National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries (Odisha Objective GK General Knowledge)

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National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries

1. How many National Parks are there in Odisha?
(1) 2 (2) 6
(3) 11 (4) 15
Ans: (1)
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2. Bhitarkanika National Park is located in which district of Odisha?
(1) Kendrapara
(2) Ganjam
(3) Kandhamal
(4) Boudh
Ans: (1)
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3. Simlipal National Park is located in which district of Odisha?
(1) Kalahandi (2) Nuapada
(3) Mayurbhanj (4) Koraput
Ans: (3)
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4. Bhitarkanika National Park came into existence in
(1) 1962 (2) 1973
(3) 1998 (4) 2000
Ans: (3)
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5. Which wildlife sanctuary is also known as ‘Ushakothi Sanctuary’?
(1) Gahirmatha Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Badrama Wildlife Sanctuary
(3) Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
Ans: (2)
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6. Which wildlife sanctuary of Odisha has a unique feature of being a tiger reserve, biosphere reserve and national park?
(1) Simlipal (2) Bhitarkanika
(3) Both (1) and (2) (4) None of these
Ans: (1)
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7. The wildlife sanctuary around Satkosia Gorge gets water from which river in Odisha?
(1) Brahmani (2) Mahanadi
(3) Subarnarekha (4) Indravati
Ans: (2)
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8. Bhitarkanika was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year
(1) 1984 (2) 1975
(3) 1962 (4) 1948
Ans: (2)
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9. Which among the following wildlife sanctuary is located along the sea coast of Odisha?
(1) Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary
(3) Badrama Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) Balukhand-Konark Wildlife Sanctuary
Ans: (4)
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10. Chandaka Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in
(1) Khurda
(2) Cuttack
(3) Boudh
(4) Both (1) and (2)
Ans: (4)
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11. Birds island is a part of which sanctuary of Odisha?
(1) Nandankanan Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary
(3) Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary
Ans: (2)
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12. Which of the following sanctuaries is also known as Nalabana Bird Sanctuary?
(1) Chilika
(2) Gahirmatha
(3) Bhitarkanika
(4) Badrama
Ans: (1)
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13. Which is the only marine sanctuary in Odisha?
(1) Gahirmatha
(2) Nalabana
(3) Bhitarkanika
(4) Debrigarh
Ans: (1)
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14. Which wildlife sanctuary in Odisha lies adjoining to Udanti Sanctuary of Chhattisgarh?
(1) Sunabeda
(2) Hadgarh
(3) Kuldiha
(4) Lakhari
Ans: (1)
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15. Simlipal Tiger Reserve came into existence in which year?
(1) 1956 (2) 1967
(3) 1986 (4) 1999
Ans: (1)
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16. Which of the following sanctuaries is the world’s largest nesting beach of Olive Ridley Sea Turtles?
(1) Gahirmatha Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary
(3) Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
Ans: (1)
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17. Mahanadi Elephant Reserve is located in which district of Odisha?
(1) Angul (2) Cuttack
(3) Nayagarh (4) All of these
Ans: (4)
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18. The Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve is comprised of which of the following protected areas of Odisha?
(1) Hadgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Simlipal Tiger Reserve
(3) Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary
(4) All of the above
Ans: (4)
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19. Bhitarkanika Mangrove was designated as Ramsar Site in which year?
(1) 1966 (2) 1978
(3) 1999 (4) 2002
Ans: (4)
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20. Simlipal Biosphere Reserve was notified by the Government of India in which year?
(1) 1956 (2) 1974
(3) 1994 (4) 2001
Ans: (3)
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21. With reference to Nandankanan Zoological Park, the world ‘Nandankanan’ literally means
(1) Garden of Gods
(2) Garden of Miseries
(3) Garden of Pleasure
(4) Garden of Sorrow
Ans: (3)
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22. Which wildlife sanctuary is also a tiger reserve Odisha?
(1) Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary
(2) Simlipal Wildlife Sanctuary
(3) Both (1) and (2)
(4) None of the above
Ans: (3)
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23. Odisha Wildlife Organisation of Odisha came into existence in which year?
(1) 1966 (2) 1974
(3) 1987 (4) 1999
Ans: (2)
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24. Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is located along the bank of which lake?
(1) Kania (2) Chilika
(3) Kolab (4) Phurlijharan
Ans: (1)
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26. Ramatirtha Conservation Centre in Odisha runs a conservation program for protecting which endangered species?
(1) Sea turtle
(2) Royal Bengal tiger
(3) Elephant
(4) Crocodile
Ans: (4)
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27. Match the following Wildlife Sanctuaries Districts
(1) Baisipalli 1. Kalahandi
(2) Karlapat 2. Dhenkanal
(3) Kapilash 3. Kandhamal
(4) Kotagarh 4. Nayagarh Code A B C D
(1) 1 4 2 3 (2) 3 1 4 2
(3) 4 1 2 3 (4) 2 3 1 4
Ans: (3)

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