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UGC NET JUNE 2012 PAPER I(51-60)



1.Nine year olds are taller than seven year olds. This is an example of a reference drawn from

Vertical study
Cross-sectional study
Time series study
Experimental study

2.Conferences are meant for

Multiple target groups
Group discussions
Show-casing new Research
All the above

3.Ex Post Facto research means

The research is carried out after the inciden
The research is carried out prior to the incident
The research is carried out along with the happening of an incident.
The research is carried out keeping in mind the possibilities of an incident.

4.Research ethics do not include


    Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions 5 to 10 : 
James Madison said, “A people who mean to be their own governors must  arm themselves 
with power that knowledge gives.” In India, the Official Secrets  Act, 1923 was a convenient 
smokescreen to deny members of the public access to information. Public functioning has 
traditionally been shrouded in secrecy. But in a democracy in which people govern themselves, it 
is necessary to have more openness. In the maturing of our democracy,  right to information is a 
major step forward; it enables citizens to participate fully in the decision-making process that 
affects their lives so profoundly. It is in this context that the address of the Prime Minister in the 
Lok Sabha is significant. He said, “I would only like to see that everyone, particularly our civil 
servants, should see the Bill in a positive spirit; not as a draconian law for paralyzing 
Government, but as an instrument for improving Government-Citizen interface resulting in a 
friendly, caring and effective Government functioning for the good of ourPeople.” He further 
said, “This is an innovative Bill, where there will be scope to  review its functioning as we gain 
experience. Therefore, this is a piece of legislation, whose working will be kept under constant 
The Commission, in its Report, has dealt with the application of theRight to Information in 
Executive, Legislature and Judiciary. The judiciary could be a pioneerin implementing the Act 
in letter and spirit because much of the work that the Judiciary doesis open to public scrutiny, 
Government of India has sanctioned an e-governance project in the Judiciary for about  `700 
crores which would bring about systematic classification, standardization and categorization of 
records. This would help the judiciary to fulfil its mandate under the  Act. Similar capacity 
building would be required in all other public authorities. The transformation from non-transparency to transparency and public accountability is the responsibility of all three organs of 
5.A person gets power 

(A) by acquiring knowledge
(B) from the Official Secrets Act, 1923
(C) through openings
(D) by denying public information


6.Right to Information is a major step forward to 

(A) enable citizens to participate fully in the decision making process
(B) to make the people aware of the Act
(C) to gain knowledge of administration
(D) to make the people Government friendly


7.The Prime Minister considered the Bill 

(A) to provide power to the civil servants
(B) as an instrument for improving Government-citizen interface resulting in a friendly,caring and effective Government
(C) a draconian law against the officials
(D) to check the harassment of the people


8.The Commission made the Bill effective by 

(A) extending power to the executive authorities
(B) combining the executive and legislative power
(C) recognizing Judiciary a pioneer in implementing the act in letter and spirit
(D) educating the people before its implementation


9.The Prime Minister considered the Bill innovative and hoped that 

(A) It could be reviewed based on the experience gained on its functioning.
(B) The civil servants would see the Bill in a positive spirit.
(C) It would not be considered as a draconian law for paralyzing Government
(D) All the above


10.The transparency and public accountability is the responsibilityof three organs of the State. These three organs are 

(A) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Judiciary
(B) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Executive
(C) Judiciary, Legislature and the Commission
(D) Legislature, Executive and Judiciary


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