Research aptitude set 211

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Insert the missing number in the following series: 4 16 8 64? 256
A
24
B
20
C
32
D
16
Question 2
Time consumed in mall intercept interview is
A
Moderate
B
High
C
Low
D
Nil
Question 3
When it is necessary to engage in a good amount of deception to conduct a scientifically valid study, what procedure(s) should a researcher consider following?
A
Debriefing
B
Dehoaxing
C
Desensitizing
D
All of the above should be considered
Question 4
It is undesirable on the part of the researcher
A
To present a research report based on investigator's own ideas and written in his own words.
B
Stringing lots of quotations together.
C
Getting the full meaning out of the author's ideas and paraphrasing them in his own language.
D
Concentrating on written material, eliminating unessential details.
Question 5
A technique used when selecting clusters of different sizes is called........
A
Two-stage sampling
B
Cluster sampling
C
One-stage sampling
D
Probability proportional to size or PPS
Question 6
In case of true experimental research the investigator is always required to make a compromise between which of the following four is not correct?
A
Internal validity and external validity
B
Contrived setting and natural setting
C
Randomization and manipulation
D
Control of extraneous variables and building the correlated variable into design.
Question 7
What is not correct about research?
A
Research is begun because someone has asked a question and it has to answer it
B
Research may involve venturing into areas of thought about which little is known
C
Research has to be planned and conducted because it is a scientific way of gathering information
D
Research is needed if the aim is to increase the extent of knowledge or to make it more complex.
Question 8
Research is classified on the basis of........ and methods
A
Intent
B
Methodology
C
Techniques
D
Purpose
Question 9
The quantitative research is best described by........
A
Research that attempts to generate new theory
B
The collection of non numerical data
C
Research that is exploratory
D
An attempt to confirm the researcher's hypotheses
Question 10
Qualitative analysis is not, at all, used in
A
Historical research.
B
Experimental research.
C
Descriptive research.
D
Ethnographical research.
Question 11
The pragmatist philosophy is most closely associated with which of the following positions?
A
The incompatibility thesis
B
The compatibility thesis
C
The incomparable thesis
D
The fruitful thesis
Question 12
Why it is helpful to keep a research diary or log book while you are conducting your project?
A
To give you something to do in the early stages of your research when nothing is happening.
B
Because funding councils generally demands to see written evidence that you were working every day during the period of the research.
C
To keep a record of what you did and what happened throughout the research process.
D
It can be added to your dissertation to ensure that you reach the required word limit.
Question 13
GLM refers to which of the following?
A
General Lab Model
B
General Logic Model
C
General Linear Model
D
General Limited Model
Question 14
Sources of researchable problems can include:
A
Researchers' own experiences as educators
B
Practical issues that require solutions
C
Theory and past research
D
All of the above
Question 15
On what is placed reliance in most investigations?
A
Secondary data
B
Primary data
C
Both primary and secondary data
D
None of these.
Question 16
The main types of case study are
A
Four
B
Five
C
Six
D
Not at all
There are 16 questions to complete.

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