WB-SET Exam 2023 Paper-I Solved Question Paper : Exam Held on 8th January, 2023


WB-SET 2023 Paper-I Solved Question Paper

1. Constructivism in classroom is

(A) Teacher focused

(B) Student focused

(C) Activities focused

(D) Questions focused

Answer: Option- (D) Questions focused

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2. ______________ is an innovative tool that enables teachers to take students on immersive virtual journeys and field trips to various destinations.

 (A) Google Classroom

(B) Google Expedition

(C) Google Virtual Tours

(D) MS Classroom Expeditions

Answer: Option- (B) Google Expedition

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3. _____________  type of evaluation is used for monitoring the learning process of students.

(A) Summative

(B) Formative

(C) Diagnostic

(D) Assimilative

Answer: Option- (B) Formative

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4. For most classroom purposes, which among the following is the best suited for social skills assessment?

(A) Checklist

(B) Rating Scale

(C) Numerical Scale

(D) Rubrics

Answer: Option- (D) Rubrics

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5. _______________ is an instructional strategy and a type of blended learning, which requires pupils complete readings at home and work on live problem solving during class time.

(A) Virtual classroom

(B) Google classroom

(C) Flipped classroom

(D) Hybrid classroom

Answer: Option- (C) Flipped classroom

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6. A video conference between Susmita in Mumbai, Radhakanta in London, Barun in Guwahati, Jayanti in Singapore, Sudhansu in Tezpur, Purakayastha in Kolkata and Sunil in Bhubaneswar is what type of communication?

(A) Mass Communication

(B) Group Communication

(C) Group Mediated Communication

(D) Public Communication

Answer: Option- (B) Group Communication

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7. 'International Standard Book Number' (ISBN) is a machine-readable identification number meant for -digit unique numeric commercial publication of books and book like products.

(A) eight

(B) ten

(C) eleven

(D) thirteen

Answer: Option- (D) thirteen

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8. APA format is a writing style guide and format produced by the

(A) American Psychological Association

(B) American Psychiatry Association

C) American Psychological Assembly

(D) Annual Psychological Assembly

Answer: Option- (A) American Psychological Association

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9. A narrative literature review best refers to

(A) gathering, critiquing and summarising Journal articles and text books on a particular topic potentially to identify gaps in the literature.

(B) a paraphrase style of reviewing which does not require referencing.

(C) an initial impression of the topic which you will understand more fully as you conduct your research.

(D) the earliest literature is not narrated with full details.

Answer: Option- (A) gathering, critiquing and summarising Journal articles and text books on a particular topic potentially to identify gaps in the literature.

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10. From the following list of methods of teaching used in institutions of higher learning, identify those which are learner-centred:

i) Project Work

(ii) Chalk and Talk

(iii) Lecturing with audio-visual

(iv) Computer-aided instruction

(v) Simulation and Role Playing

Choose the correct option.


(A)  (i), (iii), (iv)

(B)  (i), (iv), (v)

(C)  (i), ii), (ii)

(D)  (iii), iv), (v)

Answer: Option- (C)  (i), ii), (ii)


11. A poll is done to estimate the proportion of employees of an organization who think that they are actively engaged in their jobs. The poll is based on a random sample of 400 employees. What is the conservative margin of error of this poll?

(A) 0.05

(B) 0.04

(C) 0.25

(D) 0.10

Answer: Option-


12. The discrepancies between the estimate and a population parameter is known as

(A) Formula Error

(B) Sampling Error

(C) Non-sampling Error

(D) Common Method Bias

Answer: Option- (B) Sampling Error

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13. If there is linear trend present in the population, then which of the following methods is the most efficient sampling technique?

(A) Cluster Sampling

(B) Systematic Sampling

(C) Stratified Sampling

(D) Simple Random Sampling

Answer: Option- (D) Simple Random Sampling


14. Who called the study of communication Rhetoric?

(A) Socrates

(B) Karl Marx

(C) Aristotle

(D) Noam Chomsky

Answer: Option- (C) Aristotle

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15. The most significant approach of evaluation is

(A) continuous and comprehensive evaluation

(B) conducting objective term-end examination

(C) maintaining cumulative records of students

(D) semester system evaluation

Answer: Option- (A) continuous and comprehensive evaluation


16. Which of the following includes examples of quantitative variables?

(A) Age, Temperature, Income, Height

(B) Gender, Religion and Ethnic Group

(C) Grade Point Average, Anxiety level, Reading performance

(D) Both (A) and (C)

Answer: Option- (D) Both (A) and (C)


17.      Statements :

(a) All branches are flowers

(b) All flowers are trees


(i) All branches are trees

            (ii) All trees are branches

(iii) All flowers are branches

(iv) Some trees are branches


(A) Only (i) and (iii) follows

(B) Only (i) and (i) follows

(C) Only (i) and (iv) follows

(D) Only (i) follows

Answer: Option- (C) Only (i) and (iv) follows


18. There are many countries in the world which despite high levels of per capita income and GDP growth/ real income, experience high mortality rate, undernourishment rate, poor literacy and so on. What is this state called?

(A) Growth with Development

 (B) Development

(C) Growth without Development

(D) Development without Growth

Answer: Option- (C) Growth without Development


19. Which of the following research method is based on controlled observation?

(A) Historical Research

(B) Philosophical Research

(C) Descriptive Research

(D) Field Experimentation

Answer: Option- (D) Field Experimentation

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20. In communication, language is a

(A) Non-verbal code

(B) Symbolic code

(C) Iconic code

(D) Verbal code

Answer: Option- (D) Verbal code


21. Match items of List-I with the items of List-II and indicate your answer by selecting the correct code.

Answer: Option- C) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

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22. Find the wrong number in the series:

2, 3,5, 7, 12, 17, 19

(A) 2

(B) 5

C) 12

D) 19

Answer: Option- C) 12


23. A,B and C invested capitals in the ratio 3:5:9, the timing of their investments being in the ratio 2:3:1. In what ratio would their profits be distributed?

(A) 2:5:3

(B) 3:2:5

C) 7:5:3

(D) 3:5:2

Answer: Option- (A) 2:5:3


24. Bivraj walks 20 meters north. Then he turns right and walks 30 meters. Now, he turns right and walks 35 meters. Then, he turns left and walks 15 meters and then again he turns left and walks 15 meters. In which direction and how far is he from the original position?

(A) 45 m, East

(B) 35 m, East

(C) 45 m, West

(D) 35 m, West

Answer: Option- A) 45 m, East


25. In an organisation 40% of the employees are matriculates, 50% of the remaining employees are graduates, 50% of the remaining employees are postgraduates and the remaining 75 are Ph.D holders. How many employees are graduates?

(A) 300

(B) 75

(C) 150

(D) 225

Answer: Option- (C) 150


26. P, Q. R, S, T, U, V and W are sitting around a circle and are facing the centre.

1. P is second to right of T who is neighbour of R and V

2. Sis not the neighbour of P.

3. Vis the neighbour of U.

4. Q is not between S and W. W is not between U and S.

Who of the following are not neighbours?

(A) R and V

(B) U and V

(C) R andP

D) Q and W

Answer: Option- (A) R and V


27. The average age of 30 students in a class is 15 years. If the age of two teachers of the same age is included, then the new average age becomes 17 years. What is the age of either of the teacher?

(A) 44 years

(B) 47 years

(C) 94 years

(D) 54 years

Answer: Option- (B) 47 years


28. A dealer paid a bike manufacturer Rs. 1,35,000 for a bike. What should be the selling price of the bike, if after allowing a buyer 10% discount on the selling price, he made a profit of 8% on his investment?

(A) Rs. 1,60,000

(B) Rs. 1,62,000

(C) Rs. 1,52,500

(D) Rs. 1,50,000

Answer: Option- (B) Rs. 1,62,000


29. What is 20% of 30% of 40% of 50%?

(A) 12%

(B) 24%

(C) 2.4%

(D) 1.2%

Answer: Option- (D) 1.2%


30. The process of learning about our own culture which is transmitted from one generation to another generation is known as

(A) Acculturation

(B) Enculturation

(C) Inter-culturation

(D) Assimilation

Answer: Option- (B) Enculturation

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Directions: Question Nos. 31 -35 In the following Pie Chart, distribution of candidates who were admitted in MBA and the candidates (out of those admitted) who passed the examination in different institutes are given.

31. What percentage of candidates passed the examination from institute T out of the total No. of candidates admitted from the same institute?

(A) 50%

(B) 52.5%

(C) 75%

(D) 80%

Answer: Option-(C) 75%


32. Which institute has the highest percentage of candidates passed to the candidates admitted?

(A) Q

(B) R

(C) v

(D) T

Answer: Option-(B) R


33. What is the ratio of candidates passed to the candidates admitted from institute P?

(A) 9:11

(B) 14: 117

(C) 6: 11

D) 9:17

Answer: Option-(C) 6: 11


34. The number of candidates passed from S institute and P together exceeds the number of candidates admitted from institute T and R together by

(A) 228

(B) 279

(C) 399

(D) 407

Answer: Option-(C) 399


35. What is the percentage of candidates passed to the candidates admitted for institutes Q and R taken together?

(A) 68%

(B) 80%

(C) 74%

D) 65%

Answer: Option-(B) 80%


Study the diagram below and answer questions from 36 to 38:

36. How many doctors are neither artists nor players?

(A) 17

(B) 8

C) 4

D) 22

Answer: Option- (A) 17


37. How many players are neither doctors nor artists ?

(A) 25

(B) 30

(C) 60

D) 17

Answer: Option- (C) 60


38. How many artists are both players and doctors?

(A) 22

(B) 8

(C) 7

D) 3

Answer: Option- D) 3


39. Which of the following are the goals of higher education in India?

i) Access

(i) Equity

(ii) Quality and Excellence

iv) Relevance

(v) Value based education

(vi) Compulsory and free education

(A)  (i),  (ii),  (V),  (vi)

(B) i), (ii), (iii), iv), (V)

(C) (i),  (ii),  (v)

D)  (i), ii),  (iv), (V), (vi)

Answer: Option- (B) i), (ii), (iii), iv), (V)

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40. Which one of the following universities is not among the first three universities which were established in 1857?

(A) Calcutta

(B) Bombay

(C) Madras

(D) Delhi

Answer: Option- (D) Delhi

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41. The Red Data Book which lists the endangered species is maintained by which of the following organisation?





Answer: Option- (C) IUCN

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42. Which of the following clearly mentions that "India is a Union of States"?

(A) Article 1

(B) Preamble

(C) Article 13

(D) Govt. of India Act, 1935

Answer: Option- (A) Article 1

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43. On the monitor of a computer, a pixel is usually a__________.

(A) Circle

(B) Rhombus

(C) Triangle

(D) Square

Answer: Option- (D) Square

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44. 'Cirrus' refers to

(A) a low cloud

(B) a high cloud

(C) a rain bearing cloud

(D) a hail bearing cloud

Answer: Option- (B) a high cloud

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45. Which of the following is not a feature of NEP 2020?

(A) 10+ 2 to 5+ 3 +3+4

(B) Multiple exit options in UG programmes

(C) Multilingual instruction and learning

(D) 3 Yr PG Programmes

Answer: Option- (D) 3 Yr PG Programmes

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Read the following passage and answer Question Nos. 46 to 50:

The eye-ball is a little camera. Its smallness is part of its perfection. A spheroid camera, there are, not many anatomical organs where exact shape counts for so much as with the eye. Light which will enter the eye will traverse a lens placed in the right position there, will traverse; all this making of the eye which will see in the light is carried out in the dark. It is a preparing in darkness for use in light. The lens required is biconvex and to be shaped truly enough to focus its pencil of light at the particular distance of the sheet of photosensitive cells at the back, the retina. The biconvex lens is made of cells, like those of the skin but modified to be glass-clear. It is delicately slung with accurate centring across the path of light which will in due time, some months later, enter the eye. In front of it a circular screen controls, like the iris-stop of a camera or microscope, the width of the beam and is adjustable, so that in a poor light more is taken for the image. In microscope, or photographic camera, this adjustment is made by the observer working on the instrument. In the eye this adjustment is automatic, worked by the image itself!

 The lens and the screen cut the chamber of the eye into a front half and a back half, both filled with clear humour, practically water, kept under a certain pressure maintaining the eye-balls right shape. The rOnt chamber is completed by a layer of skin specialized to be glass-clear and free from 1ood-vessels which if present would with their blood throw shadows within the eye. This living glass-clear sheet is covered with a layer of tear-water constantly renewed. This tear-water has the special chemical power of killing germs which might inflame the eye. This glass-clear bit of skin has only one of the fourfold set of skin-senses; its touch is always 'pain', for it should not be touched. The skin above and below this window grows into movable flaps, dry outside like ordinary skin, but moist inside so as to wipe the window clear every minute or so from any specks of dust, by painting over it fresh tear-water. 

The light sensitive screen at the back is the key structure. It registers a continually changing picture. It receives, takes and records a moving picture life long without change of 'plate', through every waking day. It signals its shifting exposures to the brain.

This camera also focuses itself automatically, according to the distance of the picture interesting it.  It makes its lens 'stronger' or 'weaker' as required. This camera also turns itself in the direction of the view required. It is moreover contrived as though with forethought of self-preservation. Should danger threaten, in a moment its skin shutters close, protecting its transparent window. And the whole structure, with its prescience and all its efficiency, is produced by and out of specks of granular slime arranging themselves as of their own accord in sheets and layers, an acting seemingly on an agreed plan. That done, and their organ complete, they abide by what they have accomplished. They lapse into relative quietude and change no more. It all sounds an unskilful overstated tale which challenges belief. But to faithful observation so it is.

46. How does light enter the eye?

(A) As a pencil of light

(B) By traversing the lens of the eye

(C) As a photosensitive cell

(D) As a biconvex lens

Answer: Option-(B) By traversing the lens of the eye

47. The iris-stop of the eye adapts to the image or to light

(A) automatically

(B) by centring

(C) by shifting exposures

(D) by focusing

Answer: Option-(A) automatically


48. The shape of the eye-ball is maintained by

(A) the retina

(B) the aqueous humour kept at a certain pressure

(C) the biconvex lens

(D) the transparent skin in the front chamber

Answer: Option-(B) the aqueous humour kept at a certain pressure


49. The word prescience means

(A) instinctual

(B) automatic

(C) natural

(D) foreknowledge

Answer: Option-(A) instinctual


50. Choose the most appropriate description of the passage from those given below

(A) A class lecture on biology

(B) A section on the human eye from a physiology textbook

(C) A note in a medical handbook

(D) An informal discourse on the amazing organ of sight

Answer: Option-(B) A section on the human eye from a physiology textbook