Friday, December 11, 2015

Research Methodology - Measurement of Variables

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. Which is not a Qualitative Variable
Gender
Mother Tongue
Marital Status
Weight

2. Which is not a quantitative variable
Age
Income
Education
Distance

3. Match the following
a. Discrete variable--------1. Subject categories
b. Continuous variable------2. Educational qualification
c. Ordinal variable---------3. Number of children in a family
d. Nominal variable---------4. Weight of a person

3,4,1,2
4,3,2,1
2,3,4,1
1,2,3,4

4. A: We obtain data by measuring a variable (qualitative or quantitative) on certain individuals or units.
B: we have discrete data or continuous data depending upon whether the variable is discrete or continuous.

A is true , B is false
B is true , A is false
Both A and B are true
Both A and B are false

5. A: when one person undertake a field survey, collect data, analyse the results and present it in some forum, it is primary data.
B: But when another person use that data for further analysis it becomes secondary data for him.

A is false , B is true
A is true , B is false
Both A and B are false
Both A and B are true

6. which is also called as ‘technique of summated ratings’.
Spearman’s Rank
Likert scale
Scatter Diagram
None of the above

7. A: The measurement of quantitative data is a complex issue as these are expressed in numerical terms.
B: Measurement of qualitative data, is possible and needs to be discussed further

A is true , B is false
B is true , A is false
Both A and B are true
Both A and B are false

8. A: In Lickert Scale, the statements or propositions express values rather than facts.
B: Each statement indicates the position of a person towards the issue concerned.

A is true , B is false
B is true , A is false
Both A and B are false
Both A and B are true

9. "Accession number of books" is an example for
Nominal variable
Ordinal variable
Numerical variable
All of the above

10. "Tribes in India" is an example for
Numerical variable
Ordinal variable
Nominal variable
All of the above

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