# UGC NET Solved Paper – I July 2016

31. Consider the following statement and select the correct code stating the nature of the argument involved in it:
To suppose that the earth is the only populated world in the infinite space is as absurd as to assert that in an entire field of millet only one grain will grow.
(1) Astronomical          (2) Anthropological             (3) Deductive            (4) Analogical

32. Select the code which is not correct about Venn diagram:
(1) Venn diagram represents propositions as well as classes.
(2) It can provide clear method of notation.
(3) It can be either valid or invalid.
(4) It can provide the direct method of testing the validity.

33. Select the code which is not correct in the context of deductive argument with two
premises:
(1) An argument with one true premise, one false premise and a false conclusion may be valid.
(2) An argument with two true premises and a false conclusion may be valid.
(3) An argument with one true premise, one false premise and a true conclusion may be valid.
(4) An argument with two false premises and a false conclusion may be valid.

34. Given below are two premises and four conclusions are drawn from them (taking singly or together). Select the code that states the conclusions validly drawn.
Premises: (i) All religious persons are emotional.
(ii) Ram is a religious person.
Conclusions : (a) Ram is emotional.
(b) All emotional persons are religious.
(c) Ram is not a non-religious person.
(d) Some religious persons are not emotional.
Codes:
(1) (a),(b),(c)and(d)
(2) (a)only
(3) (a) and (c) only
(4) (b) and (c) only

The following table shows the percentage profit (%) earned by two companies A and B during the years 2011-15. Answer questions 35-37 based on the data contained in the table:
Profit earned by two companies

 Year Percentage of Profit A B 2011 20 30 2012 35 40 2013 45 35 2014 40 50 2015 25 35

Where, Percent (%)  Profit =    Income – Expenditure x 100
Expenditure

35. If the total expenditure of the two companies was Rs. 9 lakh in the year 2012 and the expenditure of A and B were in the ratio 2:1, then what was the income of the company A in that year?
(1) Rs 9.2 lakh
(2) Rs 8.1 lakh
(3) Rs 7.21akh
(4) Rs 6.0 lakh

36. What is the average percentage profit earned by the company B ?
(1) 35%        (2) 42%       (3) 38%         (4) 40%

37. In which year, the percentage profit earned by the company B is less than that of company A?
(1) 2012         (2) 2013           (3) 2014          (4) 2015

The following table shows the number of people in different age groups who responded to a survey about their favourite style of music. Use this information to answer the questions that follow: (Question 38-40)    to the nearest whole percentage:

 Style of Music Number of People Age – 15-20 Age – 21-30 Age – 31+ Classical 6 4 17 Pop 7 5 5 Rock 6 12 14 Jazz 1 4 11 Blues 2 3 15 Hip-Hop 9 3 4 Ambient 2 2 2

38.    Approximately what percentage of the total sample were aged 21-30?
(1)    31%    (2)    23%     (3)    25%       (4)    14%

39.    Approximately what percentage of the total sample indicates that Hip-Hop is their favourite style of music ?
(1)    6%    (2)    8%         (3)    14%       (4)    12%

40.    What percentage of respondents aged 31+ indicated a favourite style other than classical music ?
(1)    64%    (2)    60%    (3)    75%     (4)    50%

41.    The statement “the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer Hardware” refers to
(1)    Information Technology (IT)
(2)    Information and Collaborative Technology (ICT)
(3)    Information and Data Technology (IDT)
(4)    Artificial Intelligence (AI)

42.    If the binary equivalent of the decimal number 48 is 110000, then the binary equivalent of the decimal number 51 is given by
(1)    110011    (2)    110010     (3)    110001    (4)    110100

43.    The process of copying files to a CD-ROM is known as
(1)    Burning    (2)    Zipping         (3)    Digitizing    (4)    Ripping

44.    An unsolicited e-mail message sent to many recipients at once is a
(1)    Worm    (2)    Virus     (3)    Threat    (4)    Spam

45.   ________ is a type of memory circuitry that holds the computer’s start-up routine.
(2)    RAM (Random Access Memory)
(4)    Cache Memory

46.    An ASCII is a character-encoding scheme that is employed by personal computers in order to represent various characters, numbers and control keys mat the computer user selects on the keyboard. ASCII is an acronym for
(1)    American Standard Code for Information Interchange
(2)    American Standard Code for Intelligent Information
(3)    American Standard Code for Information Integrity
(4)    American Standard Code for Isolated Information

47.    Identify the air pollutant in urban areas which irritates eyes and also respiratory tract of human beings.
(1)    Particulate matter    (2)    Oxides of nitrogen     (3)    Surface ozone    (4)    Carbon monoxide

48.    Which of the following is the largest source of water pollution in major rivers of India ?
(1)    Untreated sewage
(2)    Agriculture run-off
(3)    Unregulated small scale industries
(4)    Religious practices

49.    Sustainable development goals have specific targets to be achieved by
(1)    2022    (2)    2030    (3)    2040    (4)    2050

50.    Indian government’s target of producing power from biomass by the year 2022, is
(1)    50 MW    (2)    25 MW     (3)    15MW    (4)    10MW
Note: Above options are wrong. correct answer is 10GW

51.    Assertion (A) :   Conserving our soil resources is critical to human survival.
Reason (R)     :   Soil is home to many micro-organisms and contains minerals.
Choose the correct code:
(1)    Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(2)    Both (A) and (R) are correct but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(3)    (A) is true and (R) is false.
(4)    (A) is false and (R) is true.

52.    World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) objective has been to reduce the number of deaths due to hydrometeorological disasters over the decade 2010-2019 by (with reference to the decade 1994-2003)
(1)    25%    (2)    50%    (3)    75%    (4)    80%

53.    Which of the following core values among the institutions of higher education are promoted by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) ?
(a)    Contributing to national development.
(b)    Fostering global competencies among the students.
(c)    Inculcating a value system among students and teachers.
(d)    Promoting the optimum utilization of the infrastructure.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
(1)    (b),(c)and(d)    (2)    (a),(b)and(c)
(3)    (a),(c)and(d)    (4)    (a), (b), (c) and (d)

54.    The best way for providing value education is through
(1)    discussions on scriptural texts       (2)    lectures/discourses on values
(3)    seminars / symposia on values       (4)    mentoring / reflective sessions on values

55.   The   National   Judicial   Appointments   Commission   (NJAC)   has   been   declared unconstitutional by
(1)    The Supreme Court of India
(2)    The High Court
(3)    The High Court and the Supreme Court both
(4)    The President of India

56.    Which of the following statements about the Indian political system is/are correct ?
(a)    The President is both Head of the State and Head of the Government
(b)    Parliament is Supreme.
(c)    The Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution.
(d)    The Directive Principles of State Policy are justiciable.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(1)    (a),(b),(c) and (d)       (2) (b), (c) and (d)           (3)  (b) and (c)    (4) (c)only

57.    Which of the following are the fundamental duties ?
(a)    To respect the National Flag.
(b)    To protect and improve the natural environment.
(c)    For a parent to provide opportunities for education/to his/her child.
(d)    To protect monuments and places of national importance.
Select the correct answer from the codes given:
(1)    (a),(b)and(c)    (2)    (a), (b) and (d)
(3)    (a),(c)and(d)    (4)    (a), (b),(c) and (d)

58.    Which of the following statements are correct in respect of Niti Aayog?
(a)    It is a constitutional body.
(b)    It is a statutory body.
(c)    It is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body.
(d)    It is a think-tank.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
(1)    (a)and(d)    (2)   (b)and(d)
(3)    (c)and(d)    (4)   (b), (c) and (d)

59. A college level assistant professor has planned his/her lectures with an intent to develop cognitive dimensions of students centered on skills of analysis and synthesis. Below, given are two sets of items Set – I consisting of levels of cognitive interchange and Set ~ II comprising basic requirements for promoting them. Match the two sets and indicate your answer by choosing the correct alternative from the code:
Set-I                                                   Set-II
(Levels of Cognitive interchange)                         (Basic requirements for promoting cognitive Interchange)
a.    Memory level                                        i. Giving   opportunity   for  discriminating examples and non-examples of a point.
b.    Understanding level                            ii. Recording the important points  made during the presentations.
c.    Reflective level                                     iii. Asking the students to discuss various items of information.
iv.    Critically analyzing the points to be made and discussed.
Codes:
a     b    c
(1)    ii    iv    i
(2)    iii   iv    ii
(3)    ii    i     iv
(4)    i    ii    ii

60.   Which set of learner characteristics may be considered helpful in designing effective teaching-learning systems ? Select the correct alternative from the codes given below :
(i)    Prior experience of learners in respect of the subject.
(ii)   Interpersonal relationships of learner’s family friends.
(iii)  Ability of the learners in respect of the subject.
(iv)   Student’s language background.
(v)    Interest of students in following the prescribed dress code.
(vi)    Motivational-orientation of the students.
Codes:
(1)    (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)     (2)    (i), (iii), (iv) and (vi)
(3)    (ii),(iii),(iv)and(v)     (4)    (iii), (iv), (v) and (vi)