# Research-aptitude questions set 8

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
Which of the following is not relevant to analysis of the research problem?
 A Isolating the variables that are involved in the problem and clarifying their relationships B Accumulating the facts that might be related to the problem C Attending seminars on research methodology D Proposing various relevant explanations (hypothesis) for the cause of the difficulty.
 Question 2
Opinionnaire is defined as a special form of inquiry to collect
 A The opinion of a sample of population on certain facts. B To quantify, analyze and interpret the collected data. C Both A and B D Neither A nor B
 Question 3
Sociometry is a technique for describing
 A Social relationships that exists between members of a group. B Attractions or repulsions between individuals. C Both A and B D Neither A nor B
 Question 4
Importance of Sociometry lies in
 A To have an idea of the group at a glance, to form appropriate groups of students for various projects and activities. B To find out the changes taking place in the group structure and qualities of leadership appreciated by the group. C To compare one group with the other to help the guidance worker by acquainting him with the pupil relationships. D All of the above .
 Question 5
In case of true experimental research the investigator is always required to make a compromise between which of the following four is not correct?
 A Internal validity and external validity B Contrived setting and natural setting C Randomization and manipulation D Control of extraneous variables and building the correlated variable into design.
 Question 6
While writing a research report investigators mostly arrange items in Bibliography in
 A Heading like -- books, perdiocals, newspaper reports, public documents and miscellaneous. B In a single alphabetized list. C Both A and B D Neither A nor B
 Question 7
When researchers refer to a significant difference, they mean that the
 A Scores of two groups shows great variability. B Experimental results have social importance. C Results of a study occurred by chance. D Results of a study can be replicated by another similar study.
 Question 8
Free Association in Psychoanalysis means
 A Allowing a subject to talk freely. B Focused interview. C A structured interview. D None of the above.
 Question 9
There is only person who has defined Educational Research. He is
 A John W. Best. B W.M. Travers. C George Mouly. D None of these.
 Question 10
Who said Educational Research is that activity which is directed toward development of science of behavior in educational situation?''
 A F.L. Whites B W.S. Monroe C W.M. Travers D J.W. Best.
 Question 11
Which is not a characteristic of Science?
 A Science employs hypothesis B Science is based on facts C Science is not free from emotional bias D Science uses quantitative methods.
 Question 12
What is not the reason underlying the importance of research in education?
 A It is a tool for verifying, testing and validating knowledge B It is a potent means of creating new knowledge C It has moved to the centre of the behavioral sciences D It provides answers to many problems faced by educators.
 Question 13
What is not essential about a research problem?
 A It should be amenable to research B It should be significant C It should lead to new knowledge D It should lead to theory building.
 Question 14
In a normal distribution, 100 per cent of observations are covered by the following
 A 3.09 s. B 3 s. C 2 s. D s.
 Question 15
What can Statistics do?
 A Prove anything B Disprove anything C Neither prove nor disprove anything-is just a tool D None of these.
 Question 16
Who said, Statistics has been defined as The Science of Counting''?
 A Bowley B Galton C Stephen King D R.A.Fisher.
 Question 17
On what is placed reliance in most investigations?
 A Secondary data B Primary data C Both primary and secondary data D None of these.
 Question 18
What is true about Secondary data?
 A Should never be used B Should be used after careful scrutiny C No scrutiny is required while using it D While scrutinizing, only thing to see is who collected it.
 Question 19
To which aspect are related questioning assumptions under-lying the problem?
 A Identifying the problem B Defining the problem C Analyzing the problem D Stating the problem.
 Question 20
What does description of the research problem NOT include?
 A Background of the study B Theories on which it is based C Assumptions underlying it D Review of research done.
 Question 21
Which of the following is the least helpful to locating and analyzing problems?
 A Exploring the literature in an area of interest B Discussing with the research guide C Examining every day experiences D Critical analysis of the existing theories and practices.
 Question 22
The correlation between two variables in which the effect of some other variable or variables on their relationship is controlled is called
 A Contingency coefficient of correlation. B Multiple correlations. C Partial correlation. D Product-moment correlation.
 Question 23
What is the nature of the statement that experimental generalizations are statistical inferences; they can only attain a degree of probability somewhere along a continuum between truth and falsity?
 A Not wholly true B Wholly true C Incorrect entirely D None of the above .
 Question 24
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of non-parametric statistical tests?
 A They can be used when data are in the forms of ranks or categories B They yield statements of exact probabilities irrespective of the shape of the population distribution C They are less powerful than the parametric tests. D They can be used in situations where parametric tests are applicable
 Question 25
ANOVA does NOT assume that
 A The treatment groups are selected at random from the same population. B The adjusted scores within groups have normal distribution. C The treatment groups are homogeneous. D The treatment groups are drawn from a larger population.
There are 25 questions to complete.