Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
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.
Research conferences can be conducted at
All of the above level
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?
A........ is a range of numbers inferred from the sample that has a certain probability of including the population parameter over the long run.
Formulation of hypothesis may NOT be required in:
The experimental study is based on:
Replication of research
The manipulation of variables
Survey of literature
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
Which analysis is related with descriptive analysis?
All of the above
The chief characteristic of a good research design is
Unbiased in nature
Free from confounding effect
All of the above
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
Regression analysis reveals
the magnitude of variations
closeness of independent variables
closeness of dependent variables
average relationship between two variables
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.