Answers To Quiz Of The Month

Right Answer to Quiz on Wildlife poaching

This month no one has given all right answers, chattorajd@yahoo.com and navneet1@rediffmail.com have given 8 right answers.

Right Answer toQuiz on Wildlife poaching

1.Wildlife, featured in Appendix 1 of “Convention International Trade on Endangered Species”( CITES), are
  • completely banned for international trade
  • are allowed for non-commercial trade
  • are banned for internal trade

  • 2.The most heavily traded, wild harvested, Asian fresh water turtle is……………………
  • Leather back turtle
  • Olive Ridley Turtle
  • South –East Asian Soft shell turtle

  • 3.Fishermen poach this endangered species for its oil, which is used for catching ‘Bakus’ and ‘Bacha’ fish. This specimen, now in Appendix I of CITES, is………….
  • River Otters
  • Whale shark
  • Gangetic Dolphin

  • 4.The crime branch of Delhi Police arrested two people in Shakkarpur, East Delhi in December 2004, who were trying to sell three birds belonging to this endangered species………………..
  • Great Himalayan Horned Owl
  • Eastern Screech Owl
  • Northern Hawk Owl

  • 5.The white”macaw”, a native of Australia and Singapore, sells for up to two lacs in India. Police recently caught up with poachers in
  • Jama Masjid , Delhi
  • Crawford Market, Mumbai
  • INA, Market Delhi

  • 6.The main corridors for illegal trading of wildlife in Orissa are Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. The meat and scales of …………….. are sold here illegally
  • Gharials
  • Pangolin
  • Yellow throated martin

  • 7.”Wildlife Law Enforcement Workshops” are conducted in various Indian Cities by ..
  • WWF(India)
  • Wildlife Trust of India
  • Wildlife Protection Society of India

  • 8.“ Vanrakshak Program” is conducted by …………..to train forest staff to protect wildlife.
  • Wildlife Trust of India
  • Wildlife Protection Society of India
  • Bombay Natural History Society

  • 9.Recently the carcass of a clouded leopard (female) was recovered from poachers in
  • Kedar Nath Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttaranchal
  • Pench Tiger Resrve, Madhya Pradesh
  • Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal

  • 10.Rare species of butterflies such as ‘purple emperor’ and ‘meadow wanderer’ reportedly fetch as much as
  • $ 150 apiece
  • $ 10 a piece
  • $ 275 a piece

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