Thursday, May 17, 2012

Net Questions

  1. Who said that members of the same
    species are not alike?
    (a) Darwin (b) Herbert Spencer(c) Best (d) Good
    2. A statistical measure based upon the
    entire population is called parameter
    while measure based upon a sample is
    known as
    (a) sample parameter(b) inference(c) statistic
    (4) none of these
    3. Generalized conclusion on the basis of a
    sample is technically known as.
    (a) statistical inference of external
    validity of the research
    (b) data analysis and interpretation
    (c) parameter inference
    (d) · all of the above
    4. A researcher selects a probability sample
    of 100 out of the total population. It is
    (a) a cluster sample
    (b) a random sample ..
    (c) a stratified sample
    (d) a systematic sample
    5. A researcher divides the populations into
    PG, graduates and 10 + 2 students and
    using the random digit table he selects
    some of them from. Each. This is
    technically called
    (a) stratified sampling
    (b) stratified random sampling '
    (c) representative sampling
    (d) none ofthese
    6. The final result of a study will be more
    accurate if the sample drawn is
    (a) taken randomly
    (b) fixed by quota
    (c) representative to the population
    (d) purposive
    7. A researcher selects only 10 members as
    a sample from the total population of 5000
    and considers it good because
    (a) he was a good researcher
    (b) he was guided by his supervisor
    (c) the populations was homogeneous
    (d) all of these
    8. Area (cluster) sampling t technique is used
    (a) population is scattered and large size
    of the sample is to be drawn 
    (b) population is heterogeneous
    (c) long survey is needed 
    (d) (a) and (c)
    9. A researcher divides his population into
    certain groups and fixes the size of the
    sample from each group. It is called
    (a) stratified sample (b) quota sample
    (c) cluster sample (d) all of the above

10. Which of the following is a non-probability
sample ?(a) Quota sample (b) Simple random sample
(c) Purposive sample (d) (a) and (c) both11. Which t echnique is generally followed
when the population is finite ?
(a) Area sampling technique
(b) Purposive sllmpling technique
(c) Systematic sampling technique
(d) None ofthe above
12. Validity of a research can be improved by
(a) eliminating extraneous factors
(b) taking the true representative sample
ofthe population
(c) both of the above measures
(d) none ofthese
13. Field study is related to
(a) real life situations
(b) experimental situations
(c) laboratory situations
(d) none of the above
14. Independent variables are not marupulated in
(a) normative researches
(b) ex-post facto researches
(c) both ofthe above
(d) none ofthe above
15. The research antagonistic to ex-post facto research is
(a) experimental studies
(b) normative researches
(c) library researches
(d) all of the above
16. Who is regarded the father of scientific social surveys?
(a) Darwin (b) Booth
(c) Best (d) None of these
17. Attributes of objects, events or things which can be measured are called
(a) qualitative measure
(b) data
(c) variables
(d) none of the above
18. The process not nE;ededin experimental
researches is
(a) observation
(b) controlling
(c) manipulation and replication
(d) . Reference collection
19. The experimental study is based on the
law of
(d) single variable
(b) replication
(c) occupation
(d) interest ofthe subject
20. All are example of qualitative variables
(a) religion and castes
(b) sex
(c) observation
(d) interest of the subject
21. An example of scientific knowledge is
(a) authority of the Prophet or great men
(b) social traditions and customs
(c) religious scriptures
(d) laboratory and field experiments
22. A teacher encounters various problems
during his professional experiences. He should 
(a) resign from his post ' in. such
(b) do research on that problem and find
a solution
(c) avoid the problematic situations ,
(d) take the help of head of the institution
23. A research problem is feasible only when
(a) it is researchable
(b) it is new and adds something to knowledge
(c) it has utility and relevance
(d) all of these
24. Formulation of hypothesis may not be necessary

(a) survey studies 
(b) fact finding (historical) studies
(c) normative studies 
(d) experimental studies
25. Studying the social status of a population
a researcher concluded that Mr. X is
socially backward. His conclusion is
(aJ wrong (b) right
(c) inaccurate (d) biased
Note: Such studies are conducted m
relative terms.
26. A good hypothesis should be
(a) precise, specific and consistent with
most known facts
(b) formulated in such a way that it can
be tested by the data
(c) of limited scope and should not have
global significance
'(d) all of these
27. Hypothesis cannot be stated in
(a) null and question form terms
(b) declarative terms
(c) general terms
(d) directional terms
28. Logic of induction is very close to
(a) the logic of sampling
(b) the logic of observation
(c) the logic of the controlled variable
(d) none of the above
29. 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
30. All causes n?n ,sampling errors except
(a) faulty tools of measurement
(b) inadequate sample
(c) non response
(d) defect in data collection
31. Total error in a research is equal to
(a) sampling error + non-sampling error
(b) [(sampling error) + (non - sampling error)t
(c) only sampling error
(d) sampling error x 100
32. The probability of a head and a tail of
tossing four coins simultaneously is
(a) 118 (b) 116
(c) 114 (d) 1164
33. Which of the fQl10wing 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
(d) All of the above
34. For doing external criticism (for
establishing the authenticity of data) a
researcher must verify:
(a) the signature and handwriting of the
(b) the paper and ink used in that period
whicltis under study
(c) style of prose writing of that period
(d) all of the above
35. The validity and reliability of a research
will be at stake when-
(a) The author who is the source of information
is biased, . incompetent or
(b) The incident was reported after a long
period of time from that of its
(c) T4e researcher himself is not
competent enough to draw logical
(d) All of the above
36. While writing research report a
(a) must riot use the numerical figures in
numbers in the beginning of
(b) must arrange it in logical, topical and
chronological order
(c) must compare his results with those
of the other studies
(d) all of the above
37. A researcher wants to study the future of
the Congress I in India.. For the study
which tool is most appropriate for him?
(a) Questionnaire (b) SchedUle
(c) Interview (d) Rating scale
38. Survey study aims at:
(i) knowing facts about the l!Xisting
(ii) comparing the present status with the
standard norms
(iii) criticizing the existing situation
(iv) identifying the means of improving
the existing situation
(a) (i) and (ii) only
(b) (i), (ii), and (iii)
(c) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(d) (ii) and (iii) only
39. Seeing a very big rally it was reported that
JD will win the election, the conclusion
was based on: 
(a) random sampling 
(b) cluster sampling '
(c) systematic sampling 
(d) purposive sampling
40. The per capita income of India from 1950
to 1990 is four times. This study is
(a) social (b) horizontal
(c) longitudinal (d) factorial
41. It is an example of negative correlation:
(a) an increase iiI 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
45.If you are doing experiment on a large
group of sample which method of
controlling will you adopt?
(a) matching
(b) randomization
(c) elimination and matching both
(d) elimination .
The other name of independent variable
for an experimental research is/are 
(a) treatment variable 
(b) experimental variable
(c) manipulated variable 
(d) all of the above
46.The historical research is different from
experimental research in the process of 
(a) replication 
(b) the formulation of the hypothesis
(c) the hypothesis testing 
(d) all of the above
47.The review of the related study . is
important while undertaking a research
(a) it avoids repetition or duplication
(b) it helps in understanding the gaps
(c) it helps the researcher not to draw
illogical conclusions
(d) all of the above
48. Which of the following is not the
characteristic of a researcher?
(a) He is a specialist rather than a
(b) He is industrious and persistent on
the trial of discovery
(c) He is not inspirational to his chosen
field but accepts the reality 
(d) He is not versatile in his interest and
even in his native abilities 
(e) He is versatile in his interest, even in
his native abilities 
(f) he is objective
49. Collective psychology of the whole period is
a theory which
(a) can explain all phase of historical
(b) means the psychology of the whole
(e) means psychological approach of data
(d) all oftl1.e above
50. Bibliography given in a research report
(a) helps those interested in further
research and studying the problem
from another angle
(b) makes the report authentic
(e) shows the vast knowledge of the researcher
(d) none of the above
51. If the sample drawn does not specify any
condition about the parameter of the ·
. population, it is called
(a) selected statistics
(b) distribution free statistics
(c) census
(d) none of the above

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