Ecology MCQs 2


#1 The pyramid that cannot take the ‘inverted’ shape is

#2 In terms of percentage of total forest cover, the most abundant type of forest in India, is

#3 Which of the following does not describe commensalism?

#4 Which of the following is least likely to be true of an ecological succession?

#5 Assertion: Biodiversity is worth preserving for ethical reasons rather than economic reasons. Reason: Only 2% of angiosperms are useful to man, in one way or another. In fact, not more than 20 have any value as major food plants.

#6 An excess supply of which of the following nutrients is the most common cause of eutrophication in freshwater lakes?

#7 In the stable ecosystem, which of the following limits the number of trophic levels?

#8 Carbon dioxide is called a green-house gas because it is

#9 The pollutants which are already present in nature, but are released in substantial amounts by man, are known as

#10 A swamp that has many aquatic plants growing in it is suddenly polluted. As a result of the pollution, all of the plants die. Shortly after the pollution, which of the following would decrease in concentration in the water of the pond?



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