Research aptitude set 176

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Counterbalancing is.........
A
Usually based on random selection of participants
B
Only used when one pretest variable needs to be controlled
C
Chosen to control for such things as order and carryover effects*
D
All of the above
Question 2
There are two sets given below, Set-I consists of methods of research and Set-II indicates their procedural characteristics. Match the two sets and choose your answer from the codes given below:
Set-I (Research method)Set-II (Procedural Characteristics)
a. Experimental methodi. Interventions to ameliorate a given situation
b. Expost facto methodii. Explaining patterns of behavior in terms of meanings and their representations which people share.
c. Descriptive methodiii. Manipulating an independent variable in controlled conditions and measuring its effect on dependent variable.
d. Symbolic interactioniv. Depending on primary and secondary sources of data.
e. Action researchv. Obtaining information concerning the current status of phenomena.
vi. Observing the effect on dependent variable and making probes into factors/variables which explain it.
vii. Exegetic analysis
A
a-iii, b-vi, c-v, d-ii, e-i
B
a-iii, b-iv, c-v, d-vi, e-vii
C
a-i, b-iii, c-iv, d-v, e-vii
D
a-i, b-ii, c-iii, d-iv, e-v
Question 3
The characteristic feature of a workshop is
A
To attain the higher cognitive and psychomotor objectives of the research
B
To comprehend the theoretical and practical aspects of the research
C
To explore the possibilities of applied aspects of the research
D
All of the above
Question 4
You should mix methods in a way that provides complementary strengths and non-overlapping weaknesses. This is known as the fundamental principle of mixed research.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 5
........ allow a researcher to examine the degree and direction of the relationship between 2 characteristics or variables
A
Confounding variables
B
Experimental designs
C
Co relational designs
D
Quasi. experimental designs
Question 6
Which one of the following methods serve to measure correlation between two variables?
A
Scatter Diagram
B
Coefficient of Rank Correlation
C
Two-way table
D
Frequency Distribution
Question 7
Research hypotheses are........
A
Formulated prior to a review of the literature
B
Statements of predicted relationships between variables
C
Stated such that they can be confirmed or refuted
D
Both b and c
Question 8
'Subject Mortality' leads to internal invalidity of
A
Experimental Research
B
Philosophical Research
C
Descriptive Research
D
Historical Research
Question 9
The type of qualitative research that describes the culture of a group of people is called........
A
Phenomenology
B
Ethnography
C
Grounded theory
D
Case study
Question 10
Field study is related to
A
real life situations
B
experimental situations
C
laboratory situations
D
none of the above
Question 11
Scientific method is committed to........
A
Proposition
B
Neutrality
C
Objectivity
D
Ethics
Question 12
A literature review is based on the assumption that
A
Copy from the work of others
B
Knowledge accumulates and learns from the work of others
C
Knowledge disaccumulates
D
None of the above option
Question 13
The single difference between longitudinal and cross-sectional researches is
A
In longitudinal researches are working on single group of subject for long term duration while in cross-section, the immediate results have been derived after selecting a sample
B
In longitudinal researcher the researcher should have more patience to work that in cross-sectional researches
C
The longitudinal researches have been generally carried out under the specific situation and with specific persons but it is not carried out in cross-sectional researches
D
All the above differences are correct
Question 14
Formulation of hypothesis may not be necessary in
A
survey studies
B
fact finding (historical) studies
C
experimental studies
D
normative studies
Question 15
Why is the statement"What are the effect s of extracurricular activities on cognitive development of school age children" not a good statement of a quantitative research question?
A
Because there is no connection between extracurricular activities and cognitive development
B
Because there are not enough school age children engaged in extracurricular activities to conduct the study
C
Because the study would be too difficult to do given all the different extracurricular activities
D
Because the statement was not specific enough to provide an understanding of the variables being investigated
Question 16
The reliability of most of the investigation depends on
A
primary data
B
secondary data
C
Both A and B
D
none of the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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