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1.The word `elephant` is derived from the Greek word `elephas` which means …...
  • huge
  • ivory
  • trunk  

  • 2.The lustrous white dentin called ivory are actually--------------------- of elephants.
  • upper molars
  • upper incisors
  • horns  

  • 3.The Asian elephnt is today found only in……
  • 6 countries
  • 13 countries
  • 23 countries  

  • 4.The price of ivory shot up to $ 285 per kg in 1996. The poachers however got …
  • $ 30 per kg
  • 100 per kg
  • $ 150 per kg  

  • 5.The poaching of 6 elephants in Corbett National Park in 2001, was traced to ….
  • poachers` gun shots
  • poisoning by Lisu tribe of Arunachal Pradesh
  • poaching by electrocution   

  • 6.Poaching is a big problem in S. India which has more than 50% of India`s elephant population. The adult male to female ratio in a healthy populatin is 1:2. In S. India, the ratio is ……………….
  • 1.15
  • 1.05
  • 1.10  

  • 7.Upto 80% of the ivory that reaches Japan is used for
  • re exporting
  • making hankos ( signature seals)
  • carving artifacts  

  • 8.After Japan, the second largest destination for illegal ivory is
  • Hongkong
  • Bangkok
  • Mainland China  

  • 9.The town of ……. on the Kerala coast is perhaps the single most exit point for ivory from the South.
  • Kozhikode
  • Quilon
  • Cochin  

  • 10.Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, China & Vietnam have elephant poulations of less than
  • 5000
  • 500
  • 1000  

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