Research Aptitude Teaching Questions Multiples Choice Paper Part 1

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1. ‘Many different approaches and practices working together are needed for the development of productive writing process, i.e.. cognitive, psycho-social, rhetorical’ this statement was made by:

A) Swales (1990)

B) Boice (1990)

C) Herrington (1998)

D) Murray (2000)

2. Which of the following term explains the idea that knowledge comes from experience?

A) Rationalism

B) Empiricism

C) Logic

D) Deduction

3. When reasons for human behaviour are investigated to assess why they think and act in a particular way, it is:

A) Quantitative Research

B) Qualitative Research

C) Applied Research

D) Action-Oriented Research

4. Which of the following is not a part of the description of the ‘Research Problem’ ?

A) Assumptions underlying the Research Problem

B) Theories on which the Research work is based

C) Background of the research study

D) Review of the previous work done

5. In humanities, case studies are often:

A) Superficial because they are quickly discarded

B) Irrelevant and unreliable

C) Futuristic to be used for market surveys

D) Retrospective where data is taken from historical records

6. In the research process survey is considered as

A) Descriptive Research

B) Systematic Research

C) Communicative Research

D) Analytical Research

7. When a researcher prepares a series of questions that all interviewees in the same order, it is called

A) Unstructured interview

B) Semi-structured interview

C) Structured interview

D) Private interview

8. An important limitation of quantitative research is:

A) Is has small sample sizes

B) It cannot always explore why or how

C) Different results may be achieved on different days

D) It is often unreliable

9. If the test item covers the domains which it attempts to test, it is referred to as:

A) Content validity

B) Construct validity

C) External validity

D) Internal validity

10. Study of the phenomenon, event, situation or development through a detailed analysis and intensive inquiry, is typically a/an:

A) Assessment

B) Case study

C) Survey

D) Field study

11. Ethical norms in research do not involve guidelines for:

A) Thesis formate

B) Copy right

C) Patenting policy

D) Data sharing policies

12. Ethical transgression is:

A) Defining ethics

B) Following ethical principles

C) Defying ethical Principles

D) None of these

13. At what percentage of plagiarism, the registration for a programme of a student will be cancelled?

A) More than 10 %

B) More than 20 %

C) More than 40 %

D) More than 60 %

14. A book, document, letter, etc. written by hand or typed is known as:

A) Manuscript

B) Verbose

C) Catalogue

D) Transparent

15. The introduction of the research work provides:

A) The description of prior studies

B) Explanation of the title of the research work

C) Statement of the purpose of the work

D) The details of chaptalisation

16. ‘Quote’ is what one of the following words means:

A) Cite

B) Reasoning

C) Sight

D) Structure

17. One of the following punctuation marks indicates a slight pause in a sentence, which is it?

A) Comma

B) Full stop

C) Colon

D) Semicolon

18. One of four numbers, the average of the first three numbers is thrice the fourth number. If the average of the four number is 5, the fourth number is:

A) 4.5

B) 5

C) 2

D) 4

19. How many numbers are there between 1 and 100 that are not divisible by 3 and 5?

A) 58

B) 53

C) 47

D) 43

20. In a certain Language CALCUTTA is coded as GEPGYXXE. Which pf the following would be the code of ALIGARH?

A) D Q R L F D L


C) B D M K B K T

D) E P M O E U K

21. A man said to a lady, “The son of your only brother is the brother of my wife” How is the lady related with the man?

A) Mother

B) Sister

C) Mother-in-law

D) Sister of father-in-law

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