Daily Important MCQs on UGC NET Paper 1 with Explanation

Daily MCQs on UGC NET Paper 1

daily mcqs on ugc net paper 1

Daily  Important MCQs on UGC NET Paper 1

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21. Which of the following methods is indicative of innovations in the evaluation system at present?

(a) Semesterization system
(b) Project based evaluation system
(c) Choice based credit system
(d) Objective based evaluation system

Correct answer is option (b) Project based evaluation system

Explanation :

Project based evaluation is a new alternative for the theoretical evaluation system which enhances the ability of students to implement the course learnings in an innovative manner. This helps in exploration of the topic further and developing an insight.

21. The emphasis in memory level teaching is on which of the following?
i. Organization of thoughts and ideas
ii. Seeing of relationships among facts
iii. Systematic presentation to enable quick reproduction
iv. Critical thinking
v. Mastery of correct sequencing of facts
vi. Segregating one feature from another

Choose the answer from the following options:
(a) i, ii , iii
(b) i, iii, v
(c) ii, iii, iv
(d) iv, v, vi

Correct answer is option (b) i, iii and v.


Teaching is a purposeful activity. Through teaching the teacher brings a desirable change in the learners. Teachers teach students at three levels. He has to keep in mind about the development stage of the learners so that desired educational objectives can be achieved. Teaching is considered as the act of imparting instructions to the learners in the classroom situation.

20. Which of the following is not a social network?

(a) LinkedIn
(b) Instagram
(c) Tumblr
(d) EBay

Correct answer is option (b) EBay.

Explanation :

EBay Inc. is an American multinational e-commerce company based in San Jose, California, that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website. LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr are social networking sites.

19. Media is knows as :

(a) 1st Estate
(b) 2nd Estate
(c) 3rd Estate
(d) 4th Estate

Correct answer is option (d) Fourth Estate.


The four pillars/estates of democracy are- the Legislature, Executive, Judiciary and the Media.

The term Fourth Estate or fourth power refers to the press and news media both in explicit capacity of advocacy and implicit ability to frame political issues.

18. The Shannon and Weaver model of communication is:

(a) Modular

(b) Circular

(c) Linear

(d) Non linear

Correct answer is option (c) Linear.


The Shannon and Weaver Model of Communication is a mathematical theory of communication that argues that human communication can be broken down into 6 key concepts: sender, encoder, channel, noise, decoder, and receiver. the Shannon and Weaver model is an example of a linear communication model.

17. Which of the following emotional characteristics are of crucial significance in adolescent learning?

(a) Feeling of group belongingness
(b) Hero-worship and sentiments
(c) Expanding emotional ties with those in the neighborhood
(d) Dependence processes and making friends

Correct answer is option (b)


Adolescence is the age of transition from childhood into adulthood marked by extra sensitivity and over sentimentality as adolescents grapple with biological and psychological changes within themselves and dwell in confusion regarding their identity. This makes them distance themselves from all that they experienced as children (including parent’s indulgence, adult’s authority, rules, group belongingness, emotional ties with neighbors, dependence on friends etc.) and hero worship adults whom they fancy. SO, these emotional characteristics are of crucial significance in case of adolescent learning, and teachers must acknowledge this and act accordingly.

16. Which is the agency of the Central Government that disseminates information regarding government policies and projects to the media in India?

(a) PIB
(b) PTI
(c) AIR
(d) PCI

Correct answer is option (a) PIB – Press Information Bureau


1. The Press Information Bureau (PIB)

PIB is the nodal agency of the Government of India to disseminate information to the print and electronic media on government policies, programmes, initiatives and achievements. It functions as an interface between the Government and the media and also serves to provide feedback to the Government on people’s reaction as reflected in the media. PIB disseminates information through different modes of communication viz. press releases, press notes, feature articles, backgrounders, photographs, database available on Bureau’s website. Information disseminated is released in English, Hindi and Urdu and subsequently translated in other Indian languages to reach out to about 8,400 newspapers and media organizations in different parts of country.

2. The Press Trust of India Ltd.

The Press Trust of India Ltd. commonly known as PTI, is the largest news agency in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a nonprofit cooperative among more than 500 Indian newspapers and has about 500 full-time employees as of 1 Jan 2020 including about 400 journalists and 500 part time correspondents in most of the district headquarters in the country. Major Indian subscribers of PTI include The Hindu, The Times of India, The Indian Express, Hindustan Times, The Statesman, The Tribune, News 18, NDTV, India Today, the All India Radio, Doordarshan, and The Wire. PTI has offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Colombo, Dubai, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, New York City, and Washington D.C.

3. All India Radio (AIR),

All India Radio (AIR) officially known since 1957 as Akashvani (literary meaning “Voice from the Sky”), is the national public radio broadcaster of India and is a division of Prasar Bharati. It was established in 1936. It is the sister service of Prasar Bharati’s Doordarshan, an Indian television broadcaster. All India Radio is the largest radio network in the world, and one of the largest broadcasting organisations in the world in terms of the number of languages broadcast and the spectrum of socio-economic and cultural diversity it serves.

4. Press Council of India (PCI)

The Press Council of India was first set up in the year 1966 by the Parliament on the recommendations of the First Press Commission. The objective of PCI is to preserve the freedom of the press and to maintain and improve the standards of press in India.

15. National Geophysical Research Institute is located in ?

(a) Kurukshetra
(b) Mysore
(c) Surat
(d) Hyderabad

Correct answer is option (d) Hyderabad.

The National Geophysical Research Institute is a geoscientific research organization established in 1961  in Hyderabad under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India’s largest Research and Development organization. The research activities fall broadly under three themes: Geodynamics, which revolve round investigating and modeling fundamental aspects of the Earth system and processes, Earthquake Hazards, which encompass features on the surface and subsurface of crust which may potentially endanger lives and properties through catastrophes like earthquakes and landslides as well as deterioration in pollution levels of groundwater and soil, changes in climatic conditions and associated environmental issues. The theme Natural Resources comprise of implementation of techniques to identify primary geo-resources, which are the pillars of human civilization and fount of economic growth like groundwater, hydrocarbons as well as alternate energy sources and minerals.

14. Which of these elements is considered to be the largest source of commercial energy consumption in the world?

(a)  Nuclear
(b)  Natural gas
(c)  Oil
(d) Coal

Correct answer is option (c) oil.


Accounting for approximately 39% of the global energy consumption, oil has historically been the world’s most used energy source. Despite a decline over the past two decades, the demand for oil has remained high principally due to demand from emerging economies, especially non-OECD countries.

13. What do you consider as the main aim of inter disciplinary research?

(a) To bring out holistic approach to research
(b) To reduce the emphasis of single subject in research domain
(c) To over simplify the problem of research
(d) To create a new trend in research methodology

Correct answer is option a.

Interdisciplinary research (IDR) is a mode of research by teams or individuals that integrates information, data, techniques, tools, perspectives, concepts, and/or theories from two or more disciplines or bodies of specialized knowledge to advance fundamental understanding or to solve problems whose solutions are beyond the scope of a single discipline or area of research practice.

12. Which of the following statements is correct?

(a) Syllabus is a part of curriculum
(b) Syllabus is an annexure to curriculum
(c) Curriculum is the same in all educational institutions affiliated to a particular university
(d) Syllabus is not the same in all educational institutional institutions affiliated to a particular university

Correct answer is option a.

Syllabus is basically a document that defines the subject. It explains the things you need to know about a subject. The syllabus is the document which guide towards the subject. Curriculum is a whole content which is taught in a particular course/program. These are skills, learning experience, and knowledge to be imparted to the students.

11. The first Indian chronicler of Indian history was:

(a) Megasthanese
(b) Fahiyan
(c) Huan Tsang
(d) Kalhana

Correct answer is option d (Kalhana).

A chronicler is a person who writes descriptions of historical events as they happen. Kalhan is known to be India’s first historian who has documented the times and lives of the Kings on the land, especially Kashmir. His writings – Rajtarangini – documented in Sanskrit is credited to be of great value for understanding the history of Kashmir. Rajtarangaini, meaning “the river of kings” describes the chronology of Kashmir right from the geological age to his times.

10. Carbon dioxide is called greenhouse gas because it is :

(a) Used in greenhouse to increase plant growth
(b) Transparent to sunlight but traps heat
(c) Transparent to heat but traps sunlight
(d) Transparent to both sunlight and heat

Correct answer is option b.

In atmosphere, the gases which are transparent to solar radiation but retain and partially reflect back long wave heat radiations are called as green house gases. Carbon dioxide is a prominent greenhouse gas.

9. CCQ stands for:

(a) Correction checking questions
(b) Class checking questions
(c) Caliber checking questions
(d) Concept checking questions

Correct answer is option d (Concept checking questions).

CCQ in teaching stands for concept checking questions. When checking student comprehension, these questions are asked by the teacher to gain a more accurate evaluation of the student’s understanding. CCQs are targeted questions presented after a lesson to measure understanding. For example, after a lesson in simple past tense, instead of asking the class, “Do you understand how to form past tense?” the teacher might wrap up the lesson by asking students to come to the board ad write one thing they did before coming to class today (i.e. “I ate breakfast” or “I studied” or ”I did my homework”.

8. Which major tech-company recently announced that it has planned to cut more than half of carbon emissions across its supply chain, by 2030?

(a) Google
(b) Microsoft
(c) Infosys
(d) IBM

Correct answer is option b (Microsoft)

According to Microsoft, by 2030 it will be carbon negative, and by 2050 the company will remove from the environment all the carbon it has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.

7. What does BCC stands for in emails:

(a) Blind carbon copy
(b) Basic common copy
(c) Binding commercial copy
(d) Blind common copy

Correct answer is option a (Blind carbon copy)

BCC stands for “blind carbon copy.” Just like CC, BCC is a way of sending copies of an email to other people. The difference between the two is that, while you can see a list of recipients when CC is used, that’s not the case with BCC.

6. In which city India’s first e-waste clinic has been opened?

(a) Bhopal
(b) Surat
(c) Chennai
(d) Bengaluru

Correct answer is option a (Bhopal).

India’s first e-waste clinic opens in Bhopal. It would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. The e-waste clinic is being started on the basis of a three-month pilot project. If this project is successful, e-waste clinics will be established at other places in the country.

5. Which is the most commonly used chemical for fruit ripening?

(a) Calcium carbide
(b) Boric acid
(c) Malathion
(d) Diazinon

Correct answer is option a (Calcium carbide).

When calcium carbide comes in contact with moisture, it produces acetylene gas, which is quite similar in its effects to the natural ripening agent, ethylene. Acetylene acts like ethylene and accelerates the ripening process. Other than the Calcium Carbide, Ethylene, Ethephon are also in common practice in artificial ripening of fruits.

Daily Important MCQs on UGC NET Paper 1 with Explanation

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