Match Column-I (organism) with Column-II
Column-I— Column-II (number of species)
1) Ants– A. 20,000
2) Orchids– B. 25,000
3) Fishes — C. 28,000
4) Beetles –D. 3,00,000
[B] 1:B.2:A, 3:C,4:D
[C] 1:A, 2:B, 3:C,4:D
The term ‘Biodiversity’ was popularized by
[A] Robert May
[B] A. Von Humboldt
[C] Edward Wilson
[D] Paul Ehrlich
Identify the type/level of biodiversity from the following:
[D] All of these
Which of the following show maximum genetic diversity?
[C] Rauwolfia vomitoria
How many different varieties of mango are found in India?
How many genetically different strains of rice are found in India?
Choose correct statement from the following
(A) Western Ghats have a greater amphibian species diversity than the Eastern Ghats.
(B) Diversity exists at all levels of biological organization ranging from macromolecules within cells to biomes.
(C) Rauwolfia Vomitoria shows genetic variation in terms of potency and concentration of the reserpine produced.
(D) Norway has greater ecosystem diversity than India.
[A] A and B only
[B] B and D only
[C] A, Band C only
[D] D only
If the present rate of species losses continues, we will lose our biological wealth in how much time?
[A] Less than one century
[B] Less than 2 centuries
[C] Less than 50 years
[D] Next 20 years
Robert May places the global species diversity at about ______ million.
More than ______ % of all species recorded are animals,
Arrange following in their decreasing order of species. Fishes, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibian
[A] Fishes > Birds > Reptiles > Amphibian
[B] Fishes > Reptiles > Birds > Amphibian
[C] Reptiles > Fishes > Birds > Amphibian
[D] Amphibian > Fishes > Birds > Reptiles
Which of following have more number of species?
Which order is correct with respect to the number of species?
[A] Fungi > Algae > Lichens > Angiosperm
[B] Angiosperm > Fungi > Algae > Lichen
[C] Fungi > Angiosperm > Algae > Lichen
[D] Mosses > Ferns > Algae > Lichens
Find the false statement.
[A] The number of fungi species is more than the combined total of the species of fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals.
[B] Conventional taxonomic methods are not suitable for identifying microbial species.
[C] For many taxonomic groups, species inventories are more complete in temperate than in tropical countries.
[D] Insects form 70% part of all the species recorded.