CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 51

Daily Quiz for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2019

Question:

The 2018 Living Planet Report has been published. Consider the following statements in this respect:

1. It is published by WWF annually.

2. The Living Planet Index( LPI) covers more than 10000 species.

3. The biggest drivers of biodiversity decline in the LPI is overexploitation.

 

Choose the correct statement/s from the codes given below:

A) 1 only

B) 1 and 2 only

C) 2 and 3 only

D) None of the above

Correct Answer

D) None of the above

Explanation for the Correct Answer
  • The 2018 Living Planet Report is the twelfth edition of WWF's flagship publication. It is a biennial report.
  • LPI measures the health of 16,704 populations of 4,005 species.
  • The biggest drivers of biodiversity decline in the LPI is habitat loss and degradation followed by overexploitation.

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