Monday, December 23, 2013


1. If the value of even one datum is in extreme as compared with the remaining data, it can substantially affect the value of
 Median and Mode
 Mean and Median

2. The schedule used to measure the attitude or opinion is known as
 Interview Schedule
 Rating Schedule
 Document schedule
 Observation schedule

3. “Selection of sample that is a replica of the population “is known as
 Quota sample
 Judgmental sample
 Accidental sample
 Non- probability sample

4. Non-probability sampling includes
 Convenience sampling
 Judgment sampling
 Quota sampling
 All of the above

5. Spearman founded
 Partial correlation
 Multiple correlations
 Rank correlation
 Rank correlation

6. ANOVA technique is used in
 Multiple samples
 Unique samples
 Both of these
 None of these

7. Ex-post facto research does not have control over

8. Proposition that typically state the existence, size, form or distribution of some variables is known as
 Rational Hypothesis
 Null Hypothesis
 Descriptive Hypothesis
 Explanatory Hypothesis

9. Schedule is a technique of collecting data through
 An enumerator

10. Formal and informal tests are carried out in
 Diagnostic research design
 Exploratory research design
 Descriptive research design
 Experimental research design

11. Research conducted to solve any immediate problem at hand is called
Basic research
Action research
 Applied research
 None of the above

12. While planning an observation, one should not keep in mind
 Tools and techniques need to be avoid in recording observation
 What should be recorded?
 How to ensure accuracy of observation
 How the observation should be recorded

13. Alternative Hypothesis is proved to be
 Partially True
 Partially wrong
 Completely wrong

14. A study on the Anna Centenary library services (Public library) in South India is an example of
Survey Research
Action Research
Pure Research
Diagnostic Research

15. A list of all members of the population without duplication is called a
Sample frame
Sample design
None of the above

16. Non- Directional Hypothesis that is tested for its rejection is
Null (H0)
Statistical Inference
None of the above

17. Synopsis of a Research is
 Blue Print of Research
 Document print of Research
 Spiral of Scientific Method
 None of the above

18. Four important technique used to explore the information need of users are
Questionnaire, investigation, Diary, Observation
Questionnaire, Interview, Diary, Observation
Questionnaire, Investigation, Report, Observation
 None of the above

19. Questionnaire is widely used tool in which type of Research?
 Survey Research
 Experimental Research
 Historical Research
 Case Study Research

20. Research Design of a Study should not include
 Blue print of Research

21. A Survey design that collects consensus opinions of Panel of experts and the judgment is known as
 Historical method
 Case study method
 Delphi technique
 Interview method

22. Which of the following one do not included in Measures of Central Tendency
 Arithmetic Mean
 Standard Deviation

23. Range is refers to
 Difference b/w positive and negative observations
 Difference b/w the largest and the smallest observations
 Both a and b
 None of the above

24. -----------is the most widely used measure of dispersion
Harmonic Mean
None of the above

25. The first page of the research report is--------?
 Acknowledgement Page
 Index Page
Title Page
 None of the above