Research Methodology 2 solved MCQs

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1. Which of the following is not a levels of measurement?

a. nominal scale

B. ordinal scale

c. internal scale

d. ratio scale

2. Nominal scale is also known as……………………?

a. rational variable

B. categorical variable

c. predictor variable

d. extraneous variable

3. ……………………. Scale are used for labelling variables into distinct classifications?

a. nominal

B. ordinal

c. ratio

d. interval

4. One of the characteristics of ………….… is that equal distinct between objects orvariable?

a. ratio scale

B. nominal scale

c. ordinal scale

d. interval scale

5. The researchers need to understand techniques of developing a measurement tools. Itincludes ………………..?

a. concept development and specifications of concept dimensions

B. generalisation of facts and data

c. selection of indicators and formation of index

d. interpretation of circumstantial evidences

6. ……………….. is a numerical scale, where the order of the variable is known as well asthe difference between these variables

a. interval scale

B. ratio scale

c. ordinal sale

d. nominal scale

7. ……… as a variable measurement scale, it produces the order of variables as well as makethe differences between variable known along with information on the value of true zero?

a. ordinal scale

B. ratio scale

c. nominal scale

d. interval scale

8. At the primary stage of statistic development, it is known as …………………?

a. political craft

B. statecraft science

c. craft science

d. social craft

9. In the level of measurement, ……………….used to simply depict the order of variables,not to make difference between variables?

a. interval scale

B. ordinal scale

c. ratio scale

d. nominal scale

10. Which of the following is consider the sources of errors in measurement?

a. precision, validity, reliability, unambiguous

B. conceptual errors, lack of theoretical support, responses, coding errors

c. respondent, situation, measurer, instrument

d. unsuitable measuring tool, inappropriate theory, use of vague terms, circumstantial

11. Who is known as the father of vital statistics?

a. john grant

B. gertrude cox

c. jake porway

d. david blackwell

12. ………………. Scaling techniques used for the purpose of categorisation or division?

a. ordinal

B. ratio

c. interval

d. nominal

13. Labelling the variables, significance of the order of variables and calculate the differencebetween variables etc. are characteristics ………………….?

a. ratio scale

B. interval scale

c. ordinal scale

d. nominal scale

14. Which of the following is not a type of validity?

a. content variable

B. criterion-related variable

c. rational variable

d. construct variable

15. ………………… are selected all the basis of their compliance with a certain rating ofobjects of ascending or descending discriminating strength?

a. arbitrary approach

B. item analysis

c. consensus approach

d. cumulative scale

16. The method of having a several numbers to few members. It is known as …………….?

a. univariation

B. data reduction

c. summarization

d. inferential data

17. “Averages are statistical constant which enable us to comprehend in a single effort thesignificance of the whole” who defined?

a. a. e waugh

B. walter bodmer

c. thomas farrer

d. a.l bowley

18. The term “Regression” coined by ………………..?

a. francis galton

B. david f duncan

c. andrew gelman

d. michael healy

19. Which of the following is not a way to calculate reliability?

a. jury opinion

B. test-retest

c. multiple form

d. split half

20. “Statistics is the science of the measurement of social organism, regarded as whole in allits manifestation”

a. edward deming

B. thomas bayes

c. arthur lyon bowley

d. francis galton

21. Pro. Yule forwarded some requirement to good Measures of central tendency. That are……………..?

a. it should be rigidly defined

B. it affected as little as possible by fluctuations by sampling

c. should not affected much by extreme observations

d. it suitable for further mathematical treatment.

22. …………….. is a naming scale, where variables are simply named or labelled, withoutany quantitative value or order?

a. ratio scale

B. nominal scale

c. interval scale

d. ordinal scale

23. Which of the following is not a unidimensional scaling method?

a. thurstone’s equal appearing scaling

B. likerts internal consistency scale

c. gutman’s cumulative scaling

d. torgerson-gower scaling

24. Which of the following are major common problems to all types of scaling?

a. definition of the continuum

B. reliability

c. weighting of items

d. the nature of the item

25. The validity is inferred by the established behaviors and other features of the ant ethicalclasses rather than their particular skills. The scale validation method is known as .. ….?

a. logical validation

B. known groups

c. jury opinion

d. independent criteria

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