Research aptitude set 135

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
If a problem is very expensive and the possibility of data collection is also appears to be very difficult then what would you like to do?
A
Accepting challenge of selection of such problem
B
Forging such problem
C
Trying to solve such problem
D
Escaping from such problem
Question 2
Which of the following is the important characteristic of survey method?
A
it is capable for collecting data from a large group simultaneously
B
here the work is being carried out on predetermined problem
C
the aims of the method are fixed and specific
D
all of the above
Question 3
What happens in a completely spurious relationship once the researcher controls for a confounding third-variable?
A
The correlation coefficient will get closer to 10
B
The relationship between the original variables will remain unchanged
C
The relationship between the original variables will get weaker or, if the original relationship is fully spurious, it will disappear (i. e., the original relationship will become zero as measured by a correlation coefficient)
D
The relationship between the original variables will get stronger
Question 4
Research approaches are
A
Longitudinal and cross-sectional
B
Oblique and horizontal
C
Long and short section
D
None of the above
Question 5
Which of the following terms best describes data that were originally collected at an earlier time by a different person for a different purpose?
A
Primary data
B
Secondary data
C
Field notes
D
Experimental data
Question 6
The p-value used in statistical significance testing should be used to assess how strong a relationship is. For example, if relationship A has a p=. 04 and relationship B has a p=. 03 then you can conclude that relationship B is stronger than relationship A
A
True
B
False
C
doubtful
D
none of the above
Question 7
Which of the following is not a way to manipulate an independent variable?
A
Presence technique
B
Amount technique
C
Type technique
D
Random technique
Question 8
A number calculated with complete population data and quantifies a characteristic of the population is called which of the following?
A
A datum
B
A parameter
C
A statistic
D
A population
Question 9
The main condition which should be followed by research is
A
Honest exploration
B
Knowledge of facts and principles
C
Standardized findings and conclusions
D
All of the above
Question 10
Which technique is generally followed when the population is finite?
A
Purposive sampling technique
B
Area sampling technique
C
Systematic sampling technique
D
None of the above
Question 11
Involves the orderly and systematic representation of numerical data in a form designed to elucidate the problem under consideration
A
Classification
B
Coding
C
Tabulation
D
Editing
Question 12
Critical decision area in questionnaire construction is........
A
Question content
B
Question wording
C
Response strategy
D
All of the given options
Question 13
The Friendly relationship between Interviewer and respondent is called
A
Management
B
Conclusion
C
Morale
D
Rapport
Question 14
One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to:
A
confirm triangulation
B
introduce new variables
C
improve data interpretation
D
eliminate spurious relations
Question 15
A researcher is doing a study of peer groups in middle school. She interviews 5 girls and 5 boys. She is doing a grounded theory study; hence, she decides to generate her codes as she scans through her transcriptions of her data. These codes are labeled
A
Post hoc codes
B
A priori codes
C
Master list codes
D
Inductive codes
Question 16
Stratified sampling is adopted when
A
data about the universe is not available
B
the universe is heterogeneous
C
the universe is homogeneous
D
selected groups need to be studied
There are 16 questions to complete.

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