# Research-aptitude questions set 1

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
Which of the following options are the main tasks of research in modern society? (June-2006)
I) to keep pace with the advancement in knowledge

II) to discover new things.

III)  to write a critique on the earlier writings.

IV)  to systematically examine and critically analyse the investigations/sources with objectivity.
 A IV, II and I B I, II and III C I and III D II, III and IV
 Question 2
Match List-I (Interviews) with List-II (Meaning) and select the correct answer from the code given below: (June-2006)
List - I (Interviews) List - II (Meaning)
a) structured interviews i) greater flexibility approach.
b) Unstructured interviews ii) attention on the questions to be answered
c) Focused interviews iii) individual life experience
d) Clinical interviews iv) Pre determined question
v) non-directive
 A $A-(iv),B- (i),C- (ii),D- (iii)$ B $A- (ii) ,B-(iv),C- (i),D- (iii)$ C $A-(v),B- (ii),C- (iv),D- (i)$ D $A-(i),B- (iii),C- (v) ,D-(iv)$
 Question 3
What do you consider as the main aim of inter disciplinary research? (June-2006)
 A To bring out holistic approach to research. B To reduce the emphasis of single subject in research domain. C To over simplify the problem of research. D To create a new trend in research methodology.
 Question 4
One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to: (June-2006)
 A improve data interpretation B eliminate spurious relations C confirm triangulation D introduce new variables
 Question 5
The depth of any research can be judged by: (June-2006)
 A Title of the research. B Objectives of the research. C Total expenditure on the research. D Duration of the research.
 Question 6
Research can be conducted by a person who: (December-2006)
 A has studied research methodology B holds a postgraduate degree C possesses thinking and reasoning ability D is a hard worker
 Question 7
Which of the following statements is correct? (December-2006)
 A Objectives of research are stated in first chapter of the thesis B Researcher must possess analytical ability C Variability is the source of problem D All the above
 Question 8
Which of the following is not the Method of Research? (December-2006)
 A Observation B Historical C Survey D Philosophical
 Question 9
Research can be classified as: (December-2006)
 A Basic, Applied and Action Research B Quantitative and Qualitative Research C Philosophical, Historical, Survey and Experimental Research D All the above
 Question 10
The first step of research is: (December-2006)
 A Selecting a problem B Searching a problem C Finding a problem D Identifying a problem
 Question 11
To test null hypothesis, a researcher uses: (June-2007)
 A t test B ANOVA C X2 D factorial analysis
 Question 12
A research problem is feasible only when: (June-2007)
 A it has utility and relevance B it is researchable C it is new and adds something to knowledge D all the above
 Question 13
Bibliography given in a research report: (June-2007)
 A shows vast knowledge of the researcher B helps those interested in further research C has no relevance to research D all the above
 Question 14
Fundamental research reflects the ability to: (June-2007)
 A Synthesize new ideals B Expound new principles C Evaluate the existing material concerning research D Study the existing literature regarding various topics
 Question 15
The study in which the investigators attempt to trace an effect is known as: (June-2007)
 A Survey Research B Ex-post Facto' Research C Historical Research D Summative Research
 Question 16
Generalised conclusion on the basis of a sample is technically known as: (December-2007)
 A Data analysis and interpretation B Parameter inference C Statistical inference D All of the above
 Question 17
The experimental study is based on: (December-2007)
 A The manipulation of variables B Conceptual parameters C Replication of research D Survey of literature
 Question 18
The main characteristic of scientific research is: (December-2007)
 A empirical B theoretical C experimental D all of the above
 Question 19
Authenticity of a research finding is its: (December-2007)
 A Originality B Validity C Objectivity D All of the above
 Question 20
Which technique is generally followed when the population is finite? (December-2007)
 A Area Sampling Technique B Purposive Sampling Technique C Systematic Sampling Technique D None of the above
 Question 21
Probability sampling implies: (December-2007)
 A Stratified Random Sampling B Systematic Random Sampling C Simple Random Sampling D All of the above
 Question 22
Research problem is selected from the stand point of: (June-2008)
 A Researcher's interest B Financial support C Social relevance D Availability of relevant literature
 Question 23
Which one is called non-probability sampling? (June-2008)
 A Cluster sampling B Quota sampling C Systematic sampling D Stratified random sampling
 Question 24
Formulation of hypothesis may NOT be required in: (June-2008)
 A Survey method B Historical studies C Experimental studies D Normative studies
 Question 25
Field-work based research is classified as: (June-2008)
 A Empirical B Historical C Experimental D Biographical
There are 25 questions to complete.