# Research Methodology MCQ

Question 51 : Which of the following statement related to the hypothesis is true

1. Hypothesis relates constants with variables
2. Hypothesis relates Variables with constants
3. Hypothesis relates constants with constants
4. Hypothesis relates variable with variables

Question 52 : The measures of central tendency are

1. Mean, mode, median
2. Mean, mode, standard deviation
3. Mean, standard deviation, variance
4. Mean, variance, median

Question 53 : What are the points will keep by a researcher in view of size of sample?

1. Nature of sampling
2. Number of classes proposed
3. No. of sampling
4. Unavailability of funds

Question 54 : Non-probability sampling design is used in

1. Descriptive research
2. Exploratory research
3. Exponential research
4. Pure research

Question 55 : Selecting every seventh female entering the shop is an example of the -------- sampling type.

1. Quota sampling
2. Cluster sampling
3. Systematic sampling
4. Simple random sampling

Question 56 : At the end of the report, _____________ should be enlisted in respect of all technical data such as questionnaires, sample information, mathematical derivations and the like ones.

1. Annexures
2. Appendices
3. Bibliography
4. Summary

Question 57 : Third step in problem formulation is

1. Literature survey
3. Understanding the nature of problem
4. Discussion

Question 58 : The prime managerial value of business research is that it ________ uncertainty by providing information that improves the decision-making process.

1. Intensifications
2. Equals
3. Reduces
4. Increases

Question 59 : In a systematic sampling, if samples are to be drawn as 44 from 1000 elements then what will be the width of interval?

1. 22.72
2. 23
3. 22
4. 22.727

Question 60 : Research related to abstract ideas or concepts is

1. Empirical research
2. Conceptual Research
3. Quantitative research
4. Qualitative research

Question 61 : Alternate Hypothesis is proved tobe

1. True
2. Partially true
3. Partially wrong
4. Completely wrong

Question 62 : Which characteristics used for any conclusions drawn are based upon hard evidence gathered from information collected from real-life experiences or observations?

1. Rigorous
2. Critical
3. Empirical
4. Verifiable

Question 63 : The ------- of a set of observations or scores is obtained by dividing the sim of all the values by the total number of values

1. Mean
2. Median
3. Mode
4. Dispersion

Question 64 : Last step in problem formulation is

1. Survey
2. Discussion
3. Literature survey
4. Rephrasing the Research problem

Question 65 : Which of the following is not absolute meaning of Research methodology

1. Way to efficiently solving research problems
2. Entire strategy towards achievement of objective
3. Different investigation techniques
4. Science of understanding, how research is performed methodically

Question 66 : A conceptual framework in which research is conducted is called a

1. Synopsis of research
2. Research design
3. Research hypothesis

Question 67 : Identify the odd term from the following:

1. Opinion research
2. Motivational research
3. Qualitative research
4. Applied research

Question 68 : The selection of problem must be followed by

1. Preliminary study
2. Feasibility study
3. Setting of objectives
4. Data analysis

Question 69 : Which type of sampling technique is used where People interviewed in a shopping center for their political opinion for a TV programme?

1. Convenience sampling
2. Quota sampling
3. Multi-stage sampling
4. Sequential Sampling

Question 70 : Which of the following is not a subsidiary part of a formal report?

2. References
3. Appendix
4. Glossary

Question 71 : Writing in _________ research is more descriptive and narrative than analytical, hence you need to use your imagination in terms of placement of information, linkage between the thoughts and flow of language to make the writing interesting to read and meaningful in conveying the findings.

1. Quantitative
2. Qualitative
3. Technical
4. Methodological

Question 72 : If it is not possible to eliminate the effect of an extraneous variable from the test unit, the variable is said to be:

1. Biased
2. Controlled
3. Confounded
4. Random

Question 73 : A Hypothesis contributes to the development of

1. Theory
2. Generalization
3. Evolution
4. Concept

Question 74 : A census is preferred over sampling when

1. The size of the population is very small.
2. The size of the population is very big.
3. There is a less variation in the population units.
4. Most of the elements in the population are identical.

Question 75 : In ______________, the researcher has to use facts or information already available, and analyze these to make a critical evaluation of the material

1. Experimental research
2. Analytical research
3. Quantitative research
4. Descriptive research

Question 76 : “Indian Researchers encounters various problems while conduction research”, i.e. i. Non availability of copies of old and new Acts/Rules ii. Non availability of Reports and other government publications in time iii. Problem of conceptualization iv.No Difficulty in data collection Which of the following is correct.

1. i,ii and iii
2. i,iii and iv
3. ii,iii and iv
4. i,ii,iii and iv

Question 77 : “Indian Researchers encounters various problems while conduction research in India”, i.e. i. Not existence of code of conduct for researchers ii. Inter-university and interdepartmental rivalries iii. Unavailability of adequate and timely secretarial assistance, iv. Library/resource management and functioning is not satisfactory Which of the following is correct.

1. i,ii and iii
2. i,iii and iv
3. ii,iii and iv
4. i,ii,iii and iv

Question 78 : ___________ is called publication in a research journal

1. Guide
2. Popular report
3. Research article
4. Format

Question 79 : The measure that identify the single numerical value as representative of an entire distribution are known as:

1. Measure of central tendency
2. Measure of dispersion
3. Measure of shape
4. Measure of association

Question 80 : A research which includes surveys and fact-finding inquiries of different kinds is called as

1. Descriptive research
2. Analytical research
3. Fundamental research
4. Exploratory research

Question 81 : The formulated problem should be

1. Opaque
2. Factual
3. Original
4. Speculative

Question 82 : Conference proceedings are considered as ________ documents.

1. Conventional
2. Primary
3. Secondary
4. Tertiary

Question 83 : The value of correlation coefficient lies between

1. 0 and 1
2. 1.0 and -1.0
3. 0 and -1.0
4. 1.0 and -2.0

Question 84 : Which of the following variables cannot be expressed in quantitative terms?

1. Socio-economic Status
2. Marital Status
3. Numerical Aptitude
4. Professional Attitude

Question 85 : A research which follows case study method is called ___.

1. Clinical or Diagnostic
2. Causal
3. Analytical
4. Qualitative

Question 86 : Formation of data base from which to infer characteristics or relationships of population, the approach is used in research is

1. Qualitative
2. Experimental
3. Simulation
4. Inferential

Question 87 : In which of the following scales the objects are arranged according to their magnitude in an ordered relationship?

1. Nominal scale
2. Ordinal scale
3. Interval scale
4. Ratio scale

Question 88 : The purpose of inferential approach to research is

1. To characterize by much greater control over the research environment
2. The construction of an artificial environment within which relevant information and data can be generated.
3. Concerned with subjective assessment of attitudes, opinions and behaviour.
4. To form a data base from which to infer characteristics or relationships of population.

Question 89 : Clinical or diagnostic research is

1. The development of hypotheses rather than their testing
2. A researcher is free to pick up a problem, redesign the enquiry as he proceeds and is prepared to conceptualize as he wishes.
3. Follow case-study methods or in-depth approaches to reach the basic causal relations.
4. Always for the need of a decision maker and the researcher.

Question 90 : The objective of research methodology is to determine the frequency with which something occurs or with which it is associated with something else is called…..

1. Formulative
2. Descriptive
3. Diagnostic
4. Hypothesis testing

Question 91 : Assigning numerals or other symbols to the categories or response is called ------

1. Editing
2. Coding
3. Transcription
4. Tabulation

Question 92 : The experimental study is based on the law of --------

1. Single variable
2. Replication
3. Occupation
4. Interest of the subject

Question 93 : Population census carried out by government of India can be an example of the correlational research seeks to

1. Exploratory research
2. Causal research
3. Descriptive research
4. Quality research

Question 94 : “Research is an organized and systematic inquiry” is defined by

1. Marshall
2. P V Young
3. Emory
4. Kerlinger

Question 95 : Which of the following can be considered as evaluation research

1. What are we doing?
2. How well are we doing?
3. Why are we doing?
4. For whom we are doing?

Question 96 : Synopsis of research is ___________.

1. Blue print of research
2. Document print of research
3. Spiral of scientific method
4. Secondary data only

Question 97 : If we need to study the effect of two extraneous variables on dependent variable, which experimental research design should be used?

1. Latin Square design
2. Randomised block diagram
3. Factorial design
4. Completely randomised design

Question 98 : Requesting people to volunteer to test products is an example of :

1. Quota sampling
2. Judgmental sampling
3. Random sampling
4. Convenience sampling

Question 99 : The backbone of research work is

1. Research problem
2. Research tool
3. Research methodology