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Right Answers to Quiz on Extinction of life forms

This month no one have agiven all right answers, but dinomaniac@rediffmail.com has given 9 right answers.

Right Answer toQuiz on Extinction of life forms

1.James Audubon, a famous illustrator, wrote about seeing a column of birds filling the sky so that the “light of the noonday sun was obscured as if by an eclipse”. In 1914, within 50 years, the last of this bird, ---------------died in captivity in a zoo. This was
  • The Dodo
  • The Passenger Pigeon
  • The pink headed duck

  • 2.There are several obscure species, which have let time and the changing world pass by with little change in their gross anatomy or their habitats. Such animals that have survived beyond their era are termed ..
  • living fossils
  • exceptions to the extinction rule
  • endangered

  • 3.In India we have a living fossil that has persisted over 300 million years. It is called the
  • The rhino
  • The peripatus
  • The horse shoe crab

  • 4.Man became a serious causative factor of extinction only during the last ---------------years of earth history.
  • 500
  • 1000
  • 200

  • 5.The heath hen of North America became extinct by
  • 1731
  • 1931
  • 1831

  • 6.The pink headed duck from India was last seen in the wild in ……
  • 1900
  • 1835
  • 1935

  • 7.The cheetah from India was last seen in the wild in--
  • 1912
  • 1849
  • 1949

  • 8.The flightless great auk of the high northern altitudes, counterpart of the penguins of the Antartic, was slaughtered to extinction by
  • 1944
  • 1844
  • 1744

  • 9.The pygmy hog, the lesser florican, the hangul and the swamp deer face extinction
  • As they share their grassland with domestic cattle
  • As grass and swamp lands are converted into agricultural lands
  • Both the above

  • 10.“You can fence out people but you cannot fence out their effects” Who said this?
  • Valmik Thapar
  • Sunita Narain
  • David Ehrenfield

  • Please try this month quiz on Rhinoceros


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