Research Methodology MCQ

81. A research problem is feasible only when

  1. it is researchable
  2. it is new and add something to knowledge
  3. it has utility and relevance
  4. all of these
Answer
Answer. d

82. All causes non-sampling errors except

  1. faulty tools of measurement
  2. inadequate sample
  3. non response
  4. defect in data collection
Answer
Answer. d

83. Area (cluster) sampling technique is used when

  1. population is scattered and large size of the sample is to be drawn
  2. population is heterogeneous
  3. long survey is needed
  4. (a) and (c)
Answer
Answer. d

84. Which of the following is a non-probability sample?

  1. Quota sample
  2. Simple random sample
  3. Purposive sample
  4. both (a) and (c)
Answer
Answer. d

85. The final result of a study will be more accurate if the sample drawn is

  1. taken randomly
  2. fixed by quota
  3. representative to the population
  4. purposive
Answer
Answer. c

86. A statistical measure based upon the entire population is called parameter while measure based upon a sample is known as

  1. sample parameter
  2. inference
  3. statistic
  4. none of these
Answer
Answer. c

87. Which technique is generally followed when the population is finite?

  1. Area sampling technique
  2. Purposive sampling technique
  3. Systematic sampling technique
  4. None of the above
Answer
Answer. c

88. A researcher selects only 10 members as a sample from the total population of 5000 and considers it good because

  1. he was a good researcher
  2. he was guided by his supervisor
  3. the populations were homogeneous
  4. all of these
Answer
Answer. c

89. A researcher divides his population into certain groups and fixes the size of the sample from each group. It is called

  1. stratified sample
  2. quota sample
  3. cluster sample
  4. all of the above
Answer
Answer. b

90. A researcher divides the populations into PG, graduates, and 10 + 2 students, and using the random digit table he selects some of them from each. This is technically called

  1. stratified sampling
  2. stratified random sampling
  3. representative sampling
  4. none of these
Answer
Answer. b

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