SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Consider the following sentences-
    1. India is the home of more than half of world tiger population.
    2. India has successfully conducted Global Tiger Summit at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan.
    3. There are only 13 countries in the world that have still tiger population.
    4. During Global Tiger Summit at Thailand, it was decided to double the numbers of Asian tigers by 2022. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1, 2 and 3 are correct    

    B)  All of them are correct

    C)  1 and 2 are correct        

    D)  2 and 3 are correct

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The global population in the wild is estimated to number between 3,062 and 3,948 individuals, down from around 100,000 at the start of the 20th century, with most remaining populations occurring in small pockets isolated from each other. Major reasons for population decline include habitat destruction, habitat fragmentation and in the past, tigers were found throughout Asia. Today, their fragmented and partly degraded range extends from India in the west to China and Southeast Asia. The landmark 2008 report. Status of the Tigers, Co-predators, and Prey in India, published by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, estimated only 1411 adult tigers in existence in India (plus uncensused tigers in the Sundarbans). The 2010 National Tiger Assessment estimated the total population of tigers in India as 1,706

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