SYBCOM Foundation Course MCQ with Answers: Mumbai University 2021

SYBCOM Foundation Course MCQ with Answers: Mumbai University 2021

SYBCOM Foundation Course MCQ with Answers

The protection of Human Rights Act in India was enacted in the year _________________.

  1. 1993
  2. 1994
  3. 1995
  4. 1996

_______________ categories of Fundamental Rights incorporates ‘Abolition of Untouchability’.

  1. Right to Religion
  2. Right to Equality
  3. Right to Freedom
  4. Right against Exploitation

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on _________________.

  1. 01-Dec-48
  2. 10-Dec-48
  3. 11-Dec-48
  4. 31-Dec-48

_____________Schedule of the Constitution given below deals with recognised languages.

  1. Schedule 8
  2. Schedule 7
  3. Schedule 12
  4. Schedule 9

_____________ is not a UN Agency.

  3. WTO
  4. ILO

_______________amendment introduced the word ‘secular’ in the Preamble of Indian Constitution.

  1. 44th
  2. 42nd
  3. 93rd
  4. 16th

India is a __________________ country .

  1. secular
  2. free
  3. busy
  4. overpopulated

The Prevention of Atrocities (POA ) Act was enacted in the year ______________________.

  1. 1988
  2. 1999
  3. 1899
  4. 1989

________________article of the Constitution abolishes Untouchability.

  1. Article 18
  2. Article 15
  3. Article 14
  4. Article 17

______________are the most physically abused children.

  1. Infants
  2. toddlers
  3. teenagers
  4. adults

As per census 2011, SCs comprise about _______ of India’s population.

  1. 17.7%
  2. 18.7%
  3. 19.7%
  4. 16.6%

The SC’s may belong to__________,Neo-Buddhist and Sikh religion.

  1. Shikhisam
  2. Jainism
  3. Zoroastrian
  4. Hindu

_______ right is the right or freedom which is guaranteed to citizens by a country’s constitution.

  1. Civil
  2. Political
  3. Eco and social
  4. Constitutional

All________ are expressly stipulated and written in a consolidated National constitution which is the supreme law of the land.

  1. Political rights
  2. Civil rights
  3. Constitutional rights
  4. Social rights

Constitutional right is a________ guaranteed by the constitution.

  1. Social right
  2. Constitutional right
  3. Civil right
  4. Supreme right

Constitutional rights are not basic and do not apply to everyone, unlike_______.

  1. Supreme light
  2. Political right
  3. Civil right
  4. Fundamental rights

______ are those right which is accepted and enforced by the government or state.

  1. Civil right
  2. Constitutional right
  3. Political rights
  4. Legal right

______ rights are equally available to all the citizens.

  1. Civil
  2. Legal
  3. Fundamental
  4. Constitutional

________ Rights differ from fundamental rights.

  1. Constitutional
  2. Fundamental
  3. Civil
  4. Legal

Article_____ states that when an individual is deprived of his fundamental rights he can move the supreme court and seek justice.

  1. 32
  2. 33
  3. 42
  4. 43

Safeguards are grouped into______category.

  1. Four
  2. Five
  3. Seven
  4. Six

Article____ prohibits the state to discriminate on grounds of religion race caste sex or place of birth in respect of any employment.

  1. 16(2)
  2. 17(2)
  3. 18(2)
  4. 19(2)

Article______ is states that the state is empowered to make any special provision for women.

  1. 15(3)
  2. 16(3)
  3. 17(3)
  4. 18(3)

______ are events that allow Lava Rock fragments and gases to escape from layers the Earth’s surface.

  1. Volcano
  2. Nuclear accidents
  3. Hurricane
  4. Cyclone

Certain disaster result in____ of several people.

  1. Death
  2. Loss
  3. Gain
  4. Injury

______who have studied the men’s mental health effect of disasters have noticed and apparent pattern.

  1. Psychiatrist
  2. Physiotherapist
  3. Orthopedic
  4. Counselor

Disaster can lead to Severe ______ related symptoms

  1. Headache
  2. Ulcer
  3. Depression
  4. Stress

Several studies indicate that at least half of survivors of major disasters suffer from_______ problems that need clinical care.

  1. Stress
  2. Mentally disabled
  3. Distress or mental health
  4. Hearing impairment

Adults who are in the age group of_____are likely to be more distressed after a disaster.

  1. 24 to 60
  2. 35 to 70
  3. 30 to 60
  4. 10 to 50

c)______ can lead to an adverse economic effect on the human.

  1. Disaster
  2. Politics
  3. Inflation
  4. Deflation

Disasters result in economic loss to survivors on account of______.

  1. Inflation
  2. Stagflation
  3. Disaster
  4. Unemployment

Issac Newton is considered the greatest figure of the_______ revolution.

  1. Scientific
  2. Myth
  3. French
  4. Russian Scientific

The logical process adopted by scientists to develop knowledge of nature and present it as an accepted fact is known as the _____ method.

  1. Modern
  2. Scientific
  3. Logical
  4. Adopted

______ is a logical predictive statement regarding the outcome of the research.

  1. Hypothesis
  2. Hypothermia
  3. Hyperbola
  4. Hyperstate

The attitude which enables man to apply logic and arrive at decisions based on reliable and practical knowledge is said to be_______.

  1. Person temper
  2. Scientific logic
  3. Scientific temper
  4. Logic temper

Which one of the following beliefs is not based on any reason?

  1. Supernatural
  2. Suspense belief
  3. Super phenomena
  4. Superstitious

______ are the stories that may or may not be true.

  1. Facts
  2. Hamper
  3. Myths
  4. Social

_________ are unfavourable or negative opinions held by people without any knowledge or examination of facts.

  1. Prejudices
  2. Facts
  3. Principles
  4. Stories

New technology makes the earlier one______.

  1. Adequate
  2. Absolute
  3. Inadequate
  4. In absolute

Which field of science combines other disciplines such as genetics, molecular biology, and microbiology?

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Biochemistry
  3. Bio gas
  4. Biophysics

Which was the period of new ideas and the growth of scientific knowledge?

  1. Palaeolithic age
  2. Neolithic Age
  3. Middle ages
  4. Renaissance

_________ is a product of scientist’s creative ideas based on scientific theories and laws.

  1. Commodity
  2. Goods
  3. Assets
  4. Technology

The word science is derived from the word _____ meaning knowledge.

  1. Scientia
  2. Scientist
  3. Scientie
  4. Science

________knowledge of science refers to the application of scientific knowledge.

  1. Theoretical
  2. Practical
  3. Summative
  4. Exclusive

____________is considered as father of science(7th BC).

  1. Magnus
  2. Thomson
  3. Pythagoras
  4. Thales 

____________is known as father of medicine.

  1. Hypocratus
  2. Impocratus
  3. Hippocritus
  4. Hippocrates

Leucippus and his student Democritus introduced a theory that all matter is made of indivisible units is called______.

  1. Proton
  2. Atom
  3. Neutron
  4. Quarks

In the post-disaster period, the survivors may have to face_____discrimination.

  1. Caste and communal
  2. Men and women
  3. Upper caste and lower caste
  4. Religion and culture

BSC stands for_____.

  1. Behavioural science centre
  2. Basic science centre
  3. Basic social centre
  4. Basics social corporation

Man-made disaster include______.

  1. Volcano
  2. Civil disturbances
  3. Deforestation
  4. Flood

Post-disaster may result in_____ such as robberies murders etc.

  1. Social evils
  2. Regional evils
  3. Communal evils
  4. Bad evils

______ involves all those activities that are required to prevent the disaster.

  1. Mitigation
  2. Rehabilitation
  3. Prevention
  4. Protection

Ancient Egypt made significant advances in astronomy mathematics and_______.

  1. Medicine
  2. Architecture
  3. Agriculture
  4. Homeopathy

The astronomer Aristarchus of Samos was the first known person to propose a ______model of the solar system.

  1. Universe
  2. Heliocentric
  3. Globe
  4. Earth

In_______the astronomer Aristarchus of Samos was the first known person to propose a heliocentric model of the solar system.

  1. 200BC
  2. 3000BC
  3. 2000BC
  4. 3000BC

The first half of the______ century saw the scientific work of great thinker.

  1. 15th
  2. 14th
  3. 16th
  4. 17th

______ is best known for his early works on vision and metaphysics.

  1. Berkeley
  2. John Locke
  3. Newton
  4. David Hume

The word ______ comes from the Latin word Scientia meaning knowledge.

  1. History
  2. Social
  3. Social science
  4. Science

________ refers to knowledge claim based upon observation of the natural world.

  1. Empirical
  2. Superior
  3. Fundamental
  4. Observational

_______ knowledge is the project of observation and inference.

  1. Scientific
  2. Specific
  3. Logical
  4. Theoretical

A place where an earthquake originates is called the __________.

  1. Focus
  2. Tsunami
  3. Fault Line
  4. Epicenter

As the magnitude of natural disasters increases their frequency of occurrence _________.

  1. increases
  2. decreases
  3. remains the same
  4. varies over time

________________has resulted in the greatest monetary losses in a single event for the period of time listed.

  1. earthquake
  2. hurricane
  3. fire
  4. flood

The destructive powers of tsunami result mainly from their ___________________.

  1. incredible height
  2. unpredictability
  3. cold water
  4. momentum and long wavelength

Powerful tsunami are most frequently produced by _________.

  1. volcanoes
  2. underwater landslides
  3. Earthquakes
  4. impacts of asteroids

A disease that becomes unusually widespread and even global in its reach is referred to as _________.

  1. Epidemic
  2. Pandemic
  3. Spanish flu
  4. Hyperendemic

________________volcano is known for its most destructive volcanic eruption in recorded history.

  1. Mount Kilimanjaro
  2. Mauna Loa
  3. Krakatoa
  4. Mount St Helens

Cyclones occurring in North Atlantic ocean are called ________________.

  1. Typhoon
  2. Hurricanes
  3. Tornado
  4. Floods

The Disaster Management Act was made in a______________.

  1. 2006
  2. 2003
  3. 2005
  4. 2009

The word disaster comes from ____________.

  1. Greek word
  2. Latin word
  3. French word
  4. German

The Bhopal Gas disaster occurred in_______.

  1. 1986
  2. 2003
  3. 1984
  4. 2009

In disaster management, mitigation measures involves_____________.

  1. Governmental action and administration
  2. Community action and administration
  3. Military action and administration
  4. Military government action

The cycle of disaster consists of the following components ____________.

  1. Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery B
  2. Preparedness, vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, recovery
  3. Mitigation, Risk assessment, Response, and Recovery
  4. risk, recovery, remedy, analysis

A good _______________ focuses on the content of the speaker’s message and not on the speaker’s personality.

  1. Speaker
  2. Receiver
  3. Listener
  4. Sender

Any form of communication where words are used is called _____________ communication.

  1. Verbal
  2. Non-verbal
  3. Face-to-face
  4. Personal

Letters, Memos, Reports are examples of _______________.

  1. Oral
  2. Written
  3. Face-to-face
  4. Verbal

A science of body language is called ________________.

  1. Space
  2. Proxemics
  3. Kinesics
  4. Oculesis

Barriers that exist in the environment are called ________________.

  1. Language barriers
  2. Psychological barriers
  3. Physical barriers
  4. Cultural barriers

Informal channels of communication is also called as_______________.

  1. Formal communication
  2. Grapevine
  3. Horizontal
  4. Diagonal

When production manager inputs certain instructions to the workers regarding production target is an example of ______________.

  1. Downward communication
  2. Upward communication
  3. Horizontal communication
  4. Diagonal communication

Group discussion is an interactive _____________ process.

  1. Oral
  2. written
  3. Visual
  4. Non-verbal

______________ refers to technical language used by people belonging to same occupation or profession.

  1. Communication overload
  2. Ambiguity
  3. Communication underload
  4. Jargon 

The words ‘fair’ and ‘fare’ have different spellings but same pronunciation is an example of _____________.

  1. Jargon
  2. Communication overload
  3. Ambiguity
  4. Communication underload

____________ refers to the process of enabling that group of people to reach their goal.

  1. Leadership
  2. Team building
  3. Management
  4. Communication

A good team leader should be able to ______________.

  1. Manage conflict
  2. Manage time
  3. Manage stress
  4. Manage activity

___________ first came up with the memorable words forming, storming, forming, and performing.

  1. Paul Newman
  2. Keith Davis
  3. Geoffrey leech
  4. Bruce Tuckman
Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 Correct answer
“The state shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds of religion race, caste, sex, and place of birth ” is said in Article… 15 (2) 15 (1) 15 (3) 15 (5) 15 (1)
……………. The article allows the state to implement reservation in the matter of promotion for SCs and STs 16(4A) 16(5B) 16(5A) 16(A) 16(4A)
The first commission under the constitution was constituted in March ………….. 1991 1992 1993 1994 1992
Article………….. states ‘ equality before the law or equal protection of the laws of the country’ 14 15 16 17 14
Sexual harassment of women at workplace (prevention, prohibition, and Redressal) Act was passed in …….. 2010 2011 2012 2013 2013
Varishta Pension yojna is run by …………….. LIC Ministry of finance RBI NABARD Ministry of finance
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojna is launched by the Prime Minister in 2017 for …………. during old age Image development Legal Security Political Security Social Security Social Security
Muslim women (protection of rights on divorce) Act 1986 protects the rights of Muslim women who have been ………… married divorced Child Employed Divorced
……………… The article allows the President to appoint a commission to investigate the condition of socially and economically backward classes and table the report in parliament 340 341 342 344 340
Article 275 allows special grant in aid to states for ………….welfare Tribal Urban Rural Institutional Tribal


Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 Correct answer
Disaster usually resulted from human interaction within the artificial environment is called ……………..disaster natural manmade Hybrid Alien manmade
…………… stands for reducing the loss due to disaster mitigation Response Loss of Lives Public Policies mitigation
which of the following is not a threat of disaster in Maharashtra Flood Droughts Earthquakes Volcanoes Volcanoes
National Disaster Management Act was enacted in ……… 2005 2006 2007 2008 2006
According to U. N. O., there were about ______ disasters per year between 1992 – 2000 in the world? 100 300 500 800 500
An effect that natural disasters can have on people affected by the event is an increased rate of homicide Immigration Population Growth No Impact Population Growth
Approximately ——— % of earth’s surface is covered with water 25 35 95 70 70
Disaster at Chernobyl (USSR), Three Mile Island (USA), and Fukusima (JAPAN) are all related to Disaster caused by earthquake Disaster caused by Tsunami Nuclear disaster Epidemic disaster Nuclear disaster
Disasters can be categorized into various types on the basis of Its speed Its previous history Loss of property they result Loss of human life they result Loss of human life they result
An example of Civil War is Syrian War World War I&II Kargil War Vietnam-US War Syrian War
A flood can not occur due to Cyclone Tsunami Heavy rain Biological disaster Biological disaster
Hurricanes are common in India Bangladesh USA Australia USA
Major tsunamis are produced by earthquakes with hypocenters less than 5 km 10 km 20 km 30 km 30 km
The movement of earthquake waves through the ground can produce Solification Creep Liquefaction Lahars Liquefaction
Percentage of Indian total area prone to the cyclone is 0.06 0.08 0.1 0.12 0.08
The term cyclone means Coil of tiger Coil of snake Coil of lion Coil of pig Coil of snake
Which of the following is the first calculating device? Abacus Calculator Turing Machine Pascaline Abacus
Anatomy is a branch of Science which deals with Structure of animals and plants The functioning of body organs Animal behaviour Cells and tissues Structure of animals and plants
Name an instrument used to measure the intensity of earthquakes Richter Scale Ammeter Hyetometer Oometer Richter Scale
Who had invented zero? Egyptians Greeks Indians Americans Indians
Who discovered Penicillin? Alexander Fleming Joseph Lister Robert Koch W. Roentgen Alexander Fleming
Logarithm tables were invented by John Napier John Doe John Harrison John Douglas John Napier
Robert Koch worked on Tuberculosis Cholera Malaria Diabetes Tuberculosis
Galileo Galilei stands as a central figure of the scientific revolution of the ……….. century 15th 16th 17th 18th 17th
Who invented Jet Engine Sir Frank Whittle Gottlieb Daimler Roger Bacon Lewis E. Waterman Sir Frank Whittle
In which decade was the telephone invented? 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1870s
What Galileo Galilei invented? Barometer Pendulum clock Microscope Thermometer Thermometer
What Sir Isaac Newton invented? Reflecting telescope Chronometer Microscope Spectacles Reflecting telescope
Who had an explosive idea and first patented DYNAMITE? J. R. Gluber A. Nobel G. Fawks W. Bickford A. Nobel
The term “communis” derived from ___word. Greek Latin Chinese English Latin
What is communication without words? There is no communication without words Non-verbal communication Telepathy Sign language Non-verbal communication
When speaking on the phone, what type of communication is being used? Verbal and tone of voice Verbal and body language Nonverbal communication Face to face Verbal and tone of voice
What is the term used to describe the emotion or feeling in your voice? Affect Verbal communication Tone Sarcasm Tone
Using your whole body to communicate is called what? Miming Body language Sign language Exuberant communication Body language
What is listening well called? Correct listening Passive listening Active listening Total listening Active listening
__________ are the approaches to the study of leadership which emphasize the personality of the leader Contingency theories Group theories Trait theories Inspirational theories Trait theories
A leader who is highly task-oriented and focuses only on getting the job done is called…………. Autocratic Authorotarian Bureaucratic Neurocratic Neurocratic
there are …………… stages in the team-building process 2 3 4 5 5
Teamwork in an organization leads to organizational………. Empowerment Weakness Economy Skills Empowerment
The ________ leadership style is an expression of the leader’s trust in the abilities of his subordinates. Participative Delegative Authoritarian Neurocratic Participative
At the norming stage, the team is involved in defining ……… Goals Roles Relation Habits Goals


1)……. rights are the rights that an individual can avail and enjoy, by the virtue of being born as a human being. Human Civil Political Economical Human
2)……… rights are guaranteed only to citizens of the state. Civil Human Economical Political Political
3)……. rights make an individual self-sufficient in his/her basic needs. Economic Civil Political Human Economic
4) The universal declaration of human rights(UDHR) came into effect in the year……. 1951 1950 1949 1948 1948
5) ….. right is a right that is guaranteed to citizens of a country by the constitution. Political Human Civil Constitutional Constitutional
6) Article ….. of the constitution of India has reference to schedule caste (SC). 341 342 343 344 341
7) Article ….. of the constitution of India has reference to schedule tribe (ST). 344 343 342 341 342
8) Schedule tribe can belong to……. Hinduism Neo-buddhism Sikhism Any religion Any religion
9) National commission for women act was enacted in the year…….. 1990 1991 1992 1993 1990
10) National Commission for women was set up in the year …….. 1990 1991 1992 1993 1992
11) No child below the age of, years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or any hazardous employment. 14 15 16 17 14
12) To apply for the national old-age scheme, the age of the applicant should be, years or higher. 60 61 62 63 60
13) Article ….of the constitution of India provides for social equality and equal access to public areas. 12 13 14 15 15
14) Storms is an example of….. disaster. Manmade Natural Hybrid Ecological Natural
15) ……. disaster occurs when anthropogenic actions allow increased damages from natural or manmade disasters. Natural Manmade Ecological Hybrid Hybrid
16)…… takes place when a large amount of ice, snow, earth, or rock falls suddenly down the mountainside. Cyclone Drought Earthquake Avalanche Avalanche
17)…… takes place when a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall leading to a shortage of water supply. Earthquake Drought Cyclone Floods Drought
18)……. diseases are generally spread through consuming contaminated water. Diseases associated with crowding Vector-borne diseases Diseases due to lack of nutrition Waterborne diseases Waterborne diseases
19) …….. diseases are transmitted by insect and animal bites. Diseases due to lack of nutrition Diseases associated with crowding Vector-borne diseases Waterborne diseases Vector-borne diseases
20) Headache is a…. symptom. Physiological Psychological Behavioural Super natural Physiological
21) ……. has been prepared by the government of Maharashtra and other agencies to participate in disaster management. Disaster management action plan Varishtha pension bima yojana The pradhan mantri vaya vandana yojana Rashtriya vayoshree yojana Disaster management action plan
22) …….. is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property by reducing the impact of the disaster. Mitigation Litigation Communication plan Training Mitigation
23) Response includes …….. phases. 2 3 4 5 3
24) The aim of the…. phase is to restore the affected area to its previous state. Recovery Pre-disaster Respnse Post -response Recovery
25) ……… approach relates to the human rights approach relating to the resettlement and rehabilitation of disaster victims. Humanitarian Philanthropist Socialistic Monopolistic Humanitarian
26) Principle …. is related to the guiding principle of the right to health. 17 18 19 20 19
27) Recent research suggest that the idea of an alphabet was first used in ……… Egypt India Africa America Egypt
28) ……. astronomy was the first and highly successful attempt at giving refined mathematical description of astronomical phenomena. Babylonian Mesopotamia Greek Hellesnistic Babylonian
29) The ….. right triangle and other rules of thumb were used to build rectilinear structures. 3–4–5 4–5–6 5–6–7 7–8–9 3–4–5
30) … is known as father of science. Pythagoras Plato Aristotle Thales Thales
31) ….. was a first person to postulate that earth is a spherical in shape. Thales Aristotle Pythagoras Plato Pythagoras
32) ….. introduced atomism. Leucippus Euclid Pythagoras Aristotle Leucippus
33) Meaning of the word science is……… Knowledge Characteristic Nature Observation Knowledge
34) The word science comes from a …. word ‘Scientia’ Indian American African Latin Latin
35) ….. is known as father of classical liberalism. David hume John locke Issac newton George berkeley John locke
36) …. is a theory of knowlegde that asserts that knowledge comes from sensory experience. Empiricism Theoretical Practical Validated Empiricism
37) A mental attitude which is behind the method of aquiring reliable and practical knowlege may be called….. Tolerance Humanism Secularism Scientific temper Scientific temper
38) Computer Aided Manufacturing(CAM) is a term related to ……… Production Sales Human resource Finance Production
39) Public speaking is a part of …….. skills. Communication Listening Interpersonal Leadership Communication
40) In …. listening the listener listens with interest and encourages the speaker with continued speaking. Active Content Evaluative Reflective Active
41) Gossip is an example of ……. communication. Written Non-verbal Body language Oral Oral
42) …. communication can be preserved as permanent record of the organisation. Body language Non-verbal Written Oral Written
43) ….. colour signifies health and excitement. Red Pink Blue Green Pink
44) In …. charts two bars are shown for each activity. Pie Bar Gantt Graphs Gantt
45) Distance of 4 feet to 12 feet is considered as ….. space. Intimate Personal Social Public Social
46) Noise is an example of…. barriers to communication. Physical Semantic Socio-psychological Organisational Physical
47) …… means to distort in writing or telling. Filtering Rambling The Halo and Horn effect Slanting Slanting
48) …. refers to talk aimlessly , without connection of ideas. Slanting Filtering Rambling The Halo and Horn effect Rambling
49) Status barrier is an example of….. barrier. Cross-cultural Organisational Semantic Physical Organisational
50) Communication between the same department or persons on the same level is called…. communication. Downward Upward Horizontal Diagonal Horizontal

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