Research Methodology MCQs | Multiple Choice Questions and Answer for NTA NET Exam | Part 1

 Research Methodology MCQs
Multiple Choice Questions and Answers
Also useful for B.Com/M.Com and NTA NET / JRF Exam

In this Post You will MCQs relating to Research Methodology which is very helpful for the students of B.Com, M.Com and NTA Net. Total 35 Questions are added and more questions will be added soon.

Research methodology Chapterwise MCQs are also available on our blog. Links are given below:

a) Sampling MCQs (32 Questions)

b) MCQ on Research Problem and Research Plan (18 Questions)

c) Collection of data MCQs (22 Questions)

d) MCQ on Research Report Writing (25 Questions)

e) Research Methodology MCQS Part I1 (30 Questions)

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1. The word research is derived from the French word:

a) Reserch

b) Recerch

c) Resourch

d) Riserch

2. Research is related with:

a) Discovery of new idea

b) Solution of a problem

c) Investigation of a problem

d) All of the above

3. What is the purpose of doing research?

a) To identify problem

b) To find the solution

c) Both A and B

d) None of these

4. Research is

a) Searching again and again

b) Finding solution to any problem

c) Working in a scientific way to search for truth of any problem

d) None of the above

5. Applied research is also called:

a) Analytical research

b) Empirical research

c) Contractual research

d) Qualitative research

6. Action research means :

a) A longitudinal research

b) An Analytical research

c) A research initiated to solve an immediate problem

d) A research with socioeconomic objective

7. Research conducted to find solution for an immediate problem is:

a) Fundamental research

b) Analytical research

c) Survey

d) Action research

8. Basic research is also known as:

a) Applied research

b) Fundamental research

c) Descriptive research

d) Analytical research

9. Analytical research is the type of research that:

a) Discovers ways of finding solution of an immediate problem.

b) Gathers knowledge skill.

c) Is useful for formulating hypothesis or testing hypothesis.

d) Analyze the facts or information already available.

10. Match the following:

Type of research

Correct answer

Applied research

Finding solution of an immediate problem

Fundamental research

Gathering knowledge skill

Longitudinal research

Research carried on several time periods

Descriptive research

Fact finding enquiry of social events and system.

Qualitative research

Research based on data.

11. Research pertaining to pure mathematics or natural laws is the example of:

a) Qualitative research

b) Empirical research

c) Analytical research

d) Fundamental research

12. Fundamental research is the type of research that:

a) Discovers ways of finding solution of an immediate problem.

b) Gathers knowledge skill.

c) Is useful for formulating hypothesis or testing hypothesis.

d) None of the above

13. Research related to abstract ideas or concept is

a) Empirical research

b) Conceptual research

c) Quantitative research

d) Qualitative research

14. Descriptive research is the type of research that:

a) Discovers ways of finding solution of an immediate problem.

b) Gathers knowledge skill.

c) Only describe the state of affairs as it exist today. It is a fact finding research.

d) Is useful for formulating hypothesis or testing hypothesis.

15. Descriptive research is also called as:

a) Analytical research

b) Qualitative research

c) Statistical research

d) Applied research

16. Descriptive research includes:

a) Fact finding enquiry on social events and system.

b) Hypothesis testing.

c) Ex-post facto research

d) All of the above

17. Fundamental research is otherwise called:

a) Basic research

b) Pure research

c) Both a & b

d) None of the above

18. Which one of the following is not a feature of descriptive result?

a) It is a fact finding enquiry.

b) Research has no control over variables.

c) Descriptive research is used for hypothesis testing.

d) It is based on measurement of quantity.

19. The process not needed in experimental research is:

a) Controlling

b) Observation

c) Manipulation

d) Reference collection

20. Research to study the effect of certain policies, plans and programmes is:

a) Applied research

b) Descriptive research

c) Evaluation research

d) Casual research

21. Study of cause and effect relationship between variables is done by:

a) Casual research

b) Empirical research

c) Explanatory research

d) Longitudinal research

22. Newton gave three basic laws of motion. This research is categorized as:

a) Descriptive Research

b) Sample Survey

c)  Fundamental Research

d)  Applied Research

23. Most of the Universities in India:

a) Conduct teaching and research only

b) Affiliate colleges and conduct examinations

c) Conduct teaching/research and examinations

d) Promote research only

24. Manipulation is always a part of:

a) Historical research

b) Fundamental research

c) Descriptive research

d) Experimental research

25. First stage of research process is:

a) Identification of research problem

b) Review of literature

c) Research design

d) Analysis of data

26. Last stage of research process is:

a) Review of literature

b) Report writing

c) Research design

d) Analysis of data

27. ________ helps comparison of two or more variables:

a) Classification

b) Tabulation

c) Research

d) Survey

28. One time research is applicable in case of:

a) Environmental studies

b) Diagnostic Studies

c) Historical Studies

d) Experimental studies

29. A null hypothesis is

a) When there is no difference between the variables

b) The same as research hypothesis

c) Subjective in nature

d) When there is difference between the variables

30. The process not needed in Experimental Researches is:

a) Observation

b) Manipulation

c)  Controlling

d)  Content Analysis

31. Hypothesis cannot be stated in general terms.

32. Hypothesis is capable of being tested.

33. Research is an art of scientific Investigation.

34. Research is purely an academic activity.                          True

35. Research should be based on facts.

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