STA630 Research Methods MCQs VUABID

STA630 Research Methods MCQs VUABID - 1- Hypothesis refers...

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Unformatted text preview: 1- Hypothesis refers to A. The outcome of an experimentB. A conclusion drawn from an experimentC. A form of bias in which the subject tries to outguess the experimenter D. A tentative statement about the relationship2-Statistics is used by researchers to A. Analyze the empirical data collected in a studyB. Make their findings sound betterC. Operationally define their variablesD. Ensure the study comes out the way it was intended3- A literature review requiresA. PlanningB. Good & clear writingC. Lot of rewritingD. All of the above 4- A literature review is based on the assumption thatA. Copy from the work of others B. Knowledge accumulates and learns from the work of othersC. Knowledge disaccumulatesD. None of the above option5- A theoretical frameworkA. Elaborates the r/s among the variablesB. Explains the logic underlying these r/sC. Describes the nature and direction of the r/sD. All of the above6- Which of the following statement is not true?A. A research proposal is a document that presents a plan for a projectB. A research proposal shows that the researcher is capable of successfully conducting the proposed research projectC. A research proposal is an unorganized and unplanned projectD. A research proposal is just like a research report and written before the research project7- Preliminary data collection is a part of the A. Descriptive research B. Exploratory researchC. Applied research D. Explanatory research8- Conducting surveys is the most common method of generating A. Primary dataB. Secondary dataC. Qualitative dataD. None of the above 9- After identifying the important variables and establishing the logical reasoning in theoretical framework, the next step in the research process is A. To conduct surveysB. To generate the hypothesisC. To focus group discussionsD. To use experiments in an investigation10- The appropriate analytical technique is determined by A. The research designB. Nature of the data collectedC. Nature of the hypothesisD. Both A & BE. Personal interviews conducted in shopping malls are known as:1. Mall interviews2.Mall intercept interviews3. Brief interviews4. None of the given optionsB. WATS lines provided by long distance telephone service at fixed rates. In this regard, WATS is the abbreviation of:1. West Africa Theological Seminary2. Washtenaw Area Transportation Study3.Wide Area Telecommunications Service4. World Air Transport StatisticsC.A list of questions which is handed over to the respondent, who reads the questions and records the answers himself is known as the: 1. Interview schedule2.Questionnaire3. Interview guide4. All of the given optionsD.One of the most critical stages in the survey research process is: 1. Research design2.Questionnaire design3. Interview design4. Survey designE.Question that consists of two or more questions joined together is called a:1.Double barreled question2. General question3. Accurate question4. Confusing questionF.The number of questionnaires returned or completed divided by the total...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course STA 630 taught by Professor Mr. during the Spring '10 term at Virtual University of Pakistan.

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STA630 Research Methods MCQs VUABID - 1- Hypothesis refers...

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