UGC NET PAPER 1 June Shift (Pack of 3) - UGC NET PAPER 1 24th June 2019 Evening Shift

1. When the learning outcomes of students are ensured with the employment of fewer resources and effort on the part of a teacher and more initiative for self-learning is evident, which of the following expression will describe the teacher most appropriately?

  • Option : B
  • Explanation : Teaching is a planned activity/process carried out with the aim of fulfilling certain learning objectives and achieving certain learning outcomes. The teacher/teaching is effective if s/he ensures the learning outcomes with children motivated for self-learning. In such a scenario, less effort on the teacher's part and less use of aids and resources is required. 'Successful 'includes the financial/monetary aspect of personal growth. 'Intelligent' pertains to higher order thinking skills. 'Practical' is concerned with actual practice or use of theories and ideas.
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2. A hypothesis should be conceptual:

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : A hypothesis should be simple and clear rather than obscure/convoluted/complex or complicated. It cannot be generic because the research is specific.
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3. Peer group interaction in a classroom helps in:

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : Peer teachers feel more comfortable and open when interacting with a peer as they share a similar discourse, allowing for greater understanding. They reinforce their own learning by instructing others.
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4. Mailed questionnaire, observation, interview and collective questionnaire are instances of:

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : Primary sources are documents, images or artefacts that provide firsthand testimony or direct evidence concerning a historical topic under research investigation. Primary sources include historical and legal documents, eyewitness accounts, interviews, surveys, fieldwork, collective questionnaire, email communication. In the natural and social sciences, primary sources are often empirical research in which an experiment is performed or a direct observation is made; its results being typically included in the report.
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5. The study of 'why does stressful living result in heart attack'? can be classified as:

  • Option : B
  • Explanation : The purpose of explanatory research is to increase the understanding of a researcher on a certain subject. It does not provide conclusive results for want of statistical data but makes the researcher determine the how and why of the subject under study; or, build/ elaborate /extend/ test existing theory.
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