Hypothesis-Testing

Question 1
A working hypothesis is
A
a proven hypothesis for an argument.
B
not required to be tested.
C
a provisionally accepted hypothesis for further research.
D
a scientific theory.
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2013 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 2
Which one of the following is not a non-parametric test ?
A
t-test
B
Sign test
C
Chi-square test
D
Run test
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 3
"Male and female students perform equally well in a numerical aptitude test." This statement indicates a:
A
Statistical hypothesis
B
Research hypothesis
C
Null hypothesis
D
Directional hypothesis
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 4
In a research on the effect of child-rearing practices on stress –proneness of children in competing school projects, the hypothesis formulated is that ‘child rearing practices do influence stress- proneness’. At the data-analysis stage a null hypothesis is advanced to find out the tenability of research hypothesis. On the basis of the evidence available, the null hypothesis is rejected at 0.01 level of significance. What decision may be warranted in respect of the research hypothesis?
A
The research hypothesis will also be rejected.
B
The research hypothesis will be accepted.
C
Both the research hypothesis and the null hypothesis will be rejected.
D
No decision can be taken in respect of the research hypothesis.
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 5
Which of the following statements is true in the context of the testing of a hypothesis?
A
It is only the alternative hypothesis that can be tested.
B
It is only the null hypothesis that can be tested.
C
Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses can be tested.
D
Both, the alternative and the null hypotheses cannot be tested.
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 6
Formulation of hypothesis may NOT be required in:
A
Survey method
B
Historical studies
C
Experimental studies
D
Normative studies
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 7
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
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 8
To test null hypothesis, a researcher uses:
A
t test
B
ANOVA
C
X2
D
factorial analysis
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 9
We use Factorial Analysis:
A
To know the relationship between two variables
B
To test the Hypothesis
C
To know the difference between two variables
D
To know the difference among the many variables
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 10
A hypothesis is a
A
law
B
canon
C
postulate
D
supposition
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 11
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
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 12
Identify the incorrect statement:
A
A hypothesis is made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigations.
B
A hypothesis is a basis for reasoning without any assumption of its truth.
C
Hypothesis is a proposed explanation for a phenomenon.
D
Scientific hypothesis is a scientific theory.
       Research Aptitude       Hypothesis-Testing       2012 December UGC NET Paper 1
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