Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
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?
Accepting challenge of selection of such problem
Forging such problem
Trying to solve such problem
Escaping from such problem
Which of the following is the important characteristic of survey method?
it is capable for collecting data from a large group simultaneously
here the work is being carried out on predetermined problem
the aims of the method are fixed and specific
all of the above
What happens in a completely spurious relationship once the researcher controls for a confounding third-variable?
The correlation coefficient will get closer to 10
The relationship between the original variables will remain unchanged
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)
The relationship between the original variables will get stronger
Research approaches are
Longitudinal and cross-sectional
Oblique and horizontal
Long and short section
None of the above
Which of the following terms best describes data that were originally collected at an earlier time by a different person for a different purpose?
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
none of the above
Which of the following is not a way to manipulate an independent variable?
A number calculated with complete population data and quantifies a characteristic of the population is called which of the following?
The main condition which should be followed by research is
Knowledge of facts and principles
Standardized findings and conclusions
All of the above
Which technique is generally followed when the population is finite?
Purposive sampling technique
Area sampling technique
Systematic sampling technique
None of the above
Involves the orderly and systematic representation of numerical data in a form designed to elucidate the problem under consideration
Critical decision area in questionnaire construction is........
All of the given options
The Friendly relationship between Interviewer and respondent is called
One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to:
introduce new variables
improve data interpretation
eliminate spurious relations
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
Post hoc codes
A priori codes
Master list codes
Stratified sampling is adopted when
data about the universe is not available
the universe is heterogeneous
the universe is homogeneous
selected groups need to be studied
There are 16 questions to complete.