Forest and Wildlife in Kerala - MCQ for PSC Exams


1. The first sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Silent Valley
(b) Eravikulam
(c) Thekkady
(d) Periyar

2. Which district in Kerala has the largest number of National Parks:
(a) Wayanad
(b) Palakkad
(c) Ernakulam
(d) Idukki

3. The National Park which is famous for Nilgiri Tahr:
(a) Silent Valley 
(b) Iravikulam
(c) Pampadumchola
(d) Mathiketan Chola

4. The largest national park in Kerala:
(a) Silent Valley
(b) Mathiketan Chola
(c) Pampadumchola
(d) Eravikulam

5. The Silent Valley National Park is in:
(a) Idukki
(b) Palakkad
(c) Wayanad
(d) Kannur

6. The National Park which is famous for lion tailed macaque:
(a) Eravikulam
(b) Silent Valley
(c) Pampadumchola
(d) Chimmini

7. The smallest national park in Kerala:
(a) Pampadumchola
(b) Mathiketan Chola
(c) Anamudi Chola
(d) Aralam

8. Eravikulam was declared National Park in:
(a) 1973
(b) 1978
(c) 1984
(d) 1980

9. The river flows through Silent Valley:
(a) Thoothapuzha
(b) Kunthipuzha
(c) Kabani
(d) None of these

10. The largest sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Wayanad 
(b) Periyar
(c) Shendurny 
(d) Thekkady

11. The southernmost sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Peppara     
(b) Neyyar
(c) Shendurny 
(d) Thattekkad

12. The sanctuary in Kerala which was included in Project Tiger:
(a) Kottiyoor  
(b) Peppara
(c) Periyar     
(d) Aralam

13. Shendurney Wild Life sanctuary is in the district of:
(a) Thiruvananthapuram
(b) Kollam
(c) Kannur                     
 (d) Palakkad

14. The old name of Thekkady Wild Life sanctuary:
(a) Mattuppatty 
(b) Nellikkampatty
(c) Tholpatty 
(d) None of these

15. The sanctuary in Kerala which is accessible only through Tamil Nadu:
(a) Thekkady 
(b) Parambikulam
(c) Chinnar 
(d) Chimminy

16. The second largest sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Wayanad 
(b) Peppara
(c) Parambukulam 
(d) Idukki

17. Thattekkad bird santuary is in the district of:
(a) Idukki 
(b) Wayanad
(c) Palakkad 
(d) Ernakulam

18. Which organisation is related to Biosphere Reserves?
(a) W.H.O.
(b) I.B.R.D.
(c) IUCN
(d) UNESCO

19. Choolannur Sanctuary is mainly related to:
a) Peacock
b) Elephant
c) Nilgiri tahr
d) Tiger

20. The smallest sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Mangalavanam 
(b) Choolannur
(c) Peppara 
(d) Neyyar

21. Who pointed out the importance of Thattekkad sanctuary for the first time?
(a) K.K.Neelakantan 
(b) Salim Ali
(c) Sugathakumari 
(d) C.N.R Rao

22. Who was the king of Travancore when Nellikampatty sanctury was formed?
(a) Sri Moolam Thirunal 
(b) Chithira Thirunal 
(c) Marthanda Varma 
(d) Swathi Thirunal

23. The first biosphere reserve in India:
(a) Nilgiri 
(b) Agasthyamala
(c) Gulf of Mannar 
(d) Gyanbharati

24. Kannimara, the largest teak in Asia can be seen in........ sanctuary.
(a) Parambikkulam 
(b) Thekkady
(c) Neyyar 
(d) Aralam

25. Which district in Kerala has the largest forest area?
(a) Palakkad 
(b) Wayanad
(c) Idukki 
(d) Kannur


Answers

1.  Periyar
2. Idukki
3. Idukki
4. Eravikulam (Formed in 1978)
5. Palakkad
6. Silent Valley
7. Pampadumchola
8. 1978
9. Kunthipuzha
10. Periyar
11. Neyyar
12. Periyar    (Declared as a tiger reserve in 1978)
13.  Kollam
14. Nellikkampatty
15. Parambikulam
16. Wayanad ( Established in 1973)
17. Ernakulam
18. IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)
19. Peacock
20. Mangalavanam 
21. Salim Ali (first bird sanctuary in Kerala)
22.  Chithira Thirunal 
23. Nilgiri (Establieshed in 1986)
24. Parambikkulam 
25. Idukki
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