POLL ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATIONS 26.7.2020

1.) The Band-e Amir National Park is located in which country?

[A] Afghanistan
[B] Iran
[C] Pakistan
[D] Israel

Correct Answer: A [Afghanistan]

The Band-e Amir National Park is the Afghanistan’s first national park, located in the Bamyan Province. It is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. The site of Band-e Amir has been described as Afghanistan’s Grand Canyon, and draws thousands of tourists a year. The river is part of the system of the Balkh River.

2.) What does contain” Red Data Book?

[A] Astrology
[B] Endangered wild plants, animals
[C] Communism Facts
[D] Endangered Forests

Correct Answer: B [Endangered wild plants, animals]

3.) Which among following is a biodiversity hotspot?

[A] Thar
[B] Western Ghats
[C] Aravalli Hills
[D] Eastern Ghats

Correct Answer: B [Western Ghats]

A biodiversity hotspot is an area with unusual concentration of species, many of which are endemic. It is marked by serious threat to its biodiversity by humans. The concept was given in 1988 by Norman Myers.

India shares its territories into three biodiversity hotspots viz. Eastern Himalaya, Western Ghats and Indo-Burma. Out of them, Eastern Himalaya and Western Ghats are mostly located within India’s territory. In the Indo-Burma Biodiversity hotspot, India shares only a small part in north East India.

The Indo-Burma Biodiversity hotspot includes parts of northeastern India, Bangladesh and Malayasia.

4.) Which among the following World Heritage site of India is owned by two states?

[A] Valley of Flowers National Park
[B] Mountain Railways of India
[C] Sundarbans National Park
[D] Kalka-Shimla Railway

Correct Answer: D [Kalka-Shimla Railway]

Kalka is in Panchkula Haryana and shimla all of you know. Kalka Shimla Railway spreads in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh,

Valley of Flowers National Park is located in Uttarakhand,
Mountain Railways of India are in Darjeeling,
Sundarbans National Park isn West Bengal and
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is in Gujarat.

5.) The Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) are the compounds which have the following molecules:

1. Hydrogen
2. Carbon
3. Chlorine
4. Fluorine

Which among the above plays the most important role in Ozone depletion?

[A] Hydrogen
[B] Carbon
[C] Chlorine
[D] Flourine

Correct Answer: C [Chlorine]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *