Q. “Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)” is related to which of the following?

[A] Elephants

[B] Tigers

[C] Butterflies

[D] Bees

Answer: D

Explanation: Bees are not summertime nuisance; they are small and hard-working insects actually make it possible for many of your favorite foods to reach your table.

  • From apples to almonds to the pumpkin in our pumpkin pies, we have bees to thank.
  • Now, a condition known as Colony Collapse Disorder is causing bee populations to plummet, which means these foods are also at risk.
  • Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a new tag name presently being given to a condition that is characterized by an unexplained rapid loss of a Bee colony’s adult population.

Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment