Research aptitude set 216

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
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
explanation
B
exploration
C
prediction
D
description
Question 2
Identify the incorrect statement:
A
A hypothesis is a basis for reasoning without any assumption of its truth.
B
A hypothesis is made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigations.
C
Hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon.
D
Scientific hypothesis is a scientific theory.
Question 3
Which one of the following is an indication of the quality of a research journal?
A
i10-index
B
Impact factor
C
g-index
D
h-index
Question 4
Which of the following would generally require the largest sample size?
A
Cluster sampling
B
Simple random sampling
C
Systematic sampling
D
Proportional stratified sampling
Question 5
A Hypothesis must be........
A
Speedy
B
Specific
C
Slow
D
Diffuse
Question 6
Regarding disabilities, writers should"avoid equating people with their disabilities" such as in mentally retarded people
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 7
Example for fact finding study is
A
Pure Research
B
Survey
C
Action Research
D
Long term Research
Question 8
The directors of a graduate program in educational research wish to see what types of jobs their graduates take after they finish their program. They randomly sample students from the program and have them fill out questionnaires with items asking about the types of jobs they have had. They also are asked to describe the roles they play in their current positions. This project is best described as having what kind of objective
A
Descriptive
B
Predictive
C
Explanatory
D
None of the above
Question 9
Attributes of objects, events of things which can be measured are called
A
Data
B
Qualitative measure
C
Variables
D
None of the above
Question 10
Psychology is
A
A social Science
B
A Natural Science
C
A Biological Science
D
Both Natural and Social Science
Question 11
The final result of a study will be more accurate if the sample drawn is
A
taken randomly
B
fixed by quota
C
representative to the population
D
purposive
Question 12
For conducting study relating to the family size and per capita income in our country, a researcher divides the whole population of the region into different income groups and then takes random samples from each group.
A
random sampling
B
levelled random sampling
C
group sampling
D
patterned sampling
Question 13
The research papers are generally made by the
A
scientist
B
research scholars
C
research supervisors
D
All of the above
Question 14
What best describes the Likert technique of attitude measurement?
A
Subjects indicate whether they agree with each of a series of attitude statements which are equally spaced along an attitude continuum
B
Subjects indicate on five point scales the extent of their agreement with a set of attitude statements
C
Subjects judge a particular concept on a series of bipolar semantic scale
D
Subjects response to an open-ended interview are coded by content analyst.
Question 15
What is wrong about non-parametric tests or significance?
A
They are distribution-free techniques of analysis
B
They assume that groups should be homogeneous
C
They make no assumption about the parameters
D
They do make certain assumptions, but these are fewer and less stringent.
Question 16
The view that a hypothesis is never proved; but merely sustained or rejected only tentatively, is
A
A misconception.
B
A correct and valid statement.
C
A wrong assumption about hypothesis.
D
A fact not accepted by all.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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