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Nature and wildlife quiz

  1. 1. Gyananweshan Presents….
  2. 2. Question- 1 • During last year, 2020 Australian scientists found one Apolemia species near the western coast of Australia. Belonged to the genus Siphonophores, this is a gelatinous floating colony of thousands of individual bodies. After coiling into spiral form, the outer ring of this species was measured for a certain purpose. • Just tell me how did this discovery got into the record book with the certain feature of this species ?
  3. 3. Question- 2 • City Oval is a multi-purpose stadium in Pietermaritzberg, South Africa. It is not so popular in cricket world, but during 2003 Cricket world cup it hosted two matches between Bangladesh-Sri Lanka and India-Namibia. • There is a unique celebration/ tradition practiced in the ground after the match when a player scores a century or take a five wicket haul in a match. • What is the tradition being performed there for these certain feats? (Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Chaminda Vaas were part of it)
  4. 4. Question- 3 • Vava Suresh, an Indian wildlife conservationist hailed from Kerala. He lost the middle finger of his left hand and right hand is also damaged while doing the conservational activities. • Which particular nickname has been attributed to him ?
  5. 5. Question- 4 • Located in Eastern Himalayan biodiversity areas, this is the fourth largest national park in India in terms of area. The national park came into limelight during 1972 Wildlife Protection Act, when this was found that it is the only park in India to have four big cat species, like leopard, tiger, clouded leopard and snow leopard. • Which national park am I talking about ?
  6. 6. Question- 5 There are few adverse effects those were observed due to a particular natural phenomenon. • Fish adult will not be able to hatch properly • Birds lay defective eggs. • Plants exposed to toxic substances released by Soil. • Human suffers from asthma and bronchitis • Several Historic monuments,buildings can be damaged Which unwanted natural phenomenon causes these consequences?
  7. 7. Question- 6 • On her journey to the USA from China, Chi Chi got into trouble when US banned her entry calling her "a communist good".Then she stayed in London & became a major attraction there. • Later she became mascot of a worldwide organization & cordially loved by people. • Just Identify the Organisation.
  8. 8. Question- 7 • Brett Ratcliffe, a Nebraska based US entomologist is an avid fan of tv series. During his discovery of these three beetle species, he chose to named those after a certain “trio” of the entertainment world. To grasp the attention of people towards undiscovered biodiversity he did this intentionally. • Don’t need to mention the names of those trio, just tell me the entertainment
  9. 9. Question- 8 • Brett Ratcliffe, a Nebraska based US entomologist is an avid fan of tv series. During his discovery of these three beetle species, he chose to named those after a certain “trio” of the entertainment world. To grasp the attention of people towards undiscovered biodiversity he did this intentionally. • Don’t need to mention the names of those trio, just tell me which eye-catching entertainment piece referred here?
  10. 10. Question- 9 • Archive articles of renowned ornithologist and the Birdman of India, Salim Ali, document that the idea of countries to propose a national bird was recommended in by the International council of Bird Prevention in a World conference at Tokyo in 1960 to pinpoint public interest for species that stood in the greatest need of protection. • Which ‘Nature’s pride, man’s shame’ bird did he propose as a candidate meeting this distinction which today are feared to be extinct in near future ?
  11. 11. Question- 10 • While receiving 2006 academy award for Best original song "I need to wake up" from An Inconvenient Truth movie, Mellisa Etheridge thanked an US Vice president mostly for his concern about the theme of that particular movie. • Who is the US President she thanked for? • The movie was based upon which global concern ?

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