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Research Aptitude MCQ - Research Aptitude

41:  

Studying the social status of a population a researcher concluded that Mr. X is socially backward. His conclusion is

A.

wrong

B.

right

C.

inaccurate

D.

biased Note

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

Such type of studies are always comparative in nature. He should say that Mr. X is socially or economically backward as compared to Mr Y.


42:  

 In order to augment the accuracy of the study a researcher 

A.

should increase the size of the sample

B.

should be honest and unbiased 

C.

should keep the variance high

D.

all of these

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


43:  

Which of the following is a primary source of data ? 

A.

Personal records, letters, diaries, autobiographies, wills, etc.

B.

 Official records governments' documents, information preserved by social-religious organizations etc

C.

Oral testimony. of traditions and customs

D.

All of the above

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


44:  

A researcher wants to study the future of the Congress in India. For the study which tool is most appropriate for him?

A.

Questionnaire

B.

Schedule

C.

Interview 

D.

Rating scale

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

Questionnaire is most appropriate technique for studying such problems because a large sample of the population can be covered in a short period by mailing it to the respondants.


45:  

 It is an example of negative correlation:

A.

an increase in population will lead to a shortage of food grains

B.

poor intelligence means poor achievement in school

C.

corruption in India is increasing

D.

poor working condition retards output

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :

When one variable is increasing and the other one is decreasing then correlation will be negative, zero correlation means variables are independent of each other and in positive correlations direct relationship is seen in both the variables




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