UGC NET Dec 2013 Paper 1 Solved Part 9 (Download PDF)

Dr. Manishika Jain- Join online Paper 1 intensive course. Includes tests and expected questions.

This is the 9th 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, as most of the questions were a part of Examrace curriculum. For more details contact + 91 - 999 - 800 - 8851 or

Q. If two propositions having the same subject and predicate terms are such that one is the denial of the other՚s the relationship between them is called

(A) Contradictory

(B) Contrary

(C) Sub-contrary

(D) Sub-alteration

Answer: (A)

Contradictory is the state when one opposes or denies another in relationship.

Q. Ananaya and Krishna can speak and follow English. Bulbul can write and speak Hindi as Archana does. Archana talks with Ananya also in Bengali. Krishna can not follow Bengali. Bulbul talks with Ananya in Hindi. Who can speak and follow English, Hindi and Bengali?

(A) Archana

(B) Bulbul

(C) Ananya

(D) Krishna

Answer: (C)

Ananya can follow all three languages (Hint: Bulbul talks with Ananya in Hindi, Archana talks with Ananya also in Bengali and Ananaya and Krishna can speak and follow English)

Q. A stipulative definition may be said to be

(A) Always true

(B) Always false

(C) Sometimes true, sometimes false

(D) Neither true nor false

Answer: (D)

Stipulative is one that relates to something that is merely asserted in an ad hoc fashion rather than following logically from general principles. A stipulative definition is neither true nor false, accurate nor inaccurate.

Q. When the conclusion of an argument follows from its premise/premises Conclusively, the argument is called

(A) Circular argument

(B) Inductive argument

(C) Deductive argument

(D) Analogical argument

Answer: (C)

Deductive argument provides something as a fact while inductive argument provides an understanding of what is likely to be true. Therefore, deductive reasoning is top-down approach and conclusion of any argument follows from its premises.

Q. Saturn and Mars are planets like the earth. They borrow light from the Sun and moves around the sun as the Earth does. So those planets are inhabited by various orders of creatures as the earth is. What type of argument is contained in the above passage?

(A) Deductive

(B) Astrological

(C) Analogical

(D) Mathematical

Answer: (A)

Since Earth moves round sun and has life, Saturn and Mars which also move around sun will have life according to deductive reasoning.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 25, 2014


Developed by: