UGC-NET June 2020 Solved Questions with Explanations (21-30)

 UGC-NET June 2020 Solved Questions with Explanations (21-30)

21. Which one of the following is the element of the marketing mix?

A.   People

B.   Purchase

C.   Power

D.   Product


Answer: D (Product)

Notes: The marketing mix refers to four broad levels of marketing decision, namely: product, price, place, and promotion. The 4Ps model was created by E. Jerome McCarthy in 1960.

22.   Identify the online tools for cataloguing books?

      a)    LibraryThing                      

      b)    Good Reads                       

      c)    Scoop

      d)    Reddit


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (b) and (d) only

         D.   (c) and (d) only


Answer: A


Notes: LibraryThing developed by Tim Spalding and first launched in 2005 is a Social Cataloguing Web application.

Goodreads was founded in December 2006 and launched in January 2007 by Otis Chandler and Elizabeth Khuri Chandler is an American Social Cataloguing Website.


23. Who wrote the first hypertext solution ‘Memex’?

A.  Vannevar Bush

B.   Judea Pearl

C.   Tim Berners Lee

D.   John McCarthy


Answer: A (Vannevar Bush)

Notes: The memex is the name of the hypothetical proto-hypertext system that Vannevar Bush described in his 1945 The Atlantic Monthly article "As We May Think". A memex is a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. 

24. When knowledge is derived by employing logic and reason over sensory experience, it is termed as:

A.  Empiricism

B.   Rationalism

C.   Historicism

D.   Pragmatism


Answer: B (Rationalism)

Notes: In philosophy, rationalism is the epistemological view that "regards logic and reason as the chief source and test of knowledge" or "any view appealing to logic and reason as a source of knowledge or justification".

25.   From the following, identify the Management Scientists who belong to the Classical Management Era:

      a)    G. E. Mayo            

      b)    F. W. Taylor           

      c)    Henri Fayol

      d)    D. McGregor


         A.   (a) and (b) only

         B.   (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a) and (d) only


Answer: B


26.   Match the following:

      a)      CURL                   (i) South Africa

      b)      EIFL                     (ii) UK

      c)      SANLiC                (iii) Europe

      d)      CONCERT           (iv) Taiwan


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

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

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

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


Answer: D


Notes: CURL (Consortium of University Research Libraries) is a Consortium of University Research Libraries in UK, funded by the JISC and started in 1983. It is now known as Research Libraries UK (RLUK).

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) started in 1999, is a non-profit organization based in Europe to provide access to knowledge through a global network to developing and countries in transition.

SANLIC (South African National Library and Information Consortium) is a consortium of higher education and research libraries in South Africa.

CONCERT (CONsortium on Core Electronic Resources in Taiwan) set up in 1990 is a consortium consists of members mainly from universities, colleges as well as research institutes in Taiwan.


27. Who published ‘DA2I 2019’ series of reports?

A.   ALA





Answer: B (IFLA)

Notes: Development and Access to Information (DA2I) is a series of reports, prepared by IFLA in partnership with the Technology and Social Change Group, University of Washington (TASCHA), that monitor the progress countries are making towards fulfilling their commitment to promote meaningful access to information (A2I) as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

28. What is LibraryThing?

A.   Online Library of Education

B.   Bibliography of Computer Science

C.   Free books in humanities and Social Sciences

D.   Online Cataloguing Service


Answer: D (Online Cataloguing Service)

Notes: LibraryThing developed by Tim Spalding and first launched in 2005 is a Social Cataloguing Web application.

29. Which of the following are true about a folksonomy?

      a)    It is user-generated classification               

      b)    It is an activity of collaborative categorization                 

      c)    It has precision in language and syndetic structure

      d)    It reflects general populace’s language and needs


         A.   (a), (b) and (d) only

         B.   (a), (b) and (c) only    

         C.   (b), (c) and (d) only

         D.   (a), (c) and (d) only


Answer: A

Notes: Thomas Vander Wal is credited with coining the term “folksonomy’ in 2004. Folksonomy is sometimes called collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, or social tagging. 

30. Who is the publisher of The Stateman’s Yearbook, 155th edition?

A.   Palgrave Macmillan

B.   Harper Collins

C.   Simon & Schuster

D.   Hachette Livre


Answer: A (Palgrave Macmillan)

Notes: The Stateman’s Yearbook 2019, 155th edition is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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