General Studies Objective Questions for CDS 2018–Part 3

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Consider the following statements related to revised norms for disaster relief issued on 8 April 2015 by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

I. A maximum of 5percent of state Diaster Response Fund (SDRF) can by

Spent on capacity building.

II. Up to 10 percent of SDRF can be allocated on local disasters

III. Up to 10 percent of SDRF can be spent on equipment

Which of the following statements is /are true?

  1. I and II

  2. II and III

  3. I and III

  4. I, II and III

Answer: 4

Name the Chinese hurdler and 110-meter hurdles world record on 7April 2015 due to injury.

  1. sun yang

  2. Liu xiang

  3. Yao Ming

  4. Aries Merritt

Answer: 2

Name the state of lndia after which name of a spider belonging to Thomisidae family was kept in the first week of April 2015.

  1. Tamil Nadu

  2. TeIangana

  3. Andhra Pradesh

  4. Karnataka

Answer: 2

Who won the world women Chess Championship on 6 April 2015 at Sochi, Russia?

  1. DronavaIIi Harika (India)

  2. Mariya muzychuk (Ukraine) correct)

  3. Natalija pogonina (Russia) YOUR) (your Answer)

  4. pia cramling (Sweden)

Answer: 2

TRAI on 7 April 2015 recommended single Number based Integrated Emergency communication & Response system. What is the number that was suggested?

  1. 100

  2. B.101

  3. 112

  4. 111

Answer: 3

Consider the following amendments to real Estate (Regulation & Development) Bill, 2013 approved by the Union cabinet on 7 April 2015:

I. The applicability of the Bill has been extended to commercial estate also

II. Ongoing projects that have not received completion certificates have also been brought under he purview of the Bill

Which is/are correct?

  1. only I

  2. only II

  3. Both I and II

  4. Neither I nor II

Answer: 3

Name the state whose cricket team on 7 April 2015 won the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali t20 Trophy played at the KIIT cricket stadium, Bhubaneswar.

  1. Punjab

  2. Jharkhand

  3. Haryana

  4. Gujarat

Answer: 4

26. Under whose chairmanship the Union ministry of commerce and Industry constituted a committee to suggest simplified compliance for establishing new industries?

  1. Ajay Shankar

  2. Vijay KeIkar

  3. C .Y.V. Reddy

  4. Bibek Debroy

Answer: 1