Solutions to Maharashtra SET paper 1 held on 30th Aug 2015 - Part 1 (Q.No. 31 to 45)


Solutions to Maharashtra SET Paper 1 held on 30th August 2015. Most of the questions were direct and required basic understanding of the facts. Here are the solutions to paper 1 questions 31 to 45 - 31. Which one of the following is an example of in situ conservation of biological resources?

(A) Botanical Garden

(B) Zoo

(C) Breeding Centers

(D) National Parks

Answer: D

32. In which states are western Ghat is spread and known for its rich biodiversity?

(A) Maharashtra - Rajasthan

(B) Gujarat - Madhya Pradesh

(C) Karnataka –Telangana

(D) Maharashtra – Karnataka - Kerala

Answer: D

33. The solid waste from hospital is classified as:

(A) Hazardous

(B) Non – hazardous

(C) Compostable

(D) Combustible

Answer: A

34. Which of the following pairs of air pollutant causes acid rain?

(A) Sulphur dioxide - Carbon dioxide

(B) Oxides of nitrogen - Carbon monoxide

(C) Sulphur dioxide - Oxides of nitrogen

(D) Ammonia - Chlorine

Answer: A

35. Which of the following is a herbivorous animal?

(A) Snake

(B) Frog

(C) Deer

(D) Fox

Answer: C

36. Large number of people has serious apprehensions about ________ energy.

(A) Fossil fuel

(B) Nuclear

(C) Hydro - electricity

(D) Solar

Answer: B

37. Which one of the following agencies regulates Higher Education?





Answer: C

38. Which one of the following is responsible for professional development of teacher’s in the Higher Education?





Answer: B

39. When was the first open university established in the world?

(A) 1969

(B) 1971

(C) 1980

(D) 1857

Answer: A

Established in 1969 and students admitted in 1971.

40. Which commission mentioned that “If we exclude spiritual training in our institution. We would be untrue to our whole historical development”?

(A) Radhakrishan Commission

(B) Kothari Commission

(c) Dave Commission

(D) Mudaliar commission

Answer: A

42. Which one of the following mission is related to Higher Education?





Answer: B

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

43. When choosing a teaching method, which of the following is considered to be the least important?

(A) Nature of the content being taught

(B) Available resources

(C) Course objectives

(D) Students’ likes and dislikes

Answer: B

44. The best feedback about mislearning is obtained through:

(A) diagnostic testing

(B) Summative evaluation

(C) Objective - based testing

(D) qualitative evaluation

Answer: A

Diagnostic tests measure students’ understanding of a subject area or skills base

45. The question, “Distinguish between animal cell and plant cell” is based on ________ objective.

(A) Comprehension

(B) Analysis

(C) Synthesis

(D) Evaluation

Answer: B

- Published/Last Modified on: September 17, 2015