June 14 – ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY Welcome to your June 14 - ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY Invasive species are dangerous becauseA. They are almost all predators disturbing ecological relationships by eating other species.B.They carry viruses that spread disease in new ecosystems.C. The native species have not evolved with these organisms.D They tend to be secretive, going unnoticed in their new ecosystems. Noctiluca Scintillans is associated withA. Bioluminescence in oceans.B. Thermophilic bacteria used in PCR technique.C. Amphibian species endemic to Western Ghats.D. Extinct fresh water fish species. With respect to bioplastic, choose the correct statement (s).1. It is a plastic made from biomass like corn, sugarcane or cellulose.2. There is nil or zero negative environmental impact due to biodegradation of bioplastics in water bodies.A. 1 onlyB. 2 onlyC. 1,2D. None of the above Choose the correct chronological order in which you will encounter the following tiger reserves if you are travelling from South to North of India.1. Periyar Tiger Reserve2. Sahyadri Tiger Reserve3. Ranthambore Tiger Reserve4. Nagarhole Tiger ReserveA. 2,4,1,3B. 1,2,4,3C. 1,4,2,3D. 1,2,3,4 Choose the correct pair (s).1. Mercury - Small scale gold mining2. Lead - Vehicular emissions3. Silica - Sand blasting4. Nitrates - Pesticide runoffA. 1,2 onlyB. 1,3,4 onlyC. 2,3 onlyD. 1,2,3,4 Time is Up!