Research-aptitude questions set 3

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Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
When large groups of interconnected facts are considered together in a consistent manner, we get a
 A Scientific Theory B Critical Problem C Combined Result D Confirmed Fact
 Question 2
If in a research independent variables cannot be manipulated then it is known as
 A Experimental Research B Non-experimental Research C Fundamental Research D Exploratory Research
 Question 3
Which of the following is/are true about Expost Facto Study?
 A The investigators attempt to trace an effect which has already occurred to its probable causes B The effect becomes dependent variable C The investigators have no direct control over such variables D All of these
 Question 4
The per capita income of India from 1950 to 1990 is four times. This study is
 A Social B Horizontal C Longitudinal D Factorial
 Question 5
Which of the following is the most essential characteristic of a research worker?
 A Sympathy B Open mindedness C Patience D Emotional control
 Question 6
The decline of the British Empire should have spelt the decline of English. This statement is a/an
 A fact B advice C opinion D prejudice
 Question 7
To study the relationship of family size with income a researcher classifies his population into different income slabs and then takes a random sample from each slab. Which technique of sampling does he adopt?
 A Random Sampling B Stratified Random Sampling C Cluster Sampling D Systematic Sampling
 Question 8
Which of the following is the most read page of a thesis?
 Question 9
The historical research is different from experimental research in the process of
 A Replication B Formulation of hypothesis C Hypothesis testing D All of the above
 Question 10
A statistical measure based upon the entire population is called parameter while a measure based upon a sample is known as
 A Sample parameter B Inference C Statistic D None of these
 Question 11
Ordinarily a good piece of research follows four phases. They are given below  Setting of objectives \item Analyzing data \item Collecting data \item Interpreting the findings \end{enumerate} Which of the following orders for these phases is correct?
I) Setting of objectives
II)Analyzing data
III) Collecting data
IV) Interpreting the findings

Which of the following orders for these phases is correct?
 A III,I,IV,II B I,III,II,IV C I,II,III,IV D II,IV,III,I
 Question 12
Suppose you have a glass of milk and with a measuring glass you continue to add half a c.c. of plain tea at every step, till your friend reports a change in judgment in the color of the milk. The quantity of tea added, has just crossed what is just termed as
 A Illusion B Absolute Threshold C Color Blindness D Just Noticeable Difference
 Question 13
Suppose one Experimenter (E) in psychology firmly believes that Brahmin children are inherently superior to the Harijan children. Naturally he would never think of home environment as an explanation. This is a very obvious example of
 A Experimenter's Bias B Subject’s Bias C Stimulus Error D Response Error
 Question 14
Which one of the following approaches tries to analyze human behavior in terms of stimulus-response units acquired through the process of learning, mainly through instrumental conditioning?
 A Cognitive Approach B Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach C Stimulus-Response-Behaviouristic Approach D Existential Approach
 Question 15
The approach which has its roots in Gestalt Psychology is popularly known as
 A Holistic Approach B Stimulus-Response-Behaviouristic Approach C Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach D Cognitive Approach
 Question 16
Which approach emphasizes the role of instinctual processes and their modification in the course of interaction with the society?
 A Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach B Cognitive Approach C Holistic Approach D Stimulus-Response-Behaviouristic Approach
 Question 17
Which approach placed emphasis on human existence--the need to establish a sense of personal identity and to build meaningful links with the world?
 A Cognitive Approach B Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach C Holistic Approach D Existential Approach
 Question 18
Existentialism tries to reach modern man, offer him help in terms of clarifying his values, work out a meaningful and purposive existence. Psychologists who shaped this approach were
 A Rollo May, R. D. Laing and Erick Fromm B G. W. Allport, R. B. Catell and H. J. Eysenk C Erickson and Sullivan D Piaget, Bruner and Witkin
 Question 19
The system which still survives very nearly in its rigid forms is
 A Cognitive Approach B Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach C Wholistic Approach D Existential Approach
 Question 20
Which approach tells us that under normal conditions the Organism is not a passive recipient of stimuli but an active, seeking and striving entity trying to master the environment and also master itself?
 A Organism, Wholistic and Self Approaches B Dynamic and Psychoanalytic Approach C Cognitive Approach D Existential Approach
 Question 21
Psychologists are sometimes interested to study consciousness even though they have no method of observing it directly except by using
 A Inference'' as the only tool B Experimentation'' as the only tool C Observation'' technique D Introspection'' technique
 Question 22
The term unconscious motivation'' describes the key idea of
 A Structuralism B Functionalism C Psychoanalysis D Behaviorism
 Question 23
The psychologists who are especially concerned with increasing the efficiency of learning in school by applying their psychological knowledge about learning and motivation to the curriculum are popularly known as
 A Experimental Psychologists B Clinical Psychologists C Physiological Psychologists D Educational Psychologists
 Question 24
ASccording to Lindquist, how many types of experimental designs possible
 A five B six C seven D eight
 Question 25
Who of the following has edited a survey of educational research ?
 A Kothari B Buch C Yashpal D Aryabhatta
There are 25 questions to complete.