Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.
Which one of the following sets is the measure of central tendency?
Mean, standard deviation, mode
Mean, median, standard deviation
Arithmetic mean, median, mode
Standard deviation, internal validity, mode
Population Census is an example of........ Research
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
16. 8 years.
18. 8 years.
18. 4 years.
Psychology as the Science of Mind was defined by
Ancient Greek Philosophers
Which scientific method is a bottom-up or generative approach to research?
Which one of the following is not the definition of a hypothesis?
Any supposition which we make in order to endeavor to deduce conclusion
A tentative supposition which seems to explain the situation under observation
A tentative generalization the validity of which remains to be tested
All of the above
occurrences of events
distribution of events in number of times
most often occurring events
What is a research describing developmental changes in personality characteristics by studying the same group at different age-levels?
Cross-sectional growth study.
Longitudinal growth study
A good piece of research is a product of:
a good library
A penetrating and analytical mind
a touch of genius
The correlation between two variables in which the effect of some other variable or variables on their relationship is controlled is called
Contingency coefficient of correlation.
The Introduction section should not be labeled
Neither True nor False just a statement
None of the above
In which of the following sample designs, maps rather than lists or registers are used as the sampling frame?
Simple random sample
none of these
What is opposite of a variable?
A data set
A dependent variable
An extraneous variable
The main cognitive objective of seminar is
To develop critical and analytical capacities in a researcher
To develop observational and experiential presenting capabilities in a researcher
To develop synthetic and evaluation related abilities in a researcher
All of the above are correct statements
Which of the following is similar to case study?
Follow up studies
There are 16 questions to complete.