World GK MCQs

World Sustainable Wildlife Tourism MCQs with Answers

What does the term “sustainable wildlife tourism” refer to?
a) Tourism that focuses on domestic animals
b) Tourism that supports the conservation of wildlife
c) Tourism that exclusively involves birdwatching
d) Tourism that promotes captive animal encounters
Answer: b) Tourism that supports the conservation of wildlife

Which organization sets guidelines for sustainable wildlife tourism?
a) IUCN
b) UNESCO
c) WHO
d) IATA
Answer: a) IUCN

Which of the following is a key principle of sustainable wildlife tourism?
a) Encouraging captive breeding of endangered species
b) Minimizing disturbance to wildlife and their habitats
c) Maximizing human-wildlife interactions
d) Promoting consumption of wildlife products
Answer: b) Minimizing disturbance to wildlife and their habitats

Which type of tourism involves observing and photographing wildlife in their natural habitats?
a) Ecotourism
b) Zoo tourism
c) Wildlife hunting
d) Wildlife petting
Answer: a) Ecotourism

Which of the following is an example of sustainable wildlife tourism?
a) Elephant riding tours
b) Shark finning expeditions
c) Whale watching trips
d) Rhino horn trading
Answer: c) Whale watching trips

Which region is known for sustainable wildlife tourism, particularly for gorilla trekking?
a) Amazon Rainforest
b) Serengeti National Park
c) Great Barrier Reef
d) Virunga National Park
Answer: d) Virunga National Park

Which of the following is a sustainable practice in wildlife tourism?
a) Feeding wildlife for tourist entertainment
b) Disturbing nesting sites of endangered birds
c) Hiring local guides and supporting communities
d) Removing wildlife from their natural habitats
Answer: c) Hiring local guides and supporting communities

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing marine creatures, such as dolphins and whales, from a safe distance?
a) Dolphin captivity shows
b) Whale hunting expeditions
c) Marine park visits
d) Whale watching tours
Answer: d) Whale watching tours

Which of the following is a negative impact of unsustainable wildlife tourism?
a) Increased funding for conservation efforts
b) Preservation of endangered species
c) Disruption of natural behaviors and habitats
d) Empowerment of local communities
Answer: c) Disruption of natural behaviors and habitats

Which continent is home to the famous Okavango Delta, known for its sustainable wildlife tourism?
a) Europe
b) Africa
c) North America
d) Australia
Answer: b) Africa

Which of the following is an example of sustainable wildlife tourism in marine environments?
a) Shark culling programs
b) Coral reef destruction for souvenir harvesting
c) Sustainable scuba diving tours
d) Overfishing of marine reserves
Answer: c) Sustainable scuba diving tours

Which organization promotes responsible whale watching and sustainable marine wildlife tourism?
a) IUCN
b) Greenpeace
c) Whale and Dolphin Conservation
d) National Geographic Society
Answer: c) Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Which of the following is an example of a sustainable wildlife conservation project?
a) Breeding tigers for the pet trade
b) Trading in elephant ivory
c) Establishing protected areas for wildlife
d) Hunting endangered species for trophies
Answer: c) Establishing protected areas for wildlife

Which national park in Tanzania is famous for sustainable wildlife tourism, especially for witnessing the great wildebeest migration?
a) Kruger National Park
b) Amboseli National Park
c) Serengeti National Park
d) Masai Mara National Reserve
Answer: c) Serengeti National Park

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and photographing birds in their natural habitats?
a) Birdwatching
b) Bird feeding
c) Bird hunting
d) Bird trapping
Answer: a) Birdwatching

Which organization focuses on the conservation of endangered species and their habitats through sustainable wildlife tourism?
a) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
b) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
c) Greenpeace
d) Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Answer: d) Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Which of the following is an example of unsustainable wildlife tourism?
a) Safari tours in national parks
b) Wildlife rehabilitation centers
c) Poaching of endangered animals
d) Conservation education programs
Answer: c) Poaching of endangered animals

Which country is known for sustainable wildlife tourism, particularly for orangutan trekking?
a) Malaysia
b) Brazil
c) Costa Rica
d) Indonesia
Answer: d) Indonesia

Which of the following is a sustainable wildlife tourism practice in protected areas?
a) Feeding wild animals for photo opportunities
b) Collecting rare plants as souvenirs
c) Following designated trails and not disturbing wildlife
d) Trading in illegal wildlife products
Answer: c) Following designated trails and not disturbing wildlife

Which eco-tourism destination is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, including encounters with lemurs?
a) Galapagos Islands
b) Borneo
c) Madagascar
d) Seychelles
Answer: c) Madagascar

Which of the following is an example of sustainable wildlife tourism in the Arctic region?
a) Polar bear hunting expeditions
b) Establishing wildlife sanctuaries
c) Collecting Arctic wildlife specimens for museums
d) Sustainable Arctic cruises
Answer: d) Sustainable Arctic cruises

Which organization certifies wildlife tourism operators that meet sustainable tourism standards?
a) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
b) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
c) International Ecotourism Society (TIES)
d) Rainforest Alliance
Answer: c) International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and learning about marine life through snorkeling or diving?
a) Shark finning
b) Marine park visits
c) Sustainable marine ecotourism
d) Capturing marine animals for aquariums
Answer: c) Sustainable marine ecotourism

Which country is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, particularly for encounters with polar bears?
a) Russia
b) Canada
c) Australia
d) India
Answer: b) Canada

Which of the following is a sustainable wildlife tourism practice in forested areas?
a) Deforestation for tourism infrastructure
b) Wildlife poaching for bushmeat trade
c) Wildlife tracking with trained guides
d) Illegal wildlife trade
Answer: c) Wildlife tracking with trained guides

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and learning about sea turtles during their nesting season?
a) Sea turtle hunting
b) Sea turtle petting
c) Sea turtle conservation projects
d) Sea turtle shell trading
Answer: c) Sea turtle conservation projects

Which organization focuses on the conservation of elephants and sustainable elephant tourism?
a) Elephant Protection Society (EPS)
b) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
c) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
d) Elephant Action League (EAL)
Answer: d) Elephant Action League (EAL)

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and learning about big cats, such as lions and tigers, in their natural habitats?
a) Big cat hunting
b) Big cat petting
c) Big cat conservation projects
d) Big cat fur trade
Answer: c) Big cat conservation projects

Which country is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, particularly for encounters with lemurs and baobab trees?
a) Malaysia
b) Brazil
c) Costa Rica
d) Madagascar
Answer: d) Madagascar

Which of the following is a sustainable practice in wildlife tourism photography?
a) Disturbing wildlife for better photo opportunities
b) Using flash photography near animals
c) Respecting animal behavior and keeping a safe distance
d) Manipulating animal behavior for more captivating images
Answer: c) Respecting animal behavior and keeping a safe distance

Which eco-tourism destination is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, including encounters with sloths and toucans?
a) Galapagos Islands
b) Borneo
c) Costa Rica
d) Seychelles
Answer: c) Costa Rica

Which of the following is an example of sustainable wildlife tourism in the Great Barrier Reef?
a) Overfishing and coral collection for souvenirs
b) Supporting marine research and conservation initiatives
c) Trading in rare marine species
d) Encouraging destructive fishing practices
Answer: b) Supporting marine research and conservation initiatives

Which organization focuses on the conservation of marine mammals and sustainable marine wildlife tourism?
a) Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS)
b) Greenpeace
c) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
d) Marine Conservation Society (MCS)
Answer: d) Marine Conservation Society (MCS)

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and learning about primates, such as chimpanzees and gorillas, in their natural habitats?
a) Primate petting
b) Primate hunting
c) Primate conservation projects
d) Primate trading for research purposes
Answer: c) Primate conservation projects

Which eco-tourism destination is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, including encounters with unique bird species?
a) Galapagos Islands
b) Borneo
c) Madagascar
d) Seychelles
Answer: a) Galapagos Islands

Which of the following is a sustainable wildlife tourism practice in wetland environments?
a) Wetland habitat destruction for tourist facilities
b) Capturing wetland wildlife for private collections
c) Supporting wetland conservation and birdwatching
d) Trading in endangered wetland species
Answer: c) Supporting wetland conservation and birdwatching

Which organization focuses on the conservation of marine turtles and sustainable turtle tourism?
a) Marine Turtle Conservation Society (MTCS)
b) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
c) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
d) Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC)
Answer: d) Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC)

Which wildlife tourism activity involves observing and learning about the diverse marine life found in coral reef ecosystems?
a) Coral reef destruction for souvenir harvesting
b) Marine park visits
c) Sustainable snorkeling and diving tours
d) Illegal trading in coral reef specimens
Answer: c) Sustainable snorkeling and diving tours

Which country is known for its sustainable wildlife tourism, particularly for encounters with the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, rhinoceros, and buffalo)?
a) Kenya
b) Brazil
c) Thailand
d) India
Answer: a) Kenya

Which of the following is a sustainable wildlife tourism practice in savanna and grassland habitats?
a) Habitat destruction for agriculture
b) Encouraging trophy hunting of endangered species
c) Supporting wildlife conservation and responsible safari tourism
d) Capturing and trading in rare savanna species
Answer: c) Supporting wildlife conservation and responsible safari tourism

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