Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
In research, something that does not "vary" is called a........
generalized conclusion made on the basis of the sample is known as
data analyzes and interpretation
statistical inference of external validity of the research
None of the above
In a scientific research
there are assumptions which can easily verified experimentally
there are no assumptions at all
there are assumptions but experiments cannot verify them
experiments can only refute assumptions
Year Books contains the detailed content of
Derails of specific issues on annual basis
A year only
A specific year only
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good theory or explanation?
It is parsimonious
It is testable
It is general enough to apply to more than one place, situation, or person
All of the above are characteristics of good theories
minimum in number
sufficient in number
all of the above
The variable the researcher matches to eliminate it as an alternative explanation is called a(n)........ variable
Which is the most important characteristics of the survey method of research?
It relies on a small sample
It studies characteristics of a group instead of an individual
It aims at developing some theory or the scientific laws
It focuses on studying the cause effect relationship between variables.
A researcher divides the populations into PG, graduates and 10 + 2 students and using the random digit table he selects some of them from each. This is technically called
stratified random sampling
none of these
Procedures determining what two issues are rarely used in quantitative research?
Objectivity and subjectivity
Reliability and validity
Accessibility and reliability
Quality and quantity.
Which of the measures given here are based on every item of the series?
All of the above.
Oral histories can be based on........
Interviews with people
Stories and tales
All of the above
Which of the following is a weakness of mixed research?
Words, pictures, and narrative can be used to add meaning to numbers
Researchers can generate and test a grounded theory
Numbers can be used to add precision to words, pictures, and narrative
It is more time consuming and expensive
A researcher studies achievement by children in poorly funded elementary schools. She develops a model that posits parent involvement as an important variable. She believes that parent involvement has an impact on children by increasing their motivation to do school work. Thus, in her model, greater parent involvement leads to higher student motivation, which in turn creates higher student achievement. Student motivation is what kind of variable in this study?
Mediating or intervening variable
"Comparing document to each other to determine whether they provide the same information or reach the same conclusion" is known as........
The variable that is not manipulated is
There are 16 questions to complete.