Research aptitude set 40

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
The first step in formulating a problem is
A
Gathering of Data
B
Measurement
C
Statement of the problem
D
Survey
Question 2
Generally the method employed for generalization is
A
Lottery method
B
Tossing of a coin
C
Throwing a dice
D
All of the above
Question 3
The sources of a problem is
A
Historical records
B
The virgin areas of research
C
The conclusions whose testing of verifiability is still to be carried out
D
All of the above
Question 4
Which of the following is the researcher usually interested in supporting when he or she is engaging in hypothesis testing?
A
The alternative hypothesis
B
The null hypothesis
C
Both the alternative and null hypothesis
D
Neither the alternative or null hypothesis
Question 5
Which"scientific method" follows these steps: 1) observation/data, 2) patterns, 3) theory?
A
Top down
B
Inductive
C
Inductive
D
Deductive
Question 6
The non-equivalent comparison group design is a quasi-experimental design in which, for reasons of practicality, we cannot insure that the control and experimental groups are equivalent to each other when the experiment begins. The major interpretational difficulty imposed by this design is
A
Measuring whether the two groups are different from each other on the posttest
B
Deciding how much each group has gained
C
Determining when enough data points are collected
D
Being sure that any differences between groups at the end of the experiment are due to the independent variable's influence and not due to preexisting group differences
Question 7
The longitudinal approach of research deals with........
A
Horizontal researches
B
Long-term researches
C
Short-term researches
D
None of the above
Question 8
The research paper does not has its advantage, when it does not
A
improve the goal oriented research
B
present for wider criticism of its inferences
C
nourish the wider causes of the society
D
imparts fame at regional and national levels
Question 9
Which research does least depend on empirical facts
A
Ethnographic research
B
philosophical research
C
phenomenological research
D
historical research
Question 10
Survey is always a........ study
A
Laboratory
B
Field
C
Class room
D
Office
Question 11
While defining the research problem, the researcher is not required to state
A
The scope of the problem.
B
The questions to be answered so as to make the problem clearer and more understandable.
C
The special terms used in the title mean
D
Personal and special interests the researcher has in the problem.
Question 12
Which of the following statements regarding the meaning of research are correct
  1. Research refers to a series of systematic activity or activities undertaken to find out the solution of a problem
  2. It is a systematic, logical and an unbiased process wherein verification of hypothesis data analysis, interpretation and formation of principles can be done
  3. It is an intellectual enquiry or quest towards truth
  4. It leads to enhancement of knowledge
A
(a), (b) and (c)
B
(b), (c) and (d)
C
(a), (c) and (d)
D
(a), (b), (c) and (d)
Question 13
If a researcher conducts a research on finding out which administrative style contributes more to institutional effectiveness? This will be an example of
A
Basic Research
B
Action Research
C
Applied Research
D
None of the above
Question 14
Which of the following is not a concept?
A
Total Quality Management
B
IQ.
C
Leadership.
D
Human Resource Management
Question 15
In lab experiment the effect of Variables is controlled to evaluate the causal relationship.
A
Extraneous
B
Moderate
C
Intervening
D
All of the above
Question 16
The technique of regulating various variables in an experiment is called
A
Controlled variable
B
Dependent variable
C
Independent Variable
D
Experimental control
There are 16 questions to complete.

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