Research aptitude set 20

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of non-parametric statistical tests?
A
They can be used in situations where parametric tests are applicable
B
They are less powerful than the parametric tests.
C
They yield statements of exact probabilities irrespective of the shape of the population distribution
D
They can be used when data are in the forms of ranks or categories
Question 2
While terminating the interview, the fieldworker should not do one of the following
A
He should record all the responses made by the interviewee before leaving.
B
He should thank the interviewee.
C
He should close the interview hastily.
D
He should answer all the questions the respondent asks concerning the nature and purpose of the study.
Question 3
Generalised conclusion on the basis of a sample is technically known as:
A
Data analysis and interpretation
B
Parameter inference
C
Statistical inference
D
All of the above
Question 4
The process of drawing a sample from a population is known as........
A
Sampling
B
Census
C
Survey research
D
None of the above
Question 5
While writing research report a researcher
A
must arrange it in logical, topical and chronological order
B
must not use the numerical figures in numbers in the beginning of sentences
C
must compare his results with those of the other studies
D
all of the above
Question 6
Generally the external and internal validity is present in the inference. We get from
A
Experimental method
B
Survey method
C
Ex Post Facto method
D
None of the above
Question 7
There is a number of ways in which confounding extraneous variables can be controlled, Which control technique is considered to be the best?
A
Random assignment
B
Matching
C
Counterbalancing
D
None of the above
Question 8
Generally it has been witnessed that the compulsion of writing a research paper has generated anomaly because
A
Every teacher does not possess the proper aptitude for writing a research paper
B
Every teacher does not have desirable qualities for writing a research paper
C
Each teacher does not possess the scientific attitude to carry out the research
D
All the above statements are correct
Question 9
Which of the following will give a more"accurate" representation of the population from which a sample has been taken?
A
A large sample based on the convenience sampling technique
B
A small sample based on simple random sampling
C
A large sample based on simple random sampling
D
A small cluster sample
Question 10
Which one of the following is regarded as the very breath of an experiment?
A
Controlled Variable
B
Independent Variable
C
Experimental Control
D
Dependent Variable
Question 11
On the basis of the nature of variable, the types of survey method are
A
Stratified survey and survey researches
B
Sample and population related researches
C
Surveys through Questionnaire and interviews
D
All the above
Question 12
applied research is also known as
A
field research
B
fundamental research
C
experimental research
D
innovative research
Question 13
Field Study method is the method of
A
Naturalistic Observation
B
Situational Observation
C
Occasional Observation
D
Laboratory Observation
Question 14
According to Good, Barr and Scates one of the following is not the source of problem
A
Analysis of the field of knowledge
B
Specific studies
C
Different areas under the study
D
Suggestions of an intelligent person
Question 15
Group comparison designs are always superior to single-case designs.
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 16
What makes people to undertake research?
A
Desire to face the challenge in solving the unsolved problems.
B
Desire to get a research degree along with it consequential benefits.
C
Desire to get intellectual joy of doing some creative work.
D
All of these
There are 16 questions to complete.

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