# Research-aptitude questions set 54

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## Research aptitude

 Question 1
Co relational study is an example of
 A casual comparative study B descriptive survey study C experimental study D longitudinal study
 Question 2
Which research does least depend on empirical facts
 A Ethnographic research B phenomenological research C philosophical research D historical research
 Question 3
The important source of hypotheses according to Hatt are
 A general culture, scientific theory, personal experience and analyses B investigation, competitive effort and logic C only scientific theory D All of the above
 Question 4
Which of the following is a kind of survey research?
 A follow-up B census C sample D all of the above
 Question 5
Which of the following is a wrong statement about action research?
 A it is field-based research B it use qualitative techniques C its primary purpose is not knowledge generation D it is carried out by practitioners such
 Question 6
The middle part of the research synopses is
 A The partial part of the research B The middle most part of the research C The complete part of the research D The final part of the research
 Question 7
Experimental design is the only appropriate design where ........ relationship can be established.
 A Strong B Linear C Weak D Cause and Effect
 Question 8
Officers in my organization have higher than average level of commitment'' Such a hypothesis is an example of........
 A Descriptive Hypothesis B Directional Hypothesis C Relational Hypothesis D All of the above
 Question 9
The idea of welfare economy was given by which among the following philosophers?
 A Pigou B Russel C Darwin D Smith
 Question 10
What will you do to make your research value oriented
 A you pay the cost of its writing to a ghostwriter B you will charge the market rate for the work, you have conducted so far C you will ensure honesty and faith in the research work D you will make a plagiarism
 Question 11
The definition of TIPPIT table is
 A a table used for sampling purposes B a table used for verification of statistical inferences C A statistical table D All of the above
 Question 12
The Indian economist Amartya sen was given Nobel Prize for his work related to which of the following field of economics
 A production distribution B exchange C welfare D globalization
 Question 13
The paradigm change is considered to be
 A sudden B progressive C slow D regressive
 Question 14
The synopses of research is termed as
 A base of the problem B blueprint of the problem C mapping of the problem D All of the above
 Question 15
Which of the following makes research questions very crucial?
 A Guide your decisions about what data to collect and from where. B Help you decide which research area interests you. C Ensure that your findings have external validity. D Prevent you from thinking about research strategies.
 Question 16
When an extraneous variable systematically varies with the independent variable and influences the dependent variable, it is called
 A Another dependent variable B A confounding variable C A moderating variable D An unreliable variable
 Question 17
Which ........ percent confidence interval will be the widest (i.e. , the least precise) for a particular data set that includes exactly 500 cases?
 A 99% B 95\% C 90\% D None of the above
 Question 18
As sample size goes up, what tends to happen to 95\% confidence intervals?
 A They become more precise B They become more narrow C They become wider D Both A and B
 Question 19
........ is the failure to reject a false null hypothesis.
 A Type I error B Type II error C Type A error D Type B error
 Question 20
Which of the following statements is/are true according to the logic of hypothesis testing?
 A When the null hypothesis is true, it should be rejected B When the null hypothesis is true, it should not be rejected C When the null hypothesis is false, it should be rejected D Both B and C are true
 Question 21
Science refers to........
 A A system for producing knowledge B The knowledge produced by a system C Both A & B D None of the above
 Question 22
An indicator of reliability based on the correlations of each item in a measure with every other item is called
 A Test-retest reliability B Cronbach's alpha C Split-half reliability D Inter item ratio
 Question 23
Which one of the following aspect to be evaluated during Pilot Testing''?
 A Reactions of Respondents B Discovering errors in the instrument C Sampling procedure can be checked D All of the given options
 Question 24
Which one of them is the method for probing the respondent?
 A Repeat the question B Give an expectant pause C Repeat the respondent’s reply D All of the given options
 Question 25
What is the key question in the field of statistical estimation?
 A Based on my random sample, what is my estimate of the population parameter? B Based on my random sample, what is my estimate of normal distribution? C Is the value of my sample statistic unlikely enough for me to reject the null hypothesis? D There is no key question in statistical estimation
There are 25 questions to complete.