CDS, Previous Year Solved Questions Set, General Knowledge Part - 3
Q.1. Which one of the following statements is not correct? (CDS 2003)

A. India is the highest oil-seeds and vegetable oil producing country in the world
B. India is the second largest exporter of jute goods in the world
C. India is the largest producer of silk in world
D. India is the second largest producer of three-wheeler motor vehicles in the world

Answer: C
Q.2. Golden Fiber refers to: (CDS 2009)

A. Hemp
B. Cotton
C. Jute
D. Nylon

Answer: C
Q.3. Among the following crops which one occupies the largest area in India: (CDS 2002)

A. Groundnut
B. Mustard
C. Rapeseed
D. Sugarcane

Answer: D
Q.4. Which one of the following sequence of the oil refineries of India as they occur from south to north is correct? (CDS 2009)

A. Kochi – Mangalore – Mumbai – Koyali
B. Koyali – Mumbai – Mangalore – Kochi
C. Kochi – Mumbai – Mangalore – Koyali
D. Mangalore – Kochi – Mumbai – Koyali

Answer: A
Q.5. Which one of the following State of India is the largest producer of lignite coal? (CDS 2009)

A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu

Answer: D
Q.6. Which one of the following oil fields of India is the oldest and still producing oil? (CDS 2009)

A. Bombay High
B. Digboi
C. Ankleshwar
D. Naharkatiya

Answer: B
Q.7. The Vindhyan system of rocks is important for the production of (CDS 2011)

A. precious stones and building materials
B. Iron ore and manganese
C. bauxite and mica
D. copper and uranium

Answer: A
Q.8. Which one among the following statements regarding India’s coal is not correct? (CDS 2012)

A. 98% of reserves of coal in India belongs to Gondwana period
B. Unknown amount of coal lies buried under the Ganga alluvium and the Deccan Trap
C. Bituminous coal is found in both lower Gondwana rocks and in Tertiary rocks
D. Gondwana coal is mainly found in the river valleys of Damodar, Mahanadi, and Godvari

Answer: C
Q.9. Which one of the following barrages supplies water to the Indira Gandhi Canal? (CDS 2002)

A. Bhakra
B. Harika
C. Narora
D. Pandoh

Answer: B
Q.10. The primary purpose of constructing the Farakka barrage is to: (CDS 1999)

A. preserve and maintain navigation
B. supply drinking water
C. meet the chronic power shortage
D. bring additional areas into irrigation

Answer: A


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