UGC NET Solved Paper I Dec 2009

31.   Deductive argument involves
(A)   sufficient evidence       (B)   critical thinking
(C)   seeing logical relations (D)   repeated observation

32.   Inductive reasoning is based on or presupposes
(A)   uniformity of nature    (B)   God created the world
(C)   unity of nature    (D)   laws of nature

33.  To be critical, thinking must be
(A)    practical    (B)    socially relevant
(C)    individually satisfying    (D)    analytical

34.  Which of the following is an analogous statement ?
(A)    Man is like God   
(B)    God is great
(C)    Gandhiji is the Father of the Nation
(D)    Man is a rational being.

Questions from 35 – 36 are based on the following diagram in which there are three intersecting circles. H representing The Hindu, I representing Indian Express and T representing The Times of India. A total of 50 persons were surveyed and the number in the Venn diagram indicates the number of persons reading the newspapers.

35.    How many persons would be reading at least two newspapers ?
(A)   23    (B)   25
(C)   27    (D)   29

36.    How many persons would be reading almost two newspapers ?
(A)   23    (B)   25
(C)   27    (D)   48

1) At least 2 : {2,3,4,……}
2) At most 2 : {0,1,2}
3) Almost 2 : {0,1}

37.    Which of the following graphs does not represent regular (periodic) behaviour of the variable f(t) ?

(A)   1                            (B)  2
(C)   3                            (D)  4

Study the following graph and answer the questions 38 to 40 :

38.    In which year total number of patients registered in hospital X and hospital Y was the maximum ?
(A)   2003    (B)   2004
(C)   2005    (D)   2006

39.    What is the maximum dispersion in the registration of patients in the two hospitals in a year ?
(A)   8000    (B)   6000
(C)   4000    (D)   2000

40.    In which year there was maximum decrease in registration of patients in hospital X ?
(A)   2003    (B)   2004
(C)   2005    (D)   2006

41.    Which of the following sources of data is not based on primary data collection ?
(A)   Census of India    (B)   National Sample Survey
(C)   Statistical Abstracts of India    (D)   National Family Health Survey

42.    Which of the four data sets have more dispersion ?
(A)    88    91       90      92       89       91
(B)    0        1        1        0        –1       –2
(C)    3        5        2        4           1        5
(D)    0        5        8       10       –2       –8

43.    Which of the following is not related to information security on the Internet ?
(A)   Data Encryption    (B)   Water marking
(C)   Data Hiding    (D)   Information Retrieval

44.    Which is the largest unit of storage among the following ?
(A)   Terabyte    (B)   Megabyte
(C)   Kilobyte    (D)   Gigabyte

45.    bit stands for
(A)   binary information term  (B)   binary digit
(C)   binary tree (D)   Bivariate Theory

46.    Which one of the following is not a linear data structure ?
(A)   Array    (B)   Binary Tree (C)   Queue    (D)   Stack

47.    Which one of the following is not a network device ?
(A)   Router    (B)   Switch     (C)   Hub    (D)   CPU

48.    A compiler is used to convert the following to object code which can be executed
(A)   High-level language    (B)   Low-level language
(C)   Assembly language    (D)   Natural language

49.    The great Indian Bustard bird is found in
(A)   Thar Desert of Rajasthan    (B) Coastal regions of India
(C)   Malabar Coast    (D) Delta regions

50.    The Sagarmanthan National Park has been established to preserve the eco-system of which mountain peak ?
(A)   Kanchenjunga    (B) Mount Everest
(C)   Annapurna    (D) Dhaulavira

51.    Maximum soot is released from
(A)   Petrol vehicles     (B)   CNG vehicles
(C)   Diesel vehicles      (D)   Thermal Power Plants

52.    Surface Ozone is produced from
(A)   Transport sector  (B) Cement plants
(C)   Textile industry    (D)   Chemical industry

53.    Which one of the following non-conventional energy sources can be exploited most economically ?
(A)    Solar
(B)    Wind
(C)    Geo-thermal
(D)    Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)

54.    The most recurring natural hazard in India is
(A)   Earthquakes    (B)   Floods
(C)   Landslides    (D)   Volcanoes

55.    The recommendation of National Knowledge Commission for the establishment of 1500 Universities is to
(A)    create more teaching jobs
(B)    ensure increase in student enrolment in higher education
(C)    replace or substitute the privately managed higher education institutions by public institutions
(D)    enable increased movement of students from rural areas to urban areas

56.    According to Article 120 of the Constitution of India, the business in Parliament shall be transacted in
(A)    English only
(B)    Hindi only
(C)    English and Hindi both
(D)    All the languages included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution

57.    Which of the following is more interactive and student centric ?
(A)   Seminar    (B)   Workshop
(C)   Lecture    (D)   Group Discussion

58.    The Parliament in India is composed of
(A)    Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha
(B)    Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & Vice President
(C)    Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha & President
(D)    Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha with their Secretariats

59.    The enrolment in higher education in India is contributed both by Formal System of Education and by System of Distance Education. Distance education contributes
(A)    50% of formal system
(B)    25% of formal system
(C)    10% of the formal system
(D)    Distance education system’s contribution is not taken into account while considering the figures of enrolment in higher education

60.    Assertion (A) :   The U.G.C. Academic Staff Colleges came into existence to improve the quality of teachers.
Reason (R)    :   University and college teachers have to undergo both orientation and refresher courses.
(A)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation.
(B)    Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C)    (A) is correct and (R) is false.
(D)    (A) is false and (R) is correct.

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