Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020

Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020



Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020: Every year Union Public Service Commission conducts "Combined Defence Services" (CDS) Examination twice a year for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October/November and June/July, and the examination is conducted in February and November respectively. CDS 1 2020 will held on 2 February 2020 and notification for the same has been published on the official website of the commission. Only unmarried graduates are eligible to sit for the exam. Successful candidates are admitted into the respective Academies after an interview conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB). To clear the examination, you need is the complete information of the pattern, syllabus and previous year exam analysis so that it would become easy for you to analyse the examination and to prepare a strategy further. Here, we have provided you the Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020



Q.1) With reference to 1995 Basel Ban Amendment, consider the following statements

1. It is adopted by the parties to the Basel Convention in 1995.

2. It aims to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of nuclear wastes.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Ans: (a) 1 only

Explanation: It is to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of hazardous wastes.

The amendment prohibits all exports of hazardous wastes, including electronic wastes and obsolete ships from 29 wealthiest countries of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to non-OECD countries.

Q.2) As per the 6th schedule of Indian Constitution, who among the following is empowered to organise and re-organise the autonomous districts?

A. Governor

B. President

C. State Government

D. Central Government

Ans: (a) Governor

Explanation: The governor is empowered to organise and re-organise the autonomous districts.

If there are different tribes in an autonomous district, the governor can divide the district into several autonomous regions

Q.3) Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), has been launched by which among the following?

A. NITI Aayog

B. Ministry of Human Resource and Development

C. Ministry of Science

D. Both (a) and (b)

Ans: (b) Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Explanation: ARIIA considers all major indicators which are commonly used globally to rank most innovative education institutions/ universities in the world.

More than quantity, ARIIA will focus on quality of innovations and will try to measure the real impact created by these innovations nationally and internationally.


Q.4) Which among the following is/are sources of natural release of ‘Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)?

1. Burning of fossil fuel

2. Volcanic Activity

3. By-Product of copper extraction

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

Ans: (d) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation: SO2 is a toxic gas responsible for the smell of burnt matches. It is released naturally by volcanic activity and is produced as a by-product of copper extraction and the burning of fossil fuels contaminated with sulfur compounds.

Q.5) With reference to Debenture Redemption Reserve (DRR), consider the following statements

1. It is a requirement imposed on Indian corporation that issue debentures.

2. Debenture are backed by an asset, a lien, or any other form of collateral.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. Both 1 and 2

D. Neither 1 nor 2

Ans: (a) 1 only

Explanation: A debenture redemption reserve is requirement imposed on Indian corporation that issue debentures, where they must create a debenture redemption service, to protect investors from the possibility of a company defaulting.

This rule offers investors a measure of protection, because debentures are not backed by an asset, a lien, or any other form of collateral.

The reserve must represent at least 25% of the face value of debentures issued.

Q.6) Consider the following statements with regard to Chandrayan - 2 Mission

1. It is the first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the Moon’s south polar region.

2. It is the Indian mission to explore the lunar terrain with home-grown technology.

3. It is the first country ever to soft land on the lunar surface.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 and 2 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

 Ans: (a) 1 and 2 only

Explanation: The primary objective of Chandrayaan 2 is to demonstrate the ability to soft-land on the lunar surface and operate a robotic rover on the surface.

Scientific goals include studies of lunar topography, mineralogy, elemental abundance, the lunar exosphere, and signatures of hydroxyl and water ice.


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