Research aptitude set 208

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
In the list of shortcoming of Educational Research in India presented in the 4th survey, which of the following was not included?
A
Absence of clear educational perspective
B
Absence of conceptual frame work
C
Inadequate understanding of research process
D
Absence of reliability and validity of research.
Question 2
Which of the following is a step of historical research?
A
to collect the data
B
to criticize the data
C
to identify the problem
D
. All of the above
Question 3
A set of principles to guide and assist researchers in deciding which goals are most important and in reconciling conflicting values when conducting research is called........
A
Research ethics
B
Deontological approach
C
Utilitarianism
D
None of the above
Question 4
As a general rule, researchers tend to use........ percent confidence intervals.
A
99%
B
95%
C
50%
D
none of the above
Question 5
Which of the following is a method of qualitative research?
A
Ethno methodology
B
Experimental research
C
Ex-post factor Research
D
Normative Survey
Question 6
Which one of the following is treated as basis of evaluation for the proposed problem of research?
A
Novelty of a problem
B
Presence of problem-solving potentiality
C
Possibilities of data collection from the sample
D
All the above
Question 7
Mrs. Smith is writing her daily observations of a student and writes, without interpretation, that the student is not completing the class work and is constantly speaking out of turn. Which of the following objectives does she appear to be using?
A
description
B
exploration
C
explanation
D
prediction
Question 8
When coefficient of skewness is positive, the distribution is said to be
A
Symmetrical.
B
Leptokutic.
C
Platykutic.
D
Positively skewed.
Question 9
Which of the following options are the main tasks of research in modern society?
  1. to keep pace with the advancement in knowledge
  2. to discover new things.
  3. to write a critique on the earlier writings.
  4. to systematically examine and critically analyze the investigations/sources with objectivity.
A
IV, II and I
B
I, II and III
C
I and III
D
II, III and IV
Question 10
Which of the following represent a good qualitative problem statement?
A
Defines the independent and dependent variables.
B
conveys a sense of emerging design.
C
Specifies a research hypothesis to be tested
D
Specifies the relationship between variables that the researcher expects to find
Question 11
Which of the following is classified in the category of the developmental research?
A
Philosophical research
B
Action research
C
Descriptive research
D
All the above
Question 12
If in a research independent variables cannot be manipulated then it is known as
A
Non-experimental Research
B
Experimental Research
C
Fundamental Research
D
Exploratory Research
Question 13
Attrition generally occurs in research where........
A
The study fails
B
Some participants do not complete the study
C
The study is very brief
D
You do demographic research
Question 14
"Concept is in reality a definition in short hand or a class or group of facts" defined by
A
P. V. Young
B
Kaplan
C
Kerlinger
D
Aurthur
Question 15
What should the researcher do if they have achieved a low response rate?
A
Copy responses and paste them again.
B
Abandon the research project entirely.
C
Recognize and accept the possible limitations of a low response rate.
D
Fill in some more questionnaires themselves.
Question 16
Which form of reasoning is the process of drawing a specific conclusion from a set of premises?
A
rationalism
B
probabilistic
C
deductive reasoning
D
inductive reasoning
There are 16 questions to complete.

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