UGC NET Home Science Questions and Answers

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UGC NET Home Science Questions and Answers

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Home Science Questions and Answers for UGC NET

1. Oleic acid is an example of :
(A) Saturated fatty acid
(B) Polyunsaturated fatty acid
(C) Medium chain fatty acid
(D) Mono unsaturated fatty acid

2. Stability of egg white foam can be increased by adding :
(A) Cream of Tartar
(B) Fat
(C) Salt
(D) Water

3. MPN test is used for the analysis of :
(A) Meat
(B) Blood
(C) Water
(D) Fish

4. Maltodextrins are prepared from :
(A) Sago starch
(B) Corn starch
(C) Milk
(D) Barley

5. Olestra is an example of :
(A) Fat substitute
(B) Sweetener
(C) Protein supplement
(D) Multivitamin supplement

6. MMR vaccination protects children against measles, mumps and ………. .
(A) Rheumatic fever
(B) Rubella
(C) Respiratory tract infection
(D) Rickets

7. Collagen formation in the body requires :
(A) Zinc
(B) Iron
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D

8. Which of the following vitamins provides the cofactor for the transfer of one-carbon units ?
(A) Thiamine
(B) Riboflavin
(C) Niacin
(D) Folate

9. Type of menu planned in a hospital food service.
(A) a’ la carte
(B) Table d’ hote
(C) Cyclic
(D) Buffet

10. Infant mortality rate is defined as :
(A) The number of babies dying in the first year of life per 1000 live births
(B) The number of babies dying before one month per 1000 live births
(C) The number of children dying between 1 to 4 years of life per 1000 live births
(D) The number of children dying between 1 to 2 years of life per 1000 live births

11. Ketoacidosis is associated with :
(A) Liver Diseases
(B) Burns
(C) Cancer
(D) Diabetes

12. The hormone that stimulates appetite and known as hunger hormone :
(A) Leptin
(B) Ghrelin
(C) Insulin
(D) Estrogen

13. Test used for the assessment of thiamin status is :
(A) Erythrocyte Glutathione Reductase Test
(B) FIGLU Test
(C) Relative Dose Response Test
(D) Erythrocyte Transketolase Activity Test

14. In …………….. the respondents are expected to report the consumption of each food for a specific period.
(A) Food inventory method
(B) Food frequency
(C) Food record
(D) Diet diary

15. Which of the following is a benefit of physical fitness ?
(A) Decrease in lean body mass
(B) Increased bone density
(C) Increased risk of cardiovascular disease
(D) Impaired immune system

16. Caustic soda is a detergent used in :
(A) Handwash liquid
(B) Cleaning glassware and aluminium
(C) Cleaning silverware
(D) Cleaning wooden surfaces

17. Keratomalacia can lead to :
(A) Conjunctival xerosis
(B) Bitots spots
(C) Night-blindness
(D) Melting and wasting of cornea

18. Which of the following components of fitness is defined as the body’s ability to sustain prolonged exercise ?
(A) Body composition
(B) Flexibility
(C) Agility
(D) Cardiorespiratory endurance

19. Wool can be identified under microscope by :
(A) Twists
(B) Striations
(C) Scales
(D) Speckles

20. Tussar, Eri and Muga are types of :
(A) Silk
(B) Cotton
(C) Linen
(D) Jute

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21. A weave characterised by floats on its surface is :
(A) Herringbone
(B) Satin
(C) Plain
(D) Twill

22. ………………. is a finish produced by pressing a raised design into a fabric.
(A) Calendering
(B) Napping
(C) Embossing
(D) Singing

23. Beam dyeing is used to dye :
(A) Fibers
(B) Yarns
(C) Fabrics
(D) Felts

24. The traditional embroidery of Bengal which mainly used darning stitch is :
(A) Kasuti
(B) Kantha
(C) Phulkari
(D) Kashida

25. Colour fastners to rubbing can be tested by :
(A) Fade-O-Meter
(B) Launder-O-Meter
(C) Elmendorf Tester
(D) Crockmeter

26. ………….. fabrics are made from fibers that do not require pesticides or chemicals to grow.
(A) Up-cycled
(B) Regenerated
(C) Eco-friendly
(D) Re-cycled

27. Textile materials used to increase soil stability and provide erosion control are called :
(A) Nanotextile
(B) Geotextile
(C) Agrotextile
(D) Eco-friendly textile

28. ………… is used to take an individual’s body measurements electronically for custom made pattern.
(A) Boarding
(B) Bilateral treaty
(C) Body scanning
(D) Cataloguing

29. …………….. part of sewing machine regulates the length of stitches.
(A) Feed dog
(B) Shuttle race
(C) Presser foot
(D) Stitch regulator

30. The most suitable method of finishing a ‘V’ shaped neckline is by using :
(A) Bias
(B) Fitted facing
(C) Self-finishing
(D) Frill

31. ……………. is a fashion characterized by much crowd excitement or emotion.
(A) Craze
(B) Trend
(C) Classic
(D) Fad

32. Ruffles cut in circular manner from fabric, that fall in folds are known as :
(A) Jabot
(B) Cascade
(C) Cowl
(D) Bias

33. Which of the following terms is used in Garment Industry ?
(A) Colour chart
(B) Measurement chart
(C) Spec sheet
(D) Grade card

34. Ability of fabric or yarn to stretch and return to its original shape when tension is released is :
(A) Pliability
(B) Elasticity
(C) Resilience
(D) Cohesiveness

35. Kneading and squeezing method is used for washing Viscose Rayon because it :
(A) has a smooth surface
(B) has low wet strength
(C) is expensive
(D) has poor absorption

36. In the care label system developed by ASTM, a triangle indicates :
(A) Drying
(B) Bleaching
(C) Ironing
(D) Drycleaning

37. What is meant by suspended ceiling ?
(A) Panels directly glued to the ceiling
(B) A series of soffits that surround the room
(C) A finished ceiling hung from the ceiling by series of wires
(D) A series of beams and panels making ceiling system

38. In dynamic muscular work :
(A) The blood flow to muscles is reduced
(B) The blood flow to muscles is increased
(C) There is no change in blood flow level
(D) There is reduction in heart rate

39. Which of the following is housing finance agency ?

40. Split complementary colour scheme uses :
(A) Opposite colours
(B) Adjacent colour
(C) Adjacent colours to opposite colour
(D) Non-adjacent colour

41. The motifs that represent any unknown form is known as :
(A) Abstract
(B) Geometric
(C) Natural
(D) Stylized

42. The resources that originate internally are called :
(A) Community resources
(B) Non-human resources
(C) Human resources
(D) Material resources

43. Heavy physical work can cause :
(A) Mental fatigue
(B) Psychological fatigue
(C) Transient fatigue
(D) Localized muscular fatigue

44. Human concept of management emphasizes on :
(A) Increase in efficiency
(B) Job perfection
(C) All round development of family members
(D) Increase in standard of living

45. Repetitive work processes lead to :
(A) MSD problems
(B) Blood pressure
(C) Workload increase
(D) Injuries

46. The buying process for a consumer starts from :
(A) Information search
(B) Need recognition
(C) Alternatives available
(D) Purchase decision

47. Those who often initiate the buying proposal are :
(A) Buyers
(B) Deciders
(C) Sellers
(D) Users

48. Which is the source for assessing training needs ?
(A) Performance evaluation
(B) Simulation
(C) Case study
(D) Role play

49. Peer performance appraisal is carried out by :
(A) Immediate supervisor
(B) Manager
(C) Fellow employees
(D) Customers

50. The example of money income is :
(A) Teacher teaching own child
(B) Profit received from shares
(C) Rent paid to the landlord
(D) Using fruits and vegetables from one’s garden