Candidates who are preparing for the Upcoming CDS exam can refer to the few latest GK and current affairs questions for the CDS exam. Candidates will face gk and current affairs questions in CDS General Knowledge question paper. The questions in CDS General Knowledge paper will be covered from current affairs, History of India, Geography, Politics, and Economy. Candidates can check the CDS exam preparation PDF linked below for the best CDS exam revision for Maths, GK and English papers.
GK Current Affairs Questions Answers CDS Exam
Q.no (1) Which railway station in India entered Limca Book of Records 2018 for having all-women staff?
Ans:- Matunga suburban station.
(on the Central Railway (CR) of Mumbai).
Q.no (2) ‘Nomadic Elephant-2018’ is the name of exercise between which two countries Armed Forces?
Ans:- India and Mongolia.
Q.no (3) 2018 FIFA World Cup won by which team?
Ans:- France (second time France hold the World Cup).
Q.no (4) When the great scientist and author ‘Stephen Hawking’ died?
Ans:- On 14th March 2018.
Q.no (5) Anti-terrorist force ‘kavach’ will be set up by which state of India?
Q.no (6) Which airport get India’s First Runway on ‘Sea Bridge’?
Ans:- Agatti Airport.
(this Airport located at Lakshadweep).
Q.no (7) Name the athlete who won the Gold Medal at 2018 IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships?
Ans:- Indian Athlete ‘Hima Das’ (she finished race of 400m with clocking 51.46 seconds).
Q.no (8) Which country becomes World’s 2nd biggest stock market?
Q.no (9) How many women Battalions has approved for Jammu and Kashmir Police recently?
Ans:- 2 battalions.
Q.no (10) New products launched such as pre-approved credit card and UPI solution to mark its 124th foundation day by which Bank in India?
Ans:- State-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on 13th April 2018.
Q.no (11) Which Organization body in India introduces the online bill tracking system for Vendors and Contractors?
Ans:- Indian Railways.
Q.no (12) With which company UN Women organization Inaugurates ‘We The Women’?
Ans:- Facebook Inc.
Q.no (13) With which Company Ericsson ties for the 5G technology?
Ans:- Bharti Airtel.
Q.no (14) Eastern Peripheral Expressway inaugurated by PM Modi on 27th May 2018. What was the estimate cost of this Expressway?
Ans:– Rs. 11,000 crore (completed in 500 Days).
Q.no (15) Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has developed a wireless technology for whom?
Ans:- For the Doctors.
(this technology will enable remote monitoring of patients’ condition ferried in ambulances).
Q.no (16) Which University scientists created the world’s fastest camera?
Ans:- Lund University, Sweden.
(It is called FRAME: Frequency Recognition Algorithm for Multiple Exposures).
Q.no (17) Mobile App Mission FINFIT was launched by which bank in collaboration with Bangalore startup Fisdom?
Ans:- Lakshmi Vilas Bank.
Q.no (18) SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 vehicle into space with 10 Satellites of a giant of mobile voice and data satellite communications. What is the Name of it?
Q.no (19) Two earth observation satellites ‘NovaSAR’ and ‘S1-4’ was launched by ISRO through which rocket?
Ans:- ‘PSLV C 42′ Rocket.
Q.no (20) Who became the first woman from Karnataka and South India, fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force?
Ans:- Meghana Shanbough.
Q.no (21) Which Indian state restricts the use of loudspeakers at religious, public places?
Ans:- Uttar Pradesh.
Q.no (22) In which district of Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated second longest River bridge of the state?
Ans:- Sambalpur (this bridge reduced distance by 50 km between Sambalpur and Brajarajnagar).
Q.no (23) India plans to celebrate the Republic Day 2018 (26th January) with the leaders of countries?
Ans:- ASEAN countries.
Q.no (24) India and which Country joint hands to provide visa free entry for flight crew members?
Q.no (25) Paytm Payments Bank partnered with this bank for FD (Fixed Deposit) Facility?
Ans:- Induslnd Bank.
Q.no (26) Mandela-Gandhi Youth Conference 2018 was held at where?
Ans:- ‘Pietermaritzburg’ in South Africa on June 8, 2018.
Q.no (27) Which country has the fastest mobile Internet in the world according to the global leader in broadband testing Ookla?
(recorded average speed of 52.6 megabits per second).
Q.no (28) The 9th edition of International Youth Sailing Competition of India is held at where?
Ans:- Krishnapatnam Port (in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh).
Q.no (29) World Cartoonist’s Day 2018 celebrated on which date?
Ans:- May 5.
Q.no (30) Which Indian state has been officially declared Open Defecation Free (ODF)?
Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh.
(Arunachal Pradesh is second state to achieve this status).
Q.no (31) Which Indian state becomes first state to offer free power to farmers 24 hours a day?
(this scheme will benefit 23 lakh farmers in Telangana state).
Q.no (32) What is the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS)?
Ans:- 65 years.
Q.no (33) ‘Canelo Alvarez’ signed the largest contract in the history of sports. He belongs to which sports?
Ans:- Professional Boxing.
Q.no (34) Which company offers 1,30,000 scholarships for developers and students for Skill India mission?
Q.no (35) Which company reach $1 trillion market value in 2018?
Q.no (36) Which airport becomes 24×7 functional with CAT IIIB landing system Technology?
Ans:- Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata.
(this is 5th airport in India having CAT III B landing system technology).
Q.no (37) The 2018 Annual Conference of DGPs and IGPs started at where?
Ans:- BSF Academy at Tekanpur in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Q.no (38) Which Indian state Government signed a MoU with Central Government for the 2nd phase of Bharat Net project?
(32,466 km of optical fiber cable will be laid in 5,987 Gram Panchayats of Chhattisgarh).
Q.no (39) ‘Anna Canteens’, meals at just Rs 5 was launched in which state of India?
Ans:- Andhra Pradesh.
Q.no (40) For how many states Union Home Ministry has released Rs 167 crore for border development under BADP?
Ans:- 9 Indian states.
(i.e. Rajasthan, Punjab, West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Sikkim).
Q.no (41) India’s first 205T Electric Drive Rear Dump Truck was developed by which company?
Ans:- BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited).
Q.no (42) Chiribiquete Natural Park was declared as the world heritage site by UNESCO. This park is located in which Country?
Q.no (43) Which company launched Mosquito repelling phone i.e. ‘K7i’?
Ans:- The LG Company.
Q.no (44) The 61st National Shooting Championship at National Games Shooting Range has been hosted at where?
Ans:- Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Q.no (45) Which university in Gujarat got approved by the Union cabinet?
Ans:- National Rail and Transportation University in Vadodara, Gujarat.
Q.no (46) With which ministry did Tata Memorial Centre Launched the India’s First Digital Online Oncology Tutorial?
Ans:- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Q.no (47) Up to which amount Union Government to Bear Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) Charges on Digital Transactions?
Ans:- Rs 2,000 (this is effective from January 1, 2018).
Q.no (48) Communication exercise ‘Pacific Endeavor-2018 (PE-18)’ hosted by which country?
Q.no (49) Which state government introduces Bhoodhar card for land holders in India?
Ans:- Andra Pradesh.
Q.no (50) Name the American sprinter who ran the fastest 100-metre race of the year 2018?
Ans:- Noah Lyles (He clocked 9.88 seconds in the final).
Q.no (51) The 22nd Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium held at where?
Ans:- New Delhi.
Q.no (52) M Venkaiah Naidu (Vice President of India) launched DIKSHA portal for whom?
Ans:- For the teachers.
Q.no (53) To accomplish the Technology Mission for Indian Railways, how many have Union Ministries tied up?
Ans:- 3 Union Ministries.
(i.e. Ministries of railways, science and technology and human resource development).
Q.no (54) An android App for the computation of solar energy potential has been developed by whom in India?
Q.no (55) Russia launched a Glonass- M positioning satellite on 17 June 2018 by using which rocket?
Ans:- Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket (From Plesetsk space center).
Q.no (56) Which company introduced ‘Datally’ app for quick data usage in real time for smartphones users?
Q.no (57) Which Indian state sets Automatic service ATMs?
Ans:- At Rajasthan.
(name of this automatic service ATMs is ‘E-Mitra Plus’).
Q.no (58) ‘Mission Antyodaya’ aims to create how many poverty-free gram panchayats in India?
Ans:- 50,000 panchayats (Union Rural Development Ministry, in partnership with State Governments).
Q.no (59) Name the first female CIA director by the President of United States Mr.Donald Trump?
Q.no (60) Which state government launched the water ATM Project in city?
Ans:- West Bengal.
Q.no (61) First Indian Sign Language Dictionary was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment ‘Thaawarchand Gehlot’. It content how many words?
Ans:- 3000 words.
Q.no (62) 11th World Hindi Conference 2018 started at where?
Ans:- Port Louis, Mauritius.
Q.no (63) Which union Minister launched Livestock Disease Forewarning (LDF) Mobile App?
Ans:- Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Q.no (64) The ‘Annual Meeting 2018 of the World Economic Forum’ held at where?
Ans:- Davos, Switzerland.
(held from 23-26 January 2018).
Q.no (65) ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ child sexual abuse awareness campaign launched by which state government of India?
Q.no (66) India and which country has signed an agreement to share tax-related information from January 2018?
Q.no (67) ‘Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah Project’ is run by?
Ans:- The UN Development Programme.
Q.no (68) Microsoft entered into a strategic partnership with which Indian automobile company?
Ans:- Tata Motors Ltd.
Q.no (69) Which Indian state government launches ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojana’ for vegetable growing farmers?
(for this scheme Farmers can registered themselves on Bhavantar Bharpayee website).
Q.no (70) India helped Nepal to build a bridge on which river?
Ans:- Kaligandaki River.
(this bridge is near to the China border).
Q.no (71) Which country hosted the 2018 ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)?
Ans:- Singapore (on 6-7 January, 2018).
Q.no (72) Himachal Pradesh sets a new helpline for reporting crimes against women. What is the name of the helpline is?
Q.no (73) With which country India approved Land Border Crossing agreement?
Q.no (74) Which Indian state permits prisoners to donate organs?
Q.no (75) Indian Railways has announced to use which system for various railway activities, especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure?
Ans:- Using the Drone Camera.
Q.no (76) 2018 Asian Billiards Championships won by whom?
Q.no (77) Which country become the biggest importer of U.S. oil refinery by-product ‘petcoke’?
Q.no (78) Name the film won Global Sustainability Film award in London?
Ans:- Lipstick Under My Burkha.
Q.no (79) The Union Cabinet has approved for the establishment of new AIIMS at where?
Ans:- Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh. Laid foundation stone by PM Narendra Modi.
Q.no (80) Which mobile network company signed a MoU with Chinese firm, ZTE for 5G Technology in New Delhi?
Q.no (81) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is to launch new scheme for free treatment of what?
Q.no (82) MIT scientists have designed a robotic system for 3D printing the basic structure of which?
Ans:- An entire building.
Q.no (83) India will link highway corridors to international trade points (for Rs 25,000 crore) Under which Project?
Ans:- Bharatmala Project.
Q.no (84) ‘Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana’ for journalist launched in which Indian state?
Q.no (85) Which Indian city hosted the 15th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit?
Ans:- New Delhi.
Q.no (86) 2018 cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ held at where?
Q.no (87) Which state announced to launch ‘Muhafiz’ scheme for workers in unorganized sector in state?
Ans:- Jammu and Kashmir.
Q.no (88) GIF Search Platform ‘Tenor’ acquired by which company?
Q.no (89) 78th session of the Indian History Congress started at where?
Ans:- At the Jadavpur University campus, in Kolkata.
Q.no (90) Which state police digitized from January, 2018, under the Criminal Tracking and Networking System (CCTNS)?
Ans:- Odisha (from January 1, 2018).
Q.no (91) 2018 World Organ Donation Day was observed on which date?
Ans:- August 13.
Q.no (92) Which Indian city was placed in the Top 5 United Nation Clean City List?
Ans:- Alappuzha, Kerala.
Q.no (93) In the ISSF World Cup Indian shooter ‘Shahzar Rizvi’ won which medal?
Ans:- Gold Medal.
Q.no (94) World’s first camel hospital was opened at where?
Ans:- Dubai (cost of hospital was $10.9 million).
Q.no (95) Which state launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state?
Ans:- Uttar Pradesh (with target of covering 16 million poor by 2018-end).
Q.no (96) Name the App recently launched by Eastern Railways for security of passengers?
Ans:- R-MITRA (Railway Mobile Instant Tracking Response & Assistance).
Q.no (97) As per the advice of Union Government India, which game links to be removed by the Google, FB, Microsoft, yahoo?
Ans:- Blue Whale Game links.
Q.no (98) World Athletics Day 2018 celebrated on which date?
Ans:- May 7.
Q.no (99) Which airport is second fastest growing airport in the world?
Ans:– Kempegowda International Airport.
Q.no (100) Name the free learning app launched by the Rajasthan government?