UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-6

  • question_answer
    Niche construction refers to                                                           

    A)  process, in which an organism alters its own (or other species) environment to increase its chances of survival                                                                              

    B)  process, based on feedback relationship between natural environment and the organism       

    C)  process, in which only environment alter the ecological profile of the organism through nature selection                                                                                   

    D)  process, in which ecological biodiversity of an ecosystem has been increased                  

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Niche construction refers to feedback relationship between natural environment and the organism. Niche encompasses all relationships that the organism has with its environment and with other organisms and populations in its environment. Niche can be viewed as the range of conditions within which the organism operates and interacts .with other components of its environment.

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