Forest and Wildlife Resources (Class X)
|Description: Social Studies|
|Number of Questions: 20|
|Created by: Amit Pandey|
|Tags: Social Studies Geography X Forest and Wildlife Resources Endemic Extinct Endangered Flora and Fauna Conservation of Resources Project Tiger Tests Writing Decimals as Fractions Writing Fractions as Decimals|
Which of the following species is endemic to Arunachal Pradesh?
This is the correct answer. Mithun is endemic to Arunchal Pradesh.
India has nearly 8 percent of the total number of species in the world. Of all the species of flora found in India, how many flowering species are endemic to India?
This is the correct answer. Of the estimated 47,000 plant species, about 15,000 flowering species are endemic to India.
Which of the following species of Indian grass is now extinct and lost forever?
This is the correct answer as Hubbardia heptaneuron is a type of wild Indian grass that is now extinct and lost forever.
Nearly _______ plant species in India are considered endangered.
This is the correct answer as nearly 1500 plant species in India are considered endangered.
The natural forests of south India were damaged due to enrichment plantation. Which of the following species was extensively planted at the cost of several other species?
Teak monoculture damaged the natural forests in south India.
Which of the following has/have blocked the migration route of the great Indian elephant at the Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal?
This is the correct answer as the ongoing dolomite mining has threatened and disturbed the natural habitat of many species and blocked the migration route of several others, including the great Indian elephant.
Which of the following species was declared extinct in India in 1952?
This is the correct answer as the Asiatic cheetah was declared extinct in 1952 in India.
Project Tiger was an attempt at conserving the dwindling population of tigers in India. In which year was it launched?
Project Tiger was launched in 1973 to protect tigers from becoming extinct.
Substantial parts of the tribal belts in the northeastern and central India have been deforested and degraded due to which of the following?
This is the correct answer as shifting cultivation called jhum is responsible for defrorestation and degradation of land in the tribal belts of the northeastern and central India.
Extinct species are species which are not found after searches of known or likely areas where they may occur. Which of the following species of fauna is not yet extinct?
This is the correct answer as the lion tailed macaque is on the verge of extinction and on the endangered list.
At which of the following reserves have villagers fought against mining by citing the Wildlife Protection Act?
This is the correct answer. At Sariska Tiger Reserve (Rajasthan), villagers have fought against mining by citing the Wildlife Protection Act.
Bishnoi villages in Rajasthan participate in community conservation of
This is the correct answer as in and around Bishnoi villages in Rajasthan, chinkara, nilgai and peacocks are protected by the community and nobody harms them.
The Himalayan yew (Taxus wallachiana) is a medicinal plant found in various parts of Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh. Which of the following diseases has been successfully treated by using the drug made from a chemical compound extracted from the bark, needles, twigs and roots of this tree?
This is the correct answer.
Nature worship in sacred groves untouched by humans is an age old custom in the Hindu religion and in many tribes. The Mundas and the Santhals of Chhota Nagpur region worship
This is the correct answer. The Mundas and Santhals of Chhota Nagpur region worship mahua (Bassia latifolia) and kadamba (Anthocaphalus cadmba) trees.
Government has classified forests in three categories. Which of the following states has 75 percent of its total forest area as permanent forest?
Madhya Pradesh has the largest area under permanent forests, constituting 75 percent of its total forest area. Thus, this is the correct answer.
The Joint Forest Management (JFM) involves local communities in forest management. Which of the following statements about JFM is incorrect?
This statement is incorrect, hence this is the correct answer.
Beej Bachao Andolan is a unique conservation programme that has successfully shown that adequate levels of diversified crop production without the use of synthetic chemicals are possible and economically viable. Where did this take place?
This is the correct answer as the Beej Bachao Andolan started in Tehri-Garwahl.
The Central Government has given full or partial legal protection to many species of fauna against hunting and trade throughout India. Which of the following is not a protected species?
The Asian antelope or neelgai is classified as a common crop pest and is not protected against hunting and trade throughout India. Thus, this is the correct answer.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
a. More than half of the total forest land has been declared reserved forests. b. Almost one-third of the total forest area is specified as unclassed forests. c. Reserved forests are protected from any further depletion.
This is the correct answer as only statement a is correct.
Which of the following national parks hosts the one-horned rhinoceros and swamp deer, and boasts the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world and was declared a Tiger Reserve in 2006?
This is the correct answer. Kaziranga National Park is host to one-third of all the world's one-horned rhinoceros and swamp deer.