# 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.