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NTA NET Paper 1 12 November 2020 Morning Shift Part 1

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1. Identify the qualitative research designs from the list given below:

i) Exploring common experiences of individuals to develop a theory

ii) Controlling, Manipulating, observing and measuring the effect

iii) Exploring the shared culture of a group of people

iv) Exploring individual stories to describe the lives of people

v) Extending generalizations from sample to population

Select the correct answer from the following options:

1. i) , iii) and iv)

2. i) , ii) and iii)

3. ii) , iii) and v)

4. ii) , iv) and v)

Q. 2 In a certain code, FISH is written as EHRG. The code for JUNGLE will be






4. Communication skills of students can be improved by

a) Asking general questions

b) Exposure to new technology

c) Fostering critical thinking

d) Discriminant use of vocabulary

e) Limited listening

Choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

1. a) , b) and c)

2. b) , c) and d)

3. c) , d) and e)

4. a) , d) and e)

Q. 5 The next number in the given series is

196,384, 736, ________







Q. 8 Application of ICT in research is relevant in which of the following stages?

i) Survey of related studies

ii) Data collection in the field

iii) Data Analysis

iv) Writing the thesis

v) Indexing the references

Choose the most appropriate option from those given below:

1. ii) , iv) and v)

2. i) , iii) and v)

3. i) , ii) and iv)

4. ii) , iii) and iv)


10. Match List I with List II

Match List I with List II
List IList II
(Key Terms used in Research)(Description of Terms)
a) Hypothesisi) Techniques used for collection of facts and information
b) Sampleii) Devices for arriving at conclusions
c) Research Designiii) A tentative statement indicating potential solution of the problem of study
d) Research Tooliv) A subset drawn from a defined set
v) Conceptual framework for conducting research

Select the correct answer from the options given below:

1. a) - i) , b) - ii) , c) - iii) , d) - iv)

2. a) - ii) , b) - iii) , c) - iv) , d) -v)

3. a) - i) , b) - ii) , c) - iv) , d) - iii)

4. a) - iii) , b) - iv) , c) -v) ; d) -i)


Q. 12 The concept of entropy as used in communication is related to

1. Virtual reality

2. Marketplace

3. Order

4. Communicative language

Q. 1 A researcher reports his/her research finding to the research audience in such a way that his/her personal views are necessarily getting supported. This would involves issues relating to

1. Technical aberration

2. Research ethics

3. Scientific rigour

4. Personal predilection

Q. 14 The modality of ‘teaching’ has to be differentiated from ‘training’ or ‘instructing’ in terms of which of the following learning outcomes?

1. Disciplined and patterned behaviour

2. Critical and creative thinking

3. Firm and durable association of ideas

4. Quick feedback

Q. 15 which of the following is indicative of innovations in evaluation system at present?

1. Semesterization system

2. Project based evaluation system

3. Choice based credit system

4. Objective based evaluation system

Q. 16 Structured classroom communication can be categorized as

1. Inter-personal communication

2. Vertical communication

3. Group communication

4. Cross-purpose communication


Q. 18 “Everyone believes that there is a soul. Therefore, you should also believe it.” This inference commits which kind of fallacy?

1. Ad hominem

2. Ad populum

3. Fallacy of Accident

4. Fallacy of Ambiguity

Q. 19 When the ‘test data’ tell us about a student՚s level of proficiency in a defined area, the procedure of evaluation is called

1. Formative evaluation

2. Summative evaluation

3. Norm-referenced testing

4. Criterion-referenced testing