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1. Which of the following is not a Class I preservative ?
(A) Wood smoke
(B) Vinegar
(C) Sodium chloride
(D) Sodium meta-bisulphite

2. ADHD children may have :
(A) Lack of EFA
(B) Excess of EFA
(C) Lack of EAA
(D) Excess of BCAA

3. The hormone required for digestion of fat is :
(A) Ghrelin
(B) Leptin
(C) Cholecystokinin
(D) Insulin

4. Thali meal served in a restaurant is an example of :
(A) a la carte menu
(B) Table d’hote menu
(C) Cyclic menu
(D) French classical menu

5. Acrodermatitis enteropathica is a disorder associated with the deficiency of :
(A) Zinc
(B) Chromium
(C) Iron
(D) Selenium

6. The National Food Security Bill 2013 ensures :
(A) Access to adequate quantity of quality food at subsidised price
(B) Increase in national food production
(C) Reduction in post-harvest losses
(D) Free distribution of food to the needy

7. The internal diameter of the bangle used for quick assessment of the nutritional status of an infant is :
(A) 3.0 cm
(B) 3.5 cm
(C) 4.0 cm
(D) 4.5 cm

8. Probiotics are used in the treatment of :
(A) Diverticulosis
(B) Dysphagia
(C) Gastritis
(D) Nausea

9. Inulin is an example of :
(A) Oligosaccharide
(B) Polysaccharide
(C) Fructooligosaccharide
(D) Heteropolysaccharide

10. Which of the following foods has the lowest aw ?
(A) Sugar
(B) Sugarcane juice
(C) Jaggery
(D) Honey

11. The toxin present in green potatoes is :
(A) Solanin
(B) Aflatoxin
(C) Mycotoxin
(D) Sanguinarine

12. Which of the following oil is the best source of oryzanol ?
(A) Sesame oil
(B) Mustard oil
(C) Soyabean oil
(D) Rice bran oil

13. Which of the following food has anti-inflammatory effect ?
(A) Walnut
(B) Coconut
(C) Groundnut
(D) Cashewnut

14. Soxhlet apparatus is used for the extraction of :
(A) Protein from groundnuts
(B) Toxins from groundnuts
(C) Fat from groundnuts
(D) Niacin from groundnuts

15. Denier of the yarn is :
(A) wt. in gms per 9000 meters
(B) wt. in gms per 1000 meters
(C) wt. in pounds per 840 yards
(D) wt. in pounds per 560 yards

16. A sewing thread should have the property of :
(A) Elastic recovery
(B) Extensibility
(C) Good appearance
(D) High friction resistance

17. A weave characterized by long floats and lustrous appearance is :
(A) Plain
(B) Satin
(C) Twill
(D) Mock leno

18. ‘Courses’ and ‘Wales’ are terms used to describe :
(A) Non-wovens
(B) Felts
(C) Woven fabrics
(D) Knitted fabrics

19. A style of garment which is always popular is known as :
(A) Chic
(B) Classic
(C) Fashion

20. Silk fabrics are stiffened by using :
(A) Rice starch
(B) Sago starch
(C) Gum starch
(D) Dextrin

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21. The “Presser foot” of a sewing machine has the following function :
(A) Holds the needle in position
(B) Controls the movement of spoot thread
(C) Holds the fabric in place for sewing
(D) Regulates the stitch length

22. “Retting” is a process in the manufacture of :
(A) Cotton
(B) Asbestos
(C) Silk
(D) Jute

23. Which of the following depicts the correct sequence in management process ?
(A) Evaluation, planning, adjusting, checking, energizing
(B) Planning, energizing, evaluation, adjusting, checking
(C) Planning, energizing, checking, adjusting, evaluation
(D) Checking, evaluation, planning, adjusting, energizing

24. In the systems approach of management any effect of the environment upon the system is referred to as :
(A) Output
(B) Input
(C) Feedback
(D) Function

25. The characteristic of resources that express the value, applicability and productiveness for a purpose is :
(A) Manageability
(B) Utility
(C) Accessibility
(D) Inter-relatedness

26. The method of resolving conflicts that exhibit the highest level of adjustment is :
(A) Voluntary submission
(B) Dominance
(C) Integration
(D) Compromise

27. The energy cost of the task is determined by :
(A) Determining the energy cost of the work
(B) Determining the oxygen consumption
(C) Determining energy cost of rest
(D) Determining the difference between the energy cost of task and energy cost of rest

28. Which of the following is not a technique of motion and time study ?
(A) Pie chart
(B) Pathway chart
(C) Process chart
(D) Operation chart

29. House planning principle of orientation states that the kitchen should be placed towards :
(A) South
(B) East
(C) South-west
(D) North

30. Illusion of space in a room can be created by having :
(A) Warm colour scheme
(B) Complementary colour scheme
(C) Cool colour scheme
(D) Monochromatic colour scheme

31. During most of the preschool period, the child is in the :
(A) Sensorimotor stage
(B) Concrete operations stage
(C) Preoperational stage
(D) Formal operations stage

32. Apgar scale is a rating system used to assess :
(A) Cognitive abilities of a newborn
(B) Neonate’s reflexes
(C) Newborn baby’s physical condition immediately after birth
(D) Developmental status of babies

33. A behavioural disorder characterized by difficulties in acquiring the ability to read is :
(A) Dyslexia
(B) Dysgraphia
(C) Dyscalculia
(D) Aphasia

34. Socio-cultural approach to cognitive development is put forth by :
(A) Piaget
(B) Bandura
(C) Skinner
(D) Vygotsky

35. A research design in which one group of participants is studied repeatedly at different ages is known as :
(A) Longitudinal design
(B) Cross-sectional design
(C) Modified experimental design
(D) Microgenetic design

36. A parenting style that is high in demandingness and low in responsiveness is known as :
(A) Authoritarian parenting
(B) Authoritative parenting
(C) Permissive parenting
(D) Rejective parenting

37. Parton’s play categories can be used to find the level of children’s :
(A) Cognitive play
(B) Dramatic play
(C) Social participation
(D) Functional play

38. Thinking in which the lines of logic lead to a single best answer or solution is :
(A) Divergent thinking
(B) Logical thinking
(C) Reasoning
(D) Convergent thinking

39. The non-formal education aims at ………………………. .
(A) Theory and practical
(B) Distance learning
(C) Socially useful learning
(D) Academic learning

40. National Literacy Mission was launched on :
(A) 7th May 1988
(B) 5th May 1988
(C) 6th May 1988
(D) 8th May 1988

41. ………………………… means to keep a watch on what is happening.
(A) Supervision
(B) Evaluation
(C) Comparison
(D) Monitoring

42. Overhead projector uses the principle of ………………………. .
(A) Indirect Projection
(B) Projection
(C) Digital Projection
(D) Direct Projection

43. ………………………….. is the most dependable medium of communication where there are frequent power cuts.
(A) Flip chart
(B) Slide show
(C) Overhead projector
(D) Radio

44. The principle of the whole family approach should reach :
(A) All the members of the rural area
(B) All the members of society
(C) All the members of university
(D) All the members of the family

45. …………………………….. may reduce the expenditure of the programme.
(A) Supervision
(B) Evaluation
(C) Communication
(D) Technology

46. ………………………….. is non-projected audio-visual aids.
(A) Television
(B) Radio
(C) Puppet show
(D) Motion picture

47. Which of the following is not a measure of central tendency ?
(A) Kurtosis
(B) Mean
(C) Median
(D) Mode

48. Research subjects must give the following before they can participate in a study :
(A) A Bond
(B) A Mortgage
(C) Informed consent
(D) Compensation

49. A researcher designs an experiment to test how variables interact to influence learning capacity of children to spell words. In this case, the main purpose of the study is :
(A) Explanation
(B) Description
(C) Influence
(D) Prediction

50. Sampling in qualitative research is similar to which type of sampling in quantitative research ?
(A) Simple random sampling
(B) Systematic sampling
(C) Quota sampling
(D) Purposive sampling