Research-aptitude questions set 30

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very Important research aptitude

 Question 1
Which of the following are positional averages?
 A Arithmetic mean B Median C Geometric mean D Harmonic mean.
 Question 2
An average should be used to typify
 A A bimodal distribution. B Multimodal distribution. C V-shaped distribution. D A distribution showing a clear, single concentration of observations.
 Question 3
The sum of absolute deviations of items is minimum from
 A Median. B Mode. C Geometric mean. D Harmonic mean.
 Question 4
The value of mean, median and mode coincide in case of
 A Positively skewed distribution. B Negatively skewed distribution. C Symmetrical distribution. D All of the above
 Question 5
Which of the following is the most unstable average?
 A Median B Arithmetic mean C Mode D Geometric mean.
 Question 6
Step deviation method to estimate arithmetic mean can be applied only when
 A It is an individual series we are examining. B It is a discrete series. C It is continuous series. D Deviations are divisible by a common factor.
 Question 7
The average weight of a group of 25 boys was calculated to be 78.4 lbs. It was later discovered that the weight of one boy was misread as 69 lbs instead of 96 lb. The correct average is
 A 78.48. B 79.00. C 79.48. D 79.84.
 Question 8
The average age of 10 students in a class is 17 years. If one of them who is 26 years old leaves the school, the average age will be
 A 15 years. B 16 years. C 17 years. D 18 years.
 Question 9
The mean age of 40 students is 16 years and the mean age of another group of 60 students is 20 years. The mean age of all the 100 students is
 A 16.8 years. B 18 years, C 18.4 years. D 18.8 years.
 Question 10
An auto-ride costs Rs. 5 for the first 1.6 km and Rs. 0.50 per additional 100-metres. The cost for each distance unit is incurred at the beginning of the unit, so that the rider pays for the whole unit. The average cost for a 8 km ride is
 A Rs. 5.25. B Rs.4.75. C Rs. 4.62. D Rs. 4.54.
 Question 11
The arithmetic mean of the direct 100 natural, numbers is
 A 25.7. B 50.5. C 55.2. D 60.1.
 Question 12
\emph{Ex post facto} method of research is associated with
 A control B sample C validity related with inference D All of the above
 Question 13
which of the following is related to research
 A study of experimental situations B study of laboratory situations C study of real-life situations D All of the above
 Question 14
when a possible solution to the problem has been written in desired direction, this type of hypothesis is called
 A directional hypothesis B nondirectional hypotheses C declarative hypotheses D futuristic hypotheses
 Question 15
which of the following makes differentiation between experimental research and historical research
 A The hypothesis testing B replication C formulation of hypotheses D All of the above
 Question 16
when a person undertakes a research work, then the review of the related study is important because
 A It helps to understand the gap between past and present B It avoids repetition or duplications C It helps the researcher not to draw illogical conclusions D All of the above
 Question 17
by seeing the huge crowd in the student technological fest, it was concluded that students are enjoying the party. The conclusion was based on
 A systematic sampling B Purposive sampling C random sampling D cluster sampling
 Question 18
How many points should a rating scale have?
 A Five B Four C Ten D Somewhere from 4 to 11 points
 Question 19
You should mix methods in a way that provides complementary strengths and non-overlapping weaknesses. This is known as the fundamental principle of mixed research.
 A True B False
 Question 20
Questionnaires can address events and characteristics taking place when?
 A In the past (retrospective questions) B In the present (current time questions) C In the future (prospective questions) D All of the above
 Question 21
the research problem available in the field of philosophy are called as
 A philosophical problem B historical problem C ethical problem D Mastery problem
 Question 22
30 years old father are taller than 12 year old daughter. It is an example of
 A cross-sectional study B case study C experimental study D vertical study
 Question 23
which of the following is not qualitative variable
 A interest of the subject B observation C religion and caste D sex
 Question 24
The most difficult sources to locate are;
 A Dissertations B Policy Reports and Presented Papers C Government Documents D Scholarly Books
 Question 25
In the statement 'an examination of the effects of discretionary behavior on employee performance' employee performance is the
 A Independent variable B Dependent variable C Extraneous variable D Causal variable
There are 25 questions to complete.