Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
A major limitation of the projective tests is that they
Are individual tests.
Are not reliable and valid.
Require a highly specialized training in the administration, scoring and interpre?tation of these tests.
Are very costly.
Descriptive study is related with
Survey research method
Experimental research method
Case study method
All the above
Which of the following techniques yields a simple random sample?
Choosing volunteers from an introductory psychology class to participate
Listing the individuals by ethnic group and choosing a proportion from within each ethnic group at random.
Numbering all the elements of a sampling frame and then using a random number table to pick cases from the table.
Randomly selecting schools, and then sampling everyone within the school.
Association or relation between or among variables is established through
association of attributes
correlation of coefficient
The Doctoral Dissertation can be divided into
All of the above
One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to:
introduce new variables
eliminate spurious relations
improve data interpretation
What should we do, if we want to reduce both the type-I and type II errors?
Increase the size of the sample
Reduce the size of the sample.
Decrease the level of significance
Increase the level of significance
A key psychodynamic idea is that when unconscious impulses are unacceptable or when they make us anxious; to reduce anxiety, we use
The branch of psychology which (teals with the study of animal behaviour is known as
Research is based upon
Psychologists are sometimes interested to study consciousness even though they have no method of observing it directly except by using
"Inference" as the only tool
"Experimentation" as the only tool
A question during an interview such as"Why do you feel that way?" is known as a:
In a grouped frequency distribution, the intervals should be what?
Both A and B
Neither A nor B
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).
Neither True nor False just a statement
None of the above
What is not the reason underlying the importance of research in education?
It is a tool for verifying, testing and validating knowledge
It is a potent means of creating new knowledge
It has moved to the centre of the behavioral sciences
It provides answers to many problems faced by educators.
The source of a problem is
The virgin areas of research
The conclusions whose verification is still to be carried out
All the above
There are 16 questions to complete.