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6. Given below two statements - one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason(R):
Assertion (A): A researcher can draw a definitive conclusion even if there is little evidence to support it
Reason (R): Statistical test of significance helps a researcher in drawing logically correct inferences from the data. In the light of the above statements
choose the correct option:

  • Option : D
  • Explanation :
    A definitive conclusion is given decisively, with confidence and authority; and without any ambiguity, vagueness or uncertainty. This is possible only when there is definitive evidence to support the conclusion reached. So, Assertion (A) is false. A statistical test of significance is a formal procedure for comparing observed data with the hypothesis, to verify whether it is true. It helps the researcher in drawing logically correct inferences from the data. So, Reason (R) is true.
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7. In educational institutions, students usually have group journals/magazines and write in them on regular basis. Which of the following statements are correct about journaling as a method of informal assessment?
(A) As a tool that provides opportunity to the students to express their thoughts and ideas
(B) As an opportunity to showcase what they have learned
(C) As a way to cope with the stress
(D) As a tool to settle scores with the authority
Choose the correct option:

  • Option : A
  • Explanation :
    A journal/diary is a personal record of news and events made on a regular basis. In educational institutions, student journals are a specific assessment tool teachers can use to examine student learning in the affective and cognitive domains. Journa1ing provides a non-threatening platform for students to communicate/ express their thoughts and ideas; a confess their struggles and fears without judgment or punishment. It relieves stress when one gets all of those cluttered or disturbing thoughts and feelings out of one's mind and down on paper.
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8. If two propositions are related in such a way that they cannot both be true together, although both may be false together, then such a relation is considered to be

  • Option : A
  • Explanation :
    Refer to the Square of opposition shown below:
    5Dec19 SS
    Propositions are contradictory when the truth of one implies the falsity of the other, and conversely.
    Propositions are contrary when they cannot both be true; hot both can be false. Propositions are subcontrary when it is impossible for both to be false; but both can be true.
    Two propositions are said to stand-in the relation of subaltematio1l when the truth of the first (the superaltern) implies the truth of the second the subaltern), hot not conversely.
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9. Match the following environmental disasters with the words or phrases associated them.

 List I List II
(A)Bhopal gas tragedy(i)Dumping of Hazardous substances
(B)Chernobyl disaster(ii)Peroxyaoetyl Nitrates (PAN)
(C)Love Canal tragedy(iii)Nuclear Accident
(D)Los Angeles smog(iv)Methyl Isocyanide
Choose the correct option from those given below :

  • Option : B
  • Explanation :
    Bhopal Gas Tragedy occurred on the cold wintry night in the early hours of 3 December, 1984. It was estimated that 40 tonnes of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) gas leakage took place with some other toxic chemicals from the Union Carbide Factory. Thousands of people lost their lives in this disaster.
    The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR.
    One of the most famous and important examples of groundwater pollution in the U.S. is the Love Canal tragedy in Niagara Falls, New York. In the 1920s Niagara Falls began dumping urban waste into Love Canal, and in the 1940s the U.S. Army dumped waste from World War II there, including waste from the frantic effort to build a nuclear bomb.
    Los Angeles Smog tragedy was a type of air pollution characterized by high levels of ozone and low visibility. It contains photochemical smog. Peroxyacyl nitrates or PANs are a component of photochemical smog
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10. Match the following environmental disasters with the words or phrases associated them.

 Column I
(Basis)
 Column II
(Description)
(A)Cognitive(i)Ability to relate to other
(B)Emotional(ii)Ability to articulate the idea
(C)Social(iii)Ability to read others'facial expression'
(D)Verbal (iv)Ability to solve abstract problem
Choose the correct option from those given below :

  • Option : B
  • Explanation :
    (A)Cognitive(iv)Ability to solve abstract problem
    (B)Emotional(iii)Ability to read others'facial expression'
    (C)Social(i)Ability to relate to other
    (D)Verbal (ii)Ability to articulate the idea
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