2012 December UGC NET Solved Question Paper in Tribal and Regional Language, Paper II

1. Who is the author of the book ‘Descriptive Ethnology of Bengal’?

(A) Dalton

(B) Karnal Sherwal

(C) Lethom

(D) Omailey

Answer: (A)


2. What is sacrified to ‘Singboga’ in the religion of Asurs?

(A) Black goat

(B) Black cock

(C) Red cock

(D) White goat

Answer: (D)


3. What is called ‘Yuvagriha’ of Oraon?

(A) GitiAra

(B) Masna

(C) Dhumkuriya

(D) Hargari

Answer: (C)


4. How many tribes were scheduled in 1956?

(A) 32

(B) 30

(C) 33

(D) 29

Answer: (B)


5. Who is not primitive tribe following?

(A) Mal paharia

(B) Sauriapaharia

(C) Parhia

(D) Bedia

Answer: (D)


6. Which marriage is called actual marriage in Kharia tribe?

(A) Udhra-Udhri

(B) Kersong

(C) Tanila

(D) RajiKhusi

Answer: (B)


7. What is the most popular meaning of ‘Sadan’ word?www.netugc.com

(A) Dan Karnewala

(B) Sadom (Ghora) Me Charhkar Anewala

(C) Sadan (Ghar) Banakar Rahnewala

(D) Sada se rahnewala

Answer: (D)


8. What is called head man’s helper of Ho tribe?

(A) Pir

(B) Manki

(C) Dakua

(D) Mukhiya

Answer: (C)


9. What is happened in ‘Madait’?

(A) Sath Bhoj Khatehāin

(B) Sathnachte gate hāim

(C) SathVichar-VimarshKartehāin

(D) Sath Kamate Khatehāin

Answer: (D)


Read the following passage with attention and answer question numbers 10 to 14 :

‘Once a poor man was put in prison although he had not committed any crime. After a long time, the Raja of the State visited the prison and the man told him that he was innocent and a false case had been registered against him by his enemies. The King found out that this was true and he gave the man a sum of money and set him free. The man went straight to the market in which there was a shop where bulbuls and other wild birds were kept in cages for sale. He said to the shopkeeper, ‘I wish to buy all the caged wild birds you have.’ To this, the shopkeeper replied, why? Are you going to start a zoo?’ The man answered, ‘No, the birds have been unjustly prisoned. I am going to set them free.’ And he did so.


10. What will be the correct heading of passage?

(A) Justice

(B) Love of freedom

(C) Foolishness

(D) Anything

Answer: (B)

11. What was the punishment?

(A) Prison

(B) Threatening

(C) Death sentence

(D) Fine

Answer: (A)


12. What was the reward?

(A) Money

(B) Release from jail

(C) Release from jail with some money

(D) Pardon

Answer: (C)


13. How did the poor man utilised that money?

(A) Purchased bulbul and other birds

(B) Donated that money

(C) Deposited in Bank

(D) Gave to his wife

Answer: (A)


14. Why did he purchased the birds?

(A) To keep in museum

(B) To decorate his house

(C) To liberate them

(D) It was his hobby

Answer: (C)


15. Which statement is correct?

(A) Linguistics is the study of grammatical language.

(B) Linguistics is the grammar of grammar.

(C) Linguistics is the study of standard language.

(D) Linguistics is the history of languages.

Answer: (B)


16. What is the subject of linguistics?

(A) Physiology

(B) Physical Sound

(C) Organ of auditory and organ of speech.

(D) Sound, Form, Sentence and meaning.

Answer: (C)www.netugc.com


17. Which is called Echoic Theory is Bowwow Theory?

(A) Prof. Max Muller

(B) Prof. Reman

(C) Prof. Benfey

(D) Darwin

Answer: (A)


18. When the mother tongue is extinct?

(A) When the mother tongue is not used in Primary Education.

(B) When the parents do not speak mother tongue.

(C) When mother tongue is not spoken by himself.

(D) When mother tongue is not given importance.

Answer: (B)


19. Which is the group of ‘Japanese Script’?

(A) Ideography Script

(B) Phonetic Script

(C) Syllabic Script

(D) Pictography Script

Answer: (D)


20. P. Ph. B, Bh, M are the sounds of the group

(A) Lips

(B) Teeth

(C) Tongue

(D) Glottis

Answer: (A)

21. What is the main element of sentences?

(A) Akanksha, Samipata

(B) Yogyata, Sarthakata, Anvay

(C) Samipata, Yogyata, Akanksha, Anwiti, Sarthakata

(D) Sarthakata

Answer: (C)


22. Which classification is correct in the view of Linguistics?

(A) Inflectional and Incorporative

(B) Inflectional and Agglutinating

(C) Agglutinative and Isolating

(D) Morphological and Genealogical

Answer: (D)


23. Whose, example is this ‘AsanKoalangkritkijiye”?

(A) Discipline and politeness

(B) Euphemism

(C) Irony

(D) Shifting of exphasis

Answer: (A)


24. Which group is most matching?

List – I                                                List – II

a. Aryan Language Family                  i. Kurux

b. Dravidian Language family            ii. Mundari

c. Austric Language family                 iii. Tibbati

d. Chinese Language family               iv. Nagpuri


       a b c d

(A) ii iii iv i

(B) iv i ii iii

(C) iii iv i ii

(D) iv ii iii i

Answer: (B)


25. What is the subject of ‘Atharvaveda’?

(A) Tantra mantra, Tadan, Maran

(B) Sangeet

(C) Yagya

(D) Devta-s Mantra

Answer: (A)


26. How many ‘Parva’ in Mahabharata?

(A) 7 Kand

(B) 10 Adhyay

(C) 12 Khand

(D) 18 Parva

Answer: (D)


27. To which period poet ‘Ghanananda’ belongs?

(A) Virgatha Kal / Adi Kal

(B) Riti Kal / Sringar Kal

(C) Bhakti Kal

(D) Adhunik Kal

Answer: (B)


28. Which magazine was published in Hindi by Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi?

(A) Indu

(B) Kalpana

(C) Saraswati

(D) Chand

Answer: (C)


29. ‘Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings,” who stated this?

(A) Milton

(B) Shakespeare

(C) Wordsworth

(D) T.S. Eliot

Answer: (C)


30. Which is the correct historical order of Literature books listed below?

(A) Parmal Raso, Sujan Raskhan, Bihari Satsai, Madhusala

(B) Sujan Raskhan, Parmal Raso, Madhusala, Bihari Satsai

(C) Bihari Satsai, Parmal Raso, Madhusala, Sujan Raskhan

(D) Madhusala, Sujan Raskhan, Parmal Raso, Bihari Satsai

Answer: (A)


31. What is the main difference between story and novel?

(A) Kathavastu

(B) CharitraChitran

(C) Parivesh

(D) Vistar

Answer: (D)


32. Who is not the example of ‘Dhiroddhata’ character?

(A) Allauddin

(B) Muhammad Ghori

(C) Raja RatnaSen

(D) Aurangzeb

Answer: (C)


33. Which ‘Ras’ is in this? “Yashoda hari palne Jhulawe Halrawe, dularawe, malhawe, joi soi kachu gawe’

(A) Adbhutras

(B) Hasyaras

(C) Karun ras

(D) Vatsalyaras

Answer: (D)


34. Which grouping of assertion and reason is most appropriate in the following?

Assertion (A): Poetry is twice removed from the reality.

Reason (R): Because poetry is not imitation.

(A) (A) is correct (R) is not correct.

(B) (A) is not correct (R) is correct.

(C) (A) and (R) are not correct.

(D) (A) and (R) are correct.

Answer: (A)


35. Whose statement is this “Eko rasa Karuno Eva”?

(A) Abhinab Gupta

(B) Bhavabhuti

(C) Chintamani

(D) Vishwanath

Answer: (B)


36. Who is the author of ‘Sahitya Darpan’?

(A) Mammat

(B) Bhavabhuti

(C) Chintamani

(D) Vishwanath

Answer: (D)


37. “Unche Ghar Mandar Ke Andar Rahanbari Unche ghor mandar ke andar rahati hai.” Which alankar has in this statement?

(A) Vipsa

(B) Deepak

(C) Yamak

(D) Upama

Answer: (C)


38. How many ‘Matra’ has in ‘Kundalia Chhand’?

(A) 12 – 12

(B) 16 – 16

(C) 22 – 22

(D) 24 – 24

Answer: (D)


39. What ‘rasa’ is in – “Tu dayalo din hau, tu dani hau bhikhari, Hou prasidha patki, tu pap punj hari.”

(A) Bhakti ras

(B) Karun ras

(C) Santras

(D) Hasyaras

Answer: (A)


40. What is Bhavanubhuti and Rasanubhuti?

(A) Orely

(B) Orely and Consant

(C) Consant

(D) None of them

Answer: (B)


41. ‘Karam Folk Tales’ belongs to the group of

(A) Parable (Nitikatha)

(B) Fable (Dant Katha)

(C) Legend (Historical tabs)

(D) Myth (Dharm Katha)

Answer: (D)


42. What is not in ‘Prakirna Sahitya’?

(A) Mantra

(B) Kahawat

(C) Paheli

(D) Pasupakshi Katha

Answer: (D)


43. To which category the marriage songs belong?

(A) Ceremonial song

(B) Festival song

(C) Work song

(D) Lullaby

Answer: (A)


44. What kind is dance of ‘Paika dance’?

(A) Jhumur dance

(B) Angnai dance

(C) Yuddha dance

(D) Chow dance

Answer: (C)


45. When the riddles are used most oftenly?

(A) At the time of ploughing

(B) At the time of guarding the barn

(C) At the time of cow herding

(D) At the time of marriage ceremony

Answer: (B)


46. Who utilise ‘work song’ mostly?

(A) Mother

(B) Children

(C) Labourers

(D) Oldmen

Answer: (C)


47. Which number is repeated again and again in motif of folktales?www.netugc.com

(A) Seven

(B) Ten

(C) Five

(D) Three

Answer: (A)


48. When ‘Jadur’ is sung?

(A) Karama

(B) Sohrai

(C) Sarhul

(D) Shikar

Answer: (C)


49. In which form Giant is not mentioned in the folk tale?

(A) Dust

(B) Narabhakkhi

(C) Sahayogi (helper)

(D) Atanki (Terrorist)

Answer: (C)


50. What was the easy medium for learning in folk life?

(A) VedPurana

(B) Yatra

(C) Pravachana

(D) Folk Literature

Answer: (D)