Research aptitude set 71

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
When large groups of interconnected facts are considered together in a consistent manner, we get a
A
Combined Result
B
Critical Problem
C
Scientific Theory
D
Confirmed Fact
Question 2
When phenomena are grouped into categories with uniform ranges, researcher would adopt
A
ordinal scale
B
interval scale
C
ratio scale
D
nominal scale
Question 3
Which of the following is most beneficial to read in an article?
A
Methods
B
Introduction
C
References
D
Figures
Question 4
The procedure of classifying the answers to a question into meaningful categories is called
A
Classification
B
Coding
C
Tabulation
D
Editing
Question 5
Symposium is a
A
A well organized group of a few speakers with large audience
B
Arrival at the certain goal through mutual exchange of ideas
C
Process of taking decisions in a group
D
All of the above
Question 6
Concepts represent various degree of........
A
Calculation
B
Specification
C
Formulation
D
Abstraction
Question 7
A threat to internal validity in the nonequivalent comparison-group design is the........ effect.
A
Selection-maturation effect
B
Selection-history effect
C
Selection-regression
D
All of the above are threats
Question 8
In a questionnaire scenario what is the total number of questions
A
2
B
5
C
9
D
As small as possible keeping in view the purpose of the survey
Question 9
Validity of a test designed to measure a construct such as self-esteem is best described by which of the following?
A
Scores from the test correlate highly with most intelligence tests
B
Scores from the test correlate highly with most tests of different constructs
C
Scores from the test are not correlated with anything
D
Scores from the test have a relatively strong and positive correlation with other tests of the same construct (i. e., with other measures of self-esteem) but much lower correlations with tests of different constructs
Question 10
To test null hypothesis, a researcher uses:
A
ANOVA
B
t test
C
X2
D
factorial analysis
Question 11
Which of the following is not true about stratified random sampling?
A
It involves a random selection process from identified subgroups
B
Proportions of groups in the sample must always match their population proportions
C
Disproportional stratified random sampling is especially helpful for getting large enough subgroup samples when subgroup comparisons are to be done
D
Proportional stratified random sampling yields a representative sample
Question 12
If a distribution is skewed to the left, then it is........
A
Negatively skewed
B
Positively skewed
C
Symmetrically skewed
D
Symmetrical
Question 13
A dependent variable refers to........
A
The experimental condition
B
A variable with a single value which remains constant in a particular context
C
The variable being manipulated or varied in some way by the researcher
D
The variable which shows us the effect of the manipulation
Question 14
In the context of a Survey Research, the following steps are taken in a certain order:
  1. Sampling
  2. Inference
  3. Data analysis
  4. Data collection
Which of the following is the right order of these steps?
A
1, 4, 3, 2
B
2, 3, 1, 4
C
4, 1, 2, 3
D
3, 2, 4, 1
Question 15
A positive correlation is present when........
A
two variables move in opposite directions.
B
two variables move in the same direction.
C
one variable goes up and one goes down
D
several variables never change.
Question 16
A measure is reliable if it provides consistent........
A
Sensitivity
B
Hypothesis
C
Procedure
D
Results
There are 16 questions to complete.

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