Research aptitude set 148

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
A major limitation of the projective tests is that they
A
Are individual tests.
B
Are not reliable and valid.
C
Require a highly specialized training in the administration, scoring and interpre?tation of these tests.
D
Are very costly.
Question 2
Descriptive study is related with
A
Survey research method
B
Experimental research method
C
Case study method
D
All the above
Question 3
Which of the following techniques yields a simple random sample?
A
Choosing volunteers from an introductory psychology class to participate
B
Listing the individuals by ethnic group and choosing a proportion from within each ethnic group at random.
C
Numbering all the elements of a sampling frame and then using a random number table to pick cases from the table.
D
Randomly selecting schools, and then sampling everyone within the school.
Question 4
Association or relation between or among variables is established through
A
MONOVA
B
ANOVAs
C
association of attributes
D
correlation of coefficient
Question 5
The Doctoral Dissertation can be divided into
A
Preliminaries
B
Textual Body
C
References
D
All of the above
Question 6
One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to:
A
confirm triangulation
B
introduce new variables
C
eliminate spurious relations
D
improve data interpretation
Question 7
What should we do, if we want to reduce both the type-I and type II errors?
A
Increase the size of the sample
B
Reduce the size of the sample.
C
Decrease the level of significance
D
Increase the level of significance
Question 8
A key psychodynamic idea is that when unconscious impulses are unacceptable or when they make us anxious; to reduce anxiety, we use
A
Defence Mechanisms
B
Super ego
C
Instincts
D
Dreams
Question 9
The branch of psychology which (teals with the study of animal behaviour is known as
A
Abnormal Psychology
B
Social Psychology
C
Comparative Psychology
D
Differential Psychology
Question 10
Research is based upon
A
Genera principles
B
Experiments
C
Scientific method
D
Scientists
Question 11
Psychologists are sometimes interested to study consciousness even though they have no method of observing it directly except by using
A
"Inference" as the only tool
B
"Experimentation" as the only tool
C
"Introspection" technique
D
"Observation" technique
Question 12
A question during an interview such as"Why do you feel that way?" is known as a:
A
Probe
B
Response
C
Filter question
D
Pilot
Question 13
In a grouped frequency distribution, the intervals should be what?
A
Mutually exclusive
B
Exhaustive
C
Both A and B
D
Neither A nor B
Question 14
When p<. 05 is reported in a journal article that you read for an observed relationship, it means that the author has rejected the null hypothesis (assuming that the author is using a significance or alpha (\alpha) level of. 05).
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 15
What is not the reason underlying the importance of research in education?
A
It is a tool for verifying, testing and validating knowledge
B
It is a potent means of creating new knowledge
C
It has moved to the centre of the behavioral sciences
D
It provides answers to many problems faced by educators.
Question 16
The source of a problem is
A
Historical records
B
The virgin areas of research
C
The conclusions whose verification is still to be carried out
D
All the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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