UPSC CDS I Answer Key 16 April 2023 | UPSC CDS 1 2023 GK Answer Key

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The eagerly awaited UPSC CDS 1 2023 gk Answer Key will be released shortly after the successful conduction of the exam. Aspirants will be able to access the CDS answer key on the official website of UPSC. Alternatively, candidates can also obtain the answer key through the direct link provided in this article. It is important to note that downloading the answer key is crucial for candidates as it will help them to assess their performance in the exam and calculate their scores. Keep an eye out for the official announcement of the CDS 1 2023 answer key and make sure to check it out to stay ahead of the competition.

Name of the ExamCombined Defence Services (CDS) Exam – 1
CategoryUPSC CDS 1 Answer Key 2023
Mode of ExamOffline through OMR-based question paper
Duration2 hours per paper
PurposeRecruitment of officers of the Armed Forces

UPSC CDS 1 2023 GK Answer Key

UPSC CDS 1 2023 GK Answer Key

CDS 1 Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on April 16, students can download CDS 1 Exam Answer Key 2023 from here, the direct link to download the answer key is given below and complete information has been provided in the table, students here You can also download question paper PDF from this recruitment is being organized on 341 posts, here is the complete information related to CDS exam.

UPSC CDS (I) 2023 Exam Paper (Answer Key)
Subject – General Knowledge

Q1. Consider the following statements about Kanaganahalli archaeological site :

  1. It is situated on the bank of Bhima river.
  2. The remains of the Kanaganahalli Stupa can be dated between 1st and 3rd centuries CE.
  3. Emperor Ashoka’s image was found at the site.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?
    (a) 1 and 2 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1 and 3 only
    (d) 1, 2 and 3

Q2. Which of the following statements about volcanoes are correct?

  1. The strength of a volcano is measured by the Volcanic Explosive Index.
  2. Iceland and Philippines were created by volcanic activity.
  3. Volcanic soils are rich, deep and fertile and allow intensive agriculture to take place.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below.
    (a) 1 and 2 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1 and 3 only
    (d) 1, 2 and 3

Q3. Consider the following characteristics of a cloud type:

  1. They are born through convection.
  2. Only cloud type that can produce hail, thunder and lightning.
  3. They are large cauliflower-shaped towers, often ‘anvil tops’.
    Identify the type of cloud on the basis of the given characteristics.
    (a) Stratocumulus
    (b) Cumulonimbus
    (c) Cirrocumulus
    (d) Nimbostratus

Q4. Meena wants to show diagrammatically how two sets of data, namely, population size and number of services are related to each other. Which one of the following will be the most suitable for the presentation?
(a) Pie chart
(b) Scatter graph
(c) Bar chart
(d) Triangular graph

Q5. Which one of the following Indian States has the longest coastline?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Andhra Pradesh

Q6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Visakhapatnam Port is a land- locked harbour.
  2. Deendayal Port is a tidal port.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below.
    (a) 1 only
    (b) 2 only
    (c) Both 1 and 2
    (d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q7. There is an increase in forest cover area of India between 2011 and 2021. However, there is a decrease in forest cover area of India during the same period in
(a) very dense forest (canopy density of more than 70 percent)
(b) moderately dense forest (canopy density between 40-70 percent)
(c) open forest (canopy between 10-20 percent)
(d) Both (b) and (c)

Q8. Consider the following statements concerning the National Education Policy, 2020:

  1. At least 50 percent of the learners through school and higher education system to get exposure to vocational education by 2025.
  2. Secondary schools should collaborate with ITIs, Polytechnics and local industries.
  3. Vocational education to be exclusively provided by NGOS.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    (a) 1 only
    (b) 1 and 2 only
    (c) 2 and 3 only
    (d) 1, 2 and 3

Q9. Which of the following sets of States is at the bottom of the Composite SDG India Index, 2020-2021 as per the NITI Aayog?
(a) Assam, Jharkhand, Bihar
(b) Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar
(c) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam
(d) Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand

Q10. Which one of the following is not a part of Article 51 of the Constitution of India?
(a) Promote international peace and security
(b) Maintain just and honourable relations between nations
(c) Use of UN peacekeeping force for resolution of international disputes
(d) Encourage settlement of inter- national disputes by arbitration

Q11. Who among the following was not in the core leadership of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in its formative phase?
(a) Kwame Nkrumah
(b) Gamal Abdel Nasser
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Fidel Castro

Q12. In respect to Balutedars, which of the statements given below are correct?

  1. They were village servants and artisans.
  2. They were employed by individual peasant family.
  3. They existed in the Medieval Deccan and Maharashtra.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below.
    (a) 1 and 2 only
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1 and 3 only
    (d) 1, 2 and 3

Q13. Which one of the following Viceroys was the first to officially shift his Council to Simla in summer season?
(a) John Lawrence
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Mayo
(d) William Bentinck

Q14. Who among the following is the author of Maze Vidyapeeth, the famous poem about the life of working class of Bombay?
(a) Narayan Surve
(b) Amol Palekar
(c) Bhalchandra Nemade
(d) Narendra Jadhav

Q15. Who among the following founded the Hindu Dharma Sabha in the 19th century?
(a) Radhakanta Deb
(b) Ram Mohan Roy
(c) Dwarkanath Tagore
(d) Keshab Chandra Sen

Q16. The resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 3 March, 2021 decided to celebrate the year 2023 as the International Year of
(a) Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development
(b) Glass
(c) Millets
(d) Camelids

Q17. Karthik Meiyappan, who secured hat-trick in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, 2022, represents
(a) Zimbabwe
(b) United Arab Emirates
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Namibiay

Q18. Which one of the following statements about the Wassenaar Arrangement is not correct?
(a) There are 42 participating nations in the Arrangement.
(b) It is formed primarily as a nuclear weapon overseer.
(c) India is the current Chairman of the Arrangement.
(d) India joined the Arrangement in the year 2017.

Q19. Who among the following is known as ‘Payyoli Express’?
(a) La Hima Das
(b) Dutee Chand
(c) P. T. Usha
(d) Shiny Abraham

Q20. Match List-I with List-II relating to Sahitya Akademi Award Winners, 2022 and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List – I (Title and Genre) List – II (Author)
A. Bhool Satya (Short Stories) 1. Kamal Ranga
B. Tumadi Ke Shabd (Poetry) 2. Veena Gupta
C. Chhe Roopak (Drama) 3. Badri Narayan
D. Alekhun Amba (Play) 4. Manoj Kumar Goswami
(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 1 3 2 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 4 2 3 1

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