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Research Methods (STA630)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

Objective Questions

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According to scientific method, which of the following is NOT an empirical reality?

  1. Emotions
  2. God's reward for good deeds
  3. Satisfaction
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which of the following is NOT a purpose of a literature review?

  1. Helps you find out what is already known about this area.
  2. Helps you in getting response from the respondents.
  3. Helps you in developing theoretical framework.
  4. Helps you to learn from others and stimulate new ideas.

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?

  1. Unambiguous meanings
  2. Vague meanings
  3. Clear meanings
  4. Dictionary meanings

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Question

Null hypothesis states:

  1. Absence of relationship
  2. Existence of relationship
  3. The direction of relationship
  4. Casual relationship

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Question

The most critical areas of an article to read is;

  1. Results section
  2. Introduction
  3. Abstract
  4. Limitations

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Question

Which of the following is a concept?

  1. Leadership
  2. Total Quality Management
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. All of the given

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Question

Descriptive research can be either

  1. Qualitative
  2. Quantitative
  3. Both Qualitative and Quantitative
  4. None of the given

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

Under which of the following research method is not applicable?

  1. Health care
  2. Business
  3. Government offices
  4. Imaginary worlds

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Question

______ gives generic idea and not able to measure anything directly, whereas _______ is practical level where researchers make theoretical realities measureable.

  1. Abstract level, abstract level
  2. Empirical level, abstract level
  3. Empirical level, empirical level
  4. Abstract level, empirical level

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Qualitative and Quantitative Research are the classifications of research on the basis of

  1. Use of the research
  2. Time dimension
  3. Techniques used
  4. Purpose of the research

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Question

After a researcher has stated the specific problem to be studied in an experiment, he must then develop a(n):

  1. Theory
  2. Conclusion
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Summary of the data

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Question

The ______ is only useful if the concepts, ideas, questions, etc. to be investigated are both testable and falsifiable.

  1. Independent Variable
  2. Dependent Variable
  3. Experimental Method
  4. Scientific Method

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Question

Which of the following is the best hypothesis statement to address the research question, "What impact will the new advertising campaign have on use of Brand B?"

  1. The new advertising campaign will impact Brand B usage.
  2. The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B trial.
  3. The new advertising campaign will cause increased Brand B usage at the expense of Brand C.
  4. The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B's market penetration.

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

A one tailed hypothesis predicts _______.

  1. The future
  2. The lottery result
  3. The frequency of the effect
  4. The direction of the effect

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Question

A review that only demonstrates familiarity with an area is rarely published but it often is part of an educational program is which type of review?

  1. Integrative reviews
  2. Theoretical reviews
  3. Self-study reviews
  4. Historical reviews

Answer: Chapter No.  

Question

What research is?

  1. A lab experiment
  2. A report
  3. A systematic Enquiry
  4. A survey

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Question

What is a cross-sectional research?

  1. A study of one particular section of society
  2. A comparison of two or more variables over a long period of time
  3. The collection of data from more than one case at one moment in time
  4. One that is conducted when environment is uncertain

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Question

Which of the following is Not a technique to narrow down the broad problem area?

  1. Doing a literature survey
  2. Ask questions from the knowledgeable persons
  3. Consider topic in specific context
  4. Decide about the sample

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Question

A literature review requires;

  1. planning
  2. clear writing
  3. good writing
  4. All of the given

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Question

An elementary or basic form of research, in which little is known about the situation and previous theories or ideas do not apply, is known as:

  1. Explanatory Study
  2. Descriptive Study
  3. Exploratory Study
  4. Cohort Study

Answer: Chapter No.