UGC NET Dec 2013 Paper 1 Solved Part 4 [ CBSE NET-JRF Updates ]


This is the third part of the UGC Paper 1 Dec 2013 multi-part series where we will discuss the answers for UGC NET exam five questions at a time. The paper this time was tricky. Examrace UGC Paper 1 Series and UGC Online Classes for Paper 1 would equip students to sail through this paper. For more details contact 0999-800-8851 or 

Q. Which of the following statements are correct?

1) There are seven Union Territories in India.

2) Two Union Territories have Legislative Assemblies

3) One Union Territory has a High Court.

4) One Union Territory is, the capital of two States.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 2 and 4 only

(C) 2, 3 and 4 only

(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: (D)

The city of Chandigarh India is the capital of two states and one union territory. There are in all seven union territories. Only Delhi as a UT has high court. Delhi and Puducherry (both UTs) have their own elected legislative assemblies

Q. Which of the following statements are correct about the Central Information Commission?

1) The Central Information Commission is a statutory body

2) The chief Information Commissioner and other Information Commissioners are appointed by the president of India.

3) The Commission can impose a penalty. upto a maximum  of Rs 25,000

4) It can punish an errant officer.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:


(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1, 2 and 4

(C) 1, 2 and 3

(D) 2, 3 and 4

Answer: (C)

The Central Information Commission (CIC) set up under the Right to Information Act (RTI) is the authorised body, established in 2005, under the Government of India to act upon complaints from those individuals who have not been able to submit information requests to a Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer due to either the officer not having been appointed, or because the respective officers refused to receive the application for information under the RTI Act and can impose penalty upto Rs.25000. However, they dont have the right to punish the errant officer. 

Q. Who among the following conducted the CNN-IBN _ The Hindu 2013 Election Tracker Survey across 267 constituencies in 18 States?

(A) The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)

(B) The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)

(C) CNN and IBN

(D) CNN, IBN and The Hindu

Answer: (A)

The CNN-IBN-The Hindu Election Tracker poll conducted by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS)

Q. In certain code TEACHER is written as VGCEIGT. The code of CHILDREN will be




(D) None of these

Answer: (B)

To decode this just pick a next word to it forr example, instead of T we will pick V and so instead of C we will pick E and so on. So, the correct answer would be EJKNFTGP. 

Q. A person has to buy both apples and mangoes. The cost of one apple is Rs 7/- whereas that of mango is Rs 5/-

If the person has Rs. 38, the number of apples he can buy is

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

Answer: (D)

The maximum number of apples in the choice he can buy is 4 and 4 apples leads to Rs. 28. Alongwith it he will be able to buy 2 more mangoes. So he can buy both mangoes and apples for Rs. 38 as there is nowhere mentioned that the number of apples and mangoes should be equal.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 21, 2014