Research Aptitude MCQ collection

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Research Aptitude

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following is not a strategy used to promote qualitative research validity?
A
Peer review
B
Theory triangulation
C
Extended fieldwork
D
Random assignment
Question 1 Explanation: 
Further, the validity of qualitative research can also be established using a technique known as respondent validation. This basically involves testing of the initial results with the participants in order to see that if the results still ring true. To overcome personal bias. Analysing the data collected.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The value of a research has been lost when
A
A researcher behavior become prejudiced
B
A researcher becomes prey of hallucinations
C
A researcher feels agreement with imaginary assumptions
D
All of the above
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When was the first known consent form used in research?
A
1900 for the Yellow fever experiments by Walter Reed
B
1950 for the Red fever experiments by Angus Deaton
C
1999 for the Purple fever experiments by Milton Friedman
D
1790 for the Yellow fever experiments by Adam Smith
Question 3 Explanation: 
The concept of informed consent has a relatively short history, beginning with a series of 4 judicial decisions in the early 20th century that laid the foundation for the principle of patient autonomy. These legal decisions began in 1905, with the cases of Mohr v Williams and Pratt v Davis.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In true experimental research, the investigator is always required to make a compromise between
A
Control of extraneous variables and building the correlated variable into design.
B
"Internal validity" and"external validity".
C
"Contrived setting" and natural"setting".
D
"Randomization"and"manipulation" which of the above four is not correct.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following fact is not appears to be correct in terms of the motivation?
A
The motivated behavior has a predetermined goal
B
Motivation is the internal state of the individual
C
The motivated behavior is continued till realization of the goal
D
The motivated activities are goal oriented
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Four Forms of Motivation are Extrinsic, Identified, Intrinsic, & Introjected.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When numbers are just assigned to phenomena without discrimination, it is a
A
nominal scale
B
ordinal scale
C
ratio scale
D
interval scale
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
An experiment is reliable if
A
The experiment is done 3 times with big differences in results
B
You made a mistake in one trail but did not change it in the next
C
The same/similar results are obtained from 3 or more trials
D
It takes the same amount of time to complete each trail
Question 7 Explanation: 
When a scientist repeats an experiment with a different group of people or a different batch of the same chemicals and gets very similar results then those results are said to be reliable. Reliability is measured by a percentage – if you get exactly the same results every time then they are 100% reliable.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This feature informs the reader of importantwords/vocabulary found within the paragraph.
A
Glossary
B
Bold words
C
Captions
D
Table of contents
Question 8 Explanation: 
Name of text featurePurpose of text feature
GlossaryIdentifies important vocabulary words for students and gives their definitions
Headings or subtitlesHelp the reader identify the main idea for that section of text
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Probability sampling implies:
A
Stratified Random Sampling
B
Systematic Random Sampling
C
Simple Random Sampling
D
All of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
Definition: Probability sampling is defined as a sampling technique in which the researcher chooses samples from a larger population using a method based on the theory of probability. For a participant to be considered as a probability sample, he/she must be selected using a random selection.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Generally a scientist's observations related to Experiment and testing are based on
A
Self-imagination
B
Scientific principles
C
Self-experiences
D
House hold rules
Question 10 Explanation: 
The process in the scientific method involves making conjectures (hypothetical explanations), deriving predictions from the hypotheses as logical consequences, and then carrying out experiments or empirical observations based on those predictions. Scientists then test hypotheses by conducting experiments or studies.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
course, line, methodology, procedure, and program has the nearest meaning with .....
A
policy
B
benefit
C
validation
D
result
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The null hypothesis is represented by:
A
Ha
B
Ho
C
t*
D
HP
Question 12 Explanation: 
Null Hypothesis Symbol In statistics, the null hypothesis is usually denoted by letter H with subscript '0' (zero), such that H0. It is pronounced as H-null or H-zero or H-nought. At the same time, the alternative hypothesis expresses the observations determined by the non-random cause. It is represented by H1 or Ha.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
He ..... why the students unmotivated to the lesson
A
develop
B
make
C
invesigate
D
apply
Question 13 Explanation: 
While motivating students can be a difficult task, the rewards are more than worth it. Motivated students are more excited to learn and participate. Simply put: Teaching a class full of motivated students is enjoyable for teachers and students alike. Some students are self-motivated, with a natural love of learning.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Generally variable are of-
A
Two types-Independent and dependent variable
B
Three types-Independent, dependent and intervening variables
C
Four types-Independent, dependent. Intervening and control variables
D
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
Variables may be classified into two main categories: categorical and numeric. Each category is then classified in two subcategories: nominal or ordinal for categorical variables, discrete or continuous for numeric variables.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
An established "strength" of qualitative research occurs when data is collected in which kind of setting?
A
small population pool
B
naturalistic
C
unrepeatable
D
researcher-biased
Question 15 Explanation: 
Grounded theory is a qualitative method that enables you to study a particular phenomenon or process and discover new theories that are based on the collection and analysis of real world data.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Variance is given by
A
$s^2$
B
$\frac{s}{N}$
C
$\frac{\sigma}{X}$
D
$\frac{\overline{X}}{\sigma}$
Question 16 Explanation: 
Understanding Variance It is calculated by taking the differences between each number in the data set and the mean, then squaring the differences to make them positive, and finally dividing the sum of the squares by the number of values in the data set.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which sample population is divided into different strata and sample is taken from different strata?
A
Quota Sampling
B
Snow ball sampling
C
Stratified sampling
D
Purposive Sampling
Question 17 Explanation: 
Definition: Stratified sampling is a type of sampling method in which the total population is divided into smaller groups or strata to complete the sampling process. The strata is formed based on some common characteristics in the population data.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Importance of median is
A
divides the data into two equal half
B
arranges the data systematically
C
organizes the data uniformly
D
arranges the data in intelligible manner
Question 18 Explanation: 
The median represents the middle value in a dataset. The median is important because it gives us an idea of where the center value is located in a dataset. The median tends to be more useful to calculate than the mean when a distribution is skewed and/or has outliers.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A good research report is one which
A
communicates the research findings to the persons form whom the data collected
B
communicates the research findings in simple form to the readers
C
communicates the research findings to the government
D
communicates the research findings to the business community
Question 19 Explanation: 
A good research report title is brief, precise, and contains keywords from your research. It should provide a clear idea of your systematic investigation so that readers can grasp the entire focus of your research from the title.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Mae Tim-Koh, a Vietnamese researcher, made use of the levels of students' background on research to measure their efficiency in submitting the research paper. What is the scale of measurement for students' background with value "High, Moderate, Low, None"
A
Nominal
B
Ordinal
C
Interval
D
Ratio
There are 20 questions to complete.

2 thoughts on “Research Aptitude MCQ collection

  1. Maha shweta

    Ques 51 explanation is not related to the question…

  2. Shivani nayak

    Very useful question but plz give explanation with correct answer

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