Research aptitude set 24

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
An extraneous variable that systematically varies with the independent variable and also influences the dependent variable is known as a........ a Confounding variable
A
Third variable
B
Second variable
C
Both A and B are correct
Question 2
Which of the following statements is correct about validity and reliability?
A
When internal validity is high, external validity is low
B
When internal validity is high, there is no change in external validity
C
When internal validity is high, external validity is also high
D
All of the given options
Question 3
The historical research is different from experimental research in the process of
A
Replication
B
Formulation of hypothesis
C
Hypothesis testing
D
All of the above
Question 4
Which one of the following is not called a demerit of a sample?
A
Less accuracy
B
Misleading conclusions
C
High reliability
D
Requires specialized training
Question 5
The problem of small N in social sciences means that
A
the number of variables is small
B
the variables are small in size
C
most of the variables are irrelevant
D
only some of the variables are relevant
Question 6
Which of the following is true about good hypotheses?
A
It is formulated in a way such that it can be tested by the data
B
There is a limited scope and it should not have global significance
C
It is precise, specific and consistent with most known facts
D
none of the above
Question 7
The content edited in Encyclopaedia is
A
Infinite source
B
Secondary source
C
Primary source
D
Continuous source
Question 8
Research that is done to examine the findings of someone else using the "same variables but different people"is which of the following?
A
exploration
B
empiricism
C
hypothesis
D
replication
Question 9
There exists a single most important difference between the reference and bibliography
A
The references have the actual page numbers
B
The references have the last name of the person(Surname) on its first priority
C
The references have the minute details in order to verify them
D
All the above are correct
Question 10
Why is it important to avoid ambiguous terms when designing questions?
A
Respondents may not understand the question
B
Respondents may operate with a different frame of reference
C
Respondents may think the question is less important
D
Respondents may have to ask for help when completing the questionnaire
Question 11
Hypothesis cannot be stated in
A
declarative terms
B
null and question form terms
C
general terms
D
directional terms
Question 12
We use Factorial Analysis:
A
To test the Hypothesis
B
To know the relationship between two variables
C
To know the difference among the many variables
D
To know the difference between two variables
Question 13
When the questions are presented to the respondents in a face-to-face situation, and the interviewer rather than the subjects, fills out the query, it is called
A
A Schedule.
B
A Test.
C
An Inventory.
D
A Questionnaire,
Question 14
It is best to use the method of working multiple hypotheses when........
A
You are finished with your research
B
You are planning your research study
C
You are hoping to publish your already obtained research results
D
None of the above
Question 15
A........ is a numerical characteristic of a sample and a........ is a numerical characteristic of a population.
A
Parameter, statistic
B
Population, sample
C
Statistic, parameter
D
Sample, population
Question 16
The advantage of the Survey of Related literature is
A
It is like a back-bone of the research
B
It helps in formulating objectives and hypotheses of the research
C
It helps in preparation of research design
D
All of the above are true
There are 16 questions to complete.

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