CDS GK Questions 2023 | CDS General Knowledge Questions

In this article you will get Important CDS general knowledge Questions with answers pdf . Below we have provided some of the important previous year general knowledge questions of CDS ( Combined defence exam ) . The CDS exam consist of general knowledge questions which you can practice from below gk mcq .

cds gk questions | CDS General knowledge questions

Every year around 15-18 questions are asked from general knowledge sections. After analysing the previous year question papers, we have noticed that the General Knowledge has a vital role to play in your CDS exam .A candidate must be updated with the topics like Sports, Important personalities, Defence, Awards in various fields, Authors and their works, UNESCO World heritage sites, Space research etc. You can also check other CDS MCQs with answers .

CDS general awareness questions with answers :

  1. Consider the following about Olympics games
    1. It is held every four years.
    2. Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic games.
    3. Only developed countries can participate in Olympic games.
    4. International Olympic Committee is founded in 1894.
      Which of the statement(s) given above are correct?

      (a) 1 and 2 (b) 2 and 3
      (c) 1, 2 and 4 (d) All of these
  2. Which of the following players are honorary officers of the Indian Army?
    1. MS Dhoni
    2. Abhinav Bindra
    3. Deepak Rao
      Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
      (a) 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2
      (c) 1 and 3 (d) All of these
  3. Who is the India’s first sportsperson to receive Padma Vibhusan Award?
    (a) Sachin Tendulkar
    (b) Saina Nehwal
    (c) Viswanathan Anand
    (d) Mahesh Bhupati
  1. Consider the following statement(s) about Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA)
    1. The scheme of SSA was launched in 2001.
    2. It is to provide useful and relevant elementary education for children in the 6-14 age group.
    3. It is 100% centrally sponsored scheme.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) 1 and 3 (b) Only 2
      (c) 2 and 3 (d) 1 and 2
  2. Consider the following statements
    1. The first Indian to win an individual medal in olympics was KD Jadhav.
    2. Kunjarani Devi is associated with weight lifting.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) Only 1
      (b) Only 2
      (c) Both 1 and 2
      (d) Neither 1 nor 2
  3. Consider the following statement(s) about the Twenty-20 cricket.
    1. It was introduced by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
    2. It is not recognised by International Cricket Council.
    3. 1st Twenty-20 World Cup is played in 2007.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) Only 1 (b) 1 and 3
      (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of these
  1. Lionel Messi, who has been chosen for Golden Boot Trophy for third time, is from which country?
    (a) Germany (b) France
    (c) Italy (d) Argentina
  2. Consider the following statement(s)
    1. Colombo cup is associated with the game of Football.
    2. Sultan Azlan Shah Tournament is associated with Boat race.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) Only 1 (b) Only 2
      (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
  3. Which of the following are member(s) of BRICS?
    (a) Bhutan, Russia, India, China and Sri Lanka
    (b) Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
    (c) Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, China and Singapore
    (d) Bangladesh, Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Canada and Sri Lanka
  4. The ‘City Next’ an initiative technology for sustainable growth of cities in India has been launched by
    (a) Facebook (b) IBM
    (c) Microsoft (d) Yahoo
  5. Consider the following statement(s)
    1. The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (RGKR) is India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports.
    2. It carries a medal, a scroll of honour and a substantial cashcomponent.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) Only 1 (b) Only 2
      (c) Both 1 and 2 (d) Neither 1 nor 2
  1. In which one among the following Latin American countries, a woman has won first time for, the presidential elections for the second term?
    (a) Brazil (b) Venezuela
    (c) Uruguay (d) Argentina
  2. The Operation Polo was associated with the annexation of which one among the following Princely States into Indian Union?
    (a) Kashmir (b) Junagadh
    (c) Travancore (d) Hyderabad
  3. An African country, Sudan has been broken into two recently with formation of a new country named South Sudan. Economy of South Sudan will depend on its
    (a) agricultural product
    (b) minerals
    (c) forest product
    (d) fishery product
  4. Which one among the following statements about NATO is not correct?
    (a) NATO is a collective defence organisation in Europe
    (b) The US is an ex-officio member of NATO
    (c) Turkey is a member of NATO
    (d) NATO has 28 independent member states
  5. In the year 2011, a missile named ‘PRAHAR’, developed by DRDO was test fired. This is a
    (a) short-range surface to air missile
    (b) long-range surface to air missile
    (c) short-range surface to surface missile
    (d) long-range surface to surface missile
  6. Sabin Award is given for the conservation of
    (a) amphibians (b) reptiles
    (c) birds (d) corals
  7. In the year 2011, NASA launched a mission to study the moon from crust to core through its
    (a) Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory
    (b) Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer Spacecraft
    (c) Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer Spaceraft
    (d) Transition Region and Coronal Explorer Spacecraft
  1. Anna Hazare was awarded with the Padma Bhushan in recognition for
    (a) his war against corruption and launching Bhrashtachar Virodhi Jan Andolan
    (b) his service to the Indian Army
    (c) transforming a barren dry village called Ralegan-Siddhi in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district into a model village of self-sufficiency, eco-friendly and harmony
    (d) his remarkable social service in the Adivasi areas of Bihar
  2. Consider the following statements about Viswanathan Anand
    1. He has won the World Chess Championship five times.
    2. He is the first sports person to receive the Padma Vibhushan Award.
    3. He is currently the Number 1 rating player on the FIDE Ratings.
      Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

      (a) 1 and 3 (b) 1 and 2
      (c) Only 2 (d) All of these
  3. Which one among the following nuclear capable countries has a declared No First Use Policy?
    (a) United States of America
    (b) People’s Republic of China
    (c) Pakistan
    (d) Russia
  4. The year 2002 Code of Conduct related to territorial and maritime dispute in the South China sea was signed between China and
    (a) Philippines (b) Vietnam
    (c) United States of America
    (d) ASEAN
  5. In the year 2012, India undertook its largest military exercise since independence. This was named
    (a) Yuddh Abhyas (b) Rudra Akrosh
    (c) Sudarshan Shakti (d) Shoor Veer
  6. The Indian Army undertook Operation Meghdoot to establish Indian control over
    (a) Sir Creek (b) Alksai Chin
    (c) Siachen Glacier (d) Drass Sector
  7. The Partnership Council was launched the Strategic Partnership Agreement signed in the year 2011 between India and
    (a) United States (b) China
    (c) Maldives (d) Afghanistan

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