Environment & Ecology GK One Liners

*Major aerosol pollutant in jet plane emission is
[fluorocarbon]- Fluorides of carbon



The CO2 content in the atmospheric air is about
[0.034%]


*Soil best suited for plant growth is
[Loam] soil is best suited for plant growth



Which group of vertebrates comprises the highest number of endangered species ?
[Mammals]




Which is an example of ex-situ conservation?
[ Seed bank]
>Ex-situ conservation: seed bank stores seeds to preserve genetic diversity; hence it is a type of gene bank.


>Situ conservation-
Conservation of endangered species in their natural habitat

Examples- Biosphere reserves, National parks, Wildlife sanctuaries and Sacred groves.

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Some Easy Ques:

*Association of animals when one species is harmed and the other one is unaffected, is known as
[Amensalism]

>relationship between organisms in which one organism is destroyed while the other organism remains unaffected.




Which is the first national park established in India?
[Jim Corbett national park]
Old Name- Hailey National Park



*The most common indicator organism that represents polluted water is
[E. coli]
>E. coli lives in human intestine. If they are present in water, it indicates that the water is polluted.



Pyramids of energy are
[always upright]
>because when energy flows from a trophic level to next trophic level, some energy is always lost as heat at each step.



Sound becomes hazardous noise pollution at level
[above 80 dB]

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