Research aptitude set 39

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
A
Those in authority are often wrong.
B
Those in authority cannot be challenged
C
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
D
Those in authority often have no common sense.
Question 2
Which one of the following sets is the measure of central tendency?
A
Mean, standard deviation, mode
B
Mean, median, standard deviation
C
Arithmetic mean, median, mode
D
Standard deviation, internal validity, mode
Question 3
Population Census is an example of........ Research
A
Diagnostic
B
Survey
C
Empirical
D
Clinical
Question 4
The mean age of 40 students is 16 years and the mean age of another group of 60 students is 20 years. The mean age of all the 100 students is
A
16. 8 years.
B
18. 8 years.
C
18 years,
D
18. 4 years.
Question 5
Psychology as the Science of Mind was defined by
A
Functionalists
B
Ancient Greek Philosophers
C
Psychoanalysis
D
behaviourists
Question 6
Which scientific method is a bottom-up or generative approach to research?
A
Hypothesis method
B
Pattern method
C
Inductive method
D
Deductive method
Question 7
Which one of the following is not the definition of a hypothesis?
A
Any supposition which we make in order to endeavor to deduce conclusion
B
A tentative supposition which seems to explain the situation under observation
C
A tentative generalization the validity of which remains to be tested
D
All of the above
Question 8
Frequency means
A
mean distribution
B
occurrences of events
C
distribution of events in number of times
D
most often occurring events
Question 9
What is a research describing developmental changes in personality characteristics by studying the same group at different age-levels?
A
Trend study
B
Developmental study
C
Cross-sectional growth study.
D
Longitudinal growth study
Question 10
A good piece of research is a product of:
A
Collective scholarship
B
a good library
C
A penetrating and analytical mind
D
a touch of genius
Question 11
The correlation between two variables in which the effect of some other variable or variables on their relationship is controlled is called
A
Multiple correlations.
B
Product-moment correlation.
C
Partial correlation.
D
Contingency coefficient of correlation.
Question 12
The Introduction section should not be labeled
A
True
B
False
C
Neither True nor False just a statement
D
None of the above
Question 13
In which of the following sample designs, maps rather than lists or registers are used as the sampling frame?
A
Simple random sample
B
Cluster sample
C
Area Sample
D
none of these
Question 14
What is opposite of a variable?
A
A data set
B
A constant
C
A dependent variable
D
An extraneous variable
Question 15
The main cognitive objective of seminar is
A
To develop critical and analytical capacities in a researcher
B
To develop observational and experiential presenting capabilities in a researcher
C
To develop synthetic and evaluation related abilities in a researcher
D
All of the above are correct statements
Question 16
Which of the following is similar to case study?
A
Follow up studies
B
Social surveys
C
Horizontal Studies
D
Longitudinal studies
There are 16 questions to complete.

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