# Research-aptitude questions set 10

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
WATS lines provided by long distance telephone service at fixed rates. In this regard, WATS is the abbreviation of
 A West Africa Theological Seminary B Washtenaw Area Transportation Study C Wide Area Telecommunications Service D World Air Transport Statistics
 Question 2
To obtain the freest opinion of the respondent, when we ask general question before a specific question then this procedure is called as the
 A Research technique B Qualitative technique C Funnel technique D Quantitative technique
 Question 3
A small scale trial run of a particular component is known as
 A Pilot testing B Pre-testing C Lab experiments D Both A & B
 Question 4
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good theory or explanation?
 A It is parsimonious B It is testable C It is general enough to apply to more than one place, situation, or person D All of the above are characteristics of good theories
 Question 5
Which of the following is not a basic assumption of science?
 A Science cannot provide answers to all questions B It is possible to distinguish between more and less plausible claims C Researchers should follow certain agreed upon norms and practices D Science is best at solving value conflicts, such as whether abortion is immoral
 Question 6
Behaviouristic School was established by
 A William James B W. Kohler C J.B. Watson D K. Koffka
 Question 7
The most effective method of studying psychology is
 A Experimental Method B Observation Method C Introspection Method D Survey Method
 Question 8
Anything which evokes a response in the Organism is called
 A Stimulus B Thing C Situation D Incidence
 Question 9
A systematic study of facts according to a reliable and correct method of study is called a
 A Biological Study B Social Technique C Scientific Study D Methodology
 Question 10
That, which cannot be observed by another person, is called
 A Experience B Activity C Action D Exercise
 Question 11
The first psychological laboratory was established in Leipzig by Wilhelm Wundt in the year
 A 1789 B 1879 C 1899 D 1897
 Question 12
Woodworth's approach to define Psychology is
 A Constant B Fluctuating C Dynamic D Complex
 Question 13
The study of the interaction of heredity and environment is made by
 A Physiological Psychologists B Child Psychologists C Comparative Psychologists D Educational Psychologists
 Question 14
Field Observation is always
 A Subjective B Objective C Neutral D Complex
 Question 15
Regulating the Relevant Variable'' is called
 A Hypothesis B Constant Error C Experimental Control D Ant hypothesis
 Question 16
When more than one independent variable works in an experimental situation, it is called
 A Situational Crisis B Interaction C Multisituational Effect D Variable Crisis
 Question 17
It does not possible or even desirable to rule out the differential effects of all relevant variables by means of experimental control. In such instances psychologists employ controlled conditions by mathematical methods. This is called
 A Statistical Control B Mathematical Control C Psychological Control D Physiological Control
 Question 18
Gestalt School was founded by
 A Max Wertheimer (1880-1943) B Wolfgang Kohler (1887-1937) C Kurt Koffka (1886-1941) D Kurt Lewin (1890-1947)
 Question 19
The theory of evolution was propounded by
 A William James (1842-1910) B Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) C Sir Charles Darwin (1809-1882) D John Deway (1859-1952)
 Question 20
The central theme of Structural Psychology'' was borrowed from
 A Physics and Biology B Biology and Chemistry C Sociology and Neurology D Physics and Chemistry
 Question 21
Who has constructed the first intelligence test as a psychologist and made important contributions to our understanding of the thought process?
 A William James B Alfred Binet C William Mc Dougall D J.B. Watson
 Question 22
A provisional theory to explain observed facts is known as
 A Construct B Theory C Hypothesis D Event
 Question 23
An experiment has been aptly described as a
 A Question put to self B Question put to C Question put to psychologists D Question put to nature stimuli
 Question 24
An experiment is set up to confirm or refute some
 A Hypotheses B Questions C Enquiry D Events
 Question 25
Psychology has come into existence as a separate discipline a little over
 A A hundred years ago B Two hundred years ago C Three hundred years ago D Four hundred years ago
There are 25 questions to complete.