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important research aptitude quiz

 Question 1
Which of the following represents the fiftieth percentile, or the middle point in a set of numbers arranged in order of magnitude?
 A Mode B Median C Mean D Variance
 Question 2
If a distribution is skewed to the left, then it is ........
 A Negatively skewed B Positively skewed C Symmetrically skewed D Symmetrical
 Question 3
In a grouped frequency distribution, the intervals should be what?
 A Mutually exclusive B Exhaustive C Both A and B D Neither A nor B
 Question 4
When a set of numbers is heterogeneous, you can place more trust in the measure of central tendency as representing the typical person or unit.
 A True B False
 Question 5
A design consisting of an experimental and a control group but participants are not randomly assigned to the groups is which of the following?
 A Interrupted time-series design B Nonequivalent comparison-group design C Single case design D All of the above
 Question 6
A form of the nonequivalent comparison-group design is recommended when ........
 A It is not possible to control for a basic history effect B It is not possible to randomly assign participants to groups C It is not possible to identify two groups D All of the above
 Question 7
A threat to internal validity in the nonequivalent comparison-group design is the ........ effect.
 A Selection-maturation effect B Selection-history effect C Selection-regression D All of the above are threats
 Question 8
A threat to internal validity in the nonequivalent comparison-group design is the ........ effect.
 A Maturation effect B Selection-history effect C Failure to revert to baseline D All of the above
 Question 9
If the population on which a study is based is such that all its units can be reached, it is termed as
 A Target population. B Accessible population. C Homogeneous population. D Heterogeneous population.
 Question 10
Sampling frame means
 A Identification of target and accessible population. B Defining sample unit and selecting units. C Preparing a complete list of the units of a finite population for drawing a sample. D Fixing the sample size and drawing a sample.
 Question 11
Action research is ordinarily concerned with problems
 A Of general nature. B Constituting universal truths. C Are of immediate concern and call for immediate solutions. D Have long-range implications.
 Question 12
What is the aim of educational research?
 A Identifying major problems that need to be solved B Searching for the new facts and principles underlying the process of education C Identifying the aims of education D Identifying the values that need to be inculcated in the pupils.
 Question 13
How many variables should be changed at a time when conducting a single-case design?
 A 4 B 3 C 2 D 1
 Question 14
The research is an ethical process. Here the meaning of ethics is
 A the quality of the research content B the quantity of the research work C the fulfillment of research values in an investigation D all of the above
 Question 15
The research antagonistic to expost facto research is
 A experimental studies B normative research C library research D none of them
 Question 16
Statistics is
 A only descriptive B only explanatory C both descriptive and explanatory D either A or B
 Question 17
Survey of related studies consist of collecting
 A books related to research B articles related to research C annotation of collected research material D all of the above
 Question 18
If a hypotheses is refuted experimentally
 A the experiments would be repeated to confirm it B the theoretical construct should be revised C only new hypotheses be made D both B and C
 Question 19
Preliminary Data Collection may be considered as part of
 A Descriptive research B Explanatory research C Exploratory research D All of the given options
 Question 20
What type of process research is?
 A A process to discover the truth B A process to invent the machines C A process to make new medicines D A process to create theories
 Question 21
Who is known as the father of scientific social surveys
 A Darwin B Best C Both A and B D none of the above
 Question 22
Limitation in a thesis is
 A introduced by the researcher B due to situation of research C demand of mathematical tools D both A and C
 Question 23
Why is research in education important for teachers?
 A It adds to their academic qualifications. B It makes them wiser C It makes them better teachers D It enables them to make best possible judgments about what should be taught and how.
 Question 24
What does view of related research and literature not do?
 A Provide the researcher with sufficient useful knowledge B Help the researcher in identifying needed problems of research C Make the researcher competent and perfect in doing research D Make the researcher aware of the pitfalls that plagued his predecessors.
 Question 25
What type of study means comparison of likeness and differences among phenomena to find out factors which seem to accompany or contribute to the occurrence of certain events?
 A A co relational study B An experimental study C A causal comparative study D An ex post-facto study.
There are 25 questions to complete.