(Paper) UGC NET Solved Paper (June-2006)
1. Which of the following comprise teaching skill :
(A) Black Board writing
(D) All the above
2. Which of the following statements is most appropriate?
(A) Teachers can teach.
(B) Teachers help can create in a student a desire to learn.
(C) Lecture Method can be used for developing thinking.
(D) Teachers are born.
3. The first Indian chronicler of Indian history was:
(C) Huan Tsang
4. Which of the following statements is correct?
(A) Syllabus is a part of curriculum.
(B) Syllabus is an annexure to curriculum.
(C) Curriculum is the same in all educational institutions affiliated to a
(D) Syllabus is not the same in all educational institutions affiliated to a
(C) Which of the two given options is of the level of understanding?
(I) Define noun.
(II) Define noun in your own words.
(A) Only I
(B) Only II
(C) Both I and II
(D) Neither I not II
6. Which of the following options are the main tasks of research in modern
(I) to keep pace with the advancement in knowledge.
(II) to discover new things.
(III) to write a critique on the earlier writings.
(IV) to systematically examine and critically analyse the investigations/sources
(A) IV, II and I
(B) I, II and III
(C) I and III
(D) II, III and IV
7. Match List-I (Interviews) with List-II (Meaning) and select the correct
answer from the code given below:
List- I (interviews)
(a) structured interviews
(b) Unstructured interviews
(c) Focussed interviews
(d) Clinical interviews
List e II (Meaning)
(ii) greater flexibility approach
(iii) attention on the questions to be answered
(iv) individual life experience
(v) Pre determined question
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) Ii) (ii) (iii)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (v) (ii) (iv) (i)
(D) (i) (iii) (v) (iv)
8. What do you consider as the main- aim of inter disciplinary research ‘?
(A) To bring out holistic approach to research.
(B) To reduce the emphasis of single subject in research domain.
(C) To over simplify the problem of research.
(D) To create a new trend in research methodology.
9. One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to :
(A) improve data interpretation
(B) eliminate spurious relations
(C) confirm triangulation
(D) introduce new variables
10. The depth of any research can be judged by:
(A) title of the research.
(B) objectives of the research.
(C) total expenditure on the research.
(D) duration of the research
Directions: Read the following passage and answer the questions 11 to 15 :
The superintendence, direction and control of preparation of electoral rolls
for and the conduct of, elections to Parliament and State Legislatures and
elections to the offices of the President and the Vice-President of India are
vested in the Election Commission of Indi(A) It is an independent constitutional
‘Independence of the Election Commission and its insulation from executive
interference is ensured by a specific provision under Article 324 (5) of the
constitution that the chief Election Commissioner hall not be removed from his
office except in like manner and on like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme
Conditions of his service shall not be varied to his disadvantage after his
In (C)W.P. No. 4912 of 1998 (Kushra Bharat Vs. Union of India and others), the
Delhi High Court directed that information relating to Government dues owed by
the candidates to the departments dealing with Government accommodation
electricity, water, telephone and transport etc. and any other dues should be
furnished by the candidates and this information should be published by the
election authorities under the commission.
11. The text of the passage, reflects or raises certain questions :
(A) The authority of the’ commission can not be challenged.
(B) This would help in stopping the criminalization of Indian politics.
(C) This would reduce substantially the number of contesting candidates.
(D) This would ensure fair and free elections.
12. According to the passage, the Election Commission is an independent
constitutional authority. This is under Article No.:
13. Independence of the Commission means
(A) have a constitutional status
(B) have legislative powers
(C) have judicial powers
(D) have political powers
14. Fair and free election means :
(B) to maintain law and order
(C) regional considerations
(D) role for pressure groups
15. The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed from his office under
16. The function of mass communication of supplying information regarding
the processes, issues, events and societal developments is known as :
(A) content supply
17. The science of the study of feedback systems in humans, animals and
machines is known as:
(B) reserve communication
(C) selectivity study
(D) response analysis
18. ‘Networked media exist” in inter-connected
(A) social environments
(B) economic environments
(C) political environments
(D) technological environments
19. The combination of computing, telecommunications and media in a
digital atmosphere is referred to as :
(A) online communication
(B) integrated media
(C) digital combine
20. A dialogue between a human-being and a computer programme that occurs
simultaneously in various forms is described as :
(A) man-machine speak
(B) binary chat
(C) digital talk
21. Insert the missing number:
22. Monday falls on 20th March 1995. What was the day on 3rd November
23. The average of four consecutive even numbers is ‘27. The largest of
these numbers is
24. In a certain code, FHQK means, GIRL. How will WOMEN be written in the
26. Which of the following conclusions is logically valid based on
statement given below’?
Statement: Most teachers are hard working.
(I) Some teachers are hard working.
(II) Some teachers are not hard working.
(A) Only (I) is implied
(B) Only (II) is implied
(C) Both (l) and (II) are implied
(D) Neither (I) nor (Il) is implied
27. Who among the following can be asked to make a statement in Indian
(A) Any MLA
(B) Chief of Army Staff
(C) Solicitor General of India
(D) Mayor of Delhi
28. Which of the following conclusions ‘is logically valid based on
statement given below’?
Statement: Most of the Indian states existed before independence.
(I) Some Indian States existed before independence.
(II) All Indian States did not exist before independence.
(A) only (I) is implied
(B) only (II) is implied
(C) Both ([) and (II) are implied
(D) Neither (I) nor (II) is implied
29. Water is always involved with landslides. This is because it:
(A) reduces the shear strength of rocks
(B) increases the weight of the overburden
(C) enhances chemical weathering
(D) is a universal solvent
Direction: Given below are two statements (A) and (B) followed by two
conclusions (i) and (ii).
Considering the statements to be true, indicate which of the following
conclusions logically follow from the given statements by selecting one of the
four response alternatives given below the conclusion:
1. all businessmen are wealthy.
2. all wealthy people are hard working.
(i) All businessmen are hard working.
(ii) All hardly working people are not wealthy
(A) Only (i) follows
(B) Only (ii) follows
(C) Only (i) and (ii) follows
(D) Neither (i) nor (ii) follows
31. Using websites to pour out one’s grievances is called:
(B) cyber ranting
(C) web hate
(D) web plea
32. In web search, finding a large number of documents with very little
relevant information is termed :
(A) poor recall
(B) web crawl
(C) poor precision rate
(D) poor web response
33. The concept of connect intelligence is derived from:
(A) virtual reality
(B) fuzzy logic
(C) bluetooth technology
(D) value added networks
34. Use of an ordinary telephone as an Internet applicance is called
(A) voice net
(B) voice telephone
(C) voice line
(D) voice portal
35. Video transmission over the Internet that looks like delayed
livecasting is called:
(A) virtual video
(B) direct broadcast
(C) video shift
(D) real-rime video
36. Which is the smallest North-east State in India’?
37. Tamilnadu coastal belt has drinking water shortage due to:
(A) high evaporation
(B) sea water flooding due to tsunami
(C) over exploitation of ground water by tubewells
(D) seepage of sea water
38. While all rivers of Peninsular India flow into the Bay’ of Bengal,
Narmada and Tapti flow into the Arabian Sea because these two rivers:
(A) Follow the slope of these rift valleys
(B) The general slope of the Indian peninsula is from east to west
(C) The Indian peninsula north of the Satpura ranges, is tilted towards the west
(D) The Indian peninsula south of the Satpura ranges is tilted towards east
39. Soils in the Mahanadi delta are less fertile than those in the
Godavari delta because of:
(A) erosion of top soils by annual floods
(B) inundation of land by sea water
(C) traditional agriculture practices
(D) the derivation of alluvial soil from red-soil hinterland
40. Which of the following institutions in the field of education is set
up by the MHRD Government of India?
(A) Indian council of world Affair, New Delhi
(B) Mythic Society, Bangalore
(C) National Bal Bhawn, New Delhi
(D) India International Centre, New Delhi
41. Assertion (A): Aerosols have potential for modifying climate
Reason (R): Aerosols interact with both short waves and radiation
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
42. ‘SITE’ stands for’:
(A) System for International technology and Engineering
(A) Satellite .Instructional Television Experiment
(B) South Indian Trade Estate
(A) State Institute of Technology and Engineering
43. What is the name of the. Research station established by the Indian
Government for ‘Conducting Research at Antarctic?
(A) Dakshin Gangotri
(C) Uttari Gangotri
(D) None of the above
44. Ministry of Human Resource Development’ (HRD) includes:
(A) Department of Elementary Education and Literacy
(B) Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education
(C) Department of Women and Child Development
(D) All the above
45. Parliament can legislate on matters listed in the State list:
(A) With the prior permission of the President.
(B) Only after the constitution is amended suitably.
(B) In case of inconsistency among State legislatures,
(C) At the request of two or more States.
Directions: The following pie chart indicates the expenditure of a country
on various sports during a particular year. Study the pie chart and answer it
Question Number 46 to 50.
46. The ratio of the total expenditure on football to that of expenditure
on hockey is:
(A) I: 15
(B) 1: 1
(C) 15: 1
(D) 3: 20
47. If the total expenditure on sports during the year was Rs. 1,20,000,00
how much was spent on basket ball?
(C) Rs. 12,00,000
(B) Rs. 10,00,000
(D) Rs. 15,00,000
48. The chart shows that the most popular game of the country is
49. Out of the following country’s expenditure is the same on:
(A) Hockey and Tennis
(B) Golf and Basket ball
(C) Cricket and Football
(D) Hockey and Golf
50. If the total expenditure on sport during the year was Rs. 1.50,00,000
the expenditure on cricket and hockey together was:
(A) Rs. 60,00,000
(B) Rs. 37,50,000
(C) Rs. 50.00,000
(D) Rs. 25,00,000
1. (D) 2. (B) 3. (D) 4. (A) 5. (B) 6. (A) 7. (A) 8. (A) 9. (B) 10. (B)
11. (D) 12. (A) 13. (A) 14. (B) 15. (D) 16. (A) 17. (A) 18. (D) 19. (D) 20. (D)
21. (D) 22. (A) 23. (C) 24. (C) 25. (D) 26. (C) 27. (C) 28. (B) 29. (B) 30. (A)
31. (A) 32. (A) 33. (D) 34. (C) 35. (D) 36. (C) 37. (D) 38. (A) 39. (A) 40. (C)
41. (A) 42. (B) 43. (A) 44. (D) 45. (D) 46. (B) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (B) 50. (A)