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NTA NET 2020 Paper 1 17 October Morning Shift Part 1

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PART I General Paper

Comprehension:

The table below embodies data on the number of candidates who appeared for an interview (I) and got admission (II) in five engineering disciplines during the year 2014 to 2019. In accordance with the table, answer the questions 1 - 5:

Year Wise Number of Candidates in Different Engineering Disciplines
Year wise Number of Candidates in Different Engineering Disciplines
Engineering Discipline/

Year

ChemicalCivilAerospacePetroleumElectrical
IAIAIAIAIA
201412741090210820681180114096093512161194
2015116510652050198012601180100498511321120
201611081024186018151132104087085512601246
2017123011801996194810609801094107011911170
20181492137225302500146514251160104012421222
201998293034883448164010901020101013621342

1. What is the percentage increase/decrease in the number of candidates admitted in Civil Engineering discipline from the year 2015 to 2016?

(1) 9.09 %

(2) 8.43 %

(3) 8.33 %

(4) 9.19 %

2. What is the percentage of the total number of candidates admitted to the total number of candidates interviewed for all the years in Chemical Engineering discipline?

(1) 8.1 %

(2) 91.68 %

(3) 8.8 %

(4) 91.86 %

Q. 3 What is the average number of candidates who appeared for an interview in the year 2016 for admission to all the five engineering disciplines?

(1) 1216

(2) 1314

(3) 1316

(4) 1246

Q. 4 The ratio of number of candidates who appeared in an interview for admission to Petroleum Engineering discipline in the year 2014 compared to the number of candidates who got admission in Electrical Engineering discipline in the year 2015 is:

(1) 3: 5

(2) 6: 7

(3) 7: 6

(4) 5: 3

Q5. What is the difference between the total number of candidates who appeared for an interview over the six years in Aerospace and Electrical Engineering disciplines?

(1) 334

(2) 61

(3) 66

(4) 344

Q. 6 Which of the following are objectives of a performance appraisal system?

(A) To help an employee in finding out his/her own strengths and weaknesses.

(B) To help in creating desirable organizational ethos.

(C) To help in identifying people for the purpose of motivating and training them for new roles.

(D) To help in distinguishing the non-performers from performers.

(E) To enable learners to understand the weakness in the system.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

(1) (A) , (B) , (C) only

(2) (B) , (C) , (D) only

(3) (C) , (D) , (E) only

(4) (E) , (D) , (A) only

Q. 7 Given below are two statements:

Statement I: Emissions of hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide are inherently very low from diesel vehicles.

Statement II: Diesel driven vehicles are inherently more fuel efficient compared to petrol driven vehicles.

In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

(1) Both Statement I and Statement II are correct

(2) Both Statement I and Statement II are incorrect

(3) Statement I is correct but Statement II is incorrect

(4) Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is correct

Q. 8 Given below are two statements:

Statement I: Upamiti is defined as knowledge of the relation between a word and its denotation.

Statement II: Verbal testimony is the statement of a trustworthy person and consists in understanding its meaning.

In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

(1) Both Statement I and Statement II are correct

(2) Both Statement I and Statement II are incorrect

(3) Statement I is correct but Statement II is incorrect

(4) Statement I is incorrect but Statement II is correct