CDS GK Questions Set 01: 12th April 2020

1. Which one of the following statements with regard to the  functioning of  the Panchayats is not correct?
a. Panchayats  may levy, collect and  appropriate  taxes, duties,  tolls, etc.
b. A person who has attained the age 25 years will be eligible to be a member of the panchayat.
c. Every  panchayat shall ordinarily continue for five years from the date of its first meeting .
d. A panchayat reconstituted after premature dissolution shall continue only for the remainder of the full period.

2. ​​Which one of the following is the earliest launched scheme of  the Government of India?
a. Deendayal Antyodaya Scheme
b. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
c. Saansad Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana
d. Deendayal Upadhyay  Grameen Kaushal Yojna
3. Which of the following statements is not correct  regarding the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)?
a. Members of Parliament  (MPs) sanction, execute and complete works under the scheme.
b. Nominated members of  the Parliament can recommend works  for  implementation anywhere in the country.
c. The scheme is fully funded by the Government of India.
d. The annual entitlement per MP is Rs. 5 crores.
4. Saubhagya,  a Government of India scheme ,  relates to which  with which of the following  areas?
a. Achieving universal Household Electrification
b. Providing clean cooking fuel  to  poor  households
c. Rationalizing subsidies on LPGP
d. Stopping female foeticide
5. The ‘Basel Convention’ is aimed at protecting human health and environment against adviser’s effect of which of the following?
a. Hazardous wastes
b. Persistent Organic pollutants (POPs)
c. Mercury
d. Chemicals and pesticides
6. Which one of the following is the biggest cause of incidence of migration of female persons in India?
a. Employment
b. Education
c. marriage
d. Business