NTA UGC NET August 2016 Question Paper-1 Mock Test – Part 2

NTA UGC NET August 2016 Question Paper-1 Mock Test – Part 2

1. C and D are sisters. A and B are brothers. E is son of A and brother of D. B is related to C as

(1)    Brother

(2)    Son

(3)    Uncle

(4)    Father-in-law

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(3)    Uncle


2. Anil played 8 cricket matches. The mean (average) of the runs was found to be 80. After
playing four more matches, the mean of the runs of all the matches was found to be 70.
The total runs made in the last four matches is

(1)    400

(2)    300

(3)    200

(4)    100

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(3)    200

3. If two propositions are connected in such a way that they cannot both be false although
they may both be true, then their relationship is called

(1)    Contrary

(2)    Subcontrary

(3)    Contradictory

(4)    Subalternation

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(2)    Subcontrary

4. Which one among the following is not a characteristic of a deductive type of argument ?

(1)    The conclusion follows from the premise/premises necessarily

(2)    The argument admits degree of complexity

(3)    The argument provides us knowledge about matters of fact

(4)    The argument must be either valid or invalid

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(3)    The argument provides us knowledge about matters of fact

5. Select the code which states the condition of an invalid deductive argument :

(1)    All the premises are true but the conclusion is false.

(2)    Some of the premises are true but the conclusion is false.

(3)    All the premises are false and the conclusion is also false.

(4)    All the premises are true and the conclusion is also true.

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(1)    All the premises are true but the conclusion is false.

6. Given below are two premises, with four conclusions drawn from them (taking singly or
together); which conclusions are validly drawn ? Select the correct answer from the codes
given below :

Premises : (i) All bats are mammals
(ii) Birds are not bats

Conclusions : (a) Birds are not mammals
(b) Bats are not birds
(c) All mammals are bats
(d) Some mammals are bats

Codes :
(1)    (a), (b) and (d)

(2)    (b) and (d)

(3)    (a) and (c)

(4)    (b), (c) and (d)

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(2)    (b) and (d)

7. When a definition implies a proposal to use the definiendum to mean what is meant by the
definiens it is called

(1)    Lexical definition

(2)    Stipulative definition

(3)    Precising definition

(4)    Persuasive definition

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(2)    Stipulative definition
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8. Select the code which is not correct :
An analogical argument is strengthened by

(1)    increasing the number of entities.

(2)    increasing the number of similar respects

(3)    reducing the claim made earlier stronger

(4)    making the conclusion stronger when premises remain unchanged

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(4)    making the conclusion stronger when premises remain unchanged

Consider the following two tables (I and II) that show the percentage of students in each
faculty at University and the number of foreign students in the Science faculty. These
percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole number. There are a total of 1049
students in the science faculty. Study these tables I and II and answer the questions that
follow (Questions 9 – 11) :

I : Students Facultywise
Name of Faculty % of Students
Computing 22
Business 14
Science 23
Engineering 9
Arts 21
Medicine 5
Law 6

II : Foreign Students in Science Faculty
Foreign Students Number of Science Students
American 79
Australian 4
African 2
Chinese 6
European 21

9. Approximately, what percentage of students in the Science faculty is that of foreign students ?

(1)    14%

(2)    9%

(3)    30%

(4)    11%

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(4)    11%

10. Approximately, how many students belong to the Engineering faculty ?

(1)    420

(2)    410

(3)    390

(4)    400

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(2)    410

11. In case, there are 34 European medical students, then approximately, what is their percentage in the medicine faculty ?

(1)    13%

(2)    18%

(3)    12%

(4)    15%

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(4)    15%