Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020

Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020


Expected Questions for CDS 1 2020: The "Combined Defence Services" (CDS) Examination is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission 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 examinations are conducted in February and November respectively. CDS 1 2020 will held on 2 February 2020. 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, first, 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 regard to India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP), consider the following statements

1. India is the first country in the world to develop a comprehensive Cooling Action plan.

2. It aims to the reduction of refrigerant demand by 25% to 30% by the year 2037-38.

3. It is introduced by TERI.

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: India is the first country in the world to develop such a document.

The goals emerging from the suggested interventions stated in ICAP are:


  1. Reduction of cooling demand across sectors by 20% to 25 % by the year 2037-38.
  2. Reduction of refrigerant demand by 25% to 30% by the year 2037-38.
  3. Reduction of cooling energy requirements by 25% to 40% by the year 2037-38.
  4. Training and certification of 100,000 servicing sector technicians by the year 2022-23, in synergy with Skill India Mission.
  5. Recognize “cooling and related areas” as a thrust area of research under the national S&T Programme.

Q.2) National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct a preliminary examination of all recruitment conducted by which among the following?

1. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

2. Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

3. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

4. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

Select the correct answer using the codes given below?

A. 1, 2 and 4 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 2, 3 and 4 only

D. 1 and 4 only

Ans: (b) 2 and 3 only

Explanation: A new National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be set up to conduct the Common Eligibility Test (CET) for all various competitive examinations, in which an estimated 2.5 crore candidates appear annually.

NRA will conduct preliminary examinations for all these recruitment, which are at present conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) and the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).

It will then subsequently forward the list of qualifying candidates to the respective recruiting agencies to conduct the mains examinations.

Q.3) International Migrant Stock 2019, is released by which among the following?

A. United Nations

B. UNDP

C. World Economic Forum

D. European Union

Ans: (a) United Nations

Explanation: Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs has released the International Migrant Stock 2019.

A data of several international migrants by origin, age and sex for all countries and areas are included in the report.


UN prepared this report with the help of population censuses, population registers and nationally representative surveys.
Q.4 ) With reference to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana, consider the following statements

1. The scheme is voluntary and contributory for farmers in the entry age group of 18 to 40 years.

2. A monthly pension of Rs. 3000/– will be provided to them on attaining the age of 60 years.

3. The beneficiaries may opt voluntarily to exit the Scheme after a minimum period of 5 years of regular contributions.

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: (d) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation: The scheme is voluntary and contributory for farmers in the entry age group of 18 to 40 years.

A monthly pension of Rs. 3000/– will be provided to them on attaining the age of 60 years.

The farmers will have to make a monthly contribution of Rs.55 to Rs.200, depending on their age of entry, in the Pension Fund till they reach the retirement date i.e. the age of 60 years.

The beneficiaries may opt voluntarily to exit the Scheme after a minimum period of 5 years of regular contributions.

On exit, their entire contribution shall be returned by LIC with an interest equivalent to prevailing saving bank rates.

Q.5) With reference to the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), consider the following statements

1. It is located at Manesar.

2. It is a division of NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS) under the Department of Heavy Industries, India.

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: (c) Both 1 and 2

Explanation: International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) Manesar is a division of NATRIP Implementation Society (NATIS) under the Department of Heavy Industries, India.

It provides services for testing, validation, design and homologation of all categories of vehicles.

It assists the automotive industry in adopting cutting edge technologies in-vehicle evaluation and component development to ensure reliability, durability and compliance to the current and future regulations. 

Q.6) Which among the following is the objective is the Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha initiative?

A. to create awareness about water conservation among all school students in the country.

B. to create awareness about water conservation in rural areas of the country.

C. to provide clean drinking water to all the schools in the country.

D. Wastewater reuse.

Ans: (a) to create awareness about water conservation among all school students in the country.


Explanation:  ‘Samagra Shiksha-Jal Suraksha’ Drive has been launched by the Department of School Education & Literacy, HRD Ministry to create awareness about water conservation among all school students in the country.


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