Multiple Choice Quiz on Biodiversity and Conservation

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘Biodiversity and Conservation’. Questions come under ‘easy’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
1. Species richness means:
number of species per unit area
number of particular species per the total number of different species in a particular area
number of genes in a particular species
number of genetic variation in a particular area
2. Coastal wet land conservation is done by
salt water wet land
3. The total solid matter washed into the oceans in a year is about:
2000 million tones
4500 million tones
3300 million tones
5000 million tones
4. The dry biomass produced annually on earth is estimated to be ----thousand million tones.
5. The important factor that has accelerated environmental problems is
blue revolution
ozone hole
water depletion
population explosion
6. In biosphere reserve out of three human activity is not permitted in
core zone
buffer zone
transition zone
none of these
7. Exotic species which is endangering many species of fish in USA is
Exotic trout
Silver fish
Golden fish
all of these
8. The endangered species of plants and animals have been categorized for conservation purpose by
9. The key objective of convention at Rio de Janeiro of Earth summit in 1992
Conservation of biological diversity
sustainable use of biodiversity
fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the localisation of genetic resources
all of these
10. Agar is obtained commercially from
both a and b
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