Research aptitude set 95

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Action research usually takes place in a single school because;
A
Data collection methods used in action research are designed for single settings.
B
Teachers do not have the necessary skills to conduct research across multiple settings.
C
It is difficult to secure permission to study students in multiple schools.
D
It is designed to answer questions about improving practice in a particular setting.
Question 2
The most frequently used quasi-experimental design is the........ design.
A
Regression discontinuity
B
Changing-criterion
C
Interrupted time-series
D
Non-equivalent comparison-group
Question 3
The idea that the more times a research finding is shown with different sets of people, the more confidence we can place in the finding and in generalizing beyond the original participants is known as........
A
Methods generalization
B
Naturalistic generalization
C
Replication logic
D
Data triangulation
Question 4
In the purposive method of sampling design, items are selected according to........
A
Law of certainty
B
Law of probability
C
Personal judgment
D
None of the above
Question 5
The chief characteristics of a symposium is
A
It gives clear picture about the specific problem and helps in comprehension of its different dimensions
B
It gives freedom to the listener and the Speaker for expressing their views
C
It imparts training in higher level of thinking
D
All of the above
Question 6
The main parts of the Body of Research Synopsis are
A
Title Page-Trunk-Posterior part
B
Title Page and Main Body
C
Title Page and Posterior Part
D
None of the above
Question 7
An example of scientific knowledge is
A
social traditions and customs
B
authority of the Prophet or great men
C
religious scriptures
D
laboratory and field experiments
Question 8
Generally in the last pages of each thesis there is a provision of writing suggestions and recommendations, because
A
It is mere a tradition
B
It gives authenticity to your research work
C
It communicates the best researcher's qualities in your
D
It enhances your repute as a great scholar
Question 9
........ is true of the null and alternative hypotheses
A
Exactly one hypothesis must be true
B
Both hypotheses must be true
C
It is possible for both hypotheses to be true
D
It is possible for neither hypothesis to be true
Question 10
Two variables are correlated:
A
Change of variables are in opposite direction.
B
If with the change in one variable the other variable also changes
C
"Two variables are similar in nature
D
Two variables are dissimilar
Question 11
Null means
A
One
B
Many
C
Zero
D
None of these
Question 12
A research problem is not feasible only when
A
it is researchable
B
it is new and adds something to knowledge
C
it consists of independent and dependent variables
D
it has utility and relevance
Question 13
Which of the following could be used for randomly assigning participants to groups in an experimental study?
A
Split-half (e. g., first half versus second half of a school directory)
B
Even versus odd numbers
C
Use a list of random numbers or a computer randomization program
D
Let the researcher decide which group will be the best
Question 14
A review of the literature prior to formulating research questions allows the researcher to do which of the following?
A
To become familiar with prior research on the phenomenon of interest
B
To identify potential methodological problems in the research area
C
To develop a list of pertinent problems relative to the phenomenon of interest
D
All of the above
Question 15
Karl Pearson's coefficient of skewness
A
Is always positive.
B
is always negative.
C
Can be both positive and negative.
D
Cannot be zero.
Question 16
Research design includes
A
sampling, observational, statistical and operational designs
B
statistical techniques alone
C
only sampling design
D
only data collection methods
There are 16 questions to complete.

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