MCQ on Conservation of plants and animals

CBSE/NCERT 8th Class MCQ CBSE/NCERT 8th Class MCQ on Science

MCQ on Conservation of plants and animals

1.Match the following List -I with List-II

              List-I                                                       List-2

a.   Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary              1. Rajasthan  

b.   Kaziranga National Park                 2. Assam

c.    Lockchao Wildlife Sanctuary          3. Manipur

d.   Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve   4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

e.   Kanha Tiger Reserve                     5. Madhya Pradesh

(A) a-1, b-2, c-3, d-4, e-5

(B) a-2, b-3, c-4, d-5, e-1

(C) a-3, b-4, c-5, d-2, e-1

(D) a-4, b-5, c-1, d-2, e-3


2.Clearing and destruction of forest from land and using that land for other purposes is called

(A) Afforestation

(B) Deforestation

(C) Reforestation

(D) Desertification


3. What is the natural causes of deforestation?

(A) Forest fire

(B) Severe droughts

(C) Illegal logging

(D) All of the above


4.Which of the following is main consequence/s of deforestation?

(A) It causes soil erosion.

(B) It increases the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

(C) It disturbs the balance in nature, decrease the fertility of soil and increase the chances of natural calamities such as flood and drought.

(D) All of the above


5.Plant needs ……………….for photosynthesis.

(A) Carbon dioxide

(B) Oxygen

(C) Nitrogen

(D) All of the above


6.……………..gas traps the heat ray reflected by the earth.

(A) Oxygen

(B) Argon

(C) Carbon dioxide

(D) Nitrogen


7.…………refers to the rise in global temperature due mainly to the increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

(A) Earth warming

(B) Global warming

(C) Surface warming

(D) None of the above


8.The increase in temperature on earth disturbs the water cycle and may reduce rainfall. This can cause ……………..

(A) Droughts

(B) Deforestation

(C) Calamities

(D) Disasters


9.Deforestation leads to

(A) Climate change and increase in greenhouse gases

(B) Soil erosion

(C) Flooding

(D) All of the above


10.…… the degradation process by which a fertile land changes itself into a desert by losing its flora and fauna.

(A) Desertification

(B) Afforestation

(C) Reforestation

(D) None of the above


Answers: –

1-(A) 2-(B) 3-(D) 4-(D) 5-(A) 6-(C) 7-(B) 8-(A) 9-(D) 10-(A)