Basics of Academic Project Preparation Question Papers (May' 2019) | Dibrugarh University | B.Com 6th Sem

2019 (May)
Course: 604
(Basics of Academic Project Preparation)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 24
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. (a) Fill in the blanks:                                        1x4=4
1)         Research cannot proceed without a _______.
2)         Questionnaire contains _______ questions.
3)         The numerical characteristics of population are called _______.
4)         A research report is a record of _______ activities.
(b) Write True or False:                           1x4=4

1)         Qualitative research is variable based.
2)         Schedule method in comparison to questionnaire method is costly.
3)         Checklist is a list which consists of a list of items with a place to check ‘Yes’ or ‘No’.
4)         The process of examining new data to detect errors and omissions is called coding.
2. Write short notes on any four of the following:                                                                             4x4=16
a)         Research Plan.
b)         Limitations of Secondary Data.
c)          Structured Interview.
d)         Sampling Error.
e)         Bibliography.
3. (a) Define research. What are its features? Discuss the role of research in the following major areas: 3+5+6=14
1)         Marketing.
2)         Production.
3)         Banking.
(b) What is research problem? What are its components? Discuss the points that are to be considered while selecting a research problem.                           2+5+7=14
4. (a) What is secondary data? What precautions would you take while using secondary data? Also distinguish between primary data and secondary data.            2+5+7=14
(b) What is interview? What are its objectives? Why is interview skill so important in conducting an interview?   2+5+7=14
5. (a) What is questionnaire? Explain the characteristics of a good questionnaire. Also distinguish between a schedule and a questionnaire.                                                  2+8+4=14
(b) What is sampling? What are the characteristics of a good sample? Also distinguish between census and sampling? 2+8+4=14
6. (a) What is tabulation? What are the essential parts of a good table? Explain the requisites of a good table.  2+6+6=14
(b) What is research report? Explain the various types of research report. Mention the qualities of a good research report.                                 2+8+4=14

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