UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the pairs of critically endangered species and threat to it in India and find the wrong pair.

     Sociable lapwing Conversion of habitat to arable land and settlement

     Siberian crane Pesticide pollution in wetland drainage

     Namdapha flying squirrel Destruction of habitat

     The Leatherback Foturtle Destruction of habitat and high sea fishing operation

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Namdapha flying squirrel are found in tropical forest and restricted to a single valley in the Namdapha Tiger reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. It was threatened as it is seing hunted for food. The destruction and conversion of nabitat to arable land and human settlement threatens the Sociable lapwing in to North and North-West of India. Siberian crane is a migratory bird found in Keoladeo national Park in Rajasthan and threatened by pesticide pollution to the wetland.

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