Research Methods Quiz, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    The information gained by someone other than researcher conducting the study is called

    • A) Primary data
    • B) Reliable data
    • C) Valid data
    • D) Secondary data

  2. 2)

    Which of the following is not an example of historical comparative research?

    • A) Social Forms
    • B) Economic Forms
    • C) Civil Wars
    • D) Turnover

  3. 3)

    Which of the following is that element or set of elements considered for selection in some stage of sampling?

    • A) Parameter
    • B) Sampling Unit
    • C) Observation Unit
    • D) Statistic

  4. 4)

    If you are going on the street and suddenly a TV reporter starts taking your interview regarding any issue, which of the following sampling technique is used by the TV reporter?

    • A) Purposive Sampling
    • B) Snowball Sampling
    • C) Convenience Sampling
    • D) Quota Sampling

  5. 5)

    Sampling in qualitative research is similar to which type of sampling in quantitative research?

    • A) Simple random sampling
    • B) Systematic sampling
    • C) Quota sampling
    • D) Purposive sampling

  6. 6)

    Which of the following is NOT a type of Non-random sampling?

    • A) Cluster sampling
    • B) Convenience sampling
    • C) Quota sampling
    • D) Purposive sampling

  7. 7)

    Historical-Comparative researchers sometimes use;

    • A) Time-series data
    • B) Primary data
    • C) Secondary data
    • D) Analyzed data

  8. 8)

    Which of the following refers to the partials replicate or reproduce the same relationship that existed in the bivariate table before considering the control variable?

    • A) Replication pattern
    • B) Specification pattern
    • C) Suppressor variable pattern
    • D) Negative linear relationship

  9. 9)

    Which of the following relates with an abstract model of underlying relations or causal mechanism?

    • A) Analysis
    • B) Synthesis
    • C) Results
    • D) Findings

  10. 10)

    A single element or group of elements that is eligible for selection via the sampling process is called a:

    • A) Sampling panel
    • B) Sampling unit
    • C) Sampling error
    • D) Sampling quota