CDS Exam 2016 General Knowledge Sample Paper Part-1

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1. National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) was established in

(A) 1947

(B) 1948

(C) 1949

(D) 1950

2. When was new rupee symbol was selected by Union Cabinet?

(A) July 10,2010

(8) July 15,2010

(C) July 10,2011

(D) July 15,2011

3. Abid Husain Committee is related to?

(A) Reform in taxes

(B) Reform in government projects

(C) Reform in small industries

(D) Reform in middle level industries

4. India is largest producer of Sponge Iron in the world?

(A) True

(B) False

5. On which position India is, if we talk about production of vegetables?

(A) First

(B) Second

(C) Third

(D) Fourth

6. In the last one decade, which one among the following sectors has attracted the highest foreign direct investment inflows into India?

(A) Chemicals other than fertilizers

(B) Services sector

(C) Food processing

(D) Telecommunication

7. The condition of indirect taxes in the country՚s revenue is approximately

(A) 70 percent

(B) 75 percent

(C) 80 percent

(D) 86 percent

8. If an economy is equilibrium at the point where plans save and to invest are equal, Then government must be

(A) Zero

(B) equal to government income

(C) larger than government income

(D) negative

9. Of the gross tax revenue of the union government the indirect taxes account for nearly

(A) 70 percent

(B) 75 percent

(C) 65 percent

(D) 60 percent

10. Which of the following is not an undertaking under the administrative control of ministry of railways?

(A) Container corporation of Indian limited

(B) Konkan Railway corporation limited

(C) Indian Railway construction company limited

(D) Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi.


11. Amalgams are

(A) Highly colored alloys

(B) alloys which contain mercury as one of the contents

(C) alloys which have great resistance to abrasion

(D) alloys which contain carbon

12. Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because

(A) It is a sterilizing agent

(B) It dissolves the impurities of water

(C) It is a reducing a gent

(D) It is an oxidising agent

13. The main constituents of pearls are

(A) Calcium oxide and ammonium chloride

(B) Calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate

(C) Aragonite and conchiolin

(D) Ammonium sulphate and sodium carbonate