UGC Solved Paper 1 29th June 2014 Set X Part 7 of 10


Examrace under Examrace UGC Paper 1 Series covers the complete topics and subtopics that were asked in the June UGC paper 1 examination. In this section we will discuss questions 41 to 44 from Set X for 29th June 2014 UGC NET examination. All the questions discussed will contain the correct answers and explanations for the same.

41. Which of the following is a non-probability sampling?

a) Simple random

b) Purposive

c) Systematic

d) Stratified

Answer: b)

Explanation: Nonprobability sampling is also known as random sampling and is divided into two main types viz., accidental and purposive sampling.

42. Identify the category of evaluation that assesses learning process as continuous feedback to students during instruction

a) placement

b) diagnostic

c) formative

d) summative

Answer: c)

Explanation: Formative instructional practices are a process, both formal and informal, that teachers and students use to know where they need to go in the intended learning, it helps to gather and respond to evidence of learning.

43. Research stream of immediate application is:

a) Conceptual research

b) Action research

c) Fundamental research

d) Empirical research

Answer: b)

Explanation: Action research is research initiated to solve an immediate application or problem. It is process of progressive problem solving led by individuals working with others in teams or as part of a “community of practice” and this aims to improve methods to address issues and solve problems.

44. Who propounded the concept of paradigm?

a) Peter Hagett

b) Von Thunen

c) Thomas Kuhn

d) John K Wright

Answer: c)

Explanation: Thomas Kuhn wrote “The Structure of Scientific Revolution”. Kuhn fathered, defined and popularized the concept of “paradigm shift”. According to him scientific advancement is series of peaceful interludes punctuated by intellectually violent revolutions. Therefore, it is a change in way of thinking from one form to another.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 30, 2014