# Research-aptitude questions set 14

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
Main body of the research report includes
 A Introduction – Statement, significance and purposes. B Assumptions and delimitations and assumptions underlying the hypothesis. C Definition of important terms, statement of hypothesis. D All of the above .
 Question 2
Reference section of a research report includes
 A Bibliography. B Appendix. C Index if any. D All of the above .
 Question 3
Projective technique is used for measuring
 A Individual's need for self actualization. B Individual's inventoried interests, C Individual's dominant feelings, emotions conflicts, needs repressed and stored up in the unconscious mind, D Individual's value -system.
 Question 4
Where does importance of Projective tests lie?
 A They reveal deeper layers of personality, i.e. emotions, conflicts, feelings, etc. B Reliability and validity C Indirect methods of knowing and the potentials of a person D Non-verbal and can be used even in case of illiterates and children.
 Question 5
Not measured by TAT test is
 A Personality needs. B Personality adjustment. C Reasoning ability. D Emotions.
 Question 6
A projective technique uses
 A A short structured interview schedule. B Unstructured stimulus situations such as ink-blots, photographs etc. C On the spot participants observations for measuring an individual’s qualities. D Direct observations of a person's behavior.
 Question 7
In Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) the psychologist puts questions like
 A What does the picture mean to the subject? B What can be the factors that have led to the situation? C What will be the outcome? D All of the above .
 Question 8
Which scientific method focuses on testing hypotheses developed from theories?
 A Deductive method B Inductive method C Hypothesis method D Pattern method
 Question 9
Which scientific method often focuses on generating new hypotheses and theories?
 A Deductive method B Inductive method C Hypothesis method D Pattern method
 Question 10
Phenomenology has its disciplinary origins in
 A Philosophy B Anthropology C Sociology D Many disciplines
 Question 11
The primary data analysis approach in ethnography is
 A Open, axial, and selective coding B Holistic description and search for cultural themes C Cross-case analysis D Identifying essences of a phenomenon
 Question 12
The term used to describe suspending preconceptions and learned feelings about a phenomenon is called
 A Axial coding B Design flexibility C Bracketing D Ethnography
 Question 13
The meaning of defining a problem is that it should be widely and properly determined. Who said this?
 A W.S. Monroe B F.L. Whitney C George J. Mouley D J.C. Almak.
 Question 14
What are the types of Educational Research Problems?
 A Theoretical B Applied C Historical D All of the above
 Question 15
Hypothesis is a tentative supposition or provisional guess which sees and explains the situation under observation''. Who thus defines hypothesis?
 A James E. Greeter B John W. Best C W.S. Monroe D George J. Mouley.
 Question 16
Which of the following cannot be considered a quality of good hypothesis?
 A Clarity B Modifiability C Plausibility D Verifiability.
 Question 17
What is the name of an unknown variable that correlates with the independent variable and explains the outcome of the experiment in the same way as the specified independent variable does?
 A A controlled variable B An extraneous variable C A confounded variable D An implicit variable.
 Question 18
Why is it essential to convert the research hypothesis into null hypothesis?
 A Because it does not express the relationship existing between the dependent and the independent variable. B It is not a scientific statement C It cannot be tested statistically D It is a very general statement and does not indicate the specified direction of research.
 Question 19
The first Ph.D. in education in India was awarded by
 A Calcutta University. B Bombay University. C Madras University. D Punjab University.
 Question 20
Who has called sample an element of facts?
 A W.G Kokaran B John W. Best C George J. Mouley D W.S. Travers.
 Question 21
What is the advantage of selecting sample?
 A Economy of time B Economy of money C Knowledge of more truth D All of the above
 Question 22
What are the characteristics of good sample?
 A Clarity B Stability C Flexibility D All of the above
 Question 23
A researcher studies how students who flunk out of high school experienced high school. She found that it was common for such students to report that they felt like they had little control of their destiny. Her report that this lack of control was an invariant part of the student's experiences suggests that lack of control is ........ of the flunking out'' experience
 A A narrative B A grounded theory C An essence D A probabilistic cause
 Question 24
The specific cultural conventions or statements that people who share a culture hold to be true or false are called ........
 A Shared attitudes B Shared beliefs C Shared values D Norms
 Question 25
Which of the following is an example of an issue that would be checked in a pilot testing?
 A Completion of all questions on a questionnaire B Legible writing C Single responses to all multiple choice questions D Logical answers between questions
There are 25 questions to complete.