National Parks and Forest Reserves

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about National Park and Forest Reserves including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- Papikonda National Park is located in which state?



Andhara Pradesh (2008)


Question2:-In order to conserve wildlife, the Govt. Of India passed the Wildlife protection act on _________?



1972


Question3:-Which are the type wildlife reserves in India?



Two types ( Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks)


Question4:-Sri Venkateswara National Parks is situated in which state?



Andhara Pradesh (1989)


Question5:-Campbell Bay National Park is located in which state?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1992)


Question6:- The project Tiger launched on _________ ?



1973


Question7:-The Crocodile Breeding Project established on______?



1975


Question8:-The Rhinoceros Project,Snow-leopard Project and Project Elephant lauchded on _________?



1992


Question9:-The Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park is located in which state



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1983)


Question10:-The Anamudi Shola National Park is located in which state



Kerala (2003)


Question11:- The Anshi National Park is located in which state



Karnataka (1987)


Question12:-First National Park is in India ?



Jim Corbett National Park (1936) (Uttarakhand)


Question13:-The wildlife protection Society of India (WPSI) was founded by ?



Belinda Wright (1994)


Question14:-The Balphakram National Park is located in which state



Meghalaya (1986)


Question15:-The Bandhavgarh National Park is situated in which state



Mdhya Pradesh (1968)


Question16:-The Bandipur National Park is loacted in which district



Karnataka (1974)


Question17:- The Bannerghatta National Park is located in which ditrict ?



Karnataka (1986)


Question18:- First Biosphere reserve in India ?



Nilgiri (1986)


Question19:-The first Biological Park in India ?



Agasthyarkoodam (1997)
( Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve which lies on the border between the Indian states of Kerala (in Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts) and Tamil Nadu (in Kanyakumari district, Tirunelveli district))


Question20:-The Betla National Park is located in which state ?



Jharkhand (1986)


Question21:-The Bhitarkanika National Park is situated in which state ?



Odisha (1988)


Question22:- The Bison (Rajbari) National Park is situated in which state



Tripura (2007)


Question23:-The old name of jim corbett National Park ?



Hailey National Park (Ramganga National Park)


Question24:-First marine wildlife sanctuary in India ?



Gulf of Kutch Marine Park (Tamil Nadu)(1980)


Question25:-The Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar is located in which state ?



Gujarat (1976)


Question26:-The Buxa Tiger Reserve is situated in which district ?



West Bengal (1992)


Question27:-The Chandoli National Park is situated in which state ?



Maharashtra (2004)


Question28:-The Clouded Leopard National Park is located in which State



Tripura (2003)


Question29:-The Dachigam National Park is located in which state?



Jammu and Kashmir (1981)


Question30:-Which National Park Famous for one horned Indian Rhinoceros?



Kaziranga National Park (Assam) (1974)


Question31:-The Desert National Park located in which state



Rajasthan (1980)


Question32:-Which National Park Famous for lions ?



Gir National Park (Gujarat) (1965)


Question33:-The Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is located in which state?



Assam (1999)


Question34:-The Dudhwa National Park is located in which state ?



Uttarpradesh (1977)


Question35:-The Eravikulam National Park is located in which state ?



Kerala (1978)


Question36:-The Galathea National Park is located in which state ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1992)


Question37:-Which is the main Centre of Bengal tigers in India



Manas National Park


Question38:-Which Tiger Reserve famous for white tigers ?



Nandankanan tiger reserve (Odisha)(1960)


Question39:- The Gangotri National Park is located in which state ?



Uttarakhand (1989)


Question40:- The Gorumara National Park is located in which state ?



West Bengal (1994)


Question41:- The Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?



Uttarakhand (1990)


Question42:- Which National Park got the world hritage position from UNESCO in Himachal Pradesh ?



Great Himalayan National Park (1984)


Question43:-



First-Come-First-Served


Question44:- The Gugamal National Park is located in which state ?



Maharashtra (1987)


Question45:- The Asiatic lions are found in which park ?



Gir Forest National Park (Gujarat) (1965)


Question46:- The Guindy National Park is located in which state ? .



Tamil Nadu (1976)


Question47:-The state which largest number of National Parks ?



Madhya Pradesh


Question48:-The union territory with largest number of National parks ?



Andaman and Nicobar


Question49:-Project tiger was started in which national park ?



Jim Corbett National Park


Question50:- The Guru Ghasidas (Sanjay) National Park is located in which state ?



Chhattisgarh (1981)


Question51:-The Hemis National Park is located in which state ?



Jammu and Kashmir (1981), The laregest National Park in India


Question52:-Which National Park located near the Kaiga Nuclear Power Station ?



Anshi National Park(Karnataka) ( 1987 )


Question53:- The Inderkilla National Park is located in which state?



Himachal Pradesh (2010)


Question54:- The Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is located in which state ?



Tamil Nadu (1989) (Largest natinonal park in Tamil Nadu)


Question55:- The Indravati National Park is located in which state ?



Chhattisgarh (1981)


Question56:- The Jaldapara National Park is located in which state ?



West Bengal (2012)


Question57:- The Kalesar National Park is located in which state ?



Haryana (2003)


Question58:- The Kanger Ghati National Park is located in which state ?



Chhattisgarh (1982)


Question59:- The Kanha National Park in which state ?



Madhya Pradesh (1955)


Question60:-Which National Park is known as "Kasi of Birds" ?



Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary (Karnataka) (1940)


Question61:-Which is called as the eco-tourism hub of India ?



Rani Jhansi Marine National Park (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) (1996)


Question62:-National Park located on the banks of Ken river ?



Panna National Park (Madhya Pradesh) (1981)


Question63:-The Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park is located in which district ?



Telangana (1994)


Question64:- Only floating park in the world ?



Keibul Lamjao National Park Manipur (1977)


Question65:-Which National Park got the world hritage position from UNESCO in Rajasthan ?



Keoladeo National Park (1981)


Question66:-Which National Park got the world hritage position from UNESCO in Sikkim ?



Khangchendzonga National Park (1977)


Question67:-The Khirganga National Park is located in which state?



Himachal Pradesh (2010)


Question68:- The Kishtwar National Park is located in which state ?



Jammu and Kashmir (1981)


Question69:-The Kudremukh National Park is located in which state ?



Karnataka (1987)


Question70:-Madhav National Park is located in which state ?



Madhya Pradesh (1959)


Question71:-The Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park is located in which state ?



Telangana (1994)


Question72:-Which National Park got the world hritage position from UNESCO in Assam ?



Manas National Park (1990)


Question73:-Mandla Plant Fossils National Park is located in which state ?



Madhya Pradesh 1983


Question74:-The National Park which is known as the "Jewel of Vidarbha"



The Tadoba National Park (Maharashtra) (1955)


Question75:-The wild life sanctuary which has the highest Rhino population in the world ?



Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (Assam)


Question76:-Project Elephant implemented on ?



1992


Question77:-Forest Protection act passed on



1980


Question78:-The Mathikettan Shola National Park is located in which state ?



Poopara village of Udumbanchola taluk in Idukki district of Kerala state (2003)
The name Mathikettan derives from the Tamil word literally meaning "mind confuser"


Question79:-Kerala 2003



77


Question80:-Middle Button Island National Park is located in which state ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1987)


Question81:-The Mollem National Park is located in which state ?



Goa (1978)


Question82:- The Mouling National Park is located in which state ?



Arunachal Pradesh (1986)


Question83:-The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state ?



Rajasthan (1960)


Question84:-Ministry of Central Forest and Environment passed on ?



1985


Question85:-Environment Protection Act came into force on ? -



May 23, 1986


Question86:-Air Pollution Control Act came into force on ?



Mar 29, 1981


Question87:-Water Pollution Control Act on ?



1974


Question88:-Wild life Protection Act passed on ?



1972


Question89:- The Mount Harriet National Park is located in which state ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1987)


Question90:-The Mrugavani National Park is located in which state?



Telangana 1994


Question91:- The Mudumalai National Park is located in which state?



Tamil Nadu (1940) (it lies in three states :Tamilnadu Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala )


Question92:-The Mukundra Hills National Park located in which state?



Rajasthan (2006)


Question93:-The Mukurthi National Park located in which state ?



Tamil Nadu (2001)


Question94:-The Murlen National Park is located in which state?



Mizoram (1991)


Question95:-The project launched by WWF-India to protect and increase the population of the one -horned rhinoceros in Assam is called as __________?



Indian Rhino Vision 2020 (IRV 2020)


Question96:- Red Panda Project (1996) declared for ?



Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Darjeeling, West Bengal (1958)


Question97:-The Nagarhole National Park is located in which state ?



Karnataka (1988)


Question98:- The Namdapha National Park is located in which state?



Arunachal Pradesh (1974)


Question99:-Manipur Brown Antiller Deer Project on ?



1977


Question100:-The first planned Ecotourism destination in India ?



Thenmala


Question101:- Largest Biosphere reserve in India ?



Gyan Bharati (Gujarath)


Question102:- The Nameri National Park is located in which state?



Assam (1978)


Question103:-Which National Park got the " World Heritage Site" and " World Biosphere Reserve" position from UNESCO in Uttarakhand ?



Nanda Devi National Park (1982)


Question104:-The Navegaon National Park located in which state?



Maharashtra (1975)


Question105:-The Neora Valley National Park is situated in which state ?



West Bengal (1986)


Question106:-Which National Park got the " World Biosphere Reserve" position from UNESCO in Meghalaya ?



Nokrek National Park (1986)


Question107:- The North Button Island National Park loacted in which state?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1979)


Question108:- The Ntangki National Park located in which state ?



Nagaland (1993)


Question109:-The Orang National Park is located in which state ?



Assam (1999)


Question110:- The Pambadum Shola National Park is located in which state?



Devikulam taluk, Idukki district, Kerala (2003)


Question111:-Smallest Biosphere reserve in India ?



Dibru Saikhowa (Assam) (1999)


Question112:-The first Butterfly Park in India ?



Bannerghatta National Park (Karnataka) (1974)


Question113:-The first Butterfly Safari Park in India ?



Thenmala (Kollam)- Kerala


Question114:- The Pench National Park is located in which state?



Madhya Pradesh (1977)


Question115:- Periyar National Park is located in which state ?



Kerala (1982) (it spread in districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta ) (adjacent rivers are Periyar and the Pamba.)


Question116:-The Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park is located in which state ? Mizoram 1992



Mizoram (1992)


Question117:- The Pin Valley National Park is located in which district ?



Himachal Pradesh (1987)


Question118:- The first planned Ecotourism destination in India



Thenmala


Question119:- Headquarters of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau



New Delhi


Question120:-Father of 'Vana Mahotsav '



K.M Munshi


Question121:- Botanical Survey of India has its headquarters at ?



Kolkata


Question122:- Pugmark technique is uesed for __________ ?



counting tigers


Question123:-The Rajaji National Park is located in which district ?



Uttarakhand (1983)


Question124:-Rani Jhansi Marine National Park is located in which district ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1996)


Question125:- The Ranthambore National Park is located in which distirct ?



Rajasthan (1981)


Question126:- Largest Wildlife sanctuary in India ?



Great Indian Bustard (Maharashtra)
Established in 1979, also known as the Jawaharlal Nehru Bustard Sanctuary of Maharashtra


Question127:- The Saddle Peak National Park is situated in which district ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1979 )


Question128:-The Salim Ali National Park is situated in which district ?



Jammu and Kashmir (1992)


Question129:-â—†Largest Tiger Reserve in India



Nagarjuna sagar - Srisailam(Andhra Pradesh)


Question130:- Smallest Tiger reserve in India ?



Bor tiger reserve (Maharashtra) (1970)


Question131:-The Sanjay National Park is situated in which state ?



Madhya Pradesh (1981)


Question132:-The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is located in which state ?



Maharashtra (1969)


Question133:- National Tiger Reservation Authority was formed in __________ ?



2006 sept. 4


Question134:- Chairman of the National Tiger Reservation Authority ?



Central Minister of Forest and Environment


Question135:-The number of tiger reserves in India ?



50


Question136:- The Sariska Tiger Reserve situated in which state ?



Rajasthan (1955)


Question 137:- The Satpura National Park is situated in which state ?



Madhya Pradesh (1981)


Question 138:- 50th Tiger Reserve ?



Kamlang (Arunachal Pradesh)(1974)


Question139:-Silent Valley National Park situated in which state ?



mannarkkad , palakkad, Kerala (26 December 1980), The Silent Valley region is locally known as "Sairandhrivanam"


Question140:-49th Tiger Reserve ?



Orang (Assam) (1999)


Question141:-Simbalbara National Park located in which state ?



Himachal Pradesh 2010


Question142:- 48th Tiger Reserve ?



Rajaji tiger reserve ,(Uttarakhand)(1983)


Question 143:- The Sirohi National Park is located in which state ?



Manipur (1982)


Question 144:- The 47th Tiger Reserve ?



Bor Sanctuary ( 1970) (Maharashtra )


Question145:-The Simlipal National Park is located in which state ?



Odisha (1980)


Question146:- The first national park in the world ?



Yellowstone National Park(USA)


Question147:- The Singalila National Park is situated in which state ?



West Bengal (1986)


Question148:- World's largest National Park ?



Northeast Greenland Park (Denmark) (21 May 1974)


Question 149:- The South Button Island National Park ?



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1987)


Question150:- The Wildlife Institute of India is at ________?



Dehradun


Question151:- The Sri Venkateswara National Park _________ ?



Andhra Pradesh (1989)


Question152:- The Sultanpur National Park is located in which state?



Haryana (1989)


Question153:- The Sundarbans National Park is located in Which state ?



West Bengal (1984)( UNESCO World Heritage Site)


Question154:- Wildlife week is observed in the first week of ________



October


Question155:- Largest tulip garden in Asia ?



Indhira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden (J&K) (2007)


Question156:- The Valley of Flowers National Park is situated in which state ?



Uttarakhand (1982) ( UNESCO World Heritage Site)


Question157:- The Valmiki National Park is located in which state ?



Bihar (1976)


Question 158:- The lake in which Keibul Lamjao park located ?



Loktak lake


Question 159:- Which statutory Body constituted on 22nd Sep 2003 under section 5 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972



National Board for Wildlife (NBWL)


Question 160:- The chairman of NBWL



Prime Minister


Question 161:- Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History is located in which state



Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, (1990)


Question162:- The Vansda National Park is situated in which state ?



Gujarat (1979)


Question 163:- Forest Survey of India is located at ?



Dehradun (1981)


Question 164:- The Forest Conservation Act 1980 came into force on



25th Oct 1980


Question165:- World's largest nesting ground of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle ?



The Bhitarkanika National Park (Odisha) (22 April 1975)


Question166:- The Number of Biosphere Reserves in India ?



18


Question 167:- Ten of the eighteen biosphere reserves are a part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, based on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB), Which are ?



Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka), 2000

Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve (Tamil Nadu), 2001

Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (West Bengal), 2001

Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (Uttarakhand), 2004

Nokrek Biosphere Reserve (Meghalaya),2009

Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve (Madhya Pradesh),2009

Simlipal Biosphere Reserve (Odisha), 2009

Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve (Great Nicobar), 2013

Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve (Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh), 2012

Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve (Kerala and Tamil Nadu) (Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli Districts) 2016



Question168:-Eight of the eighteen biosphere reserves are not the part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, based on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB), Which are ?



(2009),Cold DesertPin Valley National Park , Chandratal and Sarchu & Kibber Wildlife Sancturary, Himachal Pradesh

(1997), Dibru-Saikhowa, Assam

(1998), Dihang-Dibang, Part of Siang and Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh

(2008), Great Rann of Kutch , It is the largest Biosphere Reserve in India , Gujarat

(2000), Khangchendzonga , Sikkim

(1989), Manas, Assam

(2011), Panna, Madhya Pradesh

(2010), Seshachalam Hills, Andhra Pradesh