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CDS (Combined Defence Services) is a national level entrance exam conducted by UPSC (Union Public Services Commission). It is conducted twice a year for recruitment of Permanent Commissioned Officers for Indian Armed Forces.
In this article, we will be focusing on latest Current Affair aspects, which give a hands-on experience of the actual questions as asked in the various Competitive Examinations.
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Current Affairs latest edition combines important information from various fields – Award Ceremonies, Science and Technology, Politics, Business Mergers, Entertainment, Education, Economy, Sports to name a few. Each piece of information is further enhanced with a detailed discussion of the topic in question in order to give extensive information to the seeker.
Here, we are sharing list of selected questions for readers to allow them to assess their general knowledge and current affair preparation.
Ques 1. Who has been appointed as the New Chairman for Airport Authority of India?
Ans. R K Srivastava
Ques 2. The ATP World Tennis Championship was won by
Ans. Andy Murray
Ques 3. Who is the Minister of Communications & Information Technology and Law & Justice?
Ans. Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ques 4. Who has been awarded as the Business Person of the year 2014?
Ans. Larry Page
Ques 5. Who has been selected for the Sardar Valllabhai Patel Vishwa Pratibha Award?
Ans. Meghnad Desai
Ques 6. President Pranab Mukherjee has signed an ordinance to amend the Citizenship Act
Ques 7. Maitree Express runs between
Ans. Kolkata and Dhaka
Ques 8. The spacecraft discovered more than 1000 exo-planets is
Ques 9. Sri Lankan Presidential Election 2015 is won by
Ans. Maithripala Sirisena
Ques 10. Who is the Union Railway Minister of India?
Ans. Suresh Prabhu
Ques 11. The Chennai Open Tennis Singles 2015 title was won by
Ans. Stanislas Wawrinka
Ques 12. The Chennai Open Tennis Doubles 2015 title was won by
Ans. Lu Yen-hsun and Jonathan Marray
Ques 13. Who has been appointed as the ISRO’s new Secretary and Chief?
Ans. A S Kiran Kumar
Ques 14. The 2015 Space Pioneer Award was won by
Ques 15. Who has been conferred for Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Award?
Ans. M Y S Prasad
Ques 16. Who is the recipient for Vyas Samman award 2014?
Ans. Kamal Kishore Goyanka
Ques 17. Indian Army Day is celebrated on
Ans. January 15
Ques 18. Who has been appointed as the New Chief Election Commissioner?
Ans. Hari Shankar Brahma
Ques 19. Japan has pledged $2.5 Billion in Non-Military Assistance to
Ans. Middle East
Ques 20. The Japanese Foreign Minister who recently visited India was
Ans. Fumio Kishida
Ques 21. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Haryana?
Ans. Baba Ramdev
Ques 22. What is the name of the Spacecraft which was found recently in Mars after 11 years?
Ans. Beagle – 2
Ques 23. The Sydney Doubles title 2015 was won by
Ans. Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Ques 24. World Polio Day is observed on
Ans. October 24
Ques 25. India is planning joint tourism promotion campaign with
Ques 26. What is the name of the Aircraft which was recently handed over to the Indian Air Force?
Ques 27. The Bennett Coleman & Co ltd is also called
Ans. The Times Group
Ques 28. Who won the VII National Billiards Title?
Ans. Pankaj Advani
Ques 29. Who has been conferred with the Martin Luther King Award?
Ans. Frank Islam
Ques 30. The name of PM Modi’s Education Project is
Ques 31. The number of Tiger Reserves in India governed by Project Tiger is
Ques 32. The committee related with IPL spot fixing is
Ans. Mudgal Committee
Ques 33. khurshid mahmud kasuri has authored the book called Neither a Hawk – Nor a Dove. He belongs to
Ques 34. The Syed Modi Gran Prix Championship is related to which sports?
Ques 35. Which of the following is the Highest Award among the National Bravery Awards?
Ans. Bharat Award
Ques 36. Who is the Author of “When God is a Traveller “?
Ans. Arundhathi Subramaniyam
Ques 37. What was the name of the Cartoon Character created by RK Laxman?
Ans. The Common Man
Ques 38. What is the Second Highest Civilian Award in India?
Ans. Padma Bhoosan
Ques 39. India celebrated ____ Republic day on January 26’2015?
Ques 40. What was the theme for the 2015 Republic Day?
Ans. Nari Shakthi
Ques 41. The first Indian Woman Officer to lead the Ceremonial Guard of Honour at Rashtrapathi Bhavan was
Ans. Pooja Thakur
Ques 42. The CRPF’s theme song was penned by
Ans. Javed Akthar
Ques 43. Who has been appointed as the Foreign Secretary of India?
Ans. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
Ques 44. According to the ICC’s announcement, the 2019 World Cup will be hosted by
Ques 45. What is the Range of Agni-V?
Ans. 5000 to 8000 Km
Ques 46. India to build missile launch testing facility for DRDO in
Ans. Andhra Pradesh
Ques 47. The 18th National Conference on e-Governance was concluded in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. What is its Theme?
Ans. Digital Governance-New Frontier
Ques 48. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited?
Ans. Suvarna Raju
Ques 49. Leander Paes and _________ won the Australian Open Mixed doubles title 2015?
Ans. Martina Hings
Ques 50. Pakistan has successfully test fired the Air-Launched Cruise Missile called
Ques 51. IRCTC has authorized _________ for their Cash on Delivery initiative?
Ans. Anduril Technologies
Ques 52. Indian Journalist-writer Hindol Sengupta’s book has been shortlisted for Hayek Prize. This prize is awarded by
Ans. United States
Ques 53. Who is the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks?
Ans. Chaitanya Prasad
Ques 54. India’s first Wi-Fi metro city is
Ques 55. Bhalchandra Nemade has been chosen for Jnanpith Award. He is a
Ans. Marathi Writer
Ques 56. Which state govt Government to provide tablets to all girls student under Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya scheme?
Ques 57. The Annual Grammy awards is given for
Ques 58. Who has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Vodofone?
Ans. Uday Kapoor
Ques 59. Facebook and ____________ have partnered together to bring Internet.org to India?
Ans. Reliance Communications
Ques 60. Sarbananda Sonowal is the current Minister of
Ans. Sports and Youth Affairs
Ques 61. In India, which award is the Highest Award in sports?
Ans. Rajeev Gandhi Ghel Ratna Award
Ques 62. India and Israel developed a surface to air missile called
Ans. Barak 8
Ques 63. The Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise was conducted by Indian Navy on
Ques 64. The Spacex Falcon Rocket 9 was launched by
Ques 65. The First National Tribal Festival is named as
Ques 66. The committee associated with corporate bankruptcy legal framework in India is
Ans. T K Viswanathan Committee
Ques 67. India successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from
Ans. INS Kolkata
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