Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
A group of researchers do a study where children from particular classrooms are assigned to treatment or control conditions. After the study, the researcher finds out that the students in the control group are higher achievers than those in the experimental group. He found no treatment effect. The failure to find an effect may be due to:
A maturation effect
A testing effect
A treatment effect
A differential selection effect
Why is research important in social sciences?
To bring out solutions to business problems
To find out solutions for the problems of the Government
To come out with solutions to social problems
To find out solutions for the problems of the individuals
The meaning of the Historical method of research is
To employ scientific method in order to study the historical problems
To establish relationship between historical facts and current events
To make specific investigation of the past events
All the above
Which of the following are the characteristics of a seminar?
- It is a form of academic instruction.
- It involves questioning, discussion and debates.
- It involves large groups of individuals.
- It needs involvement of skilled persons.
(b) and (c)
(b) and (d)
(b), (c) and (d)
(a), (b) and (d)
The posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups is likely to control for which of the following threats to internal validity
Additive and interactive effects
Hypothesis testing and estimation are the two key branches of the field of inferential statistics?
Neither True nor False just a statement
None of the above
The method of research may be selected on the basis of
Purpose of research.
Type of control.
Source of data.
All of the above
Which tests are used in explanation of results?
Both of them
None of the above.
Level of significance means the probability of
Accepting the null hypothesis.
Accepting the research hypothesis.
Rejecting the null hypothesis.
Rejecting the research hypothesis.
........ results if you fail to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually false
Type II error
Type III error
Type IV error
Type I error
Obstacle in the way of needs
Suggested question for a problem
An interrogative question
All of the above
Sampling which provides for a known non zero chance of selection is
Non probability sampling
Generally a scientist's observations related to Experiment and Testing are based on
House old rules
Action research is
An applied research
A longitudinal research
A research carried out to solve immediate problems
Which of the following is not correct about ex-post-facto research?
The dependent variable is measured first, and after that the independent variable or variables are studied
It is possible to exercise much rigorous control in this and obtain highly valid results
It is not possible in this research to assign the subjects to the treatment groups randomly
It provides support for any number of different and sometimes contradictory hypothesis.
Which of the following is an example of deception in business research?
The obtaining of company material without permission.
The researcher wearing a disguise during an observation.
The researcher failing to ask permission to interview someone.
The researcher representing their research as being about a different topic
There are 16 questions to complete.