Research aptitude set 83

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Professor X develops a test of emotional intelligence. Which of the following represent convergent and discriminant evidence?
A
The test correlates highly with another test of emotional intelligence and is uncorrelated with self-efficacy
B
The test correlates with highly with another test of emotional intelligence and is highly correlated with self-efficacy
C
The test does not correlate with another test of emotional intelligence, but does correlate with self-efficacy
D
The test does not correlate with other tests of emotional intelligence nor with self-efficacy
Question 2
Which correlation co-efficient best explains the relationship between creativity and intelligence?
A
0. 3
B
1. 00
C
0. 5
D
0. 6
Question 3
What is an attitude scale in which each item's value is calculated by finding out the mean or median of the ratings of a large number of judges on an eleven-point rating scale?
A
Guttman type
B
Likert type.
C
Thurstone type
D
Bogardus type
Question 4
Projective technique is used for measuring
A
Individual's need for self actualization.
B
Individual's inventoried interests,
C
Individual's dominant feelings, emotions conflicts, needs repressed and stored up in the unconscious mind,
D
Individual's value-system.
Question 5
Which of the following is a primary source of data?
A
Personal records, letters, diaries, autobiographies, wills, etc.
B
Official records governments' documents, information preserved by social-religious organizations etc
C
Oral testimony. of traditions and customs
D
All of the above
Question 6
In........, the researcher attempts to control and/ or manipulate the variables in the study.
A
Hypothesis
B
Research design
C
Experiment
D
Theoretical framework
Question 7
Reference serves the purpose
A
If exhibits the great achievements of the piece of research
B
The authenticity of the given content
C
Of insightful decision making by the researcher
D
Of giving ornamental value to the research
Question 8
Which of the following is an example of the criterion-reference test?
A
The test is such as the score on it reveals what the position of an individual's is in the group on which it has been standardized
B
The test is such as the score on it reveals how much an individual has acquired in some specific area of learning as judged against some external criterion
C
The test is such as its norms have been prepared on a sufficiently large sample
D
The test is such as its reliabilities and validities have been established extensively.
Question 9
Suppose one Experimenter (E) in psychology firmly believes that Brahman in children are inherently superior to the Harijan children. Naturally he would never think of home environment as an explanation. This is a very obvious example of
A
Stimulus Error
B
Response Error
C
Subject's Bias
D
Experimenter's Bias
Question 10
Authenticity of a research finding is its:
A
Originality
B
Validity
C
Objectivity
D
All of the above
Question 11
In the formulation of the problem we need to give a........
A
Index
B
Bibliography
C
Title
D
Concepts
Question 12
Which one of the following is useful in assessing and clarifying concepts and definitions at the beginning stages of questionnaire?
A
Document design analysis
B
Response analysis survey
C
Focus group
D
Operation test
Question 13
What is the defining characteristic of experimental research?
A
focuses only on local problems
B
the use of open-ended questions
C
resistance to manipulation
D
manipulation of the independent variable
Question 14
Which of the following is a function of theory?
A
Integrating and summarizing current knowledge
B
Making predictions
C
Explaining phenomena
D
All of the above are important functions of theory
Question 15
According to whom"to start with, the mind is as clean state".
A
Plato
B
Spinoza
C
Descarte
D
Locke
Question 16
Which of the following statements is true in the context of the testing of a hypothesis?
A
It is only the alternative hypothesis, which can be tested.
B
It is only the null hypothesis that can be tested.
C
Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses can be tested.
D
Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses cannot be tested.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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