

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Tropical Deciduous Forests are the most predominant type of vegetation in India. Also called the monsoon forests, they are found in the regions receiving rainfall between 200 cm and 70 cm.

QUESTION: 5

A very large ecosystem on land having distinct type of vegetation and wildlife is called ?

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A biome is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in. They can be found over a range of continents. Biomes are distinct biological communities that have formed in response to a shared physical climate

QUESTION: 6

Which of the following types of natural vegetation have originally come to India from abroad?

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QUESTION: 7

Tropical rainforests grow well in areas receiving __________ rainfall.

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QUESTION: 8

In which of the following states is Dachigam wildlife sanctuary located?

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QUESTION: 9

Which one of the following is the Biosphere Reserve of India?

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QUESTION: 10

Which one of the following animals lives in the swampy and marshy lands of Assam and West Bengal?

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QUESTION: 11

Most widespread vegetation in India is :

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Tropical deciduous is most widespread vegetation in India occurring in Deccan plateau and most of northeastern part and also in lower hills of Himalayas .

QUESTION: 12

Which parts of Himalayas are covered with dense forest?

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QUESTION: 13

In which year Wildlife Protection Act was implemented in India?

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QUESTION: 14

Dachigam in Jammu and Kashmir is a

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Dachigam National Park is located 22 kilometers from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. It covers an area of 141 km square. The name of the park literally stands for " ten villages" which could be in memory of ten villages that were relocated for its formation.

QUESTION: 15

Which of the following is not a important tree of tropical rainforest?

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QUESTION: 16

The elephants are found in the hot-wet forests of ?

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QUESTION: 17

Trees in a thorn forest are:

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QUESTION: 18

Which forest is affected by tides in coastal areas?

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following trees is used for treating blood pressure?

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Sarpagandha is best known for treating high blood pressure, it is used in Indian folk medicine as a remedy for mental disorders too. The role of reserpine in reducing blood pressure can be described as follows. Dopamine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and noradrenaline are a group of hormones (neurotransmitters) known collectively as catecholamines. These are produced in the adrenal glands and are released into the bloodstream in response to physical or emotional stress. Noradrenaline constricts the blood vessels increasing the blood pressure and adrenaline increases the heart rate and metabolism.

QUESTION: 20

In which of the following parts of India evergreen forests are found?

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QUESTION: 21

How many types of plant species are found in India?

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QUESTION: 22

Ebony, mahogany, rosewood, rubber and cinchona are the important trees of?

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QUESTION: 23

The Yak (ox) and the Bharal are found in ?

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QUESTION: 24

Which is the natural habitat of the Indian lion?

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QUESTION: 25

Where in India do flamingos migrate to nest in large numbers?

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QUESTION: 26

Which one of the following trees is found in tropical rainforests?

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QUESTION: 27

Ebony, Mahogany and Rosewood trees are grown in which of the following forests?

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Tropical forests are discovered in the westward slopes of the western ghats. They can be also discovered in mountain ranges of Jaintia and Khasi.

QUESTION: 28

Which medicinal plant has high antibiotic and antibacterial properties?

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QUESTION: 29

Which of the following forests is found in heavy rainfall areas of the Western Ghats, island groups and upper parts of Assam?

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QUESTION: 30

Silver fir is found in the following type of vegetation zone:

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The montane forest is found in mountains, generally which are in the area of moderate elevation. 

These are reffered by different names at different heights. 

These are classified as Wet Temperate forests between 1000 and 2000 meters, Temperate forest between 1500 m - 3000 m and Alpine Forest at height more than 3600 meters. 

In Alpine Forest, Silver fir is found and rainfall here is less than 100 cm.

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