Static Gk Quiz on National Parks - 3

Static Gk Quiz on National Parks - 3

Question 1: 

Buxa Tiger Reserve and National Park are located in
a). Gujarat
b). Assam
c). West Bengal

d). Haryana
e). Delhi

Solution: 

Buxa Tiger Reserve lies in Alipurduar district of West Bengal. Its northern boundary runs along the international border with Bhutan. Buxa Tiger Reserve was created in 1983. The main species are Asian elephant, tiger, gaur, wild boar, and sambar.

Question 2: 

Which of the following National Parks are in Uttarakhand?
i). Nanda Devi National Park
ii). Govind Pashu Vihar National Park
iii). Valley of Flowers National Park
a). Only i
b). Only ii
c). Only i&ii
d). Only iii
e). All of the above

Solution: 

National Parks of Uttarakhand: 
  • Nanda Devi National Park, 
  • Govind Pashu Vihar National Park 
  • Valley of flowers National Park.

Question 3: 

Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park a famous deer park is located in
a).
Gujarat
b). Jharkhand
c). Chhattisgarh
d). Telangana
e). Tamil Nadu

Solution: 

Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park is a deer national park located in Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad, Telangana. It was established in 1975.

Question 4: 

Desert National Park is located in
a). Arunachal Pradesh
b). Sikkim
c). Madhya Pradesh
d). Rajasthan
e). Meghalaya

Solution: 

Desert National Park is situated in the Rajasthan near Jaisalmer. It is an excellent example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert. Sand dunes form around 20% of the Park. Despite that it is a heaven for migratory and resident birds of the desert such as eagles, harriers, falcons, buzzards, kestrel and vultures.

Question 5:

Match the following:
a). Bhitarkanika National Park     i). Tamil Nadu
b). Gugamal National Park           ii). West Bengal
c). Guindy National Park               iii). Odisha
d). Singalia National Park             iv). Maharashtra
1). a-ii, b-iii, c-iv, d-i
2). a-ii, b-iv, c-i, d-iii
3). a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii
4). a-iii, b-ii, c-i, d-iv
5). a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii

Solution:

  • Bhitarkanika National Park- Odisha, Gugamal National Park-Maharashtra, 
  • Guindy National Park- Tamil Nadu, Singalia National Park-West Bengal 

Question 6: 

Silent Valley National Park is located in which state
a). Himachal Pradesh
b). Kerala
c). Karnataka
d). Goa
e). Jharkhand

Solution: 

Silent Valley National Park is located in the Nilgiri hills in Palakkad District of Kerala. It was established on 26 December 1980.

Question 7: 

Match the following
a). Panna National Park               i). Jammu and Kashmir
b). Eravikulam National Park      ii). Himachal Pradesh
c). Dachigam National Park        iii). Madhya Pradesh
d). Simalbara National Park        iv). Kerala
1). a-ii, b-iii, c-iv, d-i
2). a-ii, b-iv, c-i, d-iii
3). a-iii, b-i, c-iv, d-ii
4). a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii
5). a-iv, b-iii, c-i, d-ii

Solution: 

  • Panna National Park- Madhya Pradesh, Eravikulam National Park – Kerala, 
  • Dachigam National Park- Jammu and Kashmir, Simalbara National Park- Himachal Pradesh.
 

Question 8:

Nokrek National Park is located in
a). Karnataka
b). Tamil Nadu
c). Meghalaya
d). Sikkim
e). Maharashtra

Solution: 

Nokrek National Park is located in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. UNESCO added this National park to its list of Biosphere Reserves in May 2009. It has a good population of the Red panda across the world and also a home to Asiatic elephants.

Question 9: 

Manas National Park situated in Assam is famous for
a).
Golden Deer
b). Wild Water Buffalo
c). Giant Red Panda
d). Wild Lizard
e). Crocodiles

Solution: 

Manas national park a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve in Assam is located in the Himalayan foothills. The park is known for its rare and endangered endemic wildlife such as the Assam roofed turtle, hispid hare, golden langur and pygmy hog. Manas is famous for its population of the wild water buffalo.

Question 10: 

Which of the following National Parks are in Madhya Pradesh?
i). Saddle Peak National Park
ii). Van Vihar National Park
iii). Bandhav Garh National Park
a). Only i&ii
b). Only ii&iii
c). Only i&iv
d). Only ii, iii&iv
e). All of the above

Solution: 

National Parks in Madhya Pradesh: Van Vihar National Park and Bandhav Garh National Park.
Saddle Peak National Park is in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Question 11: 

Sultanpur National Park is located in
a).
Gujarat
b). Jharkhand
c). Himachal Pradesh
d). Haryana
e). Uttar Pradesh

Solution: 

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a very popular national park located in Gurgaon district in Haryana. On 13 July 1989 it was upgraded to National Park. In winter it is home to migratory birds such as Siberian cranes etc.

Question 12: 

Kanger Ghati National Park home for Bastar Hill Myna a state bird of which of the following state
a). Gujarat
b). Jharkhand
c). Chhattisgarh
d). Telangana
e). Tamil Nadu

Solution: 

Kanger Ghati National Park (also called Kanger Valley National Park) is situated near Jagdalpur, in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. It was declared a national park in 1982.

Question 13:

Kishtwar National Park is located in
a). Assam
b). Jharkhand
c). Jammu and Kashmir
d). Telangana
e). Maharashtra

Solution: 

Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. It was declared a National Park on 4 February 1981.

Question 14: 

Sanjay Gandhi National Park formerly known as Borivali National Park is located in
a). Maharashtra
b). Jharkhand
c). Madhya Pradesh
d). Telangana
e). Delhi

Solution: 

Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), formerly Borivali National Park is a large protected area in the Mumbai city of Maharashtra. It was established in 1942.

Question 15: 

Neora Valley National Park is located in
a). Telangana
b). Assam
c). West Bengal
d). Haryana
e). Jharkhand

Solution: 

Neora Valley National Park is situated in the Kalimpong district, West Bengal. It was established in 1986. It is famous for the elegant red panda.

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