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 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 2-Statistics is used by researchers to A.Analyze the empirical data collected in a study B.Make their findings sound better C.Operationally define their variables D.Ensure the study comes out the way it was intended 3- A literature review requires A.Planning B.Good & clear writing C.Lot of rewriting D.All of the above 4- A literature review is based on the assumption that A.Copy from the work of others B.Knowledge accumulates and learns from the work of others C.Knowledge disaccumulates D.None of the above option 5- A theoretical framework A.Elaborates the r/s among the variables B.Explains the logic underlying these r/s C.Describes the nature and direction of the r/s D.All of the above 6- Which of the following statement is not true? A.A research proposal is a document that presents a plan for a project B.A research proposal shows that the researcher is capable of successfully conducting the proposed research project C.A research proposal is an unorganized and unplanned project D.A research proposal is just like a research report and written before the research project 7- Preliminary data collection is a part of the A.Descriptive research B.Exploratory research C.Applied research D.Explanatory research 8- Conducting surveys is the most common method of generating A.Primary data B.Secondary data C.Qualitative data D.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 surveys B.To generate the hypothesis C.To focus group discussions D.To use experiments in an investigation 10- The appropriate analytical technique is determined by A.The research design B.Nature of the data collected C.Nature of the hypothesis D.Both A & B E. Personal interviews conducted in shopping malls are known as: 1. Mall interviews 2. Mall intercept interviews 3. Brief interviews 4. None of the given options F. WATS lines provided by long distance telephone service at fixed rates. In this regard, WATS is the abbreviation of: 1. West Africa Theological Seminary 2. Washtenaw Area Transportation Study 3. Wide Area Telecommunications Service 4. World Air Transport Statistics G. 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 schedule 2. Questionnaire 3. Interview guide 4. All of the given options H. One of the most critical stages in the survey research process is: 1. Research design 2. Questionnaire design 3. Interview design 4. Survey design I. Question that consists of two or more questions joined together is called a: 1. Double barreled question 2. General question 3. Accurate question 4. Confusing question J. The number of questionnaires returned or completed divided by the total...
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