Research aptitude set 207

By | February 25, 2018

Research Aptitude MCQ QUESTION ANSWERS UGC NET

Question 1
Which measure of central tendency takes into account the magnitude of scores?
A
Mode
B
Mean
C
Range
D
Median
Question 2
Which of the following statements is most correct about the difference between Applied and Action Research?
A
While applied research adds to an organized body of scientific knowledge, action research does not do that
B
While the findings of applied research have practical implications for educational practices, action research is not concerned with that
C
While applied research and action research both are undertaken to solve immediate practical problems, in action research the researcher is the same person as the practitioner who will use the findings of the research
D
The difference between them is that of nomenclature only; otherwise they are the same.
Question 3
If a researcher was studying the use of various instructional approaches to the "multiple intelligences" of his students, he is likely to be conducting which type of research?
A
Basic
B
Applied
C
Evaluation
D
Grounded theory
Question 4
Factual aims of research has the quality of
A
Descriptive nature
B
Foundation on human values
C
Cause-effect relatedness
D
All the above
Question 5
The feasibility of a research study should be considered in light of
A
Cost and time required to conduct the study
B
Skills required of the researcher
C
Potential ethical concerns
D
All of the above
Question 6
Which of the following statements is true of a theory?
A
it most simply means"explanation"
B
it answers the"how" and"why" questions
C
it can be a well developed explanatory system
D
all of the above are correct
Question 7
It is an example of negative correlation:
A
corruption in India is increasing
B
poor intelligence means poor achievement in school
C
poor working condition retards output
D
an increase in population will lead to a shortage of food grains
Question 8
Who gave the concept of fluid intelligence?
A
Gardner
B
Stemberg
C
Guilford
D
Cattle
Question 9
The sequential operations in scientific research are
A
Theorization, Generalization, Elimination of Spurious Relations, Co-variation
B
Elimination of Spurious Relations, Theorization, Generalization, Co-variation.
C
Co-vaiation, Elimination of Spurious Relations, Generalization, Theorization
D
Generalization, Co-variation, Theorization, Elimination of Spurious Relations
Question 10
Experimental method starts with some problems which have
A
No adequate solution
B
No solution for a brief time span
C
No hypothesis
D
An immediate solution
Question 11
An item that directs participants to different follow-up questions depending on their response is called a........
A
Contingency question
B
Semantic differential
C
Response set
D
Probe
Question 12
Good research is........
A
Narrow
B
Non logical
C
Logical
D
Systematic
Question 13
The logic of purposive sampling is
A
To use participants because the researcher has access to them.
B
That a random sample can generalize to a population.
C
That a few information-rich participants studied in depth yield many insights about a topic
D
To include all participants, even though they are not all relevant to the problem.
Question 14
A proposition which can be put to determine its validity is called
A
Variable
B
Problem
C
Hypothesis
D
Error
Question 15
Most of the researchers conducting survey researches are interested in the formulation of the hypothesis which are-
A
Question-oriented in nature
B
Objective in nature
C
Null-oriented in nature
D
Empirical in nature
Question 16
The type of sampling in which each member of the population selected for the sample is returned to the population before the next member is selected is called........
A
Sampling without replacement
B
Sampling with replacement
C
Simple random sampling
D
Systematic sampling
There are 16 questions to complete.

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