Research aptitude set 181

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
When a researcher starts with the dependent variable and moves backwards, it is called........
A
Retrospective research
B
Descriptive research
C
Predictive research
D
Exploratory research
Question 2
The position of sample in Survey method is
A
Essential
B
Partial
C
Constant
D
None of the above
Question 3
What is the difference between interval/ratio and ordinal variables?
A
Interval/ratio variables contain only two categories.
B
Ordinal data can be rank ordered, but interval/ratio data cannot.
C
Ordinal variables have a fixed zero point, whereas interval/ratio variables do not.
D
The distance between categories is equal across the range of interval/ration data
Question 4
If you are employing scientific method for solving a problem and interpretation of the results, then this process is called
A
Scientific
B
Self-satisfying
C
Complementary to personal objectives
D
None of the above
Question 5
Defining a problem means
A
Raising a boundary wall around the problem
B
Fencing of the problem
C
Drawing a perimeter around the problem
D
All of the above
Question 6
The research is an ethical process. Here the meaning of ethics is
A
the quality of the research content
B
the quantity of the research work
C
the fulfillment of research values in an investigation
D
all of the above
Question 7
A positive correlation is present when........
A
two variables move in opposite directions.
B
two variables move in the same direction.
C
one variable goes up and one goes down
D
several variables never change.
Question 8
Identify the Non-probability sampling techniques
  1. Stratified random sampling
  2. Systematic sampling
  3. Snow ball sampling
  4. Incidental sampling
A
1 and 2 are correct.
B
2 and 3 are correct.
C
3 and 4 are correct.
D
1 and 4 are correct.
Question 9
The role of a project supervisor is to........
A
bully the student until they agree to conduct the study that the supervisor had in mind all along
B
provide intellectual support, guidance and critical feedback.
C
negotiate access to the research setting on the student's behalf.
D
guide the students to complete the work in advance
Question 10
A Research Report is a formal statement of........
A
Data Editing
B
Research Process
C
Data collection
D
Research Problem
Question 11
A list of questions which is handed over to the respondent, who reads the questions and records the answers himself is known as the
A
Interview schedule
B
Questionnaire
C
Interview guide
D
All of the given options
Question 12
Selecting sample units in just a"hit and miss" fashion is called
A
Purposive sampling
B
Convenience or Accidental sampling
C
Stratified sampling
D
Proportionate sampling
Question 13
Which is the purpose of theory building?
A
Survey research.
B
Action research
C
Fundamental research
D
Applied research
Question 14
Research problem is one which requires a researcher to find out
A
the best solution for the given problem
B
a solution for a problem
C
a solution acceptable for all
D
a solution to stop that problem
Question 15
The sum of deviations taken from actual arithmetic mean is
A
Infinite.
B
Positive.
C
Zero.
D
Negative,
Question 16
The father of 'Experimental Psychology' is
A
C. G. Jung
B
E. B. Titchener
C
Sigmund Freud
D
Wilhelm Wundt
There are 16 questions to complete.

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