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CDS Exam I 2016: Currents affairs Quiz Set 1

Dec 31, 2015 16:32 IST

     

    CDS Exam I 2016 current affiars Quiz Set 1

    Q.1) Consider the following statements:
    a)    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 16 December 2015 successfully launched 6 satellites of Canada into Space.
    b)    The satellites were launched using the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C29 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sri harikotta in Andhra Pradesh.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    a)    Only 1                                 c) Both 1 and 2
    b)    Only 2                                d) Neither 1 nor 2

    Answer: b
    Q.2) Consider the following statements:
    a)   On 17 December 2016, Afghanistan will become the 163rd member of WTO.
    b)   It is the ninth least-developed country to become a WTO member since the organization was established in 1995.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    a)    Only 1                                 c) Both 1 and 2
    b)    Only 2                                d) Neither 1 nor 2
    Answer: c
    Q.3) Match the following:
     Person                                    Sports
    A) Abhay Singh                       1.Squash
    B) Apurvi Chandela                2. Shooting
    C) Shiva Thapa                        3.Boxing
    Select the correct code given below:
    a)    A-1 ;B-2 ;C-3
    b)    A-2 ;B-3 ;C-1
    c)    A-3 ;B-1 ;C-2
    d)    A-3 ;B-2 ;C-1
    Answer: a

    Q 4). Which one among the following countries ranked first in HDI 2014 (As per United Nation Human development report 2015):
    a)    Norway
    b)    Australia
    c)    Denmark
    d)    Canada
    Answer: a
    Q 5). UNESCO Biosphere Reserve ‘Inle Lake’ situated in:
    a)    India
    b)    Bhutan
    c)    Myanmar
    d)    Thailand
    Answer: c

    Q.6) Consider the following statements:
    a)  On 23 December 2015, India’s first indigenously designed and built warship Indian Navy Service (INS) the Godavari has decommissioned in Naval dockyard Mumbai.
    b) It was the lead ship of her class of three guided-missile frigates of the Indian Navy. The other two warships are INS Ganga and INS Gomati
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    a)    Only 1                                 c) Both 1 and 2
    b)    Only 2                                d) Neither 1 nor 2
    Answer: c
    Q 7). Astra:
    a)    Air to Air missile
    b)    Aircraft
    c)    Surface to Air Missile
    d)    Tank
    Answer: a

    Q 8) Consider the following statements:
    a)  The Philippines became the first Asian country to approve the sale of the world's first-ever dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia.
     b. Dengvaxia, manufactured by French pharmaceutical company Sanofi.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    a)    Only 1                                 c) Both 1 and 2
    b)    Only 2                                d) Neither 1 nor 2
    Answer: c
    Q 9). Recently, which country amended one couple, one child policy?
    a)    Australia
    b)    China
    c)    Switzerland
    d)    Somalia
    Answer: b

    Q 10). Name the Indian- American professor who was awarded the National Medal of Science of United States (US) on 22 December 2015.
    a)    Arvind Sundararajan
    b)    Nitin Jain
    c)    Sethuraman Panchanathan
    d)    Rakesh K Jain
    Answer: d

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