Static Gk Quiz on National Parks- 1

Static Gk Quiz on National Parks- 1

Question 1. 

Dudhwa National Park is located in which of the following state?
a). Uttarakhand
b). Madhya Pradesh
c). Bihar
d). Uttar Pradesh
e). Chhattisgarh

Solution: The Dudhwa National Park is a national park in the Terai of Uttar Pradesh. It is located on the Indo-Nepal border in the Lakhimpur Kheri District. The area was established in 1958 as a wildlife sanctuary for swamp deer and notified as a national park in January 1977.

Question 2.

Bison (Rajbari) National Park is situated in
a). Telangana
b). Tripura
c). Sikkim
d). Manipur
e). Jharkhand
Solution: Rajbari National Park is a national park in the Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Tripura.

Question 3.

Match the following
a).
Jaldapara National Park i). Uttarakhand
b). Rajaji National Park ii). Mizoram
c). Simlipal National Park iii). West Bengal
d). Murlen National Park iv). Odisha
1). a-ii, b-iii, c-iv, e-i
2). a-iii, b-i, c-iv, d-ii
3). a-iv, b-iii, c-ii, d-i
4). a-i, b-ii, c-iv, d-iii
5). None of these
Solution: Uttarakhand-Raja Ji National Park, West Bengal-Jaldapara National Park, Mizoram- Murlen National Park, Odisha-Simlipal National Park

Question 4.

Which of the following National Park is in Manipur?
i).
Murlen National Park
ii). Sirohi National Park
iii). Keibul Lamjao National Park
a). Only i&ii
b). Only i&iii
c). Only ii&iii
d). All i, ii&iii
e). None the above
Solution: National parks of Manipur: Sirohi National Park and Keibul Lamjao National Park


Question 5.

Khangchendzonga National Park is in which state?
a). Assam
b). Meghalaya
c). Manipur
d). Sikkim
e). Arunachal Pradesh
Solution: Kanchenjunga National Park also Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve is a National Park and a Biosphere reserve located in Sikkim, India. It was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list on July 17, 2016, becoming the first "Mixed Heritage" site of India. The park gets its name from the mountain Kangchenjunga the third-highest peak in the world. Animals like musk deer, snow leopard, Clouded Leopard and Himalayan tahr make their home in this park.

Question 6.

Jim Corbett National Park formerly known as Hailey National Park. It is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in
a).Uttar Pradesh
b). Assam
c). Madhya Pradesh
d). Uttarakhand
e). Himachal Pradesh
Solution: Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park in India and was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand.

Question 7.

Betla National Park is a national park located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the Latehar district of
a). Chhattisgarh
b). Odisha
c). Maharashtra
d). Andhra Pradesh
e). Jharkhand
Solution: 
Betla National Park is a national park located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the Latehar district of Jharkhand, India. It was one of the first national parks in India to become a tiger reserve under Project Tiger.

Question 8.

Inderkilla National Park situated in
a). Haryana
b). Himachal Pradesh
c). Chhattisgarh
d). Bihar
e). Goa
Solution: Inderkilla National Park is a national park in Himachal Pradesh, India and established in 2010.

Question 9.

Rani Jhansi Marine National Park situated in
a). Arunachal Pradesh
b). Lakshadweep
c). Karnataka
d). Andaman and Nicobar Islands
e). Gujarat
Solution: Rani Jhansi Marine National Park is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. It was founded in 1996.

Question 10.

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest National Parks in Northern India. It is located in
a). Haryana
b). Rajasthan
c). Madhya Pradesh
d). Gujarat
e). Himachal Pradesh
Solution: Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambhore became a national park in 1980. Ranthambhore wildlife sanctuary is known for its Bengal tigers.

Question 11.

Intangki National Park located in
a). Mizoram
b). Manipur
c). Nagaland
d). Sikkim
e). Meghalaya
Solution: Intangki National park is located in Peren district of Nagaland. The name derived Ntangki from Zeme dialect of Zeliangrong tribe. It is home for number of creatures Golden langur, Hornbill, Python, Sloth bear etc.

Question 12.

Mrugavani National Park located in
a). Tamil Nadu
b). Karnataka
c). Kerala
d). Telangana
e). Andhra Pradesh
Solution: Mrugavani National Park is situated at Chilkur in Moninabad mandal, Hyderabad, Telangana. It is home to a 600 different types of plant life and 350 spotted deers.

Question 13.

Which of the following National Park is in Karnataka?
i).
Anshi National Park
ii). Bannerghata National Park
iii). Kundremukh National Park
a). Only i&ii
b). Only ii&iii
c). Only ii
d). Only iii
e). All of the above
Solution: 
A total of 5 National Parks are in Karnataka:
Anshi National Park, Bannerghata National Park, Kundremukh National Park, Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole National Park.

Question 14.

Gir National Park famous for Asiatic lion is located in
a). Maharashtra
b). Gujarat
c). Goa
d). Uttarakhand
e). Jharkhand
Solution: Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary also known as Sasan Gir is located near Talala Gir in Gujarat.
It was established in 1965 and today, it is the only area in Asia where Asiatic lions occur.

Question 15.

Kaziranga National Park a World Heritage Site located in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is famous for
a). Swamp Deer
b). Asiatic Lion
c). One Horned Rhino
d). Elephants
e). Tiger
Solution: Kaziranga National Park located in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam hosts two third of world’s great one horned Rhinoceroses. According to census held in March 2018, the rhino population in Kaziranga National Park is 2413.

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