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UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam 2012: General Knowledge Solved Question Paper

Aug 18, 2012 11:59 IST

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducted the Combined Defence Services Exam 2012 in February 2012. Union Public Service Commission conducts the CDS (Combined Defence Services) Exam twice a year for admission to the various academies of the defence forces.

Jagranjosh published the solved General Knowledge Question Paper of the Combined Defence Service Exam 2012. Aspirants preparing for Defence Service Exams can refer to the question paper to understand the pattern of questions asked. They can solve these questions to learn about the time required to solve each question. Also, candidates while preparing for the defence service exams can refer to the question papers to follow the concept on which questions are based.

1. Over 90% of the world's biomass is in

(a) tropical rain forests

(b) freshwater wetlands

(c) topsoils

(d) oceans

2. Which one of the following is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere?

(a) Automobile exhaust fume

(b) Industrial chimney

(c) Mining

(d) Wetland

3. Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Trophic dynamics represents the transfer of energy from one trophic level to another in a food chain

(b) In deeper parts of oceans, primary production remains almost nil

(c) The primary consumers are called autotrophs

(d) The decomposers are called saprotrophs

4. Carbon dioxide is called a greenhouse gas because

(a) its concentration remains always higher than other gases.

(b) it is used in photosynthesis.

(c) it absorbs infrared radiation.

(d) it emits visible radiation.

5. The fossil of Archaeopteryx represents the evidence of origin of

(a) birds from reptiles

(b) mammals from reptiles

(c) reptiles from amphibians

(d) mammals from birds


UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam 2012: General Knowledge Solved Question Paper

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Rofizul Islam,

I m a b.pharma candidate so Sir I want to be a army officer . Should I eligible for army officer


i am engg final yr student my is became officer in nevy pls guid me .

vishal gadhave,

im in third year enginiring student i want to join indian army please suggest me way to success


its ok


i passed b.sc aftrthat i want to see our future in cds. so plz tell me the guidlines whose i got this

Ram Vilas ,

Sir i am .com final student and i want join Indian army from cds so u tell me how i join and what i doing for this exam

Ram Vilas ,

Now i am in b.com final year student can i join Indian army from CDS PLEASE TELL ME

uzma khan,

omg its so difficult.. but i have to do this..


download question papers


pls send pervs. cds paper on my emails.



Kirti Bala Sahu,

thank u so much sir.........this question papar is help me for paration of CDS exam. n i hope u will update many question papar. again thanks cds department :)


plz snd previes year cds exam.papar

sonika kumari,

sir please send me five year solution with full information.


Please send me last seven years moved question papers


Sir please send me last 5 year qustion papers with solution..

ashish mishra,



plz sir send me previous year question papers of cds 1 and cds 2 exams paper

lakshita pawar,

how can I download the complete question paper23.32.241.36


plz send me last 10 year cds paper with solution sir plz


plz send me last two year cds exam paper ....

Alagu pandian,

sir i have applied for CDS exam ,how to prepare for this exam117.239.91.30 ,which books i shall refer for this exam?

vivek sikarwar,

sirji plz send me previous yr papers with solution if possible .. i will be very thnkfull to you.. ..


sir send me last 5 year solved question paper


plz send me previous yr papers with solution if possible .. i will be thnkfull ..

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