Biodiversity And Conservation

Biology
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Select the correct statement about biodiversity.

A
Large scale planting of cotton has no adverse effect on biodiversity.
B
Western Ghats have a very high degree of species richness and endemism.
C
Conservation of biodiversity is just a fad pursued by the developed countries.
D
The desert areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat have a very high level of desert animal species as well as numerous rare animals.
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An example of ex situ conservation is

A
National park
B
Seed bank
C
Wildlife santuary
D
Sacred Grove
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Which one of the following is not used for ex situ plant conservation?

A
Field gene banks
B
Seed banks
C
Shifting cultivation
D
None of the above
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Which is the national aquatic animal of India?

A
Gangetic shark
B
River dolphin
C
Blue whale
D
Sea - horse
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Cryopreservation of gametes of threatened species in viable and fertile condition can be referred to as

A
In situ conservation by sacred groves.
B
In situ cryo-conservation of biodiversity.
C
In situ conservation of biodiversity.
D
Advanced ex-situ conservation of biodiversity.
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In which of the following both pairs have correct combination?

A
In situ conservation : Seed Bank

Ex situ conservation : National Park
B
In situ conservation : Tissue culture

Ex situ conservation : Sacred groves
C
In situ conservation : National Park

Ex situ conservation : Botanical Garden
D
In situ conservation : Cryopreservation

Ex situ conservation : Wildlife Sanctuary
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Which one of the following is a characteristic feature of cropland  ecosystem?

A
Absence of soil organisms
B
Least genetic diversity
C
Absence of weeds
D
Ecological succession
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Which of the following is correctly matched?

A
Parthenium hysterophorus - Threat to biodiversity
B
Stratification - Population
C
Aerenchyma - Opuntia
D
Age pyramid - Biome
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