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Environment and Biodiversity Test 3
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Negative marks are -0.33 per wrong answer
Right answer is 1 mark
No time limit but finish in 30 mins
Solution can be found at below chapters:
Test series is based on following chapters.
Environment Chapter 3: Seasons
Q1: Seasons in India are of __ broad categories
Q2: The average weather conditions of a place for a longer period are known as?
Q3: day to day or hour to hour condition of the atmosphere is called
Q4: Climate of a place is dependent on its
distance from the sea
location and relief.
Q5: The northern part of India falls in the zone of
both a and b
Q6:People living on the coast have an equable temperature throughout the year due to
moderation by sea
Q7: clear sunny sky is associated with
Q8: Indian winter is associated with
Apparent movement of the sun to the southern hemisphere.
high pressure conditions develop on the north of the Himalayas.
Q9: Mahogany, ebony, rosewood are types of
Q10: Tropical evergreen forest is associated with
occur in areas with heavy rainfall..
dense forests so that sunlight doesn’t reach the ground
Many species of trees are found here that shed their leaves at different points of the year.
Q11: Which is true ?
Mangroves act as a barrier to landward winds during cyclones and protect the coastal regions.
Sunderban mangroves are the only ones in the world where tiger population is found
India has 7% of the mangroves plantation of the world.
Q12: Mangroves in the eastern region of India are more luxuriant and diverse due to the
presence of nutrient rich deltas of the rivers.
presence of clean water in rivers.
Q13:Which is true?
The east and northeast margins of continents are covered by temperate evergreen and temperate deciduous trees
The west and southwest margins of continents are covered with Mediterranean vegetation.
Q14: Taxol is obtained from
Q15: Quinine is obtained from
Q16: Aspirin is obtained from
Q17: which is true?
Tropical regions occupy one fourth of the total area of the world but have 75% of the total world population.
In mountainous regions, the decreasing temperature with increasing altitude leads to corresponding change in the natural vegetation.
Q18: Altitude wise vegetation means at height of 3000m and above which vegetation is seen
mosses and lichens.
Q19: Advantages of mangroves are
protect coastal regions from cyclones
are a source of wood for housing
Q20: Southern India has lower temperature variation due to
closer to sea
far from mountains
Q21:Which type of forests has highest coverage in India
tropical semi evergreen
tropical moist deciduous
Q22: Where is the tropical wet evergreen most likely to occur
Q23: Sal, Teak, Neem, Peepal and Shisham are trees found in
Tropical deciduous forest
Q24: Winters in India are caused by bifurcation of the jet stream due to
inter tropical convergence zone
Q25:In places that are colder the pressure is
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