BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN INDIA

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1)   Which of the following state have maximum number of Tiger Reserves ?

  • [A] Assom
  • [B] Karnataka
  • [C] Madhya Pardesh
  • [D] West Bengal

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Madhya Pardesh

MADHYA PARDESH having (6)    

  1.  SANJAY DUBRI 
  2. KANHA  
  3. PENCH  
  4. PANNA
  5.  BANDHAVGARH 
  6.  SATPURA

 

Also MAHARASHTRA having (6) 

  1. SAHYADRI
  2. MELGHAT
  3. TADOBA
  4. PENCH
  5. NAWEGAON
  6. BOR

2)   How many Biosphere reserves are there in India ?

  • [A] 15
  • [B] 16
  • [C] 17
  • [D] 18

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18
1) Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu , Kerela and karnataka)
 
2) Nanda Devi National Park & Biosphere Reserve (Uttarakhand)
 
3) Gulf of Mannar (Tamil Nadu)
 
4)  Nokrek (Meghalaya)
 
5) Sunderbans (West Bengal)
 
6) Great Nicobar (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
 
7) Dibru Saikhowa (Asoms)
 
8) Pachmarhi (Madhya Pardesh)
 
9) Agastyamalai ( Kerala)
 
10 ) Manas (Asom)
 
11) Simlipal (Orissa)
 
12) Dehang Dabang  (Arunachal Pardesh)
 
13) Kanchenjunga (Sikkim)
 
14) Achaanakmaar - Amarkantak (Madhya Pardesh)
 
15) Rann of Kutch/ Gyan Bharti Reserve (Gujarat)
 
16) Cold Desert  (Himachal Pardesh)
 
17) Seshachalam Hills (Andhra pardesh)
 
18) Panna (Madhya Pardesh)
 
Out of these 18, 9 Biosphere (Nilgiri , Nanda Devi , Sunderbans, Pachmarhi , Nokrek , Simlipal , Gulf of Mannar ,Great Nicobar, Achaanakmaar - Amarkantak ) have been recognised on World Network of Biosphere Reserves based on the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) program list.

3)   Which is the largest Tiger reserve in india?

  • [A] Bandipur (Karnataka)
  • [B] Pench (Maharashtra)
  • [C] Manas (Assom)
  • [D] Nagarjunasagar Tiger Reserve (Andhra pardesh)

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Nagarjunasagar Tiger Reserve (Andhra pardesh)

Nagarjunasagar Tiger Reserve in Andhra pardesh is largest while Pench in Maharashtra is smallest.  Bandipur in karnataka was the first (1973-74).

4)   First Tiger reserve in India was

  • [A] Bandipur (Karnataka)
  • [B] Pench (Maharashtra)
  • [C] Manas (Assom)
  • [D] Nameri (Assom)

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Bandipur (Karnataka)

Bandipur in karnataka was the first (1973-74).  Pench in Maharashtra is smallest  while Nagarjunasagar Tiger Reserve in Andhra pardesh is largest

5)   Which is the smallest Tiger reserve in India?

  • [A] Bandipur (Karnataka)
  • [B] Pench (Maharashtra)
  • [C] Manas (Assom)
  • [D] Nameri (Assom)

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Pench (Maharashtra)

Pench in Maharashtra is smallest  while Nagarjunasagar Tiger Reserve in Andhra pardesh is largest . Bandipur in karnataka was the first (1973-74)






 

 

 

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