# Research-aptitude questions set 24

By | January 18, 2017

## very Important research aptitude

 Question 1
Which type of question is most likely to be used when the researcher is just starting to explore what people think about a particular topic?
 A Closed-ended B Open-ended C Structured D Semi structured
 Question 2
Which of the following terms represents the most general, broad concept?
 A Test B Assessment C Measurement D Instrument
 Question 3
Ideally, the research participant's identity is not known to the researcher. This is called
 A Anonymity B Confidentiality C Deception D Desensitizing
 Question 4
Which of the following approaches taken by people to resolve ethical issues is the primary approach used by the federal government and most professional organizations?
 A Deontological approach B Ethical skepticism C Utilitarianism D None of the above
 Question 5
What is it called when the participants are not revealed to anyone but researcher and staff?
 A Confidentiality B Anonymity C Ethics D Discretion
 Question 6
Research participants must give what before they can participate in a study?
 A Guidelines B A commitment C Informed consent D Private information
 Question 7
Which is not described by Kerlinger as a method of controlling extraneous variables?
 A Purposive sampling B Selection C Randomization D Matching.
 Question 8
What determines whether a researcher should use .05 or .01 level of significance for testing the hypothesis?
 A How important are the findings B How much risk is involved in incorrect finding C How much precision is required D All of the above . .
 Question 9
What is a research describing developmental changes in personality characteristics by studying the same group at different age- levels?
 A Developmental study B Trend study C Longitudinal growth study D Cross-sectional growth study.
 Question 10
What is studying different groups of children of different ages simultaneously and describing their developmental characteristics?
 A Longitudinal growth study B Trend study C Time series study D Cross-sectional growth study.
 Question 11
Which of the following is not an example of deception?
 A A part of the truth is not communicated to the respondent B To observe code of ethics C To leak out information regarding any confidential matter D To create bias between respondents before the survey
 Question 12
Critical decision area in questionnaire construction is ........ .
 A Question content B Question wording C Response strategy D All of the given options
 Question 13
A variable is
 A Any characteristic of interest that can take on more than one value B Defined as the groups manipulated in experimental research C The complete set of scores we use in statistical analysis D Completely specified only in observational research
 Question 14
A measure has high internal consistency reliability when
 A Multiple observers make the same ratings using the measure. B Participants score at the high end of the scale every time they complete the measure. C Multiple observers obtain the same score every time they use the measure. D Each of the items correlates with other items on the
 Question 15
The validity of a measure refers to the
 A Particular type of construct specification B Comprehensiveness with which it measures the construct C Accuracy with which it measures the construct D Consistency of the measurement
 Question 16
Which one of the following tasks is NOT accomplished by theoretical framework?
 A Elaborate the relationship among the variables B Explain the logic underlying the relationship between the variables. C Describe the nature, and direction of the relationships among the variables. D Relates the previous studies.
 Question 17
There are three basic approaches that people tend to adopt when considering ethical issues in research. Which one of the following is not one of the approaches?
 A Ethical skepticism B Deontology C Ontology D Utilitarianism
 Question 18
Identify the term that refers to a post study interview in which all aspects of the study are revealed, reasons for the use of deception are given, and the participants’ questions are answered?
 A Desensitizing B Debriefing C Dehoaxing D Deploying
 Question 19
A set of principles to guide and assist researchers in deciding which goals are most important and in reconciling conflicting values when conducting research is called ........
 A Research ethics B Deontological approach C Utilitarianism D None of the above
 Question 20
IRB is an acronym for which of the following?
 A Internal Review Board B Institutional Rating Board C Institutional Review Board D Internal Request Board
 Question 21
Which of the following strategies is useful when defining a particular research question?
 A To clearly articulate the research question, to provide operational, definitions and ensuring its testability. B To clearly articulate the research question, outlining the conditions in which the phenomena of interest are to be investigate C To provide operational definitions of the ideas or concepts involved in the research. D Ensuring that their research question is empirically testable.
 Question 22
What should the business researcher be aware of when signing a confidentiality agreement?
 A Any clause which limits the length of a questionnaire. B Any clause which allows the company to comment on findings that will be published C Any clause which increases the level of access for the researcher. D Any clause which guarantees the anonymity of research participants.
 Question 23
Teacher should create a friendly environment in the classroom'' this is the type of .
 A Leading question B Loaded question C Double Barreled D Burdensome question
 Question 24
Departmental stores selected to test a new merchandising display system is the example of .
 A Quota sampling B Convenience sampling C Judgmental sampling D Purposive sampling
 Question 25
Discrete variable is also called........
 A Categorical variable B Discontinuous variable C Both A & B D None of the above
There are 25 questions to complete.