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 National Infrastructure Pipeline, consider the following statements

1. It will ensure that infrastructure projects are adequately prepared and launched.

2. It would include greenfield and brownfield projects costing above Rs 100 crore each.

3. It will help in stepping-up annual infrastructure investment to achieve the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $5 trillion by 2024-25.

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

Answer: (d) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation: National Infrastructure Pipeline will ensure that infrastructure projects are adequately prepared and launched.

It would include greenfield and brownfield projects costing above Rs 100 crore each.

Each Ministry/ Department would be responsible for the monitoring of projects so as to ensure their timely and within-cost implementation.

It will help in stepping-up annual infrastructure investment to achieve the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $5 trillion by 2024-25.


Q.2) Which among the following best describes Imported Inflation?

A. When the general price level rises in a country because of the rise in prices of imported commodities

B. When people import commodities from an inflation existing country.

C. When the people import commodities with cheap prices relative to domestic prices.

D. Inflation occurs in a country due to the global price hike of crude oil.

Ans: (a) When the general price level rises in a country because of the rise in prices of imported commodities

Explanation: Imported inflation is a general and sustainable price increase due to an increase in costs of imported products. This price increase concerns the price of raw materials and all imported products or services used by companies in a country. Imported inflation is also referred to as cost inflation.

Q.3) With reference to United Nations Peacekeeping, consider the following statements

1. It was created in 1948.

2. UN Peacekeeping mission can involve without the consent of concerned parties.

3. 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: United Nations Peacekeeping was created in 1948. Its first mission involved the establishment of the UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), which served to observe and maintain ceasefire during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.


Q.4) With reference to Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), consider the following statements

1. It is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai.

2. It aims to establish democracy in its member countries.

3. SCO consists of only 8 countries presently.

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: (c) 1 and 3 only

Explanation: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, also known as the Shanghai Pact, is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation which was founded in 2001 in Shanghai.

Presently, the SCO comprises eight member states, namely the Republic of India, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan;.


Q.5) With reference to the National Genomic Grid (NGG), consider the following statements

1.It will study genomic data of cancer patients from India.

2. It will collect samples from cancer patients, through a network of pan-India collection centers by bringing all cancer treatment institutions together.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

1. 1 only

2. 2 only

3. Both 1 and 2

4. Neither 1 nor 2

Ans: (c) Both 1 and 2

Explanation: Recently, the government has announced to set up a National Genomic Grid (NGG), which will study genomic data of cancer patients from India.

NGG will collect samples from cancer patients, through a network of pan-India collection centers by bringing all cancer treatment institutions on board.

Q.6) National Cancer Tissue Biobank (NCTB) is an initiative of which among the following?

1. Department of Science and technology

2. IIT Madras

3. WHO

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A. 1 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 2 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

Ans: (c) 1 and 2 only

Expalantion: National Cancer Tissue Biobank (NCTB), is a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Q.7) With reference to Indian Ocean Conference, consider the following statements

1. It is initiated by India Foundation .

2. It is an annual effort to bring together Heads of States/Governments, Ministers, scholars, diplomats, bureaucrats and practitioners from across the region.

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: Initiated by India Foundation along with its partners from Singapore, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

It is an annual effort to bring together Heads of States/Governments, Ministers, Thought Leaders, scholars, diplomats, bureaucrats and practitioners from across the region.

Why this question is important? Fourth Indian Ocean Conference 2019 was recently held in Male, capital of Maldives.

Theme: ‘Securing the Indian Ocean Region: Traditional and Non-Traditional Challenges’.

Q.8) National Animal Disease Control Programme aims to eradicate which among the following disease?

 A. Foot And Mouth disease

B. Bird Flu

C. Swine Flu

D. Rabies

Ans: (a) Foot and Mouth disease

Explanation: It is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease.

Affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovids.

Symptoms: The virus causes a high fever for two or three days, followed by blisters inside the mouth and on the feet that may rupture and cause lameness.

The virus responsible for the disease is a picornavirus, the prototypic member of the genus Aphthovirus.

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