Q. With reference to the “Greater Scaup” consider the following statements:
1.It is a medium-sized diving duck species.
2.They are rarely found in the Indian sub-continent.
3.They are listed Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 only

[D] 1 and 3 only

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Greater Scaup is a medium-sized diving duck species. It is distributed in Asia, Europe, the United States, and Canada. It is a rare visitor to the Indian Subcontinent.

Statement 3 is incorrect. They are listed Least Concern in the IUCN Red List.

Source: ForumIAS