Informative Quiz on the Forests of India
Posted on: August 16, 2018. Comments ( 4 )

Did you know that 33% of any country’s total land area must be forest?
Wander deeper with our “Informative Quiz on the Forests of India”.

In which sub-Himalayan Indian State is Namdapha National Park—third largest in the world, spread over 1,985 sq.km. including 1,808 sq.km. of core area—that forms the greatest forest region of India, home to the critically endangered Namdapha Flying Squirrel found only here?

  

  

  

  

Gir forest—famous for spotting the Asiatic Lion—and the Gir National Park—erstwhile game preserve of the Nawab of Junagadh—spread over 1,412 sq.km., established in 1965 to restore the lion population of only two dozen in the early 20th century, is in which Indian State whose capital is Gandhinagar?

  

  

  

  

The vast, green Khasi Hills forests—part of the Meghalaya subtropical forests eco-region—is located in which part of India whose high rate of rainfall keeps it extremely picturesque all year round, rendering the State of Meghalaya clean and rejuvenating, making it a magnet for nature lovers?

  

  

  

  

Sundarbans National Park and mangrove forest—part of the 10,000-square-kilometre Sundarbans Delta, the largest delta in the world—that is both a biosphere reserve and a tiger reserve home to the rare white Royal Bengal tiger, is located in which State in the eastern part of India?

  

  

  

  

Keibul Lamjao National Park in Manipur—an ecological gem akin to the Khasi Hills, an integral part of the popular Loktak lake, and the only floating national park in the world—established to preserve the natural habitat of the endangered Manipur Eld’s Deer or “dancing deer”, is located in which part of India?

  

  

  

  

Pichavaram mangrove forest—world’s second-largest by area, after the Sundarbans—bound by the Vellar estuary in the north and Cauvery estuary in the south—the "Vellar-Cauvery Estuarine Complex”—and permanently rooted in a few feet of water in the Killai backwater, is located in which Indian State?

  

  

  

  

Where is Vandalur Reserve Forest, home to Arignar Anna Zoological Park—India’s first-ever zoo, established in 1855 as Madras Zoo, and South Asia's biggest—with 46 endangered animals, and the highest success rate in captive breeding of lion-tailed macaques—22 in 2009, up from two in 1983?

  

  

  

  

Correctly match the forest type on the left with its location/weather conditions/tree varieties on the right.
 
1. Arid and Semi-arid a. Sea coasts and regions washed by tidal waves. Mangrove trees.
2. Evergreen b. Rajasthan and Gujarat. Extremely scarce rainfall.
3. Deciduous c. Elevated mountain regions of north-western and eastern Himalayas, and in Assam. Deodars, Firs, Oak and Pines.
4. Hilly d. West Coast of India. Heavy rainfall. Bamboos, Palm, Fern and India Rubber.
5. Littoral e. Sub-Himalayan tract and Peninsular India. Sal, teak and important others. Rainfall not abundant.

  

  

  

  





Comments (4)

 

  1.  
    Shuhasini R. Adidravidar says:

    very informative question good interesting

  2.  
    Snehlata says:

    Very interesting quiz

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    Capt. Sikandar Mhaisale says:

    Very informative quiz.


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