Q. With reference to “Indian Black Honeybee”, consider the following statements:
1.They are endemic to Eastern Ghats.
2.They are categorized as Least Concern (LC) in the IUCN Red Data List.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D
Notes:

Statement 1: Indian Black Honeybee are endemic to Western Ghats. They have been recently spotted after 200 years.

Statement 2: They are categorized as Near Threatened (NT) in the IUCN Red Data List.

Source: The Hindu