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141. The first Tejas squadron of Indian Air Force consists of

(a)20 aircrafts With 4 in reserve
(b) 100 aircrafts with 10 in reserve
(c) 20 aircrafts with no reserve
(d) 25 aircrafts with 5 in reserve
Ans: (a)

CDS (I) 2011

142. Which one of the following statements about the Missile Technology Control Regime is not correct?

(a)The Missile Technology Control Regime is an informal and voluntary partnership initially formed among G-7 countries.
(b) Members of the Missile Technology Control Regime prevent the proliferation of missile and unmanned aerial vehicle technology capable of carrying above 500 kg payload for more than 300 km.
(c) China applied to join the Regime but members did not offer the membership.
(d) No other country outside the membership follows the Regime rules.
Ans: (d)

CDS (II) 2013

143. Which one of the following is the highest altitude zoo in the world ?

(a)Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
(b) Pandit G. B. Pant High Altitude Zoo
(c) Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
(d) Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Ans: (d)
CDS Exam (II) 2017

144. Who among the following was defeated by Chile to won the Copa America Football Championship, 2016?

(b) Argentina
(c) Ecuador
(d) Peru
Ans: (b)

CDS (II) 2015

145. Which one of the following statements is correct?

(a)The rank of Second Lieutenant has been abolished.
(b) The Chief of Army Staff carries the rank of field Marshal.
(c) All officers posted to Andaman and Nicobar Islands wear the ranks of the Indian Navy.
(d) The rank of Major General is higher than the rank of Lieutenant General.
Ans: (a)

CDS (I) 2019

146. Which one of the following is not one of the Commands of the Indian Army?

(a)South Western Command
(b) North Eastern Command
(c) Central Command
(d) Army Training Command (ARTRAC)
Ans: (b)

CDS (II) 2012

147. Which one of the following is correct?

(a)Infantry Regiment is also known as the Mechanized Infantry Regiment.
(b) Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is subsumed in the Corps of Engineers.
(c) Army Medical Corps and Army Dental Corps are two divisions of the Army Service Corps.
(d) Army has its own Corps of Air Defence.
Ans: (d)
CDS Exam (II) 2007

148. Jammu and Kashmir Rifles is

(a)an infantry regiment of the Indian Army
(b) a battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles.
(c) the name of the Armed Police of the State of Jammu and Kashmir
(d) a paramilitary force under the Ministry of Home Affairs the Indian Navy.
Ans: (a)

CDS (II) 2009

149. Who is the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee?

(a)The Chief of Army Staff
(b) The Chief of Naval Staff
(c) The Chief of Air Staff
(d) The member who has been the longest on the Committee
Ans: (d)

CDS (I) 2018

150. Kwashiorkor disease in children is caused by

(a)sufficient carbohydrates but less fats in diet
(b) sufficient carbohydrates and fats but deficient proteins in diet
(c) sufficient vitamins but deficient fats in diet
(d) sufficient fats but deficient vitamins in diet
Ans: (b)

CDS (II) 2016

151. In which one of the following States is Loktak Lake situated?

(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Manipur
(d) Meghalaya
Ans: (c)
CDS Exam (II) 2008

152. AIDS is caused by the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus
(HIV). The transmission of HIV infection generally occurs through

(a)eating contaminated food and water
(b) transfusion of contaminated blood and blood products
(c) inhaling polluted air
(d) shaking hand with infected person
Ans: (b)

CDS (II) 2010

153. The members of NAFTA are,

(a)USA, Canada and Mexico
(b) USA, Canada and India
(c) USA, Canada and Japan
(d) USA, UK and India
Ans: (a)

CDS (I) 2015

154. Which one of the following is not an Air Defence Missile system?

(b) Trishul
(c) Tatra
(d) Astra
Ans: (c)
CDS Exam (I) 2011

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

(a)Pavo cristatus is the national bird of India.
(b) Nelumbo nucifera Gaert is the national flower of India.
(c) Ficus benghalensis is the national tree of India.
(d) Mangifera indica is the national animal of India.
Ans: (d)
CDS Exam (II) 2013

156. ‘Rand/ZAR’ is the currency of

(b) Libya
(c) Sudan
(d) South Africa
Ans: (d)

CDS (II) 2017

157. Which one of the following statements with regard to the Indian Railways is not correct?

(a)The Indian rail networks have been developed throughout the Konkan coast.
(b) There is very low density of railway lines in the Himalayan region.
(c) The north Indian plain has a dense network of railway.
(d) At present, India has the largest railway network in the world.
Ans: (d)

CDS (I) 2015

158. Which one of the following is not a biosphere reserve of India?

(b) Nokrek
(c) Great Nicobar
(d) Great Himalayan
Ans: (d)
CDS Exam (I) 2019

159. With regard to ‘Project Tiger’, which one of the following statements is not correct?

(a)It was launched in India in the year 1973.
(b) The objective of the Project is to preserve the habitats and tigers therein as natural heritage.
(c) The Project emphasized to ensure viable population of tigers in India.
(d) There are no Tiger Reserves in north-eastern part of India.
Ans: (d)

CDS (I) 2012

160. Which one of the following statements is not correct in respect of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?

(a)Its Headquarters is located in Kathmandu.
(b) China is the only country with an Observer status in SAARC.
(c) The First SAARC Summit was held in Dhaka.
(d) The Eighteenth SAARC Summit was held in Nepal.
Ans: (b)

CDS (II) 2007

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