1. Velds are grasslands of ?





Answer: Africa


The temperate grasslands of South Africa are known as the velds. Veld is a flat area covered in grass or low scrub

2. Which of the following trees will you find in the Littoral forests ?





Answer: Sundari


Littoral forests are forests along the coast and cayes featuring salt-tolerant vegetation

3. Which are the biodiversity hotspots of India (A) Western Ghats (B) North East India (C) Sunderland ?

A , B and C

A and B

Only B

Only A

Answer: Western Ghat


Biodiversity is referred to as the variation of plant and animal species in a particular habitat. Species evenness and species richness form the major components of biodiversity. Biodiversity hotspots are the regions known for their high species richness and endemism. According to Conservation International, a region must fulfil following two criteria to qualify as a hotspot: (a) The region should have at least 1500 species of vascular plants, i.e., it should have a high degree of endemism. (b) It must contain 30% (or less) of its original habitat, i.e., it must be threatened. There are 4 biodiversity hotspots in India: a) The Himalayas b) Indo-Burma region c) The Western Ghats d) Sundaland

4. The Arid Forest Research Institute is located in _____ ?





Answer: Jodhpur


A rid Forest Research Institute is a research institute situated in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. It functions under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)(Ministry of Environment and Forests). In the hot arid and semi-arid regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat, the Institute conducts scientific research in forestry to provide technologies to increase the vegetative cover and to preserve biodiversity.

5. In which part of India the tropical evergreen forests are not found ?

Eastern Ghats

Andaman and Nicobar

North-eastern region

Western ghats

Answer: Eastern Ghats


The Tropical Evergreen forests of India are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Western Ghats, which fringe the Arabian Sea, the coastline of peninsular India and the greater Assam region in the north-east India . Small remnants of evergreen forest are found in Odisha state. They are not found in the Eastern Ghats.

6. Sundari, a well known species of trees, is found in ?

tropical rainforests

Himalayan mountains

tropical deciduous forests

mangrove forests

Answer: Mangrove forests


Sundari is a well-known species of trees in mangrove forests after which Sunderbans have been named. Tropical rainforests are rainforests that occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate in which there is no dry season. well known plant species are Epiphytes,Bromeliads,Orchids etc.

7. Which of the following pair of Tropical Grassland - Location is correct ?

Campas - Venezuela

Los Llanos - Brazil

Savanna - Africa

Steppe - Greenland

Answer: Savanna - Africa


The African savanna ecosystem is a tropical grassland with warm temperatures throughout the year and with its highest seasonal rainfall in the summer. The savanna is characterized by grasses and small or dispersed trees that do not form a closed canopy, allowing sunlight to reach the ground

8. Mosses, Lichens and small shrubs are found in which type of vegetation ?



Tropical Evergreen Forest

Coral Reefs

Answer: Tundra


Only mosses, lichens and very small shrubs are found in the polar regions, and this type of vegetation is called Tundra.

9. Botanical Survey of India(BSI) Headquarter is located in which city ?


New Delhi



Answer: Kolkata


Botanical Survey of India (BSI) located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) was established in 1890 with the objectives of exploring the plant resources of the country and identifying plant species with economic virtue.

10. Taiga forest is found in which of the following countries ?





Answer: Russia


Taiga forest stretches across Canada, the USA's Alaska, Sweden, Finland and Norway, Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern Mongolia, and northern Japan.

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