## Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

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Question 1 |

What is the key defining characteristic of experimental research?

extraneous variables are never present | |

a positive correlation usually exists | |

a negative correlation usually exists | |

manipulation of the independent variable |

Question 2 |

Survey method is associated with

Those exercises which are continued regularly | |

Those processes which are continued regularly | |

The experiences which have been already realized | |

All of the above |

Question 3 |

Some research scholars think that when a little extension made in dissertation, it will be equivalent to the degree of Ph. D. This idea denotes

the illusion on the part of the researcher | |

the truth on the part of researcher | |

the measurable behavior of the researcher | |

all of the above |

Question 4 |

Process of obtaining a numerical description of the extent to which a person or object possesses some characteristics

Questionnaire | |

Interview | |

Measurement | |

Scaling |

Question 5 |

Which of the following is not considered one of the criteria for inferring causality?

Evidence that the independent and dependent variables are related | |

Evidence that the relationship between the variables being investigated is not due to a confounding extraneous variable | |

Evidence that changes in variable A occur before changes in variable B | |

The temporal ordering of the variables being investigated does not matter because a relationship is all that is really needed |

Question 6 |

Which of the following is a graph or chart suitable for co relational analysis?

Bar chart | |

Histogram | |

Frequency polygon | |

Scatter graph |

Question 7 |

Suppose that a population with N = 200 has? = 30. What is the mean of the sampling distribution of the mean for sample of size 40?

30 | |

Not possible to determine as this information is inadequate | |

25 | |

40 |

Question 8 |

In case of multiple correlation coefficients

the t test is used and work out the test statistic | |

the f test is used and work out the test statistic | |

the t and f tests are used and to calculate the test statistic | |

the mean variance test is used and to calculate the test statistic |

Question 9 |

Factual aims of research have the quality of

Descriptive nature | |

Foundation on human values | |

Cause-effect relatedness | |

All of the above |

Question 10 |

Sampling frame means

Identification of target and accessible population. | |

Defining sample unit and selecting units. | |

Preparing a complete list of the units of a finite population for drawing a sample. | |

Fixing the sample size and drawing a sample. |

Question 11 |

What type of process research is?

A process to make new medicines | |

A process to create theories | |

A process to invent the machines | |

A process to discover the truth |

Question 12 |

A cell is a combination of 2 or more........ in a factorial design

Research measurements | |

Independent variables | |

Research designs | |

Dependent variables |

Question 13 |

Certificate for copy right waiver is generally given in

article | |

books | |

paper | |

thesis writing |

Question 14 |

In order to augment the accuracy of the study a researcher

Should be honest and unbiased | |

Should increase the size of the sample | |

Should kept the variance high | |

all of these |

Question 15 |

What is a Research Design?

A way of conducting research that is not grounded in theory. | |

The choice between using qualitative or quantitative methods. | |

The style in which you present your research findings e. g. a graph. | |

A framework for every stage of the collection and analysis of data. |

Question 16 |

Prejudices in researches caused due to the reason that the researcher has his own

Priorities | |

Interests | |

Thinking | |

All of the above |

There are 16 questions to complete.