Research aptitude set 31

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
In research, something that does not "vary" is called a........
A
control group
B
variable
C
method
D
constant
Question 2
generalized conclusion made on the basis of the sample is known as
A
data analyzes and interpretation
B
parameter inference
C
statistical inference of external validity of the research
D
None of the above
Question 3
In a scientific research
A
there are assumptions which can easily verified experimentally
B
there are no assumptions at all
C
there are assumptions but experiments cannot verify them
D
experiments can only refute assumptions
Question 4
Year Books contains the detailed content of
A
Derails of specific issues on annual basis
B
Can't say
C
A year only
D
A specific year only
Question 5
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good theory or explanation?
A
It is parsimonious
B
It is testable
C
It is general enough to apply to more than one place, situation, or person
D
All of the above are characteristics of good theories
Question 6
Axioms are
A
untested
B
minimum in number
C
sufficient in number
D
all of the above
Question 7
The variable the researcher matches to eliminate it as an alternative explanation is called a(n)........ variable
A
Dependent
B
Matching
C
Partial
D
Independent
Question 8
Which is the most important characteristics of the survey method of research?
A
It relies on a small sample
B
It studies characteristics of a group instead of an individual
C
It aims at developing some theory or the scientific laws
D
It focuses on studying the cause effect relationship between variables.
Question 9
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
A
stratified sampling
B
stratified random sampling
C
representative sampling
D
none of these
Question 10
Procedures determining what two issues are rarely used in quantitative research?
A
Objectivity and subjectivity
B
Reliability and validity
C
Accessibility and reliability
D
Quality and quantity.
Question 11
Which of the measures given here are based on every item of the series?
A
Range
B
Standard deviation
C
Quartile deviation
D
All of the above.
Question 12
Oral histories can be based on........
A
Interviews with people
B
Stories and tales
C
Songs
D
All of the above
Question 13
Which of the following is a weakness of mixed research?
A
Words, pictures, and narrative can be used to add meaning to numbers
B
Researchers can generate and test a grounded theory
C
Numbers can be used to add precision to words, pictures, and narrative
D
It is more time consuming and expensive
Question 14
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?
A
Extraneous variable
B
Confounding variable
C
Mediating or intervening variable
D
Manipulated variable
Question 15
"Comparing document to each other to determine whether they provide the same information or reach the same conclusion" is known as........
A
Corroboration
B
Sourcing
C
Contextualization
D
Negative criticism
Question 16
The variable that is not manipulated is
A
problem statement
B
dependent variable
C
Testability
D
Hypothesis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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