Research aptitude set 198

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
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
A maturation effect
B
A testing effect
C
A treatment effect
D
A differential selection effect
Question 2
Why is research important in social sciences?
A
To bring out solutions to business problems
B
To find out solutions for the problems of the Government
C
To come out with solutions to social problems
D
To find out solutions for the problems of the individuals
Question 3
The meaning of the Historical method of research is
A
To employ scientific method in order to study the historical problems
B
To establish relationship between historical facts and current events
C
To make specific investigation of the past events
D
All the above
Question 4
Which of the following are the characteristics of a seminar?
  1. It is a form of academic instruction.
  2. It involves questioning, discussion and debates.
  3. It involves large groups of individuals.
  4. It needs involvement of skilled persons.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below
A
(b) and (c)
B
(b) and (d)
C
(b), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b) and (d)
Question 5
The posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups is likely to control for which of the following threats to internal validity
A
History
B
Differential selection
C
Additive and interactive effects
D
Differential attrition
Question 6
Hypothesis testing and estimation are the two key branches of the field of inferential statistics?
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 7
The method of research may be selected on the basis of
A
Purpose of research.
B
Type of control.
C
Source of data.
D
All of the above
Question 8
Which tests are used in explanation of results?
A
Parametric tests
B
Non-parametric tests
C
Both of them
D
None of the above.
Question 9
Level of significance means the probability of
A
Accepting the null hypothesis.
B
Accepting the research hypothesis.
C
Rejecting the null hypothesis.
D
Rejecting the research hypothesis.
Question 10
........ results if you fail to reject the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is actually false
A
Type II error
B
Type III error
C
Type IV error
D
Type I error
Question 11
Problem is-
A
Obstacle in the way of needs
B
Suggested question for a problem
C
An interrogative question
D
All of the above
Question 12
Sampling which provides for a known non zero chance of selection is
A
analysis
B
Probability sampling
C
multiple Choice
D
Non probability sampling
Question 13
Generally a scientist's observations related to Experiment and Testing are based on
A
Scientific principles
B
Self-imagination
C
House old rules
D
Self-experiences
Question 14
Action research is
A
An applied research
B
A longitudinal research
C
Simulative research
D
A research carried out to solve immediate problems
Question 15
Which of the following is not correct about ex-post-facto research?
A
The dependent variable is measured first, and after that the independent variable or variables are studied
B
It is possible to exercise much rigorous control in this and obtain highly valid results
C
It is not possible in this research to assign the subjects to the treatment groups randomly
D
It provides support for any number of different and sometimes contradictory hypothesis.
Question 16
Which of the following is an example of deception in business research?
A
The obtaining of company material without permission.
B
The researcher wearing a disguise during an observation.
C
The researcher failing to ask permission to interview someone.
D
The researcher representing their research as being about a different topic
There are 16 questions to complete.

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