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Combined Defence Services Exam - I, 2015 - General Knowledge

  • Question 8 :
  • Which one among the following statements is correct?

  • AProkaryotic cells possess nucleus
  • BCell membrane is present in both plant cells and animal cells
  • CMitochondria and chloroplasts are not found in eukaryotic cells
  • DRibosomes are present in eukaryotic cells only
  • Question 26 :
  • Seismic gaps are

  • Aparts of plate boundaries in oceans where tsunamis occur frequently
  • Bsections of plate boundaries that have ruptured repeatedly in the recent past
  • Csections of plate boundaries that have not ruptured in the recent past
  • Dplate boundaries having no volcanic activity
  • Question 42 :
  • Which one of the following statements regarding water cycle is correct?

  • ATranspiration by plants does not contribute to cloud formation
  • BOnly evaporation of surface water of rivers and oceans is responsible for cloud formation
  • CRainfall does not contribute in maintenence of underground water table
  • DUnderground water may also be connected to surface water
  • Question 63 :
  • Which of the following statements is incorrect?

  • AThe armed forces tribunal has the power to adjudicate disputes relating to conditions of persons subject to the army act,1950
  • BFindings and sentences of court martial can be challenged before Armed Forces Tribunal
  • CThe chairperson and members of armed forces tribunal shall be appointed only after consultation with the Chief Justice of India
  • DThe chairperson and members of armed forces tribunal shall be removed only after consultation with the Chief Justice of India
  • Question 65 :
  • Which of the following statements about Raja Ram Mohan Roy is false?

  • ARaja Ram Mohan Roy belonged to the gentry class whose power had been diminished because of the imposition of permanent settlement
  • BHe studied both Vedantic Monism and Christian Unitarianism
  • CHe translated Upanishads into Bengali
  • DHis first organization was the Atmeeya Sabha,founded in Calcutta in 1815
  • Question 71 :
  • When martial law is imposed,Parliament cannot make law in respect of which of the following matters?

  • AIndemnify any person in respect of any act done by him in connection with the maintenence of order in the area where martial law is in force
  • BParliament can by law validate any sentence passed when martial law was in force in the area
  • CA law of Parliament can validate forfeiture ordered when martial law was in force in the area
  • DAny act done under martial law can be validated by Parliament by law
  • Question 72 :
  • Upari refers to which of the following

  • AA form of marathi poetry that emerged during Maratha period
  • BA category of tenancy tenure held under Maratha regime
  • CA court official during maratha rule
  • DA group of peasants who rebelled against the landlords during Maratha rule
  • Question 75 :
  • Which one of the following is not true about Article 32 of the constitution

  • AIt gives the supreme court and high court the power to issue writs for the enforcement of fundamental rights
  • BIt is included in part III of the Indian constitution and is therefore itself a fundamental right
  • CDr.Ambedkar called it the very soul of Indian Constitution
  • DAn aggrieved person has no right to complain under Article 32 where a fundamental right has not been violated
  • Question 77 :
  • Which of the following statements are not correct?

  • AThe central government is empowered to issue a notification to specify any service in a state as a service of vital importance in a community
  • BSuch a notification remains valid for 6 months
  • CEvery command given by a superior officer casts a duty on all persons subject to the Army act 1950,Air force Act 1950 or the Navy Act 1957 to obey such a command
  • DThe provisions of the Armed forces Act are applicable in connection with vital services imposed in an emergency
  • Question 85 :
  • Indian Coast Guard is

  • Aa branch of Indian Navy
  • Ban organization under the central board of excise and customs
  • Can organization under Ministry of defense
  • Da para-military force under the ministry of home affairs
  • Question 88 :
  • Which among the following is not an aspect of Gender Mainstreaming(GM)?

  • AGM was established as a global strategy for achieving gender equality by the UN
  • BIt was adopted in 1995 in the Beijing Platform of Action
  • CIt requires a review of government policy in all sectors for eliminating gender disparity
  • DGM was followed by a convention on Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women
  • Question 94 :
  • Which of the following statements are not true?

  • AThe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade had regulated global trade since 1947
  • BGATT was replaced by WTO in 1995
  • CThe Most Favoured nation under GATT provided that preferential trading agreements reached with one country should be reached with other countries
  • DThe WTO has been able to cover in its agreements the agriculture and textile sectors which are the principle concerns for the least developed nations
  • Question 97 :
  • Which of the following statements is correct?

  • AThe President cannot pardon a person sentenced by court martial
  • BThe supreme command of the defence forces of the Union vests in the President,but its exercise has to be regulated by law
  • CA person awarderd rigorous imprisonment cannot be complled to do hard work as this would amount to violation of Article 23 of the Constitution
  • DThe Armed Forces Tribunal Act,2007 excluded the powers of the high courts under Article 226 of the Constitution of India in relation to service matters of persons in the armed forces
  • Question 98 :
  • Demand for a commodity refers to

  • ADesire for that commodity
  • BNeed for that commodity
  • CQuantity demanded of that commodity
  • DQuantity demanded at certain price during any particular period of time
  • Question 101 :
  • Which of the following is not true for SAFTA?

  • AIt is a step towards South Asian customs union and common market
  • BThe agreement came into effect in 2006
  • CThe SAFTA is a trade liberalisation regime
  • DThe SAFTA agreement takes precedence over any other agreement a member country may have with states outside SAFTA
  • Question 105 :
  • What was the claim to fame of Dr.Dwarka Nath Kotnis?

  • AHe provided succour to the poor
  • BHe set up hospitals in the difficult to reach regions of India
  • CHe was a leading Indian nationalist
  • DHe laid down his life providing medical help to the Eighth route army
  • Question 112 :
  • Rise in price of a commodity means

  • Arise in the value of a currency only
  • Bfall in the value of a currency only
  • Crise in the value of a commodity only
  • Dfall in the value of a currency and rise in the value of a commodity
  • Question 116 :
  • Which one of the following statements are incorrect?

  • AIndia does not have a chief of defence staff
  • BIndia does not have a permanent chairman,Chiefs of Staff Committee
  • CIndia has a chairman,chief of staff committee,who functions as Chief of defence stafff
  • DIndia has a chairman,chief of staff committee,who does not function as Chief of defence stafff