## Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

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Question 1 |

A researcher studying the history of medical education finds a manuscript that purports to be from the 14th century. Before he uses the source, he goes to three other experts who help him identify whether the manuscript is authentic or not. His authentification of the object is referred to as

Internal criticism | |

Positive criticism | |

External criticism | |

Secondary criticism |

Question 2 |

Formulative research studies is a category of research that aims to

analyze characteristics of something. | |

test the relationship between variables. | |

achieve new insights of a concept. | |

determine the frequency with which something occurs. |

Question 3 |

An observation of a dependent variable response prior to any attempt to change this response is known as the........

Variance | |

Reverse | |

Flat line | |

Baseline |

Question 4 |

Action research is ordinarily concerned with problems

Of general nature. | |

Constituting universal truths. | |

Are of immediate concern and call for immediate solutions. | |

Have long-range implications. |

Question 5 |

Here is a mixed design using notation"QUAL--> quan". What type of mixed research is this?

specific method | |

Mixed model | |

specific model | |

Mixed method |

Question 6 |

Grade telescoping technique is used for educating

gifted children | |

creative children | |

backwards children | |

mentally disabled children |

Question 7 |

The primary aim of organising the Seminar is

Attaining knowledge | |

Communication of research inferences | |

The exhibition of research creativity | |

None of the above |

Question 8 |

In case of ANOVA if there are no treatment effects at all, then F-ratio will be

Any value between 1. 0-1%. | |

1 | |

Zero. | |

-1 |

Question 9 |

A hypotheses is

a temporary solution | |

A thoughtful statement | |

is forwarding statement | |

All of the above |

Question 10 |

Research report should be written in a concise and objective style in

standard language | |

American English | |

British English | |

simple language |

Question 11 |

Which of the following statements is true?

A statistical relationship is sufficient evidence to infer causality | |

Temporal order of the cause and effect is not important in inferring causality | |

A statistical relation of X and Y is insufficient evidence for inferring causality | |

Temporal order of cause and effect variables and statistical relation are all that are needed to infer causality |

Question 12 |

In an experimental research study, the primary goal is to isolate and identify the effect produced by the........

Independent variable | |

Dependent variable | |

Confounding variable | |

Extraneous variable |

Question 13 |

To determine whether noise affects the ability to solve math problems, a researcher has one group solve math problems in a quiet room and another group solve math problems in a noisy room. The group solving problems in the noisy room completes 15 problems in one hour and the group solving problems in the quiet room completes 22 problems in one hour. In this experiment, the independent variable is........ and the dependent variable is.........

The noise level in the room; the number of problems solved | |

The noise level in the room; the difficulty of the problems | |

The number of problems solved; the noise level in the room | |

The number of problems solves; the difficulty of the problems |

Question 14 |

A research paper is a brief report of research work based on

Primary Data only | |

Secondary Data only | |

Both Primary and Secondary Data | |

None of the above |

Question 15 |

Generally at present the following tradition has been observed for doing research:

The supervisor putting the problem to student's mind without considering his ability, interest etc. | |

The researchers themselves work hard to search a good problem | |

By doing slight changes in the existing topics, variables etc., new problems have been worked out easily | |

Both A and C in the above |

Question 16 |

The probability of a head and a tail of tossing four coins simultaneously is

1/64 | |

1/4 | |

1/16 | |

1/8 |

There are 16 questions to complete.