Research aptitude set 56

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
The validity and reliability of a research will be at stake when-
A
The incident was reported after a long period of time from that of its occurrence
B
The author who is the source of information is biased, incompetent of dishonest
C
The researcher himself is not competent enough to draw logical conclusions
D
All of the above
Question 2
Which of the following are principles of questionnaire construction?
A
Consider using multiple methods when measuring abstract constructs
B
Use multiple items to measure abstract constructs
C
Avoid double-barreled questions
D
All of the above
Question 3
A hypothesis in educational research need not be
A
A compatible with well-attested theories and models.
B
Logically consistent and pertinent to the question under consideration.
C
Capable of establishing generalizations that can be applied in many areas of education or other fields.
D
None of these.
Question 4
The system analysis relates to
A
Resource aspect
B
Process aspect
C
Product aspect
D
Input aspect
Question 5
Which of the following independent variables cannot be manipulated in a research study?
A
Gender
B
Ethnicity
C
Intelligence and other traits
D
None of the above can be manipulated in a research study
Question 6
Which of the following correctly defines the below phrase? The research should not be carried out with blindfolded eyes
A
the research should be free from all personal bias
B
the research should be free from personal limitation
C
the research should be separated from personal ideology
D
all of the above
Question 7
The denominator (bottom) of the z-score formula is
A
The standard deviation
B
The difference between a score and the mean
C
The range
D
The mean
Question 8
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goals of........
A
predictive logic
B
deductive logic
C
tradition
D
Inductive logic
Question 9
Sampling is advantageous as it........
A
Helps in capital-saving
B
Saves time
C
Increases accuracy
D
Both A and B
Question 10
E. B. Titchener (1867-1927) defined 'Psychology' as the science of
A
Soul
B
Experience
C
Conscious Experience
D
Mind
Question 11
According to Dewey, education is
A
preparation for life
B
life itself
C
past, present and future live
D
both A and B
Question 12
All of the following are common characteristics of experimental research except
A
it relies primarily on the collection of numerical data
B
it can produce important knowledge about cause and effect
C
it uses the deductive scientific method
D
it rarely is conducted in a controlled setting or environment
Question 13
For what is the Thematic Appreciation Test (TAT) most useful?
A
Assessment of motivational variables.
B
Differential diagnosis
C
Assessment of intellectual level
D
Predicting suitability for psychotherapy
Question 14
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........
A
rule of parsimony
B
criterion of falsifiability
C
critical theory
D
guide of simplicity
Question 15
........ is the study of human consciousness and individuals' experience of some phenomenon.
A
Ethnography
B
Phenomenology
C
Grounded theory
D
Case study research
Question 16
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
A
Psychokinesis
B
Leviation
C
Telepathy
D
Precognition.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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