December 12 – ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY Welcome to your December 12 - ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY You were taking a trip through silent valley National park. Suddenly you came across a dusky grey spotted four legged creature with two obliquely transverse lines on its neck. It had a large tail with ringed dark bands. Which among the following species have you spotted? A. Namdapha Flying Squirrel B. Malabar Civet C. Andaman White Toothed Shrew D. Kondana Rat As a part of environmental friendly farming practice you are planning to adopt Integrated Pest Management Program (IPM) into your farmland. Which among the following methods can be adopted as a part of IPM?1. Use of pyrethrum as insecticide.2. Introduction of Bacillus thuringenesis gene into crop.3. Use of predatory mites.4. Introduction of rotenone for pest management. A. 2,3 only B. 3 only C. 1,2 only D. All the above Biochar is associated with A. Charcoal used as soil amendment. B. Biofertilizer from mycorrhizal fungi. C. Aerobic water solution with microbe population. D. Biofertilizer from burned azolla. Which among the following nutrients are considered to be as macronutrients which plays a vital role in plant growth and development.?1. Iron2. Nitrogen3. Sulphur4. Zinc A. 1,2,3 only B. 1,2 only C. 2,3 only D. None of the above Recently Government of India launched National Mission on Seabuckthorn under Green India Mission. Consider the following statements and choose the correct statement (s).1. Also known as Ladakh Gold, it can grow well in high altitude and low temperature.2. A rich source of biodiesel, its timber is of high commercial value.3. It is a natural nitrogen fixer which also helps in preventing desertification. A. 1,2,3 B. 1 only C. 2 only D. 1,3 only Time is Up!