Collection of Data MCQs | Research Methodology Multiple Choice Questions & Answers

Collection of Data MCQs
Research Methodology MCQs
Primary data and Secondary Data MCQs
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In this Post You will MCQs relating to Collection of Data which is very helpful for the students of B.Com, M.Com and NTA Net. Total 22 Questions are added and more questions will be added soon.

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f) Research Methodology MCQS Part I1 (30 Questions)

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1. What are the two types of research data?

a) Organised and unorganised data

b) Qualitative and Quantitative data

c) Processed and unprocessed data

d) None of the above

2. The word “data” is originated from the latin word:

a) Detum

b) Datum

c) Datam

d) Detem

3. The data which are collected from the place of origin is known as:

a) Primary data

b) Secondary data

c) Primary & Secondary

d) None of these

4. Source of data collected and compiled by others is called:

a) Primary data

b) Secondary data

c) Primary & Secondary

d) None of these

5. Which of the following is an example of primary data?

a) Book

b) Journal

c) News Paper

d) Census Report

6. Which of the following is an example of secondary data?

a) RBI Bulletin

b) Government Publication

c) Committees and Commissions

d) All of the above

7. The data of research is:

a) Qualitative

b) Quantitative

c) Both Qualitative and Quantitative

d) None of the above

8. Which of the following statements are true about the data in research?

a) In research the data can be qualitative

b) In research the data can be quantitative

c) In research the data can be both qualitative & quantitative

d) In research the data can be quantitative but never qualitative

9. Information in the research is:

a) Raw Data

b) Processed Data

c) Input data

d) Organized data

10. Which of the following is true about secondary data?

a) Secondary data must be suitable.

b) Secondary data must be reliable.

c) Secondary data must be adequate.

d) All of the above.

11. Which of the following is a method of collecting primary data?

a) Observation method

b) Interview method

c) Questionnaires and schedule method

d) All of the above

12. A schedule is generally filled up by:

a) Researcher

b) Informants

c) Government

d) Educational institutions

13. Which of the following is not true?

a) Schedule method is costly as compared to questionnaire method.

b) A questionnaire is generally filled up by informants.

c) Identity of respondent is known in case of schedule.

d) Identity of respondent is known in case of questionnaire.

14. Structured observation is appropriate in case of:

a) Analytical studies

b) Descriptive studies

c) Fundamental studies

d) Experimental studies

15. The data which are collected through Internet is called:

a) Internal secondary data

b) External secondary data

c) Documentary sources

d) None of the above

16. Which of the following is not true?

a) In observation method, the researcher usually collects data through observations.

b) In direct personal interview, the investigator meets informants directly and collects information.

c) In indirect interview the investigator collects data from informants directly.

d) In structured interview pre-planned set of questions are asked in standard form.

17. Selection of appropriate method of data collection is based on:

a) Nature, object and scope of study

b) Availability of funds

c) Time Factor

d) All of the above

18. Pantry audits is used to:

a) Estimate the annual sale of goods.

b) Estimate consumption of various goods by consumer.

c) Estimate the wastage of goods.

d) Estimate the average collection from sales.

20. In the process of conducting research ‘Formulation of Hypothesis” is followed by:

a) Statement of Objectives

b) Analysis of Data

c) Selection of Research Tools

d) Collection of Data

21. The search for answers to research questions is called collection of:

a) Data

b) Information

c) Forms

d) Schedules

22. Primary data can be collected through:

a) Experiment

b) Survey

c) Both of the above

d) None of the above


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