# Research-aptitude questions set 45

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## Research aptitude

 Question 1
Which method is regarded as the most preferred method of psychology?
 A Observation B Introspection C Case Study D Experimental Method
 Question 2
I bet this will happen if I do this'' design of experimentation otherwise known as
 A Exploratory Experimentation B Case Study C Hypothesis Testing D Survey Research
 Question 3
What is the scale on which the distance between scale positions are equal?
 A Ordinal scale B Nominal scale C Ratio scale D Interval scale.
 Question 4
Which of the following is an example of the criterion-reference test?
 A The test is such as the score on it reveals what the position of an individual's is in the group on which it has been standardized B The test is such as the score on it reveals how much an individual has acquired in some specific area of learning as judged against some external criterion C The test is such as its norms have been prepared on a sufficiently large sample D The test is such as its reliabilities and validities have been established extensively.
 Question 5
Which is the characteristic of a norm- reference test?
 A It is objective-referenced or domain referenced B It tells to what extent instructional objectives have been achieved. C It has items which cluster around a few well-specified objectives D It reveals where a particular individual stands in the group in regard to the trait being measured by the test.
 Question 6
Qualitative analysis is not, at all, used in
 A Descriptive research. B Ethnographical research. C Experimental research. D Historical research.
 Question 7
To ensure that the influence of all relevant variables is the same for all the subjects and does not change during the experimental period is the main objective of
 A Experimental Error B Experimental Control C Experimental Variables D Hypothesis Testing
 Question 8
Field Study method is the method of
 A Laboratory Observation B Situational Observation C Naturalistic Observation D Occasional Observation
 Question 9
In studying the public opinion
 A Field Study method is applied B Action Research is applied C Survey Research is applied D Scaling method is applied
 Question 10
Which scale represents the lowest level of measurement and imparts the least information?
 A Nominal Scale B Ordinal Scale C Interval Scale D Ratio Scale
 Question 11
Which Scale has an absolute zero at the point of origin?
 A Ordinal Scale B Interval Scale C Nominal Scale D Ratio Scale
 Question 12
The method of selecting a portion of the universe with a view to drawing conclusion about the universe in Toto is known as
 A Scaling B Leveling C Randomizing D Sampling
 Question 13
How many samples out of 100 samples drawn from a given population, the researcher wants, should represent the true population estimates is known as
 A The confidence level B The sampling level C The situational level D The experimental level
 Question 14
The most common method of sampling in marketing researches and election polls is
 A Random Sampling B Stratified Random Sampling C Quota Sampling D Proportionate Stratified Sampling
 Question 15
Itemized rating scales are otherwise known as
 A Numerical Scales B Rank Order Scales C Graphic rating Scales D Comparative Scales
 Question 16
The men of medicine of the ancient as well as the modern tribal groups are masters in the techniques of
 A Suggestion and Hypnosis B Experimentation C Introspection D Field Study
 Question 17
In India, the first psychological laboratory was started in the year 1916 in Calcutta University and the second in 1923 in Mysore University. Both these laboratories are the result of the Endeavour of
 A Prof. K. Kautilya B Prof. B. Sinha C Prof. B. N. Seal D Prof. R. N. Rath
 Question 18
In Observation Method, there is a tendency to read one's own thought and feeling into other’s mind. This may be otherwise called
 A Projection B Sublimation C Identification D Rationalization
 Question 19
In the field of sensation, psychologists can easily gather valuable information's by the help of
 A Survey Method B Introspection Method C Experimentation D Clinical Method
 Question 20
Which of the following statements is correct?
 A N is used for the number of cases or subjects in the sample B (Mew) is used for the mean of the total population C S is used for standard deviation of a sample D S is used for the standard deviation of the population.
 Question 21
What should we do, if we want to reduce both the type-I and type II errors?
 A Increase the level of significance B Decrease the level of significance C Increase the size of the sample D Reduce the size of the sample.
 Question 22
Measurement reliability refers to the
 A Accuracy of the scores B Consistency of the scores C Dependency of the scores D Comprehensiveness of the scores
 Question 23
Which of the following is an example of a dilemma that might face feminist business researchers conducting qualitative interviews with women?
 A What role to adopt when interviewing male managers? B How many female employees should be interviewed for a representative sample? C How to overcome the issue of false consciousness? D What data to use when publishing findings?
 Question 24
How can we determine if a test has good validity?
 A It produces the same result when it is given at different times to the same group of people B It produces the same result no matter which version of the test is used C It measures what it is supposed to measure D All of the questions on it can be answered accurately by the subject
 Question 25
Which of the following terms best describes an interaction effect?
 A The effect of one independent variable (on a DV) depends on the level of another independent variable B Eliminating any differential influence of extraneous variables C Sequencing effect that occurs from the order in which the treatment conditions are administered D The effect of one independent variable on the dependent variable
There are 25 questions to complete.