Sanctuaries/Biosphere Reserves One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 International ‘Tiger Day’ is observed on – 29th July
2 Most of the wildlife-protected areas in India are surrounded by – Dense forests
3 ‘Project Tiger’ of the Government envisages – To save the Indian tiger from extinction
4 ‘Project Tiger’ in India was started in – 1973
5 The term ‘M-STrIPES’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of – Maintenance of Tiger Reserves
6 India’s first Dolphin Observatory is being built in – Bihar
7 National Biological Garden of India is situated in – New Delhi
8 Which was the first National Park of India? Jim Corbett National Park
9 The Rajiv Gandhi National Park is located in – Karnataka
10 Maintenance of genetic diversity in National Parks is done by – In-situ conservation
11 The Periyar Game Sanctuary is famous for – Wild Elephants
12 Betla National Park is situated at – Bihar
13 Rani Jhansi Maritime National Park was founded in – 1996
14 The largest Tiger Habitat in India is in – Andhra Pradesh
15 Dhoopgarh Peak is situated in which National Parks? Satupra National Park
16 Which Tiger Reserve has the largest area under ‘‘Critical Tiger Habitat’’? Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam
17 Where is the home of the Asiatic Lion? Gir Forest
18 Biosphere reserves are areas to preserve – Genetic diversity
19 Which biosphere reserve of India is spread over Garo Hills? Nokrek
20 In which State, Nandadevi Biosphere Reserve is located? Uttarakhand
21 In which category of protected areas in India are local people not allowed to collect and use biomass? National Parks
22 Which National Park/Sanctuary is known as “World Natural Heritage?” Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
23 In India, Project Elephant was launched in the year – 1992
24 Where is the wild ass sanctuary? Gujarat
25 One-horned rhinoceros is found in which state? West Bengal and Assam
26 Which sanctuary is famous for Rhinoceros? Kaziranga
27 In which National Park of India Rhinoceros rehabilitation is being done? Dudhwa National Park
28 Recently there was a proposal to translocate some of the lions from their natural habitat in Gujarat to which site? Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary
29 Which state has the maximum number of National Park – Madhya Pradesh
30 Phawngpul National Park in Mizoram is also known as – Blue Mountain Park
31 Which state has the ideal habitat for the Siberian crane? Rajasthan
32 Sariska and Ranthambore are the reserves for which animal? Tiger
33 ‘Salim Ali National Park’ is located in – Jammu and Kashmir
34 Which Tiger Reserve of India is located in Mizoram? Dampha
35 Which tiger reserve lies in two States? Pench
36 The famous Tiger Reserve ‘Sariska’ is situated in which state? Rajasthan
37 Where is ‘Gomarda’ Wildlife Sanctuary situated? Raigarh district
38 The National Chambal Sanctuary does NOT fall in which state? Haryana
39 For what is the Manas sanctuary in Assam known? Birds
40 Which protected area is well known for the conservation of a sub-species of the Indian swamp deer (Barasingha) that thrives well on hard ground and is exclusively graminivorous? Kanha National Park
41 Dachigam National Park is associated with – Hangul or Kashmir Stag
42 From the ecological point of view, which park/reserve assumes importance in being a good link between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats? Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
43 Which park is located in the Bastar region? Indravati National Park
44 Which animal can live for the longest duration without drinking water? Kangaroo rat
45 The Yellowstone National Park is located in? U.S.A.
46 UNESCO declared which National Park of India as the World Heritage Site in July 2016. Kanchenjunga (Khangchendzonga National Park)
47 Jaipur was listed as a ‘World Heritage Site’ by the UNESCO ‘World Heritage Committee’ in its 43rd Session held in the city – Baku (Azerbaijan)
48 Which aerial photographs are suitable for wildlife management in Corbett and Rajaji National Park? Small scale photographs
49 Which National Park is unique in being swamped with floating vegetation that supports a rich biodiversity? Keibul Lamjao National Park
50 Recently, for the first time in our country, which state has declared a particular butterfly as ‘State Butterfly’? Maharashtra
51 ‘Man and Biosphere Programme’ (MAB) by UNESCO was started in – 1971
52 Great Himalayan National Park, which has been accorded the UNESCO World Heritage Site status, is located in – Himachal Pradesh
53 The ‘‘Oceanic National Park’’ of India is located in – Kutch
54 The 16th Biosphere Reserve of India’s Cold Desert lies in – Himachal Pradesh
55 The Government of India has set a target of achieving much solar power capacity by the year 2022. 100 Gigawatt
56 The garden of Five Seasons is located near – Mehrauli
57 Which National Park/Sanctuary has been selected to house Gir lions? Palpur Kuno
58 In which region of India are you most likely to come across the ‘Great Indian Hornbill’ in its natural habitat? Western Ghats
59 If you want to see gharials in their natural habitat, which is the best place to visit? Chambal River
60 At which place India’s first Butterfly Park has been established? Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bangalore
61 Askot Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the district of – Pithoragarh
62 The Corbett National Park gets its water from which river? Ramganga river
63 Which National Park has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate and Arctic? Namdapha National Park
64 Buxa Tiger Reserve is located in which State of India? West Bengal
65 Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve is located in – Nepal
66 The first marine sanctuary in India with coral reefs, molluscs, dolphins, tortoises and various kinds of sea birds, within its bounds, has been established in – Gulf of Kachchh
67 The “Cloud Goats” of the Nilgiri is found in – Eravikulam National Park
68 Which National Park lies completely in the temperate alpine zone? Valley of Flowers National Park
69 The Chinar Wild Life Sanctuary is located in – Kerala
70 Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is situated in – Gurgaon
71 The bird sanctuary of Tamil Nadu is located in – Karikili
72 Which country has more than 30% of its total area under National Parks? Bhutan
73 The largest Botanical garden of the world is at – Kew (England)
74 Bundala Biosphere Reserve which has been added to the UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere (MAB) network is located in? Sri Lanka