UGC December 2012 Paper-1 Solved-01


25. ALU stands for
(A) American Logic Unit
(B) Alternate Local Unit
(C) Alternating Logic Unit
(D) Arithmetic Logic Unit

26. A Personal Computer uses a number of chips mounted on a circuit board called
(A) Microprocessor
(B) System Board
(C) Daughter Board
(D) Mother Board

27. Computer Virus is a
(A) Hardware (B) Bacteria
(C) Software (D) None of these

28. Which one of the following is correct ?
(A) (17)10 = (17)16
(B) (17)10 = (17)8
(C) (17)10 = (10111)2
(D) (17)10 = (10001)2

29. The file extension of MS-Word document in Office 2007 is _______.
(A) .pdf (B) .doc
(C) .docx (D) .txt

30. _______ is a protocol used by e-mail clients to download e-mails to your computer.

31. Which of the following is a source of methane ?
(A) Wetlands
(B) Foam Industry
(C) Thermal Power Plants
(D) Cement Industry

32. ‘Minamata disaster’ in Japan was caused by pollution due to
(A) Lead (B) Mercury
(C) Cadmium (D) Zinc

33. Biomagnification means increase in the
(A) concentration of pollutants in living organisms
(B) number of species
(C) size of living organisms
(D) biomass

34. Nagoya Protocol is related to
(A) Climate change
(B) Ozone depletion
(C) Hazardous waste
(D) Biodiversity

35. The second most important source after fossil fuels contributing to India’s energy needs is
(A) Solar energy
(B) Nuclear energy
(C) Hydropower
(D) Wind energy

36. In case of earthquakes, an increase of magnitude 1 on Richter Scale implies
(A) a ten-fold increase in the amplitude of seismic waves.
(B) a ten-fold increase in the energy of the seismic waves.
(C) two-fold increase in the amplitude of seismic waves.
(D) two-fold increase in the energy of seismic waves.

37. Which of the following is not a measure of Human Development Index ?
(A) Literacy Rate
(B) Gross Enrolment
(C) Sex Ratio
(D) Life Expectancy

38. India has the highest number of students in colleges after
(A) the U.K. (B) the U.S.A.
(C) Australia (D) Canada

39. Which of the following statement(s) is/are not correct about the Attorney General of India ?
1. The President appoints a person, who is qualified to be a Judge of a High Court, to be the Attorney General of  India.
2. He has the right of audience in all the Courts of the country.
3. He has the right to take part in the proceedings of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
4. He has a fixed tenure.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(A) 1 and 4 (B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 3 and 4 (D) 3 only

40. Which of the following prefix President Pranab Mukherjee desires to be discontinued while interacting with Indian dignitaries as well as in official notings ?
1. His Excellency 2. Mahamahim
3. Hon’ble 4. Shri/Smt.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(A) 1 and 3 (B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 2 (D) 1, 2 and 3

41. Which of the following can be done under conditions of financial emergency ?
1. State Legislative Assemblies can be abolished.
2. Central Government can acquire control over the budget and expenditure of States.
3. Salaries of the Judges of the High Courts and the Supreme Court can be reduced.
4. Right to Constitutional Remedies can be suspended.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :
(A) 1, 2 and 3 (B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1 and 2 (D) 2 and 3

42. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List – I                                      List – II
(a) PovertyReductionProgramme  (i) Mid-day Meals
(b) Human Development Scheme (ii) Indira Awas Yojana (IAY)
(c) Social Assistance Scheme    (iii) National Old Age Pension (NOAP)
(d) Minimum Need Scheme         (iv) MNREGA
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)
(B) (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
(C) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(D) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

43. For an efficient and durable learning, learner should have
(A) ability to learn only
(B) requisite level of motivation only
(C) opportunities to learn only
(D) desired level of ability and motivation

44. Classroom communication must be
(A) Teacher centric
(B) Student centric
(C) General centric
(D) Textbook centric

45. The best method of teaching is to
(A) impart information
(B) ask students to read books
(C) suggest good reference material
(D) initiate a discussion and participate in it

46. Interaction inside the classroom should generate
(A) Argument
(B) Information
(C) Ideas
(D) Controversy

47. “Spare the rod and spoil the child”, gives the message that
(A) punishment in the class should be banned.
(B) corporal punishment is not acceptable.
(C) undesirable behaviour must be punished.
(D) children should be beaten with rods.

48. The type of communication that the teacher has in the classroom, is termed as
(A) Interpersonal
(B) Mass communication
(C) Group communication
(D) Face-to-face communication

49. Which one of the following is an indication of the quality of a research journal ?
(A) Impact factor
(B) h-index
(C) g-index
(D) i10-index

50. Good ‘research ethics’ means

(A) Not disclosing the holdings of shares/stocks in a company that sponsors your research.
(B) Assigning a particular research problem to one Ph.D./research student only.
(C) Discussing with your colleagues confidential data from a research paper that you are reviewing for an academic journal.
(D) Submitting the same research manuscript for publishing in more than one journal.

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