Research Methodology Multiple Choice Questions

Research Methodology MCQs

Question 1.

 _______ is referred to as "the father of research on teaching"?

A.

N. L. Gage 

B.

David Berliner

C.

Egon Brunswik

D.

Donald T. Campbell

Explanation :

Gage defined the term 'principle' as a "statement of the relationship between two or more concepts".

Question 2.

 The main purpose of research in education is to _________

A.

Increase social status of an individual 

B.

Increase job prospects of an individual

C.

Help in the personal growth of an individual

D.

Help the candidate become an eminent educationist

Explanation :

Help the candidate become an eminent educationist

Question 3.

 _______ refers to inferring about the whole population based on the observations made on a small part.

A.

Pseudo-inference

B.

Objective inference

C.

Inductive inference

D.

Deductive inference

Explanation :

Inductive inference

Question 4.

 Sampling is advantageous as it ________

A.

Saves time

B.

Helps in capital-saving

C.

Both (a) and (b)

D.

Increases accuracy

Explanation :

Both (a) and (b)
Sampling is the method of drawing a certain number of the individuals from a particular set.

Question 5.

 Random sampling is helpful as it is __________.

A.

Reasonably accurate 

B.

Free from personal biases

C.

An economical method of data collection

D.

All the above

Explanation :

All the above
In random sampling, each member of the set has equal chance of selection.