MCQs on Research Aptitude -11

1. The distribution of a large number of means based on samples of the sample size selected from the same population is known as

(A) Normal distribution
(B) Sampling distribution
(C) Standard distribution
(D) Rectangular distribution

2. Two variables X and Y are correlated. This means that the two variables

(A) Cause variation in each other
(B) Measure the same trait
(C) Vary together
(D) Vary independently

3. When the questions are presented to the respondents in a face-to-face situation and the interviewer fills out the query rather than the subjects it is known as

(A) An inventory
(B) A questionnaire
(C) A schedule
(D) A test

4. If rules of multiplication helps in learning correlation or regression, then it is an example of

(A) Sequential transfer
(B) Horizontal transfer
(C) Negative transfer
(D) Vertical transfer

5. Theory of generalization is similar to the theory of

(A) Transposition
(B) Identical elements
(C) Both of these
(D) None of these

6. Arrange the following measures of variability in a sequence:

1. Standard deviation
2. Range
3. Quartile Deviation
4. Average Deviation

(A) 2, 4, 3, 1
(B) 2, 3, 4, 1
(C) 4, 3, 2, 1
(D) 4, 2, 3, 1

7. A distribution of scores was negatively skewed. It can be stated that

(A) Mean and Median coincide
(B) Mean is more than the median
(C) Mean is less than the median
(D) No such relationship exists

8. Which of the following is not categorized as a probability sampling method?

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

9. ‘Longitudinal Studies’ are a type of

(A) Historical studies
(B) Developmental studies
(C) Survey studies
(D) Philosophical studies

10. Ethno methodical study is a

(A) Philosophical research
(B) Historical research
(C) Experimental research
(D) Sociological research

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