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Right Answer toQuiz on Raptors

1.A raptor is a . ………………………..
  • has a hooked beak
  • meat eating bird
  • both the above are correct

  • 2.Out of the 482 species of raptors worldwide ------------------are nocturnal
  • 178
  • 304
  • 58

  • 3.This owl can be spotted in Bharatpur and Sultanpur Bird sanctuaries.
  • Great horned owl
  • Barn owl
  • Collared scoops owl

  • 4.A common hawk found in India, this raptor eats frogs, lizards, mice and squirrels. The male is ashy blue grey and female is brown. Its size is a little bigger than a blue rock pigeon.
  • Shikra
  • Common hawk cuckoo
  • Ferrunginous hawk

  • 5.Though uncommon in the Konkan and Malabar area, the Crested Serpent Eagle can be spotted on trees in the
  • Corbett National Park
  • KedarNath Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaziranga National Park

  • 6.Distributed in India in the Malabar and Konkan region, this raptor eats, among other things, honey, wax and bee-larvae of the ferocious rock bees.
  • Western marsh harrier
  • Oriental Honey-Buzzard
  • White-eyed buzzard

  • 7.This falcon breeds in he Himalayas and NE India and is a look alike of the shikra
  • Eurasian sparrowhawk
  • Osprey
  • Changeable hawk-eagle

  • 8.This globally threatened eagle is a winter visitor in the wetlands of Haryana
  • Imperial eagle
  • Greater spotted eagle
  • Tawny eagle

  • 9.A study by Bombay Natural History Society found that the population of two common species of these scavenging vultures have gone down by 90% over a decade.
  • Bearded vulture
  • Asian white backed vulture
  • Himalayan Griffon

  • 10.Jatayu and Sampati, in the epic Ramayana, who helped rama when Sita was abducted by Ravana , were,
  • Vultures
  • Eagles
  • Hawks

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