# Research-aptitude questions set 36

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## very Important research aptitude

 Question 1
A variable that is presumed to cause a change in another variable is known as
 A Discontinuous variable B Dependent variable C Independent variable D Intervening variable
 Question 2
Which of the following is the opposite of a variable?
 A An extraneous variable B A dependent variable C A data set D A constant
 Question 3
Which of the following is the Latin root term of the word curriculum?
 A A path or course to be run B the subjects taught through school alone C collection of text content D all of the above
 Question 4
Which of the following must a researcher have?
 A scientific behavior B scientific attitude C scientific thinking D scientific feeling
 Question 5
Which of the following sampling techniques is an equal probability selection method (i.e., EPSEM) in which every individual in the population has an equal chance of being selected?
 A Simple random sampling B Systematic sampling C Proportional stratified sampling D Cluster sampling using the PPS technique
 Question 6
Which of the following is not a form of nonrandom sampling?
 A Snowball sampling B Quota sampling C Purposive sampling D They are all forms of nonrandom sampling
 Question 7
Which of the following will give a more “accurate” representation of the population from which a sample has been taken?
 A A large sample based on the convenience sampling technique B A small sample based on simple random sampling C A large sample based on simple random sampling D A small cluster sample
 Question 8
Axioms are
 A untested B minimum in number C sufficient in number D all of the above
 Question 9
........is used to obtain the freest opinion of the respondent, by asking general question before a specific question.
 A Research technique B Qualitative technique C Funnel technique D Quantitative technique
 Question 10
in evidence source, we include
 A primary and secondary sources B pure and applied sources C active and passive sources D none of the above
 Question 11
Sampling in qualitative research is similar to which type of sampling in quantitative research?
 A Simple random sampling B Systematic sampling C Quota sampling D Purposive sampling
 Question 12
Which of the following would generally require the largest sample size?
 A Cluster sampling B Simple random sampling C Systematic sampling D Proportional stratified sampling
 Question 13
How often does the Census Bureau take a complete population count?
 A Every year B Every five years C Every ten years D Twice a year
 Question 14
Which of the following is an example of a criterion-referenced interpretation?
 A Derik earned the highest score in science. B Erik completed his experiment faster than his classmates. C Edna's test score was higher than 50 percent of the class. D Tricia set up her laboratory equipment in five minutes.
 Question 15
in primary source, we include
 A handwritten manuscript only B the original writing of the authors C direct collection from the thesis D all of the above
 Question 16
which of the following is the purpose of reference
 A The authenticity of the given content B insightful decision-making by the researcher C giving ornamental value to the research D it exhibits the great achievements of the research
 Question 17
A sampling distribution might be based on which of the following?
 A Sample means B Sample correlations C Sample proportions D All of the above
 Question 18
As a general rule, researchers tend to use ........ percent confidence intervals.
 A 99\% B 95% C 50\% D none of the above
 Question 19
Which of the following is the researcher usually interested in supporting when he or she is engaging in hypothesis testing?
 A The alternative hypothesis B The null hypothesis C Both the alternative and null hypothesis D Neither the alternative or null hypothesis
 Question 20
When $p<.05$ is reported in a journal article that you read for an observed relationship, it means that the author has rejected the null hypothesis (assuming that the author is using a significance or alpha $(\alpha)$ level of .05).
 A True B False
 Question 21
A sampling distribution might be based on which of the following?
 A Sample means B Sample correlations C Sample proportions D All of the above
 Question 22
As a general rule, researchers tend to use ........ percent confidence intervals.
 A 99\% B 95% C 50\% D none of the above
 Question 23
Which of the following is the researcher usually interested in supporting when he or she is engaging in hypothesis testing?
 A The alternative hypothesis B The null hypothesis C Both the alternative and null hypothesis D Neither the alternative or null hypothesis
 Question 24
The statement that test reliability is a necessary but not sufficient condition of test validity'' means that
 A a reliable test will have a certain degree of validity. B a valid test will have a certain degree of reliability. C a reliable test may be completely invalid and a valid test completely unreliable
 Question 25
which of the following is not a characteristics of research
 A research is not a process B research is not inactive C research is problem oriented D research is systematic
There are 25 questions to complete.