Friday, May 27, 2016

UGC NET December 2015 Paper 1 General (31-42)

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. 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 ?

Deductive
Analogical
Psychological
Biological

2.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. Propositions :

(a) Some priests are cunning.
(b) No priest is cunning.
(c) All priests are cunning.
(d) Some priests are not cunning.
(a) and (b)
(c) and (d)
(a) and (c)
(a) and (d)

3.A Cluster of propositions with a structure that exhibits some inference is called :
An inference
An argument
An explanation
A valid argument

4. A definition that has a meaning that is deliberately assigned to some symbol is called :
Lexical
Precising
Stipulative
Persuasive

5.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.

Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) does not provide sufficient reason for (A).
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) provides sufficient reason for (A).
(A) is true but (R) is false.
(A) is false but (R) is true.

6. 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 ? Propositions :
All men are honest
Some men are honest
Some men are not honest
No honest person is man

Answer the questions 7-12 based on following table

7. Which decade registered the maximum growth rate (%) of population?
1961-71
1971-81
1991-2001
2001-2011

8. Average decadal growth rate (%) of population is
~ 12.21%
~ 9.82%
~ 6.73%
~ 5%

9. Based on the average decadal growth rate, what will be the population in teh yeare 2021?
40.34 million
38.49 million
37.28 million
36.62 million

10. In the year 1951, what was the power availability per person?
100 W
200 W
400 W
500 W

11. In which decade, the average power availability per person was maximum?
1981-1991
1991-2001
2001-2011
1971-1981

12. By what percentage (%) the power production increased from 1951 to 2011?
100%
300%
600%
900%

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