Research-aptitude questions set 60

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important research aptitude quiz

 Question 1
Some people in this world who are able to understand the thought processes of other individuals who are far away and perhaps even influence them without any form of contact. In psychology, this phenomenon is popularly known as
 A Telepathy B Precognition C Leviation D Psychokinesis
 Question 2
A recent development of Applied Social Psychology'' which is concerned with the application of psychology in solving the problems of particular communities of people like village community, the urban community and the socially backward community etc. is popularly known as
 A Community Psychology B Group Psychology C Educational Psychology D Criminal Psychology
 Question 3
Non-naturalistic observations on children may be contrived in a
 A Society B Group C Laboratory D School
 Question 4
Projective test is a
 A Non-naturalistic Observation B Naturalistic Observation C Self Observation D Internal Observation
 Question 5
The qualitative changes occurring in behavioral characteristics of the child leading towards maturity is otherwise known as
 A Development B Growth C Maturation D Learning
 Question 6
The earlier concepts of Child Development'' started with the
 A Birth of the Child B Death of the Child C Conception D Phallic Stage
 Question 7
The concept which refers to the consistency of scores obtained by the same persons when re-examined with the same test on different occasions is known as
 A Validity B Reliability C Standard Error D Error Variance
 Question 8
Experimental Analysis enables us to discern lawful relationships between antecedents and consequents involved in
 A Behavior B Experience C Habit D Attitude
 Question 9
Which of the following does not determine the size of an adequate sample?
 A The nature of the population B The type of sampling design C The degree of precision desired D Researcher's insight into sampling.
 Question 10
Which of the following does not belong to the group of the other three?
 A Logical validity B Construct validity C Sampling validity D Curricular validity.
 Question 11
Which of the following is not correct about inventories?.
 A They are instruments that attempt to take stock'' of one or more aspects of an individual's behavior rather than to measure in the usual sense B They require subjects to perform at their maximum level C They list items relating to the factor being appraised and request subjects to indicate preferences or check items that describe their typical behavior. D The responses obtained on the inventories are evaluated to obtain descriptions of certain fundamental predic-positions of the subjects.
 Question 12
A research problem is visible only when
 A The problem is researchable B problem is new and it adds something new to the existing knowledge C The problem has utility and relevance in the real world D All of the above
 Question 13
The propositions of science should be empirically refutable as
 A otherwise they can be just opinion B they will become accessible to others for verification C they will not be distinguishable from logical statement D then they can be charged
 Question 14
Limitations of research are
 A due to working condition B known as the research progress in the field C both A and B D decided by the researcher beforehand
 Question 15
Formulation of hypotheses may not be necessary in
 A survey studies B historical studies C normative studies D experimental studies
 Question 16
Which of the following is the important characteristic of survey method?
 A it is capable for collecting data from a large group simultaneously B here the work is being carried out on predetermined problem C the aims of the method are fixed and specific D all of the above
 Question 17
Research hypothesis is a
 A knowledge proposal B partial answers C working solution D tested solution
 Question 18
Starting the social status of the population, a researcher concluded that Miss Bandana is socially backward. The conclusion of researcher is
 A wrong B right C biased D not accurate
 Question 19
A norm refers to
 A criteria B ideal C average D model
 Question 20
Non-overlapping categories or intervals are known as ........
 A Inclusive B Exhaustive C Mutually exclusive D Mutually exclusive and exhaustive
 Question 21
A Type II error is also known as a ........
 A False positive B False negative C Double negative D Positive negative
 Question 22
If a finding is statistically significant one must also interpret the data, calculate an effect size indicator, and make an assessment of practical significance
 A True B False
 Question 23
The $p$-value used in statistical significance testing should be used to assess how strong a relationship is. For example, if relationship A has a $p=.04$ and relationship B has a $p=.03$ then you can conclude that relationship B is stronger than relationship A
 A True B False
 Question 24
The $p$-value used in statistical significance testing should be used to assess how strong a relationship is. For example, if relationship A has a $p=.04$ and relationship B has a $p=.03$ then you can conclude that relationship B is stronger than relationship A
 A True B False
 Question 25
To interpret the relationship between two categorical variables, a contingency table should be constructed with either column or row percentages, and........
 A If the percentages are calculated down the columns, then comparisons should be made across the rows B If the percentages are calculated across the rows, comparisons should be made down the columns C Both A and B are correct D Neither A nor B is correct
There are 25 questions to complete.