Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
After identifying the important variables and establishing the logical reasoning in theoretical framework, the next step in the research process is
To focus group discussions
To generate the hypothesis
To use experiments in an investigation
To conduct surveys
Which of the following is not a source of research ideas?
All of the above are sources of research ideas
Which of the following is a reason for giving more importance to research papers than the research article?
research papers are incorporated with statistics
research papers are based on data
Both A and B
none of these
The interview in which questions are already prepared is called........
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........
Which is the most important characteristics of the survey method of research?
It relies on a small sample
It studies characteristics of a group instead of an individual
It aims at developing some theory or the scientific laws
It focuses on studying the cause effect relationship between variables.
In Non-probability sampling the probability exists of
Limitations of data
Both of the above
None of the above
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?
State the results of the data analysis.
Describe the procedures to collect information.
Analyze the collected information.
Identify a topic
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?
Dominant-status sequential design
Equal-status concurrent design
Dominant-status concurrent design
Equal-status sequential design
The new values and principles establishes through
Which of the following is undesirable in a questionnaire?
Asking for unnecessary information that lengthens the questionnaire
Avoiding ambiguity in questions
Simplest possible wording and suitable vocabulary
Avoiding questions which the subjects will not answer or will not answer truthfully.
The meaning of Randomization is
Each element of population has equal chances to be included in the sample
The selection of an individual from population does not pose threat to the selection of other individuals in the sample
The method does not include the personal basis
All the above
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
Reliability and validity of a research can be maintained by
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
Rs. 4. 75.
Rs. 4. 54.
Rs. 4. 62.
Rs. 5. 25.
In single-case research, "baseline" refers to........
The time during which a treatment condition is administered
The rate of response established prior to the experimental intervention
The end point of the treatment condition
The beginning point of the treatment condition
There are 16 questions to complete.