# Research-aptitude questions set 16

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
Which type of research provides the strongest evidence about the existence of cause-and-effect relationships?
 A nonexperimental Research B experimental Research C survey Research D physical supernatural l Research
 Question 2
Disadvantage of content analysis is .
 A Researcher can increase the sample size B Provides access on the subjects to which researcher does have physical access. C Sometime documents provide incomplete account to the researcher D Spontaneous feelings can be recorded when they occurred
 Question 3
Which of the following is a characteristic of qualitative research?
 A Design flexibility B Inductive analysis C Context sensitivity D All of the above
 Question 4
........ is a general methodology for developing theory that is based on data systematically gathered and analyze
 A Theory confirmation B correctchoice Grounded theory C Theory deduction
 Question 5
The final stage in grounded theory data analysis is called ........
 A Axial coding B Theoretical saturation C Constant comparative method D Selective coding
 Question 6
Which major characteristic of qualitative research refers to studying real world situations as they unfold naturally?
 A Holistic perspective B Naturalistic inquiry C Dynamic systems D Inductive analysis
 Question 7
Bias is defined as
 A The distortion of responses based on gender, ethnicity, race, or language B A lack of validity C A lack of reliability D A poor interpretation of a student's score
 Question 8
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goal of----------------------
 A Tradition B Inductive logic C Deductive logic D The scientific method
 Question 9
What is ordinal data?
 A Ordinary data B Well behaved data C Ranked data D Numbers
 Question 10
Ms. Tania is thinking about changing her instructional approach to a more mastery-learning orientation. She is interested in knowing more about this topic as well as its effectiveness when working with elementary school students. On which source should she rely for such information?
 A Tradition B Research C Intuition D Personal experience
 Question 11
What is the key defining characteristic of experimental research?
 A extraneous variables are never present B a positive correlation usually exists C a negative correlation usually exists D manipulation of the independent variable
 Question 12
In which qualitative research approach is the primary goal to gain access to individuals' inner worlds of experience?
 A Phenomenology B Ethnography C Grounded theory D Case study
 Question 13
The type of qualitative research that describes the culture of a group of people is called ........
 A Phenomenology B Grounded theory C Ethnography D Case study
 Question 14
The grounded theorist is finished analyzing data when theoretical saturation occurs.
 A True B False
 Question 15
In which of the following case study designs does the researcher focus her primary interest on understanding something more general than the particular case?
 A Intrinsic case study B Instrumental case study C Collective case study D It could be B or C
 Question 16
In ........, random assignment to groups is never possible and the researcher cannot manipulate the independent variable.
 A basic research B quantitative research C experimental research D causal-comparative and co relational research
 Question 17
What is the defining characteristic of experimental research?
 A resistance to manipulation B manipulation of the independent variable C the use of open-ended questions D focuses only on local problems
 Question 18
. A positive correlation is present when ........
 A two variables move in opposite directions. B two variables move in the same direction. C one variable goes up and one goes down D several variables never change.
 Question 19
Which of the following is the best hypothesis statement to address the research question, What impact will the new advertising campaign have on use of Brand B'' ?
 A The new advertising campaign will impact Brand B usage. B The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B trial. C The new advertising campaign will cause increased Brand B usage at the expense of Brand B D The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B's market
 Question 20
The extent to which we can generalize the results of a study to other participants is called
 A Sampling validity B External validity C Construct validity D Internal validity
 Question 21
Mr. Haris is interested in studying the shared beliefs and practices of the teachers in a small rural school. He is likely to use which research design?
 A Action research B Historical research C Ethnography D Grounded theory
 Question 22
Research in which the researcher uses the qualitative paradigm for one phase and the quantitative paradigm for another phase is known as ........
 A action research B basic research C quantitative research D mixed method research e. mixed model research
 Question 23
Research in which the researcher uses both qualitative and quantitative research within a stage or across two of the stages in the research process is known as ........
 A action research B basic research C quantitative research D mixed method research e. mixed model research
 Question 24
Research that is done to understand an event from the past is known as ........?
 A experimental research B historical research C replication D archival research
 Question 25
........ research occurs when the researcher manipulates the independent variable.
 A causal-comparative research B experimental research C ethnography D co relational research
There are 25 questions to complete.