Research aptitude set 118

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of non-parametric statistical tests?
A
They are less powerful than the parametric tests.
B
They can be used when data are in the forms of ranks or categories
C
They can be used in situations where parametric tests are applicable
D
They yield statements of exact probabilities irrespective of the shape of the population distribution
Question 2
All of the following are true statements about action research, EXCEPT;
A
Data are systematically analyzed
B
Data are collected systematically
C
Results are generalizable
D
Results are used to improve practice
Question 3
Studying the social status of a population a researcher concluded that Mr. X is socially backward. His conclusion is
A
wrong
B
right
C
biased Note
D
inaccurate
Question 4
Survey research studies........
A
Processes
B
Events
C
Populations
D
Circumstances
Question 5
In data analysis of the grounded theory approach, the step which focuses on the main idea, developing the story line, and finalizing the theory is called........
A
Theoretical saturation
B
Axial coding
C
Selective coding
D
Open coding
Question 6
........ is a preferred sampling method for the population with finite size.
A
Cluster sampling
B
Area sampling
C
Systematic sampling
D
Purposive sampling
Question 7
Graphs and figures in research theses are important because
A
They enhance the spontaneity to research faith
B
They produce the perceptual quality in a research
C
they enhance the aesthetic sense in a research
D
All of the above
Question 8
When the questions are presented to the respondents in a face-to-face situation, and the interviewer rather than the subjects, fills out the query, it is called
A
A Schedule.
B
A Questionnaire,
C
An Inventory.
D
A Test.
Question 9
Which one of following is generally common in establishment survey and household survey?
A
Cognitive recall
B
Homogenous respondents
C
Error free
D
Response burden
Question 10
The variable the researcher matches to eliminate it as an alternative explanation is called a(n)........ variable
A
Dependent
B
Independent
C
Partial
D
Matching
Question 11
Alteration in performance due to being aware that one is participating in a study is known as.........
A
Temporal validity
B
Operationalism
C
Mortality
D
Reactivity
Question 12
Which of the following is not the Method of Research?
A
Historical
B
Observation
C
Philosophical
D
Survey
Question 13
of the following is the characteristic/s of Hypotheses in qualitative research studies?
A
Hypotheses are very specific and stated prior to beginning the study.
B
Hypotheses are never use
C
Hypotheses are often generated as the data are collected, interpreted, and analyzed
D
Hypotheses are always stated after the research study has been complete
Question 14
Which of the following statements is not true in the context of participatory research?
A
It is a collective process of inquiry.
B
It recognizes knowledge as power.
C
Its sole purpose is production of knowledge.
D
It emphasizes on people as experts.
Question 15
There are three basic approaches that people tend to adopt when considering ethical issues in research. Which one of the following is not one of the approaches?
A
Ontology
B
Utilitarianism
C
Ethical skepticism
D
Deontology
Question 16
In an experimental research study, the primary goal is to isolate and identify the effect produced by the........
A
Confounding variable
B
Dependent variable
C
Extraneous variable
D
Independent variable
There are 16 questions to complete.

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