# Data Analysis Solved MCQs

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1.

## What is a hypothesis?

A. a statement that the researcher wants to test through the data collected in a study.
B. a research question the results will answer.
C. a theory that underpins the study.
D. a statistical method for calculating the extent to which the results could have happened by chance.
Answer» A. a statement that the researcher wants to test through the data collected in a study.
2.

A. concurring
B. coding
C. colouring
D. segmenting
3.

## What is the cyclical process of collecting and analysing data during a single research study called?

A. interim analysis
B. inter analysis
C. inter-item analysis
D. constant analysis
4.

A. typology
B. diagramming
C. enumeration
D. coding
5.

## An advantage of using computer programs for qualitative data is that they _______.

A. can reduce time required to analyse data (i.e., after the data are transcribed)
B. help in storing and organising data
C. make many procedures available that are rarely done by hand due to time constraints
D. all of the above
Answer» D. all of the above
6.

A. true
B. false
7.

## __________ are the basic building blocks of qualitative data.

A. categories
B. units
C. individuals
D. none of the above
8.

A. segmenting
B. coding
C. transcription
D. mnemoning
9.

A. true
B. false
10.

A. true
B. false
11.

A. true
B. false
12.

## A graph that uses vertical bars to represent data is called a ___

A. line graph
B. bar graph
C. scatterplot
D. vertical graph
13.

A. bar graphs
B. pie graphs
C. line graphs
D. scatterplots
14.

## The denominator (bottom) of the z-score formula is

A. the standard deviation
B. the difference between a score and the mean
C. the range
D. the mean
15.

## A statement made about a population for testing purpose is called?

A. statistic
B. hypothesis
C. level of significance
D. test-statistic
16.

## If the assumed hypothesis is tested for rejection considering it to be true is called?

A. null hypothesis
B. statistical hypothesis
C. simple hypothesis
D. composite hypothesis
17.

## If the null hypothesis is false then which of the following is accepted?

A. null hypothesis
B. positive hypothesis
C. negative hypothesis
D. alternative hypothesis.
18.

## Alternative Hypothesis is also called as?

A. composite hypothesis
B. research hypothesis
C. simple hypothesis
D. null hypothesis