UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

  • question_answer
    Consider the following.
    1. Bats         
    2. Bears   
    3. Rodents
    The phenomenon of hibernation can be observed in which of the above kinds of animals?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)         Only 2

    C)  1, 2 and 3

    D)  Hibernation cannot be observed in any of the above

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] Hibernation is a state of inactivity and metabolic depression in endotherms. Hibernation can be seen in animals like Rodents, Bears and Bats (those living at high latitudes).

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