Research aptitude set 107

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
After identifying the important variables and establishing the logical reasoning in theoretical framework, the next step in the research process is
A
To focus group discussions
B
To generate the hypothesis
C
To use experiments in an investigation
D
To conduct surveys
Question 2
Which of the following is not a source of research ideas?
A
Everyday life
B
Past research
C
Theory
D
All of the above are sources of research ideas
Question 3
Which of the following is a reason for giving more importance to research papers than the research article?
A
research papers are incorporated with statistics
B
research papers are based on data
C
Both A and B
D
none of these
Question 4
The interview in which questions are already prepared is called........
A
Telephone interview
B
Structured interview
C
Personal interview
D
Unstructured interview
Question 5
The nonrandom sampling type that involves selecting a convenience sample from a population with a specific set of characteristics for your research study is called........
A
Convenience sampling
B
Quota sampling
C
Purposive sampling
D
Snowball sampling
Question 6
Which is the most important characteristics of the survey method of research?
A
It relies on a small sample
B
It studies characteristics of a group instead of an individual
C
It aims at developing some theory or the scientific laws
D
It focuses on studying the cause effect relationship between variables.
Question 7
In Non-probability sampling the probability exists of
A
Insufficient population
B
Limitations of data
C
Both of the above
D
None of the above
Question 8
Which of the following steps of the scientific method is exemplified by the researcher reviewing the literature and focusing on a specific problem that has yet to be resolved?
A
State the results of the data analysis.
B
Describe the procedures to collect information.
C
Analyze the collected information.
D
Identify a topic
Question 9
A researcher wants to understand why people are willing to handle snakes as a part of their church activities in several rural churches in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. He makes qualitative observations at several churches but also hands out fairly lengthy instruments that quantitatively measure several constructs (IQ, religiosity, self-esteem, and a political attitudes). He keeps the qualitative and quantitative data separate during analysis. He does some mixing during the discussion of his report about the qualitative and quantitative insights are related. Which design is this?
A
Dominant-status sequential design
B
Equal-status concurrent design
C
Dominant-status concurrent design
D
Equal-status sequential design
Question 10
The new values and principles establishes through
A
Human motivation
B
Philosophical research
C
Natural researches
D
Social situations
Question 11
Which of the following is undesirable in a questionnaire?
A
Asking for unnecessary information that lengthens the questionnaire
B
Avoiding ambiguity in questions
C
Simplest possible wording and suitable vocabulary
D
Avoiding questions which the subjects will not answer or will not answer truthfully.
Question 12
The meaning of Randomization is
A
Each element of population has equal chances to be included in the sample
B
The selection of an individual from population does not pose threat to the selection of other individuals in the sample
C
The method does not include the personal basis
D
All the above
Question 13
Suppose one Experimenter (E) in psychology firmly believes that Brahmin children are inherently superior to the Harijan children. Naturally he would never think of home environment as an explanation. This is a very obvious example of
A
Experimenter's Bias
B
Response Error
C
Subject's Bias
D
Stimulus Error
Question 14
Reliability and validity of a research can be maintained by
A
Real facts
B
Invariable facts
C
Contaminated facts
D
Uninviting facts
Question 15
An auto-ride costs Rs. 5 for the first 1. 6 km and Rs. 0. 50 per additional 100-metres. The cost for each distance unit is incurred at the beginning of the unit, so that the rider pays for the whole unit. The average cost for a 8 km ride is
A
Rs. 4. 75.
B
Rs. 4. 54.
C
Rs. 4. 62.
D
Rs. 5. 25.
Question 16
In single-case research, "baseline" refers to........
A
The time during which a treatment condition is administered
B
The rate of response established prior to the experimental intervention
C
The end point of the treatment condition
D
The beginning point of the treatment condition
There are 16 questions to complete.

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