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 Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub, consider the following statements

1. It was launched in 2018 during the 71st session of the World Health Assembly.

2. It is an initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

3. India is not a party to it.

Which among the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 only

B. 2 and 3 only

C. 1 and 2 only

D. 1, 2 and 3

Ans: (a) 1 only

Explanation: Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) Hub is a collaboration of 16 countries, the European Commission, two philanthropic foundations and four international organizations (as observers).

It was launched in 2018 during the 71st session of the World Health Assembly, following a call from G20 Leaders in 2017.

It is supported through a Secretariat, established in Berlin, Germany.

Q.2) With reference to recently drafted Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) Policy, consider the following statements

1. It is initiated by Department of Science and Technology (DST).

2. It aims to encourage science and technology (S&T) institutions and individual scientists in the country to proactively engage in science outreach activities.

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:  It aims to encourage science and technology (S&T) institutions and individual scientists in the country to proactively engage in science outreach activities to connect science with the society.

And also to harness latent potential of the scientific community for strengthening linkages between science and society, and for making S&T ecosystem vibrant.

Q3) With reference to ‘Bamboonomics’, often seen in the news, consider the following statements

1. It is a movement to combat desertification and climate change.

2. The movement will ensure that tribals can earn a livelihood without causing environmental harm.

3. It was launched at the COP 14 of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

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: t is a movement to combat desertification and climate change which will involve the tribal community of India since they have the expertise in this field.

The movement will ensure that tribals can earn a livelihood without causing environmental harm.

Q.4) With reference to the Collegium system, consider the following statements

1. The collegium system is a Supreme court invention.

2. Collegium recommends the transfer of Chief Justices and other judges.

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: (c) Both 1 and 2

Explanation: The Collegium of judges does not figure in the Constitution. It is the Supreme Court’s invention.

Constitution says judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts are appointed by the President and speaks of a process of consultation.

Therefore, Collegium is a system under which judges are appointed by an institution comprising judges.

Collegium also recommends the transfer of Chief Justices and other judges.


Q.5) With reference to World Ozone Day 2019, consider the following statements

1. It commemorates the date of the signing of the 1987 Montreal Protocol.

2. The theme for this year was ‘32 Years and Healing’.

 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 International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer (or World Ozone Day) is observed every year on September 16 for the preservation of the Ozone Layer.

World Ozone Day 2019 Theme: 32 Years and Healing.


Q.6) Central Adverse List, often seen in the news is maintained by which among the following?

A. Enforcement Directorate

B. Ministry of Home Affairs

C. Ministry of Environment and Climate change

D. Central Bureau of Investigation

Ans: (b) Ministry of Home Affairs

Explanation: It is a list maintained by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

It contains Names of individuals who supported the Khalistan movement in the 1980s and 90s but left India to take asylum in foreign countries.

Names of those individuals who are suspected to have links with terrorist outfits have violated visa norms in their previous visit to India.

Names of those persons who have indulged in criminal activities or have been accused of sexual crimes against children in their respective countries



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