CBSE UGC NET August 2016 General Paper Quiz (41 – 50)

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CBSE UGC NET August 2016 General Paper Quiz (41 – 50)


1.   Which of the following is the largest source of water pollution in major rivers of India ?

    (1)  Untreated sewage
    (2)  Agriculture run-off
    (3)  Unregulated small scale industries
    (4)  Religious practices

2.   Sustainable development goals have specific targets to be achieved by

    (1)  2022
    (2)  2030
    (3)  2040
    (4)  2050

3.   Indian government’s target of producing power from biomass by the year 2022, is

    (1)  50 MW
    (2)  25 MW
    (3)  15 MW
    (4)  10 MW

4.   Assertion (A) : Conserving our soil resources is critical to human survival. Reason (R) : Soil is home to many micro-organisms and contains minerals. 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.

5.   World Meteorological Organisation’s (WMO) objective has been to reduce the number of deaths due to hydrometeorological disasters over the decade 2010-2019 by (with reference to the decade 1994-2003)

    (1)  25%
    (2)  50%
    (3)  75%
    (4)  80%

6.   Which of the following core values among the institutions of higher education are promoted by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) ?

(a) Contributing to national development.

(b) Fostering global competencies among the students.

(c) Inculcating a value system among students and teachers.

(d) Promoting the optimum utilization of the infrastructure.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Codes :

    (1)  (b), (c) and (d)
    (2)  (a), (b) and (c)
    (3)  (a), (c) and (d)
    (4)  (a), (b), (c) and (d)

7.   The best way for providing value education is through

    (1)  discussions on scriptural texts
    (2)  lectures / discourses on values
    (3)  seminars / symposia on values
    (4)  mentoring / reflective sessions on values

8.   The National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) has been declared unconstitutional by

    (1)  The Supreme Court of India
    (2)  The High Court
    (3)  The High Court and the Supreme Court both
    (4)  The President of India

9.   Which of the following statements about the Indian political system is/are correct ?

(a) The President is both Head of the State and Head of the Government.

(b) Parliament is Supreme.

(c) The Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution.

(d) The Directive Principles of State Policy are justiciable.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    (1)  (a), (b), (c) and (d)
    (2)  (b), (c) and (d)
    (3)  (b) and (c)
    (4)  (c) only

10.   Which of the following are the fundamental duties ?

(a) To respect the National Flag.

(b) To protect and improve the natural environment.

(c) For a parent to provide opportunities for education to his/her child.

(d) To protect monuments and places of national importance.

Select the correct answer from the codes given :
Codes :

    (1)  (a), (b) and (c)
    (2)  (a), (b) and (d)
    (3)  (a), (c) and (d)
    (4)  (a), (b), (c) and (d)