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MCQs on Research Aptitude -12

1. Which of the following is not a common element of a research  proposal and a research report ?

(A) Objectives and hypotheses
(B) Implications for further research
(C) References to previous research
(D) Sources of information/data


2. When a researcher includes in his sample those individuals who are willing and are readily available, the sampling technique is called

(A) Simple Random Sampling
(B) Quota Sampling
(C) Snowball Sampling
(D) Incidental Sampling


3. A method of sampling that ensures proportional representation of all sections of the population is termed as

(A) Simple Random Sampling
(B) Stratified Sampling
(C) Purposive Sampling
(D) Systematic Sampling


4. Which of the following may be a primary source of information for a researcher ?

(A) Encyclopedia of Educational Research
(B) A research review article
(C) Research paper in a professional journal
(D) An abstract of a research study


5. Which of the following is similar to case study ?

(A) Longitudinal studies
(B) Social surveys
(C) Follow up studies
(D) Horizontal Studies



6. In the process of statistical inference, the Type II Error is committed when we

(A) Accept a true null hypothesis
(B) Reject a true null hypothesis
(C) Reject a false null hypothesis
(D) Accept a false null hypothesis


7. If a researchers conducts a research on finding out which administrative style contributes more to institutional effectiveness. This will be an example of

(A) Basic Research
(B) Action Research
(C) Applied Research
(D) Fundamental Research


8. Which of the following is appropriate to test a non-directional hypothesis?

(A) One tailed test
(B) Two tailed test
(C) Both (A) and (B)
(D) None of the above


9. Identify the Non-probability sampling techniques

(a) Stratified random sampling
(b) Systematic sampling
(c) Snow ball sampling
(d) Incidental sampling

Codes:
(A) (a) and (b) are correct.
(B) (b) and (c) are correct.
(C) (c) and (d) are correct.
(D) (a) and (d) are correct.


10. What are the parametric tests in the following list?

(a) F test
(b) t test
(c) Sign test
(d) Median test

Codes:
(A) (a) and (b) are correct.
(B) (c) and (d) are correct.
(C) (a) and (d) are correct.
(D) (b) and (c) are correct.


11. Which of the following is similar to case study ?

(A) Longitudinal studies
(B) Social surveys
(C) Follow up studies
(D) Horizontal Studies



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