(GK) Facts: Animals, Birds & Trees

(GK) Facts: Animals, Birds & Trees

1. The bird which has no wings at all

2. Which is the flying mammal

3. Of major insect groups, which are the only ones with just one pair of wings

4. What is the name of the animal which has a tongue lower than its body

5. Which food crop has the maximum content of proteins

6. Which flowerless plants found mostly in water and having chlorophyll

7. The drug which reduces blood pressure is obtained from the root of the plant
Rauwolfia serpentine

8. The most effective pesticide for general use against most garden pests is

9. Rows of trees grown along the coastal areas to reduce the impact of Cyclones are called as

10. Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History is situated at

11. One of the main cause of flood in rivers is

12. Animals that creep, are called

13. The friend of the farmer is

14. The great Indian Bustard is found which Indian state

15. Which of the following animals is a marsupial
a. Kangaroo
b. Goat
c. Lion
d. Whale
Ans : A

16. An earthworm has
a. Three eyes
b. No eyes
c. One eye
d. Two eyes
Ans : B

17. Respiration of plants is through
a. Arriers
b. Gills
c. Trachea
d. Stomata
Ans : D

18. The best method of control of a soil borne disease is by
a. Using fungicides
b. Burning affected plants
c. Crop rotation
d. Seed treatment
Ans : C

19. Animals in a sleeplike dormant state over the winter while living off reserves of body fat, with a decrease in body temperature and pulse rate and slower metabolism is termed as

20. A period during which the metabolism of certain animals or insects slows down, temporarily suspending their bodily development and growth is termed as

21. The phenomenon of summer sleep by animals is called

22. Which of the following is not obtained from the bark of a tree
a. Quinine
b. Tannin
c. Cinnamon
d. Bhang
Ans : D

23. Which of the following is not one of the important steps in processing tea leaves
a. Rolling
b. Drying
c. Fermenting
d. Withering
Ans : C

24. Which food crop has maximum content of proteins
Soya bean

25. Maximum yield of milk is obtained from ........ variety of cows
Red Sindhi

26. Triticale is the first species of an agricultural crop produced scientifically by humans by crossing
Wheat and Rye

27. The first man made cereal is

28. The first species of an agricultural crop produced scientifically by humans

29. Arabica and Robusta are two main varieties of ........ cultivated in India

30. Which of the following is not a natural fibre
a. Silk
b. Jute
c. Coir
d. Rayon
Ans : D

31. What helps a camel to travel long distances in deserts without food and water
its humps

32. The tallest tree in the world is
a. Eucalyptus
b. Mahogany
c. Redwood
d. Teak
Ans : C

33. The resinous shellac is obtained from
a. Bark of a tree
b. Distillation of wood
c. Agricultural waste
d. Processing of crude oil
Ans : A

34. Name the respiratory organ of fish

35. Which among the following has the maximum lifespan
a. Eagle
b. Tortoise
c. Tiger
d. Elephant
Ans : B

36. What is arginine
An amino acid obtained by animals from their diet

37. What is the scientific name of Coconut tree
Cocos nucifera

38. Which crop in Maharashtra is known as ‘White Gold’

39. Economically the most important forest of India
a. Tidal
b. Tropical deciduous forest
c. Thorn forest
d. Evergreen forest
Ans : B

40. Cacti are classic examples of
a. Mesophytes
b. Xerophytes
c. Heliophytes
d. Sciophytes
Ans : B

41. Which of the following is not a Biosphere Reserve
a. Agasthyamala
b. Panchamarhi
c. Nallamala
d. Nilgiri
Ans : C

42. Transport of food from leaves to other parts of plant is termed as

43. The crop which considers frost as its enemy
a. Rubber
b. Tea
c. Coffee
d. Tobacco
Ans : D

44. The protein of rice grains is of good quality being rich in

45. The extensive grass lands known as ‘Prairies’ are found in
North America

46. Which of the following has been found useful in keeping cholesterol level down
a. Tulsi
b. Serpentina
c. Turmeric
d. Garlic
Ans : D

47. The only snake that builds a nest
King cobra

48. The characteristic feature of virus is
a. It lacks chlorophyll
b. It multiplies only on hosts
c. It multiplies only on dead animals
d. It is made of fats
Ans : B

49. A field or a part of a garden where fruit trees grow, mainly commercially
a. Park
b. Orchard
c. Nursery
d. Yard
Ans : B

50. A place where wild animals live
a. Forest
b. Lair
c. Sanctuary
d. Stable
Ans : B


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