The Research Methodology Test! Trivia Quiz

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The Research Methodology Test! Trivia Quiz

Welcome to another quiz on The Research Methodology. Information for a given study can either acquired through observational, experimental, simulation, and derived means. This quiz will test how much you know about gaining information and the importance of getting the best method. Do give it a try and get a deeper understanding of all of them. All the best, and check out other quizzes just like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Research is
    • A. 

      Searching again and again

    • B. 

      Finding solution to any problem

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the first step in starting the research process?
    • A. 

      Searching sources of information to locate problem.

    • B. 

      Survey of related literature

    • C. 

      Identification of problem

    • D. 

      Searching for solutions to the problem

  • 3. 
    A common test in research demands much priority on
    • A. 

      Reliability

    • B. 

      Useability

    • C. 

      Objectivity

    • D. 

       All of the above

  • 4. 
    In the process of conducting research ‘Formulation of Hypothesis” is followed by
    • A. 

       Statement of Objectives

    • B. 

      Analysis of Data

    • C. 

      Selection of Research Tools

    • D. 

      Collection of Data

  • 5. 
    A research paper is a brief report of research work based on
    • A. 

      Primary Data only

    • B. 

      Secondary Data only

    • C. 

      Both Primary and Secondary Data

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Information is…..
    • A. 

       Raw Data    

    • B. 

      Processed Data

    • C. 

       Input data  

    • D. 

      Organized data

  • 7. 
    Conference proceedings are considered as..................documents.
    • A. 

      Conventional

    • B. 

      Primary

    • C. 

      Secondary

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 8. 
    Questionnaire is a :
    • A. 

      Research method

    • B. 

       Measurement technique

    • C. 

      Tool for data collection

    • D. 

      Data analysis technique

  • 9. 
    “Controlled Group” is a term used in.............. .
    • A. 

      Survey research

    • B. 

      Historical research

    • C. 

      Experimental research

    • D. 

      Descriptive research

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not covered under Intellectual Property Rights ?
    • A. 

      Copyrights

    • B. 

      Patents

    • C. 

      Trade Marks

    • D. 

      Thesaurus

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not true about e journals ?
    • A. 

      They are distributed through digital methods

    • B. 

      They also have editors or editorial boards

    • C. 

       They are publications of serial nature

    • D. 

       They are always free of cost  

  • 12. 
    The main purpose of research in education is to _________
    • A. 

      Increase social status of an individual 

    • B. 

      Increase job prospects of an individual

    • C. 

      Help in the personal growth of an individual

    • D. 

      Help the candidate become an eminent educationist

  • 13. 
    The data of research is ______
    • A. 

      Qualitative only

    • B. 

      Quantitative only

    • C. 

      Both (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      Neither (a) nor (b)

  • 14. 
    Survey research studies _________
    • A. 

      Events

    • B. 

      Processes

    • C. 

      Populations

    • D. 

      Circumstances

  • 15. 
    Evaluation research is concerned with ___________
    • A. 

      Why are we doing?

    • B. 

      What are we doing?

    • C. 

      How well are we doing?

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    A college wants to give training in use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) to researchers. For this the college should organize:
    • A. 

      Lecture

    • B. 

      Seminar

    • C. 

      Workshop

    • D. 

      Conference

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT the characteristic of a research?
    • A. 

      Research is systematic

    • B. 

      Research is not passive

    • C. 

      Research is not a process

    • D. 

      Research is problem oriented

  • 18. 
    One of the following is not a quality of researcher:
    • A. 

      Keenness in enquiry

    • B. 

      He must be of alert mind

    • C. 

      His assertion to outstrip the evidence

    • D. 

      Unison with that of which he is in search

  • 19. 
    Books and records are the primary sources of data in:
    • A. 

      Clinical research

    • B. 

      Historical research

    • C. 

      Laboratory research

    • D. 

      Participatory research

  • 20. 
    Which of the following options are the main tasks of research in modern society?
    • A. 

      To discover new things

    • B. 

      To keep pace with the advancement in knowledge

    • C. 

      To systematically examine and critically analyse the investigations/sources with objectivity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    What do you consider as the main aim of inter disciplinary research?
    • A. 

      To over simplify the problem of research

    • B. 

      To bring out holistic approach to research

    • C. 

      O create a new trend in research methodology

    • D. 

      To reduce the emphasis of single subject in research domain

  • 22. 
    One of the aims of the scientific method in research is to:
    • A. 

      Confirm triangulation

    • B. 

      Introduce new variables

    • C. 

      Improve data interpretation

    • D. 

      Eliminate spurious relations

  • 23. 
    The depth of any research can be judged by:
    • A. 

      Title of the research

    • B. 

      Duration of the research

    • C. 

      Objectives of the research

    • D. 

      Total expenditure on the research

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is not the Method of Research?
    • A. 

      Survey

    • B. 

      Historical

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      Philosophical

  • 25. 
    Research can be classified as:
    • A. 

      Basic, Applied and Action Research

    • B. 

      Quantitative and Qualitative Research

    • C. 

      Philosophical, Historical, Survey and Experimental Research

    • D. 

      All the above

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