UGC NET Solved Paper -I Dec 2014

1.    CSS stands for
(A)    Cascading Style Sheets
(B)    Collecting Style Sheets
(C)    Comparative Style Sheets
(D)    Comprehensive Style Sheets

2.    MOOC stands for
(A)    Media Online Open Course
(B)    Massachusetts Open Online Course
(C)    Massive Open Online Course
(D)    Myrind Open Online Course

3.   Binary equivalent of decimal number 35 is
(A) 100011    (B) 110001
(C) 110101    (D) 101011

4.    gif. jpg, bmp, png are used as extensions for files which store

(A)    audio data    (B)    image data    (C)    video data    (D)    text data

5.    Symbols A-F are used in which one of the following ?
(A)    Binary number system
(B)    Decimal number system
(C)    Hexadecimal number system
(D)    Octal number system

6.    Which one of the following is not a search engine ?
(A)   Google    (B)    Chrome
(C)    Yahoo    (D)    Bing

7.    In terms of total CO, emissions from a country, identify the correct sequence
(A)    U.S.A. > China > India > Russia
(B)    China > U.S.A. > India > Russia
(C)    China > U.S.A. > Russia > India
(D)    U.S.A. > China > Russia > India

8.    Match List – I and List – II and identify the correct code :
               List – I                            List-II
a.     World Health Day         i.    16th September
b.    World Population Day    ii.   1st   December
c.     World Ozone Day         iii.  1st  July
d.     World AIDS Day          iv.  7th April
a    b       c       d        
(A)    i    ii       iii       iv        
(B)    iv    iii        i        ii        
(C)    ii    iii       iv        i        
(D)   iii    iv       ii        i

9.    Which  of the  anthropogenic  activity  accounts  for  more than  ~2/3rd  of global  water consumption ?
(A)    Agriculture
(B)    Hydropower generation
(C)    Industry
(D)    Domestic and Municipal usage

10.    One of the anthropogenic sources of gaseous pollutants chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in air is
(A)    Cement industry
(B)    Fertiliser industry
(C)    Foam industry
(D)    Pesticide industry 

11.    The maximum number of fake institutions / universities as identified by the UGC in the year 2014 are in the State / Union territory of
(A)    Bihar              (B)    Uttar Pradesh
(C)    Tamil Nadu    (D)    Delhi

12.    Which of the following institutions are empowered to confer or grant degrees under the UGC Act, 1956 ?
1.    A university established by an Act of Parliament.
2.    A university established by an Act of Legislature.
3.    A university / institution established by a linguistic minority.
4.    An institution which is a deemed to be university.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A)    1 and 2    (B)    1,2 and 3
(C)    1.2 and 4    (D)    1, 2, 3 and 4

13.    Which of the following are the tools of good governance ?
1.    Social Audit
2.    Separation of Powers
3.    Citizen’s Charter
4.    Right to Information
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A)    1,3 and 4    (B)    2. 3 and 4
(C)    l and 4        (D)    1,2. 3 and 4

14.    The cyclone ‘Hudhud’ hit the coast of which State ?
(A)    Andhra Pradesh    (B)    Kamataka
(C)    Kerala                  (D)    Gujarat

15.    Which of the following is not a renewable natural resource ?
(A)    Clean air       (B)    Fresh water
(C)    Fertile soil     (D)    Salt

16.    Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right is implied in
(A)    Right to Freedom
(B)    Right to Life and Personal Liberty
(C)    Right to Equality
(D)    Right against Exploitation

17.    Which  of the  following organizations  deals  with capacity building  Educational Planning ?
(A)    NCERT
(B)    UGC
(C)    NAAC
(D)    NUEPA

18.    Which of the following powers, the President has in relation to Lok Sabha ?
1.    Summoning
2.    Adjournment – sine die
3.    Prorogation
4.    Dissolution
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(A)    1 and 4
(B)    1.2 and 3
(C)    1, 3 and 4
(D)    1,2, 3 and 4

19.    The interval between two sessions of parliament must not exceed
(A)    3 months
(B)    6 months

(C)    4 months
(D)    100 days

20.    Maximum participation of students during teaching is possible through 
(A)    Lecture method    (B)    Demonstration method  (C)    Inductive method    (D)    Textbook method

21.    Diagnostic evaluation ascertains
(A)    Students performance at the beginning of instructions.
(B)    Learning progress and failures during instructions.
(C)    Degree of achievement of instructions at the end.
(D)    Causes and remedies of persistent learning problems during instructions.

22.    Instructional aids are used by the teacher to
(A)    glorify the class    (B)    attract the students
(C)    clarify the concepts    (D)    ensure discipline

23.    Attitude of the teacher that affects teaching pertains to
(A)    Affective domain    (B)    Cognitive domain
(C)    Connative domain    (D)    Psychomotor domain

24.    “Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man” was stated by
(A)    M.K.Gandhi              (B)    R.N. Tagore
(C)    Swami Vivekanand    (D)    Sri Aurobindo

25.    Which of the following is not a prescribed level of teaching ?
(A)    Memory    (B)    Understanding
(C)    Reflective    (D)   Differentiation

26.    The core elements of a dissertation are
(A)    Introduction; Data Collection; Data Analysis; Conclusions and Recommendations
(B)    Executive Summary; Literature review; Data gathered; Conclusions: Bibliography
(C)    Research Plan; Research Data; Analysis: References
(D)    Introduction; Literature Review; Research Methodology, Results; Discussion and Conclusion

27.    What is a Research Design ?
(A)    A way of conducting research that is not grounded in theory.
(B)    The choice between using qualitative or quantitative methods.
(C)    The style in which you present your research findings e.g. a graph.
(D)    A framework for every stage of the collection and analysis of data.

28.    ‘Sampling Cases’ means
(A)    Sampling using a sampling frame
(B)    Identifying people who are suitable for research
(C)    Literally the researcher’s briefcase
(D)    Sampling of people, newspapers, television programmes etc.

29.    The frequency distribution of a research data which is symmetrical in shape similar to a normal distribution but center peak is much higher, is
(A)    Skewed         (B)   Mesokurtic
(C)    Leptokurtic    (D)   Platykurtic 

30.    When planning to do as social research, it is better to
(A)    approach the topic with an open mind
(B)    do a pilot study before getting stuck into it
(C)    be familiar with literature on the topic
(D)    forget about theory because this is a very practical

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