Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET
The validity and reliability of a research will be at stake when-
The incident was reported after a long period of time from that of its occurrence
The author who is the source of information is biased, incompetent of dishonest
The researcher himself is not competent enough to draw logical conclusions
All of the above
Which of the following are principles of questionnaire construction?
Consider using multiple methods when measuring abstract constructs
Use multiple items to measure abstract constructs
Avoid double-barreled questions
All of the above
A hypothesis in educational research need not be
A compatible with well-attested theories and models.
Logically consistent and pertinent to the question under consideration.
Capable of establishing generalizations that can be applied in many areas of education or other fields.
None of these.
The system analysis relates to
Which of the following independent variables cannot be manipulated in a research study?
Intelligence and other traits
None of the above can be manipulated in a research study
Which of the following correctly defines the below phrase? The research should not be carried out with blindfolded eyes
the research should be free from all personal bias
the research should be free from personal limitation
the research should be separated from personal ideology
all of the above
The denominator (bottom) of the z-score formula is
The standard deviation
The difference between a score and the mean
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goals of........
Sampling is advantageous as it........
Helps in capital-saving
Both A and B
E. B. Titchener (1867-1927) defined 'Psychology' as the science of
According to Dewey, education is
preparation for life
past, present and future live
both A and B
All of the following are common characteristics of experimental research except
it relies primarily on the collection of numerical data
it can produce important knowledge about cause and effect
it uses the deductive scientific method
it rarely is conducted in a controlled setting or environment
For what is the Thematic Appreciation Test (TAT) most useful?
Assessment of motivational variables.
Assessment of intellectual level
Predicting suitability for psychotherapy
The idea that when selecting between two different theories with equal explanatory value, one should select the theory that is the most simple, concise, and succinct is known as........
rule of parsimony
criterion of falsifiability
guide of simplicity
........ is the study of human consciousness and individuals' experience of some phenomenon.
Case study research
The story of the Bible affirms that St. Peter walked on the surface of water. Among the Indian mystics, Padmapada, a disciple of Adi Sankar is reported to have walked across water, his steps being supported by lotus flowers. In psychology, this form of mysterious behavior is popularly known as
There are 16 questions to complete.