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UGC NET Previous Year Question of December 2019 for ICT And People & Environment

UGC NET Previous Year Question For ICT and People & Environment

The UGC NET Paper 1 is an important part of the exam in which ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and People & Environment are one of the most difficult yet interesting and scoring topics of UGC NET Exam. The purpose of ICT in UGC NET is to check candidates knowledge in computer terminology and its importance in our environment. People & Environment category tests the knowledge of the candidates relating to the environment in which they are living. Both ICT and People & Environment topic consist of 5 Questions.

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 Highlights :

Exam Name UGC NET
Subject ICT and People & Envionment
Total Questions 5 (for each)
Total Marks 10 (for each)
Marking For right answer: 2 marks
Negative Marking No
Question Pattern Objective type
Language Bilingual
  • ICT: General abbreviations and terminology.
  • Basics of Internet, Intranet, E-mail, Audio and Video-conferencing.
  • Digital initiatives in higher education.
  • ICT and Governance.
People, Development and Environment
  • Development and environment: Millennium development and Sustainable development goals.
  • Human and environment interaction: Anthropogenic activities and their impacts on environment.
  • Environmental issues: Local, Regional and Global; Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, Noise pollution, Waste (solid, liquid, biomedical, hazardous, electronic), Climate change and its Socio-Economic and Political dimensions.
  • Impacts of pollutants on human health.
  • Natural and energy resources: Solar, Wind, Soil, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass, Nuclear and Forests.
  • Natural hazards and disasters: Mitigation strategies.
  • Environmental Protection Act (1986), National Action Plan on Climate Change, International agreements/efforts -Montreal Protocol, Rio Summit, Convention on Biodiversity, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, International Solar Alliance.

Here we are going to provide you quizzes related to UGC NET syllabus which contains mainly flowing topics i.e. ICT and People, Development and Environment.

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Today Quiz : UGC NET Previous Yr Quiz December 2019


Q1. Which of the following is a programming language?
(a) Deep learning
(b) Machine learning
(c) Artificial Intelligence
(d) Python
Q2. Match List – I with List – II.

Q3. Which description is appropriate among the following for ‘E – Governance?
(a) To engage enable and empower the citizens
(b) To provide fair and unbiased services to the citizens
(c) To provide technology driven governance
(d) To ensure people’s faith in E – Commerce applications

Q4. Which of the following is a search engine?
(a) Internet
(b) Bing
(c) Skype
(d) Acrobat Reader

Q5. Given below are two statements – One is labelled as Assertion (A) and other is labelled as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A): The internet is a collection of interconnected computer networks, linked by transmission medium such as copper wires. fibre optic cables, wireless connections etc.
Reasons (R): World Wide Web is a collection of interconnected documents.
In the right of the above two statements, choose the correct answer:
(a) Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

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People, Development And Environment:

Q6. Identify the Sustainable Development Goals from the list given below:

(i) Zero Hunger
(ii) Quality Education
(iii) Universal Primary
(iv) Education Clean
(v) Water and Sanitation
(vi) Green Agriculture
(vii) Climate Action

Select correct answer from the options given below:
(a) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(b) (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v)
(c) (iii), (iv), (v) and (i)
(d) (i), (ii), (iv) and (vi)

Q8. Average noise levels in heavy traffic zones in major cities in India are generally in which of the following ranges of noise levels?
(a) 31 – 40 dBA
(b) 41 – 50 dBA
(c) 70 – 95 dBA
(d) 110 – 120 dBA

Q9. The Montreal Protocol refers to
(a) Cooperation among UN member countries to combat climate change
(b) Phasing out the consumption and production of ozone depleting substances
(c) Ensuring environmental sustainability
(d) Safeguarding societal quality of life worldwide

Q10. In which category Cochin International Airport has been conferred, the UN’s Champion of the Earth Award?
(a) Policy Leadership
(b) Entrepreneurial Vision
(c) Science and Innovation
(d) Inspiration and Action

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S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Python is an interpreter, high-level, general-purpose programming language, created by Guido Van Rossum and was first released in 1991. Python language is being used by almost all tech-giant companies like – Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. www – World Wide Web
JAVA – Programming language
RAM – Volatile Memory
ROM – Non- volatile memory

S3. Ans.(a,b,c)
Sol. ‘E-Governance’ literally means Electronic Governance. Through this, communication and information technology are coordinated to provide government information and services to the citizens of the country. Under this, the following are included:
(i) To engage, enable and empower the citizens.
(ii) To provide fair and unbiased services to the citizens.
(iii) Providing technology driven administration services etc.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. A search engine is a type of program that searches the user’s queries from the unlimited database of the internet and shows the related information on the search results page. These are as follows- Google, Bing, Yahoo,, Baidu, Crawling etc.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Assertion given (A) that the internet is a set of interconnected computer networks, which are connected by means of transmitting media such as copper wire, fiber-optic cables, wireless connection, etc., is correct. Whereas the Reason (R) World Wide Web is a collection of interconnected documents, is also correct. But Reason (R) is not the correct explanation of Assertion (A).

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) was adopted in September 2015 as part of the Resolution, Agenda for Sustainable Development 2030, a change in our world. In the list of Sustainable Development Goals, 17 targets have been included-
1. Zero hunger
2 Quality educations
3 Clean water and sanitation
4 Climate actions
5 No poverty
6 Good health and well being
7 Gender equality
8 Affordable and clean energy
9 Decent work and economic growth
10 Industries, Innovation and Infrastructure
11 Reduced inequalities
12 Sustainable urban and communities
13 Responsible consumption and production
14 Life below water
15 Life on land
16 Peace and Justice for strong institutions
17 Partnerships to achieve the goal

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S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Andhra Pradesh – Neeti Samrakhsana Udyamam
Gujarat – Sujlam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan
Maharashtra – Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan
Rajasthan – Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. The average noise levels in heavy traffic zones in major cities of India are usually in the range of 70-95 dBA (decibel) noise levels.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Montreal Protocol is primarily concerned with phasing out the production and consumption of ozone depleting substances. It was adopted in the year 1987. In Montreal Protocol there is a creation of a multilateral fund to support developing countries from the expenditure incurred to destroy from CFC or ozone-depleting substances.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. The United Nations’ biggest environmental champion of the earth award was given to Cochin International Airport under the category of entrepreneurial vision. In addition, the award was given in five other categories (Lifetime Achievement, Policy Leadership, Inspiration and Action, Science and Innovation).

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