Paper – I
1. In communication, a major barrier to
reception of messages is
(A) audience attitude
(B) audience knowledge
(C) audience education
(D) audience income
2. Post-modernism is associated with
3. Didactic communication is
4. In communication, the language is
(A) the non-verbal code
(B) the verbal code
(C) the symbolic code
(D) the iconic code
5. Identify the correct sequence of the
(A) Source, channel, message, receiver
(B) Source, receiver, channel, message
(C) Source, message, receiver, channel
(D) Source, message, channel, receiver
6. Assertion (A) : Mass media promote
a culture of violence in the
Reason (R) : Because violence
sells in the market as people
themselves are violent in
(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 the correct
explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are false
7. When an error of 1% is made in the
length of a square, the percentage
error in the area of a square will be
(A) 0 (B) 1/2
(C) 1 (D) 2
8. On January 12, 1980, it was a
Saturday. The day of the week on
January 12, 1979 was
(A) Thursday (B) Friday
(C) Saturday (D) Sunday
9. If water is called food, food is called
tree, tree is called earth, earth is
called world, which of the following
grows a fruit ?
(A) Water (B) Tree
(C) World (D) Earth
10. E is the son of A, D is the son of B,
E is married to C, C is the daughter
of B. How is D related to E ?
(A) Brother (B) Uncle
(C) Father-in-law (D) Brother-in-law
11. If INSURANCE is coded as
ECNARUSNI, how HINDRANCE
will be coded ?
12. Find the next number in the
following series :
2, 5, 10, 17, 26, 37, 50, ?
(A) 63 (B) 65
(C) 67 (D) 69
13. Which of the following is an
example of circular argument ?
(A) God created man in his image
and man created God in his
(B) God is the source of a scripture
and the scripture is the source
of our knowledge of God.
(C) Some of the Indians are great
because India is great.
(D) Rama is great because he is
14. Lakshmana is a morally good person
(A) he is religious
(B) he is educated
(C) he is rich
(D) he is rational
15. Two statements I and II given below
are followed by two conclusions (a)
and (b). Supposing the statements
are true, which of the following
conclusions can logically follow ?
I. Some religious people are
II. Some religious people are
(a) Rationally religious people are
(b) Non-rational religious persons
are not morally good.
(A) Only (a) follows.
(B) Only (b) follows.
(C) Both (a) and (b) follow.
(D) Neither (a) nor (b) follows.
16. Certainty is
(A) an objective fact
(B) emotionally satisfying
and so on