|Consider the following statements regarding Project Tiger.|
|1. 'Project tiger', one of the well-publicised wildlife campaigns in the world, was launched in 1973.|
|2. Tiger conservation has been viewed not only as an effort to save an endangered species, but with equal importance as a means of presuming biotypes of sizeable magnitude.|
|Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) (d) Neither1nor 2
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Tiger is one of the key wildlife species in the faunal web. Tiger population decreases because of many reasons, such as poaching for trade, shrinking habitat, depletion of prey base species, growing human population etc. In 1973 Government launched 'Project Tiger' to conserve the tiger population. It has also been viewed as a means of presuming biotypes of sizeable magnitude.
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