Research aptitude set 236

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
An operational definition is
A
One that bears no relation to the underlying concept
B
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept
C
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures
D
One that refers to opera singers and their work
Question 2
Thinking analogously about hypothesis, a researcher should
A
First bet and then roll the dice.
B
First roll the dice and then bet.
C
Change his bet after the data are in.
D
Have no bets, but dice only.
Question 3
Mr. X has coded his observations to hide the identity of each of the three participants in his study. He is ensuring;
A
anonymity.
B
protection from harm
C
informed consent
D
confidentiality
Question 4
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 5
A person who uses the particular psychotherapeutic techniques which originated with Sigmund Freud and his followers is called
A
A clinical psychologist
B
A psychoanalyst
C
A child psychologist
D
A psychiatrist
Question 6
The average weight of a group of 25 boys was calculated to be 78. 4 lbs. It was later discovered that the weight of one boy was misread as 69 lbs instead of 96 lb. The correct average is
A
78. 48.
B
79. 84.
C
79. 00.
D
79. 48.
Question 7
A variable that is presumed to cause a change in another variable is called a(n):
A
independent variable
B
dependent variable
C
categorical variable
D
intervening variable
Question 8
The advantage of research report writing in a scientific manner is known as
A
global standardization
B
global communication
C
global awakening
D
global welfare
Question 9
There is a significant positive correlation between variables X and Y. This means that:
A
X causes variation in Y.
B
Y causes variation in X.
C
X and Y vary together in opposite directions.
D
X and Y vary together in the same direction.
Question 10
"I bet this will happen if I do this" design of experimentation otherwise known as
A
Survey Research
B
Case Study
C
Hypothesis Testing
D
Exploratory Experimentation
Question 11
Which of the three ethics approaches says research ethics should be a matter of the individual's conscience?
A
Utilitarianism
B
Ethical skepticism
C
Ontological skepticism
D
Deontological approach
Question 12
Which of the following constitute the essential elements of coding?
A
Mutually exclusive
B
Single Dimension
C
Code Sheet
D
all of these
Question 13
The problem for the research related to metaphysics can be
A
What is meant by existence
B
What are the qualities of the existence of the objects
C
How knowledge of individuality of the objects can be realized
D
All of the above
Question 14
Which are the two basic approaches to research?
A
Fundamental and historical approach
B
Conclusion and decision approach
C
Qualitative and quantitative approach
D
Problem and solution oriented approach
Question 15
The branch of psychology which (teals with the study of animal behavior is known as
A
Differential Psychology
B
Abnormal Psychology
C
Social Psychology
D
Comparative Psychology
Question 16
Which of the following is an initial mandatory requirement for pursuing research?
A
Developing a research design
B
Formulating a research question
C
Deciding about the data analysis procedure
D
Formulating a research hypothesis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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