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Forest and Wildlife Resources Class 10 MCQ Questions with Answers
Please see below Forest and Wildlife Resources Class 10 Social Science MCQ Questions, solve the questions and compare your answers with the solutions provided below.
Question. Bringing together the local communities and government agencies will help in environmental
Question. Joint forest management programme undertake protection activities on
(a) protected forests.
(b) degraded forest land.
(c) reserved forests.
(d) private land.
Question. Species that is classified as rare species in India is
(b) Himalayan brown bear.
Question. Example of vulnerable species is
(a) Asiatic cheetah.
(b) Himalayan brown bear.
(c) Royal Bengal Tiger
(d) blue sheep.
Question. Forests and wastelands belonging to both government and private individuals and communities are called
(a) unclassed forest.
(b) protected forest.
(c) reserved forest.
(d) mangrove forest.
Question. Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of the local people is
(d) enrichment plantation.
Question. Conservation strategy that directly involved community participation is called
(a) enrichment plantation.
(c) chipko movement.
(d) project tiger.
Question. The Himalayan yew, a medicinal plant, is found in various parts of
(c) Himachal Pradesh.
Question. We should accept those developmental activities that are
(a) people centric.
(b) child centric.
(c) government centric.
(d) commercial centric.
Question. The science that deals with inter-relationship between various organisms and physical environment is called
Question. Example of forest dependent community of Rajasthan is known as
(a) Bakerwal tribe.
(b) Bishnoi tribe.
(c) Bhotia tribe.
(d) Gaddi tribe.
Question. A scientific name of ‘Himalayan yew’ is
(b) embelica ribes.
(d) Taxus wallachiana.
Question. Natural vegetation in India is influenced by
Question. The Indian Wildlife (protection) Act was implemented in
Question. The buzz word in the dynamics of resource management is to bring together local communities and
(a) local agencies.
(b) government agencies.
(c) International Union for Forest.
(d) International World Wildlife Fund.
Question. The tribal people protect and worships tree like
(c) chir pine.
Question. In India total forest area as per Forest Report, 2011 is
Question. Which state(s) has/have the highest reserved forest ratio ?
(b) West Bengal
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
(a) only (b)
(b) (a) and (d)
(c) (a) and (c)
(d) all of these
Question. The tribes of Mundas and Santhal belong to
(a) Mizo hills.
(b) Chota Nagpur region.
(c) Nilgiri hills.
Question. Forest cover in India is
Question. Who started “Bhoodan Movement” in India
(a) Vinoba Bhave
(b) Jai Prakash Narayan
(c) Mahatama Gandhi
(d) Lal Bhadur Shastri
Question. Match List – I and List – II and choose the correct code from the following :
|List -I||List -II|
|(a) Extinct Species||(i) Nicobar Pigeon|
|(b) Vulnerable species l||(ii) Asiatic Cheetah|
|(c) Endangered species||(iii) Black Buck|
|(d) Endemic species||(iv) Asiatic Elephant|
(a) a – iii, b – ii, c – i, d – iv
(b) a – ii, b – iv, c – iii, d – i
(c) a – i, b – iii, c – iv, d – ii
(d) a – iv, b – i, c – ii, d – iii
Question. Beej Bachao Andolan started at
Question. Establishment of new forest by seeding or planting is
(b) enrichment plantation.
Question. Active and judicious utilization of natural resources is called
(b) social forestry.
(c) enrichment plantation.
Question. Since 1951, the total area of forest, cleared for river valley project is
(a) 7,000 sq.kms.
(b) 6,000 sq.kms.
(c) 6,500 sq.kms.
(d) 5,000 sq.kms.
Question. The number of villages of Rajasthan that declared Bhairodev dakav sonchuri was
Question. Number of new trees is planted and the people are told about the usefulness of forest in
(b) enrichment plantation.
Question. Which animal in India is on the brink of extinction ?
Question. What is the percentage of forest of total geographical Area in India –
Question. The tiger reserve threatened by dolomite mining is
(a) Kanha national park in Madhya Pradesh.
(b) Tiger reserve of Sunderbans.
(c) Buxa tiger reserve in West Bengal.
(d) Jim Corbet in Uttaranchal.
Question. Select right statement regarding biodiversity.
A. Biodiversity is maximum in forests.
B. It refers to only flora of a particular area.
C. It is related to various species of flora and fauna of a particular area
D. It represents the total number of individuals of particular species living in an area.
(a) A and B both are righr
(b) B and C both are right.
(c) C and D both are right.
(d) A and C are right
Question. Assertion (a) : India is rich in biodiversity.
Reason (R) : It is situated in tropical area.
Select the correct option from the given alternatives –
(a) Both (a) and (R) are true, and (R) explains (a)
(b) Both (a) and (R) are true but (R) does not explain (a)
(c) (a) is true and (R) is false
(d) (a) is false and (R) is-true
Question. A movement that strive to conserve local seed diversity is called
(a) Joint Forest Management Programme.
(b) Chipko Movement.
(c) Beej Bachao Andolan.
(d) Navdanya Andolan.
Question. One of the historical factors causing damage to our resources was
(a) optimum utilization of resources during British time.
(b) under utilization of resources during British time.
(c) over-exploitation of resources during British time.
(d) use of resources during British time.
Question. Species of flora and fauna found in India are
(a) 14000 and 81000.
(b) 26000 and 81000.
(c) 35000 and 81000.
(d) 47000 and 81000.
Question. Match the following animals with their category of existence and select the correct answer using the code given below
|Animal||Category of existence|
|(a) Black Buck||(i) Extinct|
|(b) Asiatic Elephant||(ii) Endangered|
|(c) Andman wild pig||(iii) Vulnerable|
|(d) Pink Head Duck||(iv) Endemic|
(a) a – ii, b – iii, c – iv, d – i
(b) a – i, b – ii, c – iii, d – iv
(c) a – iv, b – iii, c – ii, d – i
(d) a – iii, b – ii, c – i, d – iv
Question. Bhairodev Dakav Sonchuri comprises of an area of
(a) 5,200 hectares.
(b) 2,200 hectares.
(c) 1,400 hectares.
(d) 1,200 hectares.
Question. The north-eastern and central India have been deforested or degraded due to
(a) mixed cultivation.
(b) shifting cultivation.
(c) terrace farming.
(d) intensive farming.
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Question. Project Tiger, one of the well publicized wildlife compaigns in the world, was launched in the year ___________.
Question. Over ___________ species of fauna & ___________ species of flora are found in India.
81,000 & 47,000
Question. The state of ___________ passed the first resolution for joint forest management (JFM).
Question. Since 1951, over 5,000 sq. km. of forest was cleared for ___________ projects.
Question. ___________ has the largest area under permanent forest, constituting 75 percent of its total forest area.
TRUE / FALSE
Question. Indian wildlife (Protection) Act was implemented in 1972.
Question. Over 81,000 species of fauna and 47,000 species of flora are found in India.
Question. Cancer is cured by the use of Himalayan Yew.
Question. The Beej Bachao Andolan was implemented in chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
Question. In India 23.81 percent of the total geographical area is covered under forests.
Match the Following
|Animals/Plants||Category of existence|
|(a) Black buck||(i) Extinct|
|(b) Asiatic elephant||(ii) Rare|
|(c) Andaman wild pig||(iii) Endangered|
|(d) Himalayan brown bear||(iv) Vulnerable|
|(e) Pink head duck||(v) Endemic|
(A) (a)-(iii), (b)-(v), (c)-(vi), (d)-(ii), (e)-(i)
(B) (a)-(iii), (b)-(vi), (c)-(v), (d)-(i), (e)-(ii)
(C) (a)-(vi), (b)-(iii), (c)-(v), (d)-(ii), (e)-(i)
(D) (a)-(iii), (b)-(vi), (c)-(v), (d)-(ii), (e)-(i)
|Column ‘A’||Column ‘B’|
|(a) Reserved forests||(i) Other forests and wastelands belonging to both government and private individuals andcommunities.|
|(ii) Forests are regarded as most valuable as far as the conservation of forest and wildlife resources.||(ii) Forests are regarded as most valuable as far as the conservation of forest and wildlife resources.|
|(c) Unclassed Forests||(iii) Forest lands are protected from any further depletion.|
(A) (a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(i)
(B) (a)-(ii), (b)-(i), (c)-(iii)
(C) (a)-(iii), (b)-(ii), (c)-(i)
(D) (a)-(i), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii)
|Column A||Column B|
|1. Black buck||(a) Extinct|
|2. Asiatic elephant||(b) Rare|
|3. Andaman wild pig||(c) Endangered|
|4. Himalayan brown bear||(d) Vulnerable|
|5. Pink headed duck||(e) Endemic|
1. (c), 2. (d), 3. (e), 4. (b), 5. (a).
|Column A||Column B|
|Reserved forests||(a) Other forests and wasteland belonging to both government |
and private individuals and communities.
|Protected forests||(b) Forests are regarded as most valuable as far the conservation |
of forests and wildlife resources.
|Unclassed forests||(c) Forest lands are protectded from any further depletion|
1. (b), 2. (c), 3. (a).