Railways Sample Paper RRBs Assistant Loco Pilot and Technician CBT STAGE-I Sample Paper-12

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    Which of the following Indian birds is facing extinction due to environmental pollution?

    A)  Chicken           

    B)  Parrot

    C)  Vulture

    D)  Duck

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    In the mid-1990s India experienced a     precipitous vulture decline, with more than 95 percent of vultures disappearing by the early 2000s. The cause was eventually traced to diclofenac, a veterinary anti-inflammatory drug that relieved pain in cattle, but proved highly toxic to vultures. Hundreds of vultures would flock to each cattle carcass. And if the cow had recently been treated with diclofenac, hundred of vultures would die.

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