UGC NET December 2015 (A) Paper 1 Mock Test


UGC NET December 2015 (A) Paper 1 Mock Test


Total Questions: 60

Maximum Marks: 120


1. In a Computer a byte generally consists of:


2. At present, in terms of per capita energy consumption (kWh/year), identify the correct sequence.


3. Assertion (A): People population control measures do not necessarily help in checking environmental degradation.

Reason (R): The relationship between population growth and environmental degradation is rather complex.

Choose the correct answer from the following:


4. As Chairman of an independent commission on education, Jacques Delors report to UNESCO was titled:


5. How many teens, as per the Bic survey, do not own a pen?


6. Anil after travelling 6 km towards East from his house realized that he has travelled in a wrong direction. He turned and travelled 12 km towards West, turned right and travelled 8 km to reach his office. The straight distance of the office from his house is:


7. Which of the following statements is true in the context of the testing of a hypothesis?


8. If the proposition ‘No men are honest’ is taken to be false which of the following proposition/propositions can be claimed certainly to be true?



9. (Refer Question Paper)

Which decade registered the maximum growth rate (%) of population?


10. A Cluster of propositions with a structure that exhibits some inference is called:


11. Attitudes, actions and appearances in the context of classroom communication are considered as:


12. Which of the following statements are correct about Lok Sabha?

(a) The Constitution puts a limit on the size of the Lok Sabha.

(b) The size and shape of the Parliamentary Constituencies is determined by the Election Commission.

(c) First – past – the Post electoral system is followed.

(d) The Speaker of Lok Sabha does not have a casting vote in case of an equality of votes.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


13. When confronted with signing a big card, the author felt like “a rabbit in the headlight”. What does this phrase mean?


14. Public Order as an item in the Constitution figures in:


15. Every type of communication is affected by its:


16. Which of the following is an instant messaging application?

(a) WhatsApp

(b) Google Talk

(c) Viber

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


17. Which of the following phenomena is not a natural hazard?


18. What are the characteristics of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation?

(a) It increases the workload on students by taking multiple tests.

(b) It replaces marks with grades.

(c) It evaluates every aspect of the student.

(d) It helps in reducing examination phobia.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


19. Which of the following pollutants can cause cancer in humans?


20. The grounds on which discrimination in admission to educational institutions is constitutionally prohibited are:

(a) Religion

(b) Sex

(c) Place of birth

(d) Nationality

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


21. Among the following propositions two are related in such a way that they can both be true although they cannot both be false. Which are those propositions? Select the correct code.


(a) Some priests are cunning.

(b) No priest is cunning.

(c) All priests are cunning.

(d) Some priests are not cunning.



22. The next term in the series

2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, _____?_____ is:


23. Which of the following statements is not true in the context of participatory research?


24. Which among the following States has the highest number of seats in the Lok Sabha?


25. NMEICT stands for:


26. P and Q are brothers. R and S are sisters. The son of P is brother of S. Q is related to R as:


27. Ethical norms in research do not involve guidelines for:


28. Which of the following are the objectives of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)?

(a) To improve the overall quality of state institutions.

(b) To ensure adequate availability of quality faculty.

(c) To create new institutions through upgradation of existing autonomous colleges.

(d) To downgrade universities with poor infrastructure into autonomous colleges.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


29. Using the central point of the classroom communication as the beginning of a dynamic pattern of ideas is referred to as:


30. A group of 210 students appeared in some test. The mean of 1/3rd of students is found to be 60. The mean of the remaining students is found to be 78. The mean of the whole group will be:


31. Which of the following are the basic rules of APA style of referencing format?

(a) Italicize titles of shorter works such as journal articles or essays

(b) Invert authors’ names (last name first)

(c) Italicize titles of longer works such as books and journals

(d) Alphabetically index reference list

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


32. In a classroom, a communicator’s trust level is determined by:


33. What is the main concern of the author?


34. The term of office of the Advocate General of a State is:


35. Which of the following is an open source software?


36. (Refer Question Paper)

By what percentage (%) the power production increased from 1951 to 2011?


37. The entire existence of the author revolves round:

(a) Computer

(b) Mobile phone

(c) Typewriter

Identify the correct answer from the codes given below:


38. Which of the following enables us to send the same letter to different persons in MS Word?


39. (Refer Question Paper)

Average decadal growth rate (%) of population is:


40. What are required for good teaching?

(a) Diagnosis

(b) Remedy

(c) Direction

(d) Feedback

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


41. Greater the handicap of the students coming to the educational institutions, greater the demand on the:


42. A party was held in which a grandmother, father, mother, four sons, their wives and one son and two daughters to each of the sons were present. The number of females present in the party is:


43. Inside rural homes, the source/sources of Nitrogen Oxide Pollution may be:

(a) Unvented gas stoves

(b) Wood stoves

(c) Kerosene heaters

Choose the correct code:


44. Which of the following attributes denote great strengths of a teacher?

(a) Full-time active involvement in the institutional management

(b) Setting examples

(c) Willingness to put assumptions to the test

(d) Acknowledging mistakes

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


45. According to the author, which one is not the most creative outlet of pursuit?


46. (Refer Question Paper)

In which decade, the average power availability per person was maximum?


47. Which of the following is not an input device?


48. (Refer Question Paper)

Based on the average decadal growth rate, what will be the population in the year 2021?


49. The main objectives of student evaluation of teachers are:

(a) To gather information about student weaknesses.

(b) To make teachers take teaching seriously.

(c) To help teachers adopt innovative methods of teaching.

(d) To identify the areas of further improvement in teacher traits.

Identify the correct answer from the codes given below:


50. Aspects of the voice, other than the speech are known as:


51. A definition that has a meaning that is deliberately assigned to some symbol is called:


52. Which one of the following statements is correct in the context of multiple – choice type questions?


53. As part of National Climate Change Policy, Indian government is planning to raise the installed capacity of renewable energy by the year 2030 to:


54. A researcher is interested in studying the prospects of a particular political party in an urban area. What tool should he prefer for the study?


55. Most often, the teacher – student communication is:


56. Consider the following assertion (A) and reason (R) and select the correct code given below:

(A): No man is perfect.

(R): Some men are not perfect.


57. Consider the argument given below:

‘Pre – employment testing of teachers is quite fair because doctors, architects and engineers who are now employed had to face such a testing.’

What type of argument it is?


58. The next term in the series:

B2E, D5H, F12K, H27N, __?__ is:


59. Which of the following are the characteristics of a seminar?

(a) It is a form of academic instruction.

(b) It involves questioning, discussion and debates.

(c) It involves large groups of individuals.

(d) It needs involvement of skilled persons.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


60. (Refer Question Paper)

In the year 1951, what was the power availability per person?


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