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NTA NET 2020 Paper 1 25 September Morning Shift with Answers and Answer Keys Part 1

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Q. 1 Using an appropriate parametric test in a research project, the researcher finds evidence to reject the Null hypothesis. In doing so, which type of error is likely?

1. Alpha error

2. Beta error

3. Both Alpha and Beta errors

4. Neither Alpha nor Beta error

Answer: 1

Q. 2 Which of the following research is intervention-based, cyclic in nature and improvement focused?

1. Case study research

2. Survey research

3. Experimental research

4. Action research

Answer: 4

Q. 3. In the spectrum of teaching methods given below, which are considered dialogic?

A. Laboratory work

B. Demonstration

C. Tutorials

D. Group discussion

E. Project work

Choose the correct answer from the options given below

1. C and D only

2. A and B only

3. B and C only

4. D and E only

Answer: 1

Q. 4 Which of the following factors contributing to school learning are termed as social cornpetence?

A. Motivation

B. Intelligence

C. Social skills

D. Family support

E. Specific abilities of the learner

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

1. A, C and D only

2. A, B and C only

3. B, C and D only

4. C, D and E only

Answer: 1

Q. 5 Match List I with List II

Match List I with List II
List IList II
Sampling techniques used in researchDescription
A. Simple random samplingI. The units are identified in terms of various specific features identified before drawing a sample structure
B. Systematic samplingII. Each unit is given an equal independent chance of being picked up
C. Dimensional samplingIII. The k-interval is obtained by N/n and the units are drawn using the same, where N is population size and n is desired sample size.
D. Snowball samplingIV. First member unit is used to identify the second unit and so on

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

1. A-I, B-IV, C-ll, D-lll

2. A-II, B-lll, C-l, D-IV

3. A-IV, B-ll, C-lll, D-l

4. A-lll, B-l, C-IV, D-ll

Answer: 2

Q. 6 Teaching differs from training and conditioning in so far as it promotes

1. Disciplined drill

2. Critical thinking

3. Steady association

4. Mastery of facts

Answer: 2

Q. 7 Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion A and the other is labelled as

Reason R

Assertion A: Empirico-inductive paradigm in research focuses on meaning-giving subjective perspectives to depict reality

Reason R: The purpose of research in this paradigm is not to arrive at generalizations but to discover the reality as lived

In light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below

1. Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A

2. Both A and R are correct but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

3. A is correct but R is not correct

4. A is not correct but R is correct

Answer: 1

Q. 8 A college/university teacher plans to test his/her substantive research hypothesis in a major project. Which of the following statements are considered relevant in this regard?

A. Substantive research hypothesis has to clearly specify the relationship among variables

B. Research hypothesis may be directed at finding out differential effects or relationships

C. Null hypothesis should be formulated beforehand

D. There is direct support available for testing the substantive research hypothesis

E. The final decision on the research hypothesis may be reached indirectly by deciding the fate of the Null hypothesis

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

1. A, B and C only

2. B, C and D only

3. A, D and E only

4. A, B and E only

Answer: 4