Research Methods Quiz#3, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    When different interviewers are used in a pretest from those used in the posttest and this produces different results in the study, this is an example of a:

    • A) History effect
    • B) Mortality effect
    • C) Instrumentation effect
    • D) Cohort effect

  2. 2)

    Most threats to ________ are taken care of by the experiment’s design, while most threats to ________ need to be taken care of by the designer of the experiment.

    • A) Internal validity, external validity
    • B) External validity, internal validity
    • C) Randomization, reliability
    • D) Reliability, randomization

  3. 3)

    In which of the following, the beginning and end are not clear. The interview can be picked up later?

    • A) Survey Interview
    • B) Field Interview
    • C) Deception
    • D) None of the given options

  4. 4)

    On which of the following, Scientific knowledge mostly relies?

    • A) Identification of events
    • B) Logical understanding
    • C) Prior knowledge
    • D) All of the given options

  5. 5)

    Which of the following is NOT the implication of Ordinal scale?

    • A) Characteristics of nominal scale
    • B) Rank the object
    • C) Does not provide magnitude of object
    • D) Provide rate

  6. 6)

    Why it is important to avoid ambiguous terms while designing questions?

    • A) Respondents may not understand the question.
    • B) Respondents may operate with a different frame of reference.
    • C) Respondents may think the question is less important.
    • D) Respondents may have to ask for help when completing the questionnaire.

  7. 7)

    Which of the following is a double-barrelled question?

    • A) How satisfied you are with the performance appraisal system?
    • B) How satisfied you are with investment levels in new and existing software packages?
    • C) How satisfied you are with the organisation's marketing strategy?
    • D) How satisfied you are with the levels of customer satisfaction?

  8. 8)

    The small scale trial run of a particular item is called ______________.

    • A) Test Run
    • B) Pilot test
    • C) Post hoc test
    • D) T test

  9. 9)

    In frequency tables total of columns and rows are called:

    • A) Body of table
    • B) Cell of table
    • C) Area of table
    • D) Marginals

  10. 10)

    Case study is empirical because;

    • A) It investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real life context.
    • B) It is retrospective study in which the researcher follows the research process from effect to its cause.
    • C) It is a study back in time.
    • D) All of the given options