SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    In wildlife conservation, which one among the following best defines an "endemic" species?

    A)  When the critical number of a species declines in forest due to parasitic attack

    B)  A species which is cosmopolitan and can be commonly found in a biosphere.

    C)  An endangered species which is found in a few restricted' areas on the Earth.

    D)  A species confined to a particular region and not found anywhere else.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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