# Research-aptitude questions set 15

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
Question that consists of two or more questions joined together is called a
 A Double barreled question B General question C Accurate question D Confusing question
 Question 2
The number of questionnaires returned or completed divided by the total number of eligible people who were contacted or asked to participate in the survey is called the
 A Response rate B Participation rate C Inflation rate D None of the given options
 Question 3
Which of the following statements is true of a theory?
 A it most simply means explanation'' B it answers the how'' and why'' questions C it can be a well developed explanatory system D all of the above are correct
 Question 4
A challenge of qualitative data analysis is that it often includes data that are unwieldy and complex; it is a major challenge to make sense of the large pool of data
 A True B False
 Question 5
When a citation includes more than ........ authors, only the surname of the first author is cited followed by et al.
 A 3 B 4 C 5 D 6
 Question 6
When referencing other works you have cited within the text of the report you should
 A State the first and last name of the author B Use the author, date citation method C Use an asterisk and a footnote D Insert the complete citation in parenthesis
 Question 7
Which of the following abbreviations can be used in a research report?
 A IQ B sec for second C yr. for year D mo. for month
 Question 8
Editorial style specifies that ........ should be used infrequently or sparingly.
 A Italics B Abbreviations C Headings D Both A and B
 Question 9
The factor that should determine whether you decide to prepare a research report of you study for a conference or for publication is
 A Whether the study is free from flaws B Whether the study is important enough to justify presentation or publication C Whether others would be interested in the work D All of the above
 Question 10
Which of the following is not true about the use of language in research reports?
 A You should choose accurate and clear words that are free from bias. B You should avoid labeling people whenever possible C You should avoid using the term subjects'' whenever possible D All of the above are true according to the APA Guidelines
 Question 11
Which research paradigm is based on the pragmatic view of reality?
 A quantitative research B qualitative research C mixed research D none of the above
 Question 12
 A quantitative research B qualitative research C mixed research D none of the above
 Question 13
The written and unwritten rules that specify appropriate group behavior are called ........
 A Shared attitudes B Shared beliefs C Shared values D Norms
 Question 14
Which of the following is not an advantage of studying multiple cases?
 A Multiple cases can be compared for similarities and differences B Multiple cases can more effectively test a theory than a single case C Generalizations about population are usually better when based on multiple cases. D Cost is lower and depth of analysis is easier when you study multiple cases in a single research study
 Question 15
........ are the standards of a culture about what is good or bad or desirable or undesirable
 A Shared attitudes B Shared beliefs C Shared values D Norms
 Question 16
........ is the study of human consciousness and individuals' experience of some phenomenon.
 A Phenomenology B Ethnography C Grounded theory D Case study research
 Question 17
Which of the following best describes quantitative research?
 A the collection of nonnumerical data B an attempt to confirm the researcher's hypotheses C research that is exploratory D research that attempts to generate a new theory
 Question 18
A condition or characteristic that can take on different values or categories is called .......
 A a constant B a variable C a cause-and-effect relationship D a descriptive relationship
 Question 19
After Operation test, which of the following test findings were suggested by the researcher?
 A Need of highly skilled and well trained interviewer B Sample size should be increased C A decent increase in survey budget D Focus group should be included
 Question 20
In which one of the following stage researcher consult the literature?
 A Operation test B Response analysis survey C Document design analysis D Pretest interviews
 Question 21
In a study of concept learning in first-graders, all of the following should happen, except;
 A To help make the experience enjoyable, children should be given substantial incentives to participate. B The children should be asked if they want to participate. C Teachers of the children in their classes should give informed consent. D Parents must give consent.
 Question 22
How many times the students appear in the research class is the example of ........
 A Intensity B Space C Frequency D Direction
 Question 23
A variable that is presumed to cause a change in another variable is called a(n)
 A categorical variable B dependent variable C independent variable D intervening variable
 Question 24
All of the following are common characteristics of experimental research except
 A it relies primarily on the collection of numerical data B it can produce important knowledge about cause and effect C it uses the deductive scientific method D it rarely is conducted in a controlled setting or environment
 Question 25
Qualitative research is often exploratory and has all of the following characteristics except
 A it is typically used when a great deal is already known about the topic of interest B it relies on the collection of nonnumerical data such as words and pictures C it is used to generate hypotheses and develop theory about phenomena in the world D it uses the inductive scientific method
There are 25 questions to complete.