Which of the following pairs of an animal and a plant represents endangered organisms in India? from Biology Biodiversity and Conservation Class 12 Nagaland Board
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Which of the following pairs of an animal and a plant represents endangered organisms in India?

  • Bentinckia nicobarica and red panda

  • Tamarind and rhesus monkey

  • Cinchona and leopard
  • Banyan and black buck


A.

Bentinckia nicobarica and red panda

Endangered species is a plant or animal species defined by IUCN as being in immediate danger of extinction because its members have reached a critical level or its habitals have been drastically reduced.
A plant, Bentinckia condapanna/nicobarica (member of family Arecaceae) and the animal, Red panda, both are declared as endangered in India.
Tamarind, Banyan etc are not endangered in India.

Endangered species is a plant or animal species defined by IUCN as being in immediate danger of extinction because its members have reached a critical level or its habitals have been drastically reduced.
A plant, Bentinckia condapanna/nicobarica (member of family Arecaceae) and the animal, Red panda, both are declared as endangered in India.
Tamarind, Banyan etc are not endangered in India.

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According to the IUCN (2004), the total number of plant and animal species described so far is slightly more than :
  • 1.5 million
  • 15 million
  • 150 million
  • 1500 million

A.

1.5 million
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Animals constitute what % of the total species of organisms (plants and animals) recorded so far ?
  • 7%
  • 70%
  • 17%
  • 8%

B.

70%
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Number of Biosphere reserves in India is :
  • 143
  • 90
  • 180
  • 448

B.

90
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The number of national parks in India is :
  • 56
  • 66
  • 90
  • 448

C.

90
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What are the species confined to a region and not found anywhere else called?
  • Endangered
  • extinct
  • Sacred
  • Endemic

D.

Endemic
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