Vvce - Business Research Methodology MCQ - Internship (Project Work) 2014

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Vvce - Business Research Methodology MCQ - Internship (Project Work) 2014

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  • 1. 
    1. There are 50 questions each carrying 2 marks for the right answers
    2. There will be Negative Marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer
    3. Time allowed is 60 minutes
    4. After completing the test, you will be able to see and download your results. A copy of the score report will be sent to Internship/Project Coordinator
    5. Any malpractice found would be strictly dealt with including dismissal from the test
  • 2. 
    Management research is simply systematic research to find out things about business and management" (Saunders et al 2006). Which of these does it concern?
    • A. 

      Marketing Planning

    • B. 

      Production Planning

    • C. 

      Human Resources Planning

    • D. 

      Financing Decisions

    • E. 

      All of the Above

    • F. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    A top manager of a chocolate bar manufacturer asks for a report on how a new competing chocolate bar is being advertised. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Employee Research

    • B. 

      Management Consultancy

    • C. 

      Marketing Research

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Respondent selection is also known as:
    • A. 

      Sifting

    • B. 

      Weighting

    • C. 

      Coding

    • D. 

      Sampling

    • E. 

      Grossing

  • 5. 
    Which management function is the closest match to the below research objective: "To investigate new markets"
    • A. 

      Marketing

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      HRM

    • D. 

      Finance

    • E. 

      All Functions

  • 6. 
    When a study has been conducted and is available for others to see, it becomes:
    • A. 

      Ordinal Data

    • B. 

      Secondary Data

    • C. 

      Primary Data

  • 7. 
    What is the difference between research questions and research objectives?
    • A. 

      The question is worded by the researcher, the objective is not.

    • B. 

      No difference, they are the same.

    • C. 

      The wording of one is likely to be more specific than the other.

    • D. 

      One of these is proposed by a supervisor.

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is a data collection method?
    • A. 

      The Interview

    • B. 

      The Case Study

    • C. 

      Positivism

    • D. 

      The Onion

  • 9. 
    Paired comparison method as a scaling technique is used for:
    • A. 

      Nominal Scale

    • B. 

      Ordinal Scale

    • C. 

      Ratio Scale

    • D. 

      Interval Scale

  • 10. 
    What is the least expensive and least time-consuming of all sampling techniques?
    • A. 

      Simple Random Sampling

    • B. 

      Stratified Sampling

    • C. 

      Judgmental Sampling

    • D. 

      Convenience Sampling

    • E. 

      Snowball Sampling

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a non-probability sampling?
    • A. 

      Convenience Sampling

    • B. 

      Cluster Sampling

    • C. 

      Quota Sampling

    • D. 

      Snowball Sampling

    • E. 

      Judgmental Sampling

  • 12. 
    Research is:
    • A. 

      Working in a scientific way to search for truth of any problem

    • B. 

      Searching again and again

    • C. 

      Finding solution to any problem

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Quantitative Data refers to:
    • A. 

      Statistical Analysis

    • B. 

      Any data you present in your report

    • C. 

      Graphs and tables

    • D. 

      Numerical data that could usefully be quantified to help you answer your research question(s) and to meet your objectives

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following is not a non-parametric test?
    • A. 

      T-test

    • B. 

      Sign test

    • C. 

      Chi-square test

    • D. 

      Run test

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following is a non-probability sampling method?
    • A. 

      Stratified Sampling

    • B. 

      Snowball Sampling

    • C. 

      Convenience Sampling

    • D. 

      Simple Random Sampling

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a correct format of Likert Scale?
    • A. 

      3-Point Likert Scale

    • B. 

      7-Point Likert Scale

    • C. 

      5-Point Likert Scale

    • D. 

      6-Point Likert Scale

  • 17. 
    Arrange the following steps of research in correct sequence: 1. Identification of Research Problem 2. Listing of Research Objectives 3. Collection of Data 4. Research Methodology 5. Data Analysis 6. Results and Discussions
    • A. 

      1-2-3-4-5-6

    • B. 

      1-2-4-3-5-6

    • C. 

      2-1-3-4-5-6

    • D. 

      2-1-4-3-5-6

  • 18. 
    A null hypothesis is
    • A. 

      The difference is due to error in sampling

    • B. 

      Difference between two parametric mean is zero

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    A Questionnaire is a
    • A. 

      Research Method

    • B. 

      Measurement Technique

    • C. 

      Tool for data collection

    • D. 

      Data analysis technique

  • 20. 
    Scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing, because, it is more
    • A. 

      Reliable

    • B. 

      Systematic

    • C. 

      Accurate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    In which section you fully interpret and evaluate your results
    • A. 

      Literature Review

    • B. 

      Research Design

    • C. 

      Data Analysis and Discussions

    • D. 

      Report Preparation

  • 22. 
    Qualitative and Quantitative researches are the classification of research on the basis of
    • A. 

      Use of the research

    • B. 

      Time dimension

    • C. 

      Techniques used

    • D. 

      Purpose of the research

  • 23. 
    Which correlation coefficient best explains the relationship between creativity and intelligence
    • A. 

      1.00

    • B. 

      -1.00

    • C. 

      0.5

    • D. 

      -0.5

  • 24. 
    What is not correct about research?
    • A. 

      Research is begun because someone has asked question and it has to answer it

    • B. 

      Research may involve venturing into areas of thought about which little is known

    • C. 

      Research has to be planned and conducted because it is a scientific way of gathering information

    • D. 

      Research is needed if the aim is to increase the extent of knowledge or to make it more complex

  • 25. 
    Hypothesis refers to
    • A. 

      The outcome of an experiment

    • B. 

      A conclusion drawn from an experiment

    • C. 

      A form of bias in which the subject tries to outguess the experimenter

    • D. 

      A tentative statement about the relationship

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