Research aptitude set 7

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
If a baseball coach calculates batting averages, what scale would be used?
A
Ratio scale
B
Ordinal scale
C
Interval scale
D
Nominal scale
Question 2
Hypothesis cannot be stated in
A
null and question form terms
B
declarative terms
C
general terms
D
directional terms
Question 3
Which of the following major problem exist with non respondents in survey research?
A
Data cannot be analyzed for only part of a sample.
B
They may have different opinions than respondents.
C
They tend to be alike in many ways.
D
They cannot be found to determine if they are similar to respondents.
Question 4
The value of mean, median and mode coincide in case of
A
Positively skewed distribution.
B
Negatively skewed distribution.
C
Symmetrical distribution.
D
All of the above
Question 5
Which research paradigm is least concerned about generalizing its findings?
A
quantitative research
B
qualitative research
C
mixed research
D
none of the above
Question 6
Reliability in the fundamental quality of a research which also reflects
A
Purity of data
B
Verifiability
C
Validity
D
Superiority
Question 7
A researcher designs an experiment to test how variables interact to influence how well children learn spelling words. In this case, the main purpose of the study was:
A
Influence
B
Prediction
C
Description
D
Explanation
Question 8
In which analysis, when there is a single measurement of each of the n sample objects or where there are several measurements of each of the n observations but each variable is analyzed in isolation?
A
Univariate Analysis
B
Bivariate Analysis
C
Multivariate Analysis
D
None of these
Question 9
A condition or characteristic that can take on different values or categories is called........
A
a constant
B
a variable
C
a cause-and-effect relationship
D
a descriptive relationship
Question 10
Research is conducted to
  1. Generate new knowledge
  2. Not to develop a theory
  3. Obtain research degree
  4. Reinterpret existing knowledge
Which of the above are correct?
A
II, I & III
B
I, III & II
C
III, II & IV
D
I, III & IV
Question 11
The per capita income of India from 1950 to 1990 is four times. This study is
A
Social
B
Horizontal
C
Longitudinal
D
Factorial
Question 12
........ research occurs when the researcher manipulates the independent variable.
A
co relational research
B
experimental research
C
causal-comparative research
D
ethnography
Question 13
Research in which the researcher uses both qualitative and quantitative research within a stage or across two of the stages in the research process is known as........
A
basic research
B
quantitative research
C
action research
D
mixed model research
Question 14
A college wants to give training in use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to researchers. For this the college should organize:
A
Lecture
B
Conference
C
Workshop
D
Seminar
Question 15
What is the disadvantage of sampling?
A
Better scrutiny of data
B
Suitable in limited resources
C
Chances of bias
D
Greater speed.
Question 16
The method of Randomization is
A
Lottery or coin method
B
Blind folded on dice method
C
Tippet s table of irregular members
D
All of the above
There are 16 questions to complete.

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