Research aptitude set 1

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
The main advantage of the research paper is
A
To communicate the research work carried out by the researcher
B
To put the results for wider criticism or approval
C
To modify the research process if there is any discrepancy in it
D
All of the above
Question 2
Which one of the following is a disadvantage of Randomization?
A
Unrepresentative
B
Economy
C
Convenience
D
Statistical in nature
Question 3
While studying color preferences, the method of paired comparison was introduced by Cohn in
A
1148 AD
B
1481 AD
C
1894 AD
D
1984 AD
Question 4
The researcher should keep a precaution while he is defining a problem
A
He should not have used the words having more than one meaning
B
He should forecast the results on its basis
C
He should precise its nature
D
All the above
Question 5
What does representative sample mean?
A
A miniature or replica of the population at least with respect to the characteristic under investigation, if not in all respects
B
A sample similar to the population in all respects
C
A sample which is smaller in size than the population
D
A sample whose mean is estimated to be within sampling errors of the population mean.
Question 5 Explanation: 
A representative sample is a small quantity of something that accurately reflects the larger entity. An example is when a small number of people accurately reflect the members of an entire population.
Question 6
The limitations of a research workshop are-
A
Need of extra time
B
Extra emphasis on practicality
C
Need of specific research material
D
All of the above
Question 7
Which of the following phrases best describes"ethnocentrism"?
A
Special words or terms used by the people in a group
B
An external, social scientific view of reality
C
The study of the cultural past of a group of people
D
Judging people from a different culture according to the standards of your own culture
Question 8
A small scale trial run of a particular component is known as
A
Pilot testing
B
Pre-testing
C
Lab experiments
D
Both A & B
Question 9
In order to carried out a study on Juvenile delight, the best method is-
A
Ex-Post Facto method
B
Genetic method
C
Experimental method
D
Case-Study method
Question 10
According to your text, what are the five key objectives of science?
A
prediction, summary, conclusion, explanation, description
B
questions, answers, prediction, explanation, summary
C
influence, prediction, questions, exploration, answers
D
exploration, description, explanation, prediction, influence
Question 11
In a........ observation researcher stands apart and does not participate
A
Unstructured
B
Participant
C
Structural
D
Non Participant
Question 12
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 13
Deductive Reasoning helps in
A
Formulation of Hypothesis
B
Tools Preparation
C
Data Analysis
D
Research Reporting
Question 14
which of the following statement is wrong about the research
A
The research has been carried out for ornamental degrees
B
The research has been carried out for name and fame
C
The research has been carried out for invention
D
None of the above
Question 15
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 16
Tippit table refers to........
A
Table of random digits
B
Table used in sampling methods
C
Table used in statistical investigations
D
All the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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