Research aptitude set 121

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Logic of induction is very close to
A
the logic of sampling
B
the logic of observation
C
the logic of the controlled variable
D
none of the above
Question 2
What is the difference between Laboratory Experiment and Field Experiment?
A
Difference of place
B
Difference of samples
C
Difference of variables
D
All of the above.
Question 3
A researcher divides the populations into PG, graduates and 10+2 students and using the random digit table he selects some of them from each. This is technically called.
A
Settled sampling
B
Stratified random sampling
C
Representative sampling
D
None of these
Question 4
In historical research, data synthesis usually does not include........
A
Defining and interpreting key words, phrases and terms
B
Chronologically ordering events
C
Differentiating between how people should behave and how they did behave
D
Inferring causation based on simple correlation
Question 5
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a good research topic?
A
It is ethical.
B
It can be investigated through the collection and analysis of data
C
It focuses on a philosophical or ethical issue.
D
It is theoretically or practically significant.
Question 6
A researcher selects only 10 members as a sample from the total population of 5000 and considers it good because
A
he was a good researcher
B
he was guided by his supervisor
C
the populations was homogeneous
D
all of these
Question 7
Generalized conclusion on the basis of a sample is technically known as
A
statistical, inference of external validity of the research
B
data analysis and interpretation
C
parameter inference
D
all of the above
Question 8
Which one of the following is the most comprehensive source of population data?
A
National Sample Surveys
B
Census
C
National Family Health Surveys
D
Demographic Health Surveys
Question 9
A statistical measure based upon the entire population is called parameter while measure based upon a sample is known as
A
sample parameter
B
inference
C
statistic
D
none of these
Question 10
When it is necessary to engage in a good amount of deception to conduct a scientifically valid study, what procedure(s) should a researcher consider following?
A
Debriefing
B
Dehoaxing
C
Desensitizing
D
All of the above should be considered
Question 11
"Officers in my organization have higher than average level of commitment" such a hypothesis is an example of........
A
Descriptive Hypothesis
B
Directional Hypothesis
C
Relational Hypothesis
D
All of the above
Question 12
Formulation of hypothesis may not be necessary in
A
survey studies
B
fact finding (historical) studies
C
normative studies
D
experimental studies
Question 13
The objectivity of the research can be enhanced
A
Through its reliability
B
Through its validity
C
Through its impartiality
D
All of the above
Question 14
Which of the following person gave the Triarchic theory of intelligence?
A
Sternberg
B
Guilford
C
Gardner
D
Eyesenck
Question 15
The social element on research consist of
A
introducing human element
B
caring for cultural element
C
catering for elements of social relevance
D
all of the above
Question 16
Which of the following is a computed measure of absolute variation?
A
Range
B
Standard deviation
C
Quartile deviation
D
All of these.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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