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

16. Which of the following is a characteristic of modern mass media?

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : Modern mass media is capital intensive as use of technology and specialist hands requires large investment. Modern media is constantly growing; so it cannot be called sustainable (maintained at a certain level). It is more technology and machine oriented, hence, not labour intensive. It is more commercialised than developmental (what it traditionally was).
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17. Which of the following signifies non-verbal communication in an essential way?

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : 'Non-verbal' pertains to the absence of words. Among the options, only 'the dress code followed by an individual' does not involve use of words .
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18. Which of the following is a stage of intrapersonal communication?

  • Option : D
  • Explanation : Intrapersonal communication takes place within an individual. It has three aspects: self concept, perception and expectation. Self-concept (or self-awareness) as well as perception of the outside world involves beliefs, values and attitudes that mould behaviour; while expectations are future- oriented messages pertaining to long-term roles and relationships within the family or society. It happens at three levels/stages: internal discourse (silent prayer/appreciation, contemplation, meditation! transcendence); solo vocal communication; and, solo written communication.
    Phatic, intimate and personal are stages in interpersonal communication.
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19. Statements:
No Musicians are Japanese.
All Barbers are Musicians.
No Barbers are Japanese.
Identify the Middle Term in the above syllogism.

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : A categorical syllogism is an argument consisting of three categorical propositions (two premises and a conclusion) in which appear exactly three categorical terms, each of which is used exactly twice. The middle term is the one that appears in both premises but not in the conclusion.
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20. Consider the example given below:
Devadatta is growing fat.
He does not eat food during the day.
Therefore, He must be eating food during the night, other things being equal.
Identify the logic involved in the example provided above by choosing the correct answer from options
given below:

  • Option : A
  • Explanation : The logic involved in the example is presumption.
    Indian philosophy postulates various means of gaining knowledge or proof (pramana).
    Arthapatti is knowledge arrived at through presumption or postulation, derived from circumstances.
    The others are Pratyaksha (perception)
    Upamana (comparison and analogy)
    Anupalabdi (non-perception, negative proof)
    Abhava (non-existence)
    Anumana ( inference/deduction)
    Sabda (word or testimony)
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