ICAR JRF Home Science Questions and Answers

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ICAR JRF Home Science Questions and Answers

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Home Science Questions and Answers for ICAR JRF

1. Which Vitamin is converted to its active form (calcitriol) in the kidneys ?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin D
(C) Vitamin E
(D) Vitamin K

2. Products that contain live microorganisms in sufficient numbers to alter intestinal microflora and promote intestinal microbial balance are known as …………………. .
(A) Antibiotics
(B) Probiotics
(C) Prebiotics
(D) Enzymes

3. A serving of dessert has the following nutrient composition : 10 g of fat, 5 g of protein, 10 g of water and 20 g of carbohydrates. How many calories does it provide ?
(A) 250 kcal
(B) 200 kcal
(C) 150 kcal
(D) 190 kcal

4. The type of alcohol in beverages such as wine and beer is :
(A) Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol)
(B) Isopropyl alcohol (Isopropanol)
(C) Methyl alcohol (Methanol)
(D) Propyl alcohol (Propanol)

5. Thy type of service that results in slower turnover of customers is :
(A) Self service
(B) Waiter service
(C) Buffet service
(D) Cafetaria service

6. Hormone which regulates water balance :
(A) Antidiuretic hormone
(B) Insulin
(C) Prolactin
(D) Thyroxine

7. Infant and young child feeding is promoted by :
(A) World Bank

8. Wernick’s encephalopathy is seen in :
(A) Alcoholics
(B) Cirrhosis
(C) Jaundice
(D) Peptic ulcer

9. Sugar alcohols are :
(A) Low calorie sweeteners
(B) Non-calorie sweeteners
(C) Preservatives
(D) Stabilisers

10. Head circumference measurements are used in nutritional assessment for :
(A) Children under 5 years
(B) Children under 2 years
(C) Infants
(D) Adolescents

11. The first massive dose of Vitamin A supplementation is given along with this vaccination :
(B) Rubella
(C) Measles
(D) Chickenpox

12. To study the prevalence of a micronutrient deficiency, what study design would you choose ?
(A) Longitudinal
(B) Cohort
(C) Experiment
(D) Cross-sectional survey

13. HDPE storage containers stand for :
(A) High Density Polyethylene
(B) High Density Polyethanoate
(C) High Density Polyethane
(D) High Density Polyethanol

14. Which among the four is a goitrogen ?
(A) Spinach
(B) Lentils
(C) Fish
(D) Radish

15. Alkaline ash diet includes :
(A) Fruits, vegetables and milk
(B) Meat, egg, fish and poultry
(C) Egg, milk, pulses
(D) Meat, milk, cereals

16. Screening candidates electronically, having online skill assessment, video conferencing are :
(A) Methods of Interview
(B) Method of Recruiting
(C) Job title
(D) Advertising

17. Well being of the Employees depend on :
(A) Physical, Environment and Motivation
(B) Physical Health and Skills
(C) Psychological, Sociological and Skills
(D) Physical, Psychological and Social relational

18. The concepts of wages are :
(A) Minimum Wages, Fair Wages, Living Wages
(B) Maximum wages, Tips, No wages
(C) Wages for sustenance, Spending wages
(D) Investment of wages, Gifting of wages , Bonus

19. Human concept of management emphasises :
(A) Increase in efficiency
(B) Perfection in job
(C) All round development of worker
(D) Increase in work

20. The training benefits the organisation by :
(A) Improving profitability and developing positive attitude
(B) Improving physical status and motivation
(C) Ice breakers, Leadership and skills
(D) Job rotation, specification and behaviour

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21. Which is not a focus of an Institution providing protection services for street children ?
(A) Protection from Sexual and/or substance abuse
(B) Protection from exposure to environmental hazards
(C) Protection from anxiety related to college admission and career choice
(D) Protection from threat of disease

22. Which type of change in society are articles published by times of India related to “protection and pride of girl child” targeting ?
(A) Cognitive change
(B) Behaviour change
(C) Action change
(D) Value change

23. You are engaged in promoting breast feeding through an intensive campaign of one week. At the end of three days you talk to important stakeholders to know if your work is going in the right direction. In this case you are doing :
(A) Formal program evaluation
(B) Mid course program evaluation
(C) Message effectiveness evaluation
(D) Summative program evaluation

24. Which format of training is most effective in reaching out to para professionals who work in community settings ?
(A) Pre-service training with regular short term follow-up training on the job
(B) Pre-service training with orientation at induction
(C) On the job training with strict everyday supervision
(D) Pre-service orientation with prescribed module for everyday activities

25. Which of the following policies require that we have institutions to ensure rights of young children ?
(A) Early childhood care and education policy
(B) Domestic violence and child abuse bill
(C) Right to food security for all
(D) Child care and child right policy

26. We say that a child has achieved the skill of conservation when she knows that :
(A) Change in appearance of an object does not affect number/ weight/volume
(B) Change in appearance leads to change in volume
(C) Appearance is related to volume and weight
(D) Aspects of weight volume and appearance are independent

27. Three year old children in preschool play individually next to each other in a sand pit. This represents :
(A) Cooperative Play
(B) Parallel Play
(C) Solitary Play
(D) Cultural Play

28. Chitra’s mother from a slum community had taken up to drinking during her pregnancy. So Chitra faces the risk of :
(A) Emotional disturbance in during childhood
(B) Insecure attachment
(C) Being born with the physical and cognitive abnormalities of fetal alcohol syndrome
(D) Addiction to a range of drugs throughout life

29. Which statement indicates the most appropriate relationship between learning and maturation in children ?
(A) Learning occurs among children irrespective of maturational influence
(B) Maturational readiness is important for learning
(C) Maturation and learning are independent
(D) Learning is influenced by environment

30. Jagriti and Kirti have a 13-monthold baby girl. As per Erikson’s theory their sensitive and loving care of their daughter contributes to :
(A) The child’s sense of basic trust
(B) The child’s secure attachment
(C) The child’s sense of control
(D) Desire fulfilment

31. Fifteen-year-old Champa has a set of girl friends with whom she feels freer and more open with her friends than with her family. Champa’s parents should :
(A) Be concerned, because of deteriorating parent-adolescent relationships
(B) Should help Champa find as many good friends and follow up with them
(C) Seek family counselling
(D) Not worry, since adolescence is typically a time of growing peer influence and diminishing parental influence

32. Antra has skilful finger movement that helps her in playing musical instruments. This is an example of :
(A) Excellent locomotor skill
(B) Hereditary motor skill
(C) Bodily motor skill
(D) Fine motor skill

33. Child who believes that “what is right is lawful and that what is wrong in unlawful”, is at what stage of moral development, as per Kolberg’s theory ?
(A) Punishment and Obedience Orientation
(B) Social System Morality
(C) Interpersonal Norms
(D) Good boy/girl orientation

34. Sushma, a primary school teacher wants to know about children social relationships in and out of class. Which technique of child study will help her ?
(A) Sociometry and Sociogram
(B) Psychometry
(C) Social and resource mapping
(D) Social kaleidoscope

35. Lack of nutrition and stimulation in early years has a major impact on the child’s :
(A) Brain architecture
(B) Future admission to school
(C) Attachment with peers
(D) Ability to resist diseases

36. ‘Raglan’ is a type of :
(A) Placket
(B) Pocket
(C) Sleeve
(D) Collar

37. The method of removal of colour from dyed fabric to create white design on coloured background is known as :
(A) Discharge printing
(B) Resist printing
(C) Duplex printing
(D) Ikat printing

38. Which of the following is the traditional embroidery from Punjab ?
(A) Kantha
(B) Kasuti
(C) Phulkari
(D) Kashida

39. The weave used for Turkish towels is :
(A) Cut pile
(B) Uncut pile
(C) Jacquard
(D) Lappet

40. Which of the following is a protein fiber ?
(A) Acrylic
(B) Spandex
(C) Olefin
(D) Casein

41. ‘Jigger’ is used for ……………… .
(A) Piece dyeing
(B) Beam dyeing
(C) Stock dyeing
(D) Solution dyeing

42. Which of the following is not a chemical spinning process ?
(A) Wet spinning
(B) Dry spinning
(C) Melt spinning
(D) Ring spinning

43. A famous sari from Maharashtra with complex woven zari motifs in border and pallu is :
(A) Narayanpeth
(B) Paithani
(C) Panetar
(D) Shahpuri

44. The ability of a textile material to regain its shape and volume after being compressed or twisted is known as :
(A) Elasticity
(B) Resiliency
(C) Pliability
(D) Cohesiveness

45. The filaments of natural silk are held together by :
(A) Fibrion
(B) Sericin
(C) Pectin
(D) Lycine

46. A seam that encloses a previously stitched seam is …………….. .
(A) Lapped seam
(B) Fused seam
(C) Rolled seam
(D) French seam

47. Woven fabrics as they leave the loom before being bleached, dyed or finished are known as :
(A) Unfinished goods
(B) Raw goods
(C) Grey goods
(D) Unbleached goods

48. …………………. blue is made from coaltar dyes.
(A) Indigo
(B) Ultra marine
(C) Prussian
(D) Aniline

49. …………………… starch is procured from the roots of a plant.
(A) Tapioca
(B) Rice
(C) Wheat
(D) Potato

50. …………………… gives the information to consumer about qualities inherent in the merchandise.
(A) Trademark
(B) Label
(C) Standard
(D) Brand

51. Decisions related to routine, repetitive action are called ……….. .
(A) Technical decisions
(B) Habitual decisions
(C) Group decisions
(D) Intellectual decisions

52. The qualities of a Good Home maker is ………………… .
(A) Motivated, Guiding, Moderating
(B) Enthusiastic self control, sad
(C) Intelligence, imagination, work efficiency
(D) Planning, set goals and frustrated

53. Values that can be verbalized and held at a conscious level are termed as :
(A) Implicit values
(B) Explicit values
(C) Instrumental values
(D) Instrinsic values

54. The average distance between two individuals communicating with each other on social media is from ……………. to …………….. feet.
(A) 1.5, 4
(B) 2, 1.5
(C) 1, 2
(D) 4, 12

55. What are some of the benefits of time management ?
(A) Rustout, burnout
(B) Reality, Stagnation
(C) Control stress, Balance your life
(D) Freedom, relaxation

56. Which of the following is not the purpose of packaging ?
(A) Classifying goods
(B) Providing individuality
(C) Providing protection in transportation
(D) Identifying goods

57. FPO stands for :
(A) Food product order
(B) Fruit product order
(C) Fruit produces order
(D) Fruit product option

58. The motifs that represent some unknown form are called ………….. .
(A) Abstract
(B) Geometric
(C) Stylized
(D) Naturalistic

59. Energizing in the control step means :
(A) Taking an overall view of the job
(B) Putting the plan into action
(C) Preparing the plan
(D) Finding an alternative

60. In designing an efficient workspace, the left hard will cover :
(A) Minimal working area
(B) Normal working area
(C) No working area
(D) Maximum working area

61. ………………. is one objective of Home Science extension.
(A) To control the human behaviour
(B) To bring about desirable change in human behaviour
(C) To create problems
(D) To control the rural people

62. The following is a function of Administration :
(A) Staffing
(B) Extension work
(C) Identification of problem
(D) Teaching

63. What is the full name of I.R.D.P ?
(A) Integrated Rural District Programme
(B) Integrated Rural Development Project
(C) Integrated Rural Development Programme
(D) Integrated Regional Development Project

64. A news story written by one cab be published in :
(A) Extension bulletin
(B) Folder
(C) Newspaper
(D) Sports magazine

65. ………………… is act of overseeing, inspection and control.
(A) Management
(B) Controlling
(C) Planning
(D) Supervision

66. The approach towards vocational selection should be :
(A) Knowledge
(B) Medium
(C) Communication
(D) Honest

67. The following is characteristic of extension :
(A) Honest
(B) Communication
(C) Co-operation
(D) Social

68. ……………….. is a physical barriers to communication.
(A) Mental stress
(B) Fear
(C) Tension
(D) Environmental stress

69. Communication is a primary tool for effective :
(A) Speaking
(B) Behaviour change
(C) Impact
(D) Express knowledge

70. The process of conversion of the subject matter into symbols is called as …………… .
(A) Encoding
(B) Decoding
(C) Channel
(D) Physical barrier

71. The folk or traditional arts of India have from ancient times been used for …………….. purposes.
(A) Impact
(B) Education
(C) Informal education
(D) Socio-political

72. Which is the following teaching method good for home science teaching ?
(A) Lecture
(B) Seminar
(C) Lecture-Demonstration
(D) Discussion

73. Which is the projected visual aids ?
(A) Chalk board
(B) Poster
(C) Photograph
(D) Filmstrip

74. Who is related to Panchayat Raj ?
(A) B.R. Mehta
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) M.S. Mehta
(D) R.N. Tagore

75. Puppetry becomes a valuable ………………. only if the message to be communicated is developed in dramatic terms.
(A) Art
(B) Visual aids
(C) Audio aids
(D) Media