Research Aptitude MCQ Online Practice Test 39

By | September 9, 2017

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
A
Those in authority are often wrong.
B
Those in authority cannot be challenged
C
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
D
Those in authority often have no common sense.
Question 2
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 3
Population Census is an example of ........ Research
A
Diagnostic
B
Survey
C
Empirical
D
Clinical
Question 4
The mean age of 40 students is 16 years and the mean age of another group of 60 students is 20 years. The mean age of all the 100 students is
A
16. 8 years.
B
18. 8 years.
C
18 years,
D
18. 4 years.
Question 5
Psychology as the Science of Mind was defined by
A
Functionalists
B
Ancient Greek Philosophers
C
Psychoanalysis
D
behaviourists
Question 6
Which scientific method is a bottom-up or generative approach to research?
A
Hypothesis method
B
Pattern method
C
Inductive method
D
Deductive method
Question 7
Which one of the following is not the definition of a hypothesis?
A
Any supposition which we make in order to endeavor to deduce conclusion
B
A tentative supposition which seems to explain the situation under observation
C
A tentative generalization the validity of which remains to be tested
D
All of the above
There are 7 questions to complete.

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