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 1Option 2Option 3Option 4Correct 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 STs16(4A)16(5B)16(5A)16(A)16(4A)
The first commission under the constitution was constituted in March …………..19911992199319941992
Article………….. states ‘ equality before the law or equal protection of the laws of the country’1415161714
Sexual harassment of women at workplace (prevention, prohibition, and Redressal) Act was passed in ……..20102011201220132013
Varishta Pension yojna is run by ……………..LICMinistry of financeRBINABARDMinistry of finance
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojna is launched by the Prime Minister in 2017 for …………. during old ageImage developmentLegal SecurityPolitical SecuritySocial SecuritySocial Security
Muslim women (protection of rights on divorce) Act 1986 protects the rights of Muslim women who have been …………marrieddivorcedChildEmployedDivorced
……………… The article allows the President to appoint a commission to investigate the condition of socially and economically backward classes and table the report in parliament340341342344340
Article 275 allows special grant in aid to states for ………….welfareTribalUrbanRuralInstitutionalTribal


Option 1Option 2Option 3Option 4Correct answer
Disaster usually resulted from human interaction within the artificial environment is called ……………..disasternaturalmanmadeHybridAlienmanmade
…………… stands for reducing the loss due to disastermitigationResponseLoss of LivesPublic Policiesmitigation
which of the following is not a threat of disaster in MaharashtraFloodDroughtsEarthquakesVolcanoesVolcanoes
National Disaster Management Act was enacted in ………20052006200720082006
According to U. N. O., there were about ______ disasters per year between 1992 – 2000 in the world?100300500800500
An effect that natural disasters can have on people affected by the event is an increased rate ofhomicideImmigrationPopulation GrowthNo ImpactPopulation Growth
Approximately ——— % of earth’s surface is covered with water2535957070
Disaster at Chernobyl (USSR), Three Mile Island (USA), and Fukusima (JAPAN) are all related toDisaster caused by earthquakeDisaster caused by TsunamiNuclear disasterEpidemic disasterNuclear disaster
Disasters can be categorized into various types on the basis ofIts speedIts previous historyLoss of property they resultLoss of human life they resultLoss of human life they result
An example of Civil War isSyrian WarWorld War I&IIKargil WarVietnam-US WarSyrian War
A flood can not occur due toCycloneTsunamiHeavy rainBiological disasterBiological disaster
Hurricanes are common inIndiaBangladeshUSAAustraliaUSA
Major tsunamis are produced by earthquakes with hypocenters less than5 km10 km20 km30 km30 km
The movement of earthquake waves through the ground can produceSolificationCreepLiquefactionLaharsLiquefaction
Percentage of Indian total area prone to the cyclone is0.
The term cyclone meansCoil of tigerCoil of snakeCoil of lionCoil of pigCoil of snake
Which of the following is the first calculating device?AbacusCalculatorTuring MachinePascalineAbacus
Anatomy is a branch of Science which deals withStructure of animals and plantsThe functioning of body organsAnimal behaviourCells and tissuesStructure of animals and plants
Name an instrument used to measure the intensity of earthquakesRichter ScaleAmmeterHyetometerOometerRichter Scale
Who had invented zero?EgyptiansGreeksIndiansAmericansIndians
Who discovered Penicillin?Alexander FlemingJoseph ListerRobert KochW. RoentgenAlexander Fleming
Logarithm tables were invented byJohn NapierJohn DoeJohn HarrisonJohn DouglasJohn Napier
Robert Koch worked onTuberculosisCholeraMalariaDiabetesTuberculosis
Galileo Galilei stands as a central figure of the scientific revolution of the ……….. century15th16th17th18th17th
Who invented Jet EngineSir Frank WhittleGottlieb DaimlerRoger BaconLewis E. WatermanSir Frank Whittle
In which decade was the telephone invented?1850s1860s1870s1880s1870s
What Galileo Galilei invented?BarometerPendulum clockMicroscopeThermometerThermometer
What Sir Isaac Newton invented?Reflecting telescopeChronometerMicroscopeSpectaclesReflecting telescope
Who had an explosive idea and first patented DYNAMITE?J. R. GluberA. NobelG. FawksW. BickfordA. Nobel
The term “communis” derived from ___word.GreekLatinChineseEnglishLatin
What is communication without words?There is no communication without wordsNon-verbal communicationTelepathySign languageNon-verbal communication
When speaking on the phone, what type of communication is being used?Verbal and tone of voiceVerbal and body languageNonverbal communicationFace to faceVerbal and tone of voice
What is the term used to describe the emotion or feeling in your voice?AffectVerbal communicationToneSarcasmTone
Using your whole body to communicate is called what?MimingBody languageSign languageExuberant communicationBody language
What is listening well called?Correct listeningPassive listeningActive listeningTotal listeningActive listening
__________ are the approaches to the study of leadership which emphasize the personality of the leaderContingency theoriesGroup theoriesTrait theoriesInspirational theoriesTrait theories
A leader who is highly task-oriented and focuses only on getting the job done is called………….AutocraticAuthorotarianBureaucraticNeurocraticNeurocratic
there are …………… stages in the team-building process23455
Teamwork in an organization leads to organizational……….EmpowermentWeaknessEconomySkillsEmpowerment
The ________ leadership style is an expression of the leader’s trust in the abilities of his subordinates.ParticipativeDelegativeAuthoritarianNeurocraticParticipative
At the norming stage, the team is involved in defining ………GoalsRolesRelationHabitsGoals


1)……. rights are the rights that an individual can avail and enjoy, by the virtue of being born as a human being.HumanCivilPoliticalEconomicalHuman
2)……… rights are guaranteed only to citizens of the state.CivilHumanEconomicalPoliticalPolitical
3)……. rights make an individual self-sufficient in his/her basic needs.EconomicCivilPoliticalHumanEconomic
4) The universal declaration of human rights(UDHR) came into effect in the year…….19511950194919481948
5) ….. right is a right that is guaranteed to citizens of a country by the constitution.PoliticalHumanCivilConstitutionalConstitutional
6) Article ….. of the constitution of India has reference to schedule caste (SC).341342343344341
7) Article ….. of the constitution of India has reference to schedule tribe (ST).344343342341342
8) Schedule tribe can belong to…….HinduismNeo-buddhismSikhismAny religionAny religion
9) National commission for women act was enacted in the year……..19901991199219931990
10) National Commission for women was set up in the year ……..19901991199219931992
11) No child below the age of, years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or any hazardous employment.1415161714
12) To apply for the national old-age scheme, the age of the applicant should be, years or higher.6061626360
13) Article ….of the constitution of India provides for social equality and equal access to public areas.1213141515
14) Storms is an example of….. disaster.ManmadeNaturalHybridEcologicalNatural
15) ……. disaster occurs when anthropogenic actions allow increased damages from natural or manmade disasters.NaturalManmadeEcologicalHybridHybrid
16)…… takes place when a large amount of ice, snow, earth, or rock falls suddenly down the mountainside.CycloneDroughtEarthquakeAvalancheAvalanche
17)…… takes place when a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall leading to a shortage of water supply.EarthquakeDroughtCycloneFloodsDrought
18)……. diseases are generally spread through consuming contaminated water.Diseases associated with crowdingVector-borne diseasesDiseases due to lack of nutritionWaterborne diseasesWaterborne diseases
19) …….. diseases are transmitted by insect and animal bites.Diseases due to lack of nutritionDiseases associated with crowdingVector-borne diseasesWaterborne diseasesVector-borne diseases
20) Headache is a…. symptom.PhysiologicalPsychologicalBehaviouralSuper naturalPhysiological
21) ……. has been prepared by the government of Maharashtra and other agencies to participate in disaster management.Disaster management action planVarishtha pension bima yojanaThe pradhan mantri vaya vandana yojanaRashtriya vayoshree yojanaDisaster management action plan
22) …….. is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property by reducing the impact of the disaster.MitigationLitigationCommunication planTrainingMitigation
23) Response includes …….. phases.23453
24) The aim of the…. phase is to restore the affected area to its previous state.RecoveryPre-disasterRespnsePost -responseRecovery
25) ……… approach relates to the human rights approach relating to the resettlement and rehabilitation of disaster victims.HumanitarianPhilanthropistSocialisticMonopolisticHumanitarian
26) Principle …. is related to the guiding principle of the right to health.1718192019
27) Recent research suggest that the idea of an alphabet was first used in ………EgyptIndiaAfricaAmericaEgypt
28) ……. astronomy was the first and highly successful attempt at giving refined mathematical description of astronomical phenomena.BabylonianMesopotamiaGreekHellesnisticBabylonian
29) The ….. right triangle and other rules of thumb were used to build rectilinear structures.3–4–54–5–65–6–77–8–93–4–5
30) … is known as father of science.PythagorasPlatoAristotleThalesThales
31) ….. was a first person to postulate that earth is a spherical in shape.ThalesAristotlePythagorasPlatoPythagoras
32) ….. introduced atomism.LeucippusEuclidPythagorasAristotleLeucippus
33) Meaning of the word science is………KnowledgeCharacteristicNatureObservationKnowledge
34) The word science comes from a …. word ‘Scientia’IndianAmericanAfricanLatinLatin
35) ….. is known as father of classical liberalism.David humeJohn lockeIssac newtonGeorge berkeleyJohn locke
36) …. is a theory of knowlegde that asserts that knowledge comes from sensory experience.EmpiricismTheoreticalPracticalValidatedEmpiricism
37) A mental attitude which is behind the method of aquiring reliable and practical knowlege may be called…..ToleranceHumanismSecularismScientific temperScientific temper
38) Computer Aided Manufacturing(CAM) is a term related to ………ProductionSalesHuman resourceFinanceProduction
39) Public speaking is a part of …….. skills.CommunicationListeningInterpersonalLeadershipCommunication
40) In …. listening the listener listens with interest and encourages the speaker with continued speaking.ActiveContentEvaluativeReflectiveActive
41) Gossip is an example of ……. communication.WrittenNon-verbalBody languageOralOral
42) …. communication can be preserved as permanent record of the organisation.Body languageNon-verbalWrittenOralWritten
43) ….. colour signifies health and excitement.RedPinkBlueGreenPink
44) In …. charts two bars are shown for each activity.PieBarGanttGraphsGantt
45) Distance of 4 feet to 12 feet is considered as ….. space.IntimatePersonalSocialPublicSocial
46) Noise is an example of…. barriers to communication.PhysicalSemanticSocio-psychologicalOrganisationalPhysical
47) …… means to distort in writing or telling.FilteringRamblingThe Halo and Horn effectSlantingSlanting
48) …. refers to talk aimlessly , without connection of ideas.SlantingFilteringRamblingThe Halo and Horn effectRambling
49) Status barrier is an example of….. barrier.Cross-culturalOrganisationalSemanticPhysicalOrganisational
50) Communication between the same department or persons on the same level is called…. communication.DownwardUpwardHorizontalDiagonalHorizontal

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