UGC NET : Question Paper of Exam held on 22 Jan 2017 Paper I Set-Y

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UGC NET : Question Paper of Exam held on 22 Jan 2017 Paper I Set-Y

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1. If the year 2016 were to show the same growth in terms of total sales revenue as the year
2015 over the year 2014, then the revenue in the year 2016 must be approximately :
(1) 194 lakh
(2) 187 lakh
(3) 172 lakh
(4) 177 lakh

2. In 2015, approximately what percent of total revenue came from books ?
(1) 45%
(2) 55%
(3) 35%
(4) 25%

3. The number of years in which there was an increase in revenue from at least two
categories of items, is
(1) 0
(2) 1
(3) 2
(4) 3

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Panic buttons were pressed but to no avail. An expert committee was formed, which
decided that the following facts were self evident :
(a) Half the students were either excellent or good.
(b) 40% of the students were females.
(c) One-third of the male students were average.
Answer questions 4 – 6 based on the data given above :

4. Approximately, what proportion of good students are male ?
(1) 0 (2) 0.73
(3) 0.43 (4) 0.27

5. How many female students are excellent ?
(1) 0 (2) 8
(3) 16 (4) 32

6. What proportion of female students are good ?
(1) 0 (2) 0.25
(3) 0.50 (4) 0.75

7. Which of the following correctly lists computer memory types from highest to lowest speed ?
(1) Secondary Storage; Main Memory (RAM); Cache Memory; CPU Registers
(2) CPU Registers; Cache Memory; Secondary Storage; Main Memory (RAM)
(3) CPU Registers; Cache Memory; Main Memory (RAM); Secondary Storage
(4) Cache Memory; CPU Registers; Main Memory (RAM); Secondary Storage

8. Which of the following statement(s) is/are TRUE ?
S1 : The decimal number 11 is larger than the hexadecimal number 11.
S2 : In the binary number 1110.101, the fractional part has the decimal value as 0.625.
(1) S1 only (2) S2 only
(3) Both S1 and S2 (4) Neither S1 nor S2

9. Read the following two statements :
I : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is considered a subset of Information Technology (IT).
II : The ‘right to use’ a piece of software is termed as copyright.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are CORRECT ?
(1) Both I and II (2) Neither I nor II
(3) II only (4) I only

10. DVD technology uses an optical media to store the digital data. DVD is an acronym for
(1) Digital Vector Disc (2) Digital Volume Disc
(3) Digital Versatile Disc (4) Digital Visualization Disc

11. Assertion (A) : Sustainable development is critical to well being of human society. Reason (R) : Environmentally sound policies do not harm the environment or deplete the natural resources.
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.

12. The dominant source of pollution due to oxides of nitrogen (NOX) in urban areas is
(1) road transport (2) commercial sector
(3) energy use in industry (4) power plants

13. Which of the following is not a water-brone disease ?
(1) Typhoid (2) Hepatitis
(3) Cholera (4) Dengue

14. Which of the following is a characteristic of Web2.0 applications ?
(1) Multiple users schedule their time to use Web2.0 applications one by one.
(2) Web2.0 applications are focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online.
(3) Web2.0 applications provide users with content rather than facilitating users to create it.
(4) Web2.0 applications use only static pages.

15. With regard to a word processing software, the process of combining static information in a publication together with variable information in a data source to create one merged publication is called
(1) Electronic mail (2) Data sourcing
(3) Mail merge (4) Spam mail

16. Which of the following natural hazards is not hydro-meteorological ?
(1) Snow avalanche (2) Sea erosion
(3) Tropical cyclone (4) Tsunami

17. Which of the following are the demerits of globalisation of higher education ?
(a) Exposure to global curriculum
(b) Promotion of elitism in education
(c) Commodification of higher education
(d) Increase in the cost of education
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(1) (a) andü (d) (2) (a), (c) and (d)
(3) (b), (c) and (d) (4) (a), (b), (c) and (d)

18. Which of the following statements are correct about deemed universities ?
(a) The Governor of the State is the chancellor of deemed universities.
(b) They can design their own syllabus and course work.
(c) They can frame their own guidelines regarding admission and fees.
(d) They can grant degrees.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(1) (a), (b) and (c) (2) (b), (c) and (d)
(3) (a), (c) and (d) (4) (a), (b), (c) and (d)

19. Indian government’s target for power production from small hydro projects by the year 2022 is
(1) 1 Giga-Watt (2) 5 Giga-Watt
(3) 10 Giga-Watt (4) 15 Giga-Watt

20. In which country, the recent international agreement on phasing out Hydro Fluoro
Carbons (HFCs) was signed ?
(1) Rwanda (2) Morocco
(3) South Africa (4) Algeria

21. Which of the following are not necessarily the immediate consequences of the proclamation of the President’s Rule in a State ?
(a) Dissolution of the State Assembly.
(b) Removal of the Council of Ministers in the State.
(c) Takeover of the State administration by the Union Government.
(d) Appointment of a new Chief Secretary.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(1) (a) andü (d) (2) (a), (b) and (c)
(3) (a), (b), (c) and (d) (4) (b) and (c)

22. Instead of holding the office during the pleasure of the President who among the following hold(s) office during good behaviour ?
(a) Governor of a State (b) Attorney General of India
(c) Judges of the High Court (d) Administrator of a Union Territory
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(1) (a) only (2) (c) only
(3) (a) and (c) (4) (a), (b), (c) and (d)

23. The purpose of value education is best served by focussing on
(1) Cultural practices prevailing in the society.
(2) Norms of conduct laid down by a social group.
(3) Concern for human values.
(4) Religious and moral practices and instructions.

24. Which of the following statements are correct ?
(a) Rajya Sabha is a permanent House which can be dissolved only during national emergency.
(b) Rajya Sabha does not represent the local interests of the States.
(c) Members of the Rajya Sabha are not bound to vote at the dictates of the states they represent.
(d) No Union territory has a representative in the Rajya Sabha.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(1) (a) andü (d) (2) (b) and (c)
(3) (b), (c) and (d) (4) (a), (b), (c) and (d)

25. Effectiveness of teaching has to be judged in terms of
(1) Course coverage
(2) Students’ interest
(3) Learning outcomes of students
(4) Use of teaching aids in the classroom

26. In which teaching method learner’s participation is made optimal and proactive ?
(1) Discussion method (2) Buzz session method
(3) Brainstorming session method (4) Project method

27. One of the most powerful factors affecting teaching effectiveness is related to the
(1) Social system of the country (2) Economic status of the society
(3) Prevailing political system (4) Educational system

28. Assertion (A) : Formative evaluation tends to accelerate the pace of learning. Reason (R) : As against summative evaluation, formative evaluation is highly reliable.
Choose the correct answer from the following code :
(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

29. Which of the following set of statements represents acceptable propositions in respect of teaching-learning relationships ? Choose the correct code to indicate your answer.
(i) When students fail in a test, it is the teacher who fails.
(ii) Every teaching must aim at ensuring learning.
(iii) There can be teaching without learning taking place.
(iv) There can be no learning without teaching.
(v) A teacher teaches but learns also.
(vi) Real learning implies rote learning.
Codes :
(1) (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) (2) (i), (ii), (iii) and (v)
(3) (iii), (iv), (v) and (vi) (4) (i), (ii), (v) and (vi)

30. Assertion (A) : Learning is a life long process.
Reason (R) : Learning to be useful must be linked with life processes.
Choose the correct answer from the following code :
(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

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