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Sarat Chandra IAS 21st March Quiz

Welcome to your Sarat Chandra IAS 21st March Quiz

Consider the following statements regarding the Biosphere reserves:

  1. They are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting balance between their conservation and sustainable use.
  2. Under the MAB Programme of the UNESCO, India has 11 internationally recognised biosphere reserves.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Which of the following are nonpoint sources of pollution in rivers?

  1. Toxic chemicals from urban run-offs.
  2. Surface drains carrying municipal sewage.
  3. Cattle wallowing.
  4. Excess fertilizers from agricultural lands.
Select the correct option using the codes given below:
Which of the following statements regarding ‘SAKSHAM’ campaign is correct?

Consider the following statements regarding the Ecological Pyramid:

  1. The pyramid of energy in any ecosystem is always upright.
  2. The pyramid of biomass in an ocean is generally inverted.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Which of the following is/are the possible consequences of heavy sand mining in riverbeds?

  1. Decreased salinity in the river
  2. Pollution of groundwater
  3. Lowering of the water table

Which of the following is/are correct?

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