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 reference to Indian Human Space Flight Programme, consider the following statements

1. It was created in 2007 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

2. The first crewed flight is planned with a spacecraft for December 2021.

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: The Indian Human Spaceflight Programme (HSP) was created in 2007 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to develop the technology needed to launch crewed orbital spacecraft into low Earth orbit. The first crewed flight is planned with a spacecraft called Gaganyaan for December 2021 on a GSLV Mk-III rocket.

Under the agreement, the technological capabilities existing in DRDO labs for defence applications will be customised to meet the requirements of ISRO’s human space mission.

 Q.2) In the context of Hydrogen Cars, Consider the following statements

1. Hydrogen is a clean energy source as water and heat are the only byproducts.

2. Hydrogen can be made from a number of sources, including methane, coal, water, even garbage.

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: Hydrogen is a clean energy source as water and heat are the only byproducts. It can be made from a number of sources, including methane, coal, water, even garbage.

Driving ranges and refueling times for FCVs are comparable to gasoline cars, whereas EVs require hours to recharge and provide only a few hundred kilometers of range.

China, far and away the world’s biggest auto market with some 28 million vehicles sold annually, is aiming for more than 1 million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) in service by 2030. That compares with just 1,500 or so now, most of which are buses.


Q.3) Center- 2019 International Command Exercise, recently seen in the news is an initiative of which among the following?

A. Russia

B. USA

C. BRICS nations

D. China

Ans: (a) Russia


Explanation: Russia is holding this annual exercise. Military Forces from India, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan will join Russia’s Central Joint Strategic Command (JSC) for military exercises.

Q.4) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) third Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) is proposed to be the set up at which among the following?

A. Sriharikota
B. Wheeler Island
C. Moscow, Russia
D. New Delhi

Ans: (c) Moscow, Russia

Explanation: Union Cabinet has approved setting up of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow, Russia.

Q.5) With regard to the National Education Policy (NEP), consider the following statements

1. According to NEP, every student will start achieving age-appropriate foundational literacy and numeracy by 2025.
2. All Indians between ages 3 and 18 to be in school by 2030.
3. Temporary teachers are not allowed to teach.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
Ans: (d) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation:

According to NEP Every student will start achieving age-appropriate foundational literacy and numeracy by 2025. A slew of programmes and measures are articulated for this purpose. This is aimed at the basic issue facing our education system today—of students not being able to read, write and do elementary math.

All Indians between ages 3 and 18 to be in school by 2030. The Right to Education Act will be extended from pre-school to class XII.

All schools will be fully resourced with teachers—with working conditions for energetic work culture. No “temporary” teachers will be allowed; all positions will be filled with competent and qualified teachers.


Q.6) National Time Release Study, recently seen in the news is related to which among the following?

A. Cargo Movements
B. Space debris
C. School Education
D. Service conduct of government officials

Ans: (a) Cargo Movements


Explanation: The World Customs Organization (WCO) Time Release Study is a strategic and internationally recognized tool to measure the actual time required for the release and/or clearance of goods, from the time of arrival until the physical release of cargo.

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