## Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

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Question 1 |

Which of the following does not determine the size of an adequate sample?

The type of sampling design | |

The degree of precision desired | |

The nature of the population | |

Researcher's insight into sampling. |

Question 2 |

Research conferences can be conducted at

Regional level | |

National level | |

International level | |

All of the above level |

Question 3 |

A little girl Leny pushed Bapula, her brother, off his tricycle. She learned to behave this way because the behavior paid off in the past, in other words, she learned to act aggressively in certain situations because she was rewarded for such behavior in the past. With which perspective, a psychologist can study this type of problem?

Social Perspective | |

Cognitive Perspective | |

Behavioral Perspective | |

Biological Perspective |

Question 4 |

A........ is a range of numbers inferred from the sample that has a certain probability of including the population parameter over the long run.

Lower limit | |

Confidence interval | |

Probability limit | |

Hypothesis |

Question 5 |

Formulation of hypothesis may NOT be required in:

Survey method | |

Historical studies | |

Normative studies | |

Experimental studies |

Question 6 |

The experimental study is based on:

Replication of research | |

The manipulation of variables | |

Survey of literature | |

Conceptual parameters |

Question 7 |

There are some people in the world who can move objects which are away from them without using any form of physical force. In psychology, this phenomenon is called

Psychoanalysis | |

Psychokinesis | |

Telepathy | |

Precognition |

Question 8 |

Which analysis is related with descriptive analysis?

Univariate Analysis | |

Bivariate Analysis | |

Multivariate Analysis | |

All of the above |

Question 9 |

The chief characteristic of a good research design is

Unbiased in nature | |

Free from confounding effect | |

Statistical precision | |

All of the above |

Question 10 |

Research is not considered ethical if it

tries to prove a particular point. | |

does not ensure privacy and anonymity of the respondent. | |

does not investigate the data scientifically. | |

is not of a very high standard. |

Question 11 |

What is the importance of the correlation coefficient?

The fact that there is linear relationship between the correlated variables | |

The fact that it is one of the most valid measures of education | |

The fact that it allows one to determine the degree or strength of the association between two variables | |

The fact that it is a non-parametric method of statistical analysis. |

Question 12 |

The advantage of random sampling is

It is the excellent method of sample se-lection | |

It is an economic method in terms of money, time, and energy | |

It produces accurate results | |

All the above |

Question 13 |

A researcher is interested in studying the prospects of a particular political party in an urban area. What tool should he prefer for the study?

Interview | |

Rating scale | |

Questionnaire | |

Schedule |

Question 14 |

What is the nature of F-test?

Essentially a two-tailed test | |

Essentially a one-tailed test | |

Can be one-tailed as well as two-tailed depending on the hypothesis to be tested | |

Can never be a one-tailed test. |

Question 15 |

Regression analysis reveals

the magnitude of variations | |

closeness of independent variables | |

closeness of dependent variables | |

average relationship between two variables |

Question 16 |

The validity poses a problem for qualitative research because........

Because there isn't any quantitative data on which to assess validity | |

Because the measurement of validity implies that there is something fixed which can be measured | |

Because the validity of interviews cannot be measured | |

Because the validity is only an issue in quantitative research |

There are 16 questions to complete.