Daily Five May 19 2017

Daily Five May 19 2017


Date: 19/05/2017
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Prelims Questions

1. With reference to wetlands of India, consider the following statements

1. India has more natural wetlands than the manmade wetlands
2. Estuary and creek are not considered as wetlands

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a. 1 only
2. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
b. Neither 1 nor 2

2. Which of the following is the right definition of Ecotone?
a. It is a terrestrial part of the biosphere
b. It is a unique functional role or place of a species in an ecosystem
c. it is a zone of junction between two or more diverse ecosystems
d. None

3. Which of the following is endemic to Indian continent

1. Nilgai or Blue BUll
2. Chiru
3. Chital

Choose the right option

a. 1 and 2
b. 1 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. All the above

4. Ocean acidification is a serious threat to the ocean ecosystem.
Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
a. Ocean acidification is drastically reducing the pH of ocean below 7
b. Acid rain and Eutrophication add to the effects of ocean acidification.
c. Both
d. None

5. Which of the following is the example of Ratoon cropping
a. Sugarcane
b. Pineapple
c. Banana
d. All the above


Ans:
1. D
2. C
3. B
4. A
5. D

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