UPSC CDS 2016 Important General Knowledge Questions Set 1 UPSC CDS 2016 Important General Knowledge Questions Set 1
UPSC CDS 2016 Important General Knowledge Questions Set 1 (Q.1) Which planet in Solar System has longest period of rotation? Jupiter Venus Neptune Uranus... UPSC CDS 2016 Important General Knowledge Questions Set 1

UPSC CDS 2016 Important General Knowledge Questions Set 1

(Q.1) Which planet in Solar System has longest period of rotation?

  1. Jupiter
  2. Venus
  3. Neptune
  4. Uranus

 

(Q.2) Tetraethyl lead is used as:

  1. Mosquito Repellant
  2. Pain Killer
  3. Fire Extinguisher
  4. Petrol Additive

 

(Q.3) The God with three heads and horns, surrounded by animals, represented on a seal from Mohen-jodaro is said to be of:

  1. Varuna
  2. Pasupati
  3. Indra
  4. Vishnu

 

(Q.4) The Constitution of India does not mention the post of:

  1. Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
  2. Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
  3. Deputy Prime Minister
  4. Solicitor General of India

 

(Q.5) An ordinary tubelight used for lighting purposes contains:

  1. One filament, reflective material and mercury
  2. Two filaments, fluorescent material and Mercury Vapour
  3. Fluorescent material and inert gas
  4. Fluorescent and Mercury Vapour

 

 

(Q.6) A person will have brown eyes, blue eyes or black eyes depending upon the particular pigment present in:

  1. Iris
  2. Cornea
  3. Pupil
  4. Choroid

 

(Q.7) The Polar Front Theory explains the:

  1. Origin of Polar Wind
  2. Origin of Anticyclones
  3. Origin of Cyclones
  4. Origin of Air Mass

 

(Q.8) Who was the Congress President when India attained independence?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Rajendra Prasad
  3. Abul Kalam Azad
  4. J B Kriplani

 

(Q.9) In the case of disagreement on a Bill between two Houses of Parliament:

  1. A Special Parliamentary committee is formed to resolve the situation
  2. The Prime Minister Intervenes
  3. The President Casts a deciding Vote
  4. A Joint sitting of two houses of Parliament is convened

 

(Q.10) The biotic relationship between insects and plants with reference to pollination is termed as:

  1. Mutualism
  2. Parasitism
  3. Saprophytism
  4. Commensalism

 

 

(Q.11) The ocean current Kuroshio is:

  1. A warm current near coast of China
  2. A warm current near coast of Japan
  3. A cold current near coast of China
  4. A cold current near coast of Japan

 

(Q.12) Stagflation refers to:

  1. High Inflation rate with High Economic Growth
  2. Low Inflation rate with High Economic Growth
  3. High Inflation with Low Economic Growth
  4. Moderate Inflation with No Economic Growth

 

(Q.13) In Ashoka’s administration ‘Rajukas’ looked after:

  1. Religious matters
  2. Collection of taxes
  3. Municipal Administration
  4. Administration of Justice

 

(Q.14) India’s oldest Iron and Steel plant is:

  1. TISCO, Jamshedpur
  2. TISCO, Burnpur
  3. Durgapur Iron and Steel Plant
  4. Rourkela Iron and Steel Plant

 

(Q.15) Pulse crops can fix atmospheric nitrogen because of:

  1. Deep roots
  2. Root nodules
  3. Aerial roots
  4. Root hairs

 

 

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