Research aptitude set 80

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
In evaluating the significance of the research problem, an important social consideration is
A
The genuine interest of the researcher in the problem.
B
Practical value of the findings to educationists, parents and social workers, etc.
C
Necessary skills, abilities and back ground of knowledge of the researcher.
D
Possibility of obtaining reliable and valid data by the researchers.
Question 2
Generally the synopsis of the research is compared with human body. In spite of the differences existing in its different parts, it must have
A
Uniformity
B
Equality
C
Functional continuity
D
None of the above
Question 3
A researcher is interested in studying approaches to teaching writing in schools during the 1800s. She discovers a grammar book, but there is no author or copyright date in the book. She examines the typeface in the book as well as the writing style. After investigating further, she finds a reference to the book from a teacher's diary from the 1800s. The diary also mentions an author's name. After further searching around she is able to identify the author of the book. The investigator was engaged in what process?
A
Sourcing
B
Axial coding
C
Presentism
D
Positive criticism
Question 4
Research hypotheses are........
A
Formulated prior to a review of the literature
B
Statements of predicted relationships between variables
C
Stated such that they can be confirmed or refuted
D
B and C
Question 5
Which of the following is not a longitudinal design?
A
Panel
B
Cross. Sectional
C
Trend
D
Both a and c are longitudinal designs
Question 6
A single-case experimental design in which the response to a treatment is compared to baseline occurring before and after the treatment is called what?
A
Single-case design
B
Multiple-baseline
C
Changing-criterion
D
None of the above
Question 7
A key characteristic of past research that guides researchers in new research questions is that
A
Extensive research conclusively and definitively answers research questions
B
Studies typically generate more research questions than they answer
C
Both A and B
D
None of the above
Question 8
The use of several measures of a construct is called:
A
Methods triangulation
B
Operationalism
C
Multiple operationalism
D
Multiple construct measurement
Question 9
Sample value is called........
A
Parameter
B
Core Value
C
Variable
D
Statistic
Question 10
Determining the relationship between two or more variables occurs in........
A
Action research
B
Naturalistic observation
C
Survey research
D
Co relational research
Question 11
When academicians are called to deliver lecture or presentations to an audience on certain topics or a set of topics of educational nature, it is called
A
Training Program
B
Seminar
C
Workshop
D
Symposium
Question 12
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good theory or explanation?
A
It is parsimonious
B
It is testable
C
It is general enough to apply to more than one place, situation, or person
D
All of the above are characteristics of good theories
Question 13
Which of the following could tell us the point about which items have a tendency to Cluster?
A
Variance
B
Range
C
Correlation
D
Regression
Question 14
Which one of the following sets is the measure of central tendency?
A
Mean, standard deviation, mode
B
Mean, median, standard deviation
C
Arithmetic mean, median, mode
D
Standard deviation, internal validity, mode
Question 15
Who, among the following, wrote the book"Research Methods for Business"?
A
Dessler, G.
B
Zikmund, W.
C
Neuman, W.
D
Sekaran, U.
Question 16
When is type-I error increased?
A
When alpha-level decreases
B
When the sample size decreases.
C
When alpha-level increases
D
When the sample size increases
There are 16 questions to complete.

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