Types-of-Research

Question 1
Ex Post Facto research means
A
The research is carried out after the incident
B
The research is carried out prior to the incident
C
The research is carried out along with the happening of an incident.
D
The research is carried out keeping in mind the possibilities of an incident.
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2012 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 2
The Principles of fundamental research are used in
A
action research
B
applied research
C
philosophical research
D
historical research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2013 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 3
Read the following statements – one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other as Reason (R) :
Assertion (A) : Qualitative research in India has a long way to go to reach international standards.
Reason (R) : Because the funding agencies do not support qualitative research in academic institutions.
Find the correct answer from the codes given below :
A
Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
B
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
C
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
D
Both (A) and (R) are false.
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 4
With which one of the following techniques communality is associated ?
A
Univariate analysis
B
Factor analysis
C
Case studies
D
SWOT analysis
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2013 September UGC NET Paper 1
Question 5
Which of the following is not the critical feature of qualitative research?
A
Actual settings are the direct source of data.
B
Data take the forms of words or pictures.
C
Seeking to establish relationships among measured social facts.
D
Researcher becomes immersed in the situation, present or past related to the phenomena.
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 6
There are two sets given below, Set-I consists of methods of research and Set-II indicates their procedural characteristics. Match the two sets and choose your answer from the codes given below:
A
i iii iv v vii
B
iii iv v vi vii
C
i ii iii iv v
D
iii vi v ii i
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2016 August NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 7
The conclusions/findings of which type of research cannot be generalized to other situations?
A
Causal Comparative Research
B
Historical Research
C
Descriptive Research
D
Experimental Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 8
Jean Piaget gave a theory of cognitive development of humans on the basis of his:
A
Evaluation Research
B
Fundamental Research
C
Applied Research
D
Action Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2015 June NTA UGC Paper 1
Question 9
In qualitative research paradigm, which of the following features may be considered critical?
A
Data collection with standardized research tools.
B
Sampling design with probability sample techniques.
C
Data collection with bottom-up empirical evidences.
D
Data gathering to take with top-down systematic evidences.
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2016 July NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 10
Which of the following statements is not true in the context of participatory research?
A
It recognizes knowledge as power.
B
It emphasises on people as experts.
C
It is a collective process of enquiry.
D
Its sole purpose is production of knowledge.
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2015 December NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 11
The principal of a school conducts an interview session of teachers and students with a view to explore the possibility of their enhanced participation in school programmes. This endeavour may be related to which type of research?
A
Evaluation Research
B
Fundamental Research
C
Action Research
D
Applied Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2017 January NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 12
In the two lists given below, List I provides the types of research methods, while List II indicates the critical features associated with them. Match the two lists and choose the correct answer from the code given below.
A
(i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
B
(ii) (iii) (iv) (v)
C
(i) (iii) (ii) (v)
D
(iv) (v) (ii) (i)
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2018 July 22 NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 13
Which of the following research types focuses on ameliorating the prevailing situations?
A
Applied Research
B
Action Research
C
Experimental Research
D
Fundamental Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 14
A researcher attempts to evaluate the effect of method of feeding on anxiety – proneness children. Which method of research would be appropriate for this?
A
Experimental method
B
Ex-post-facto method
C
Survey method
D
Case study method
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2017 November NTA UGC NET Paper 1
Question 15
A satisfactory statistical quantitative method should not possess one of the following qualities :
A
Appropriateness
B
Measurability
C
Comparability
D
Flexibility
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 16
Books and records are the primary sources of data in :
A
historical research
B
participatory research
C
clinical research
D
laboratory research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2005 Dec UGC NET Paper-1
Question 17
Field-work based research is classified as:
A
Empirical
B
Historical
C
Experimental
D
Biographical
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2008 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 18
The research which is exploring new facts through the study of the past is called
A
Philosophical research
B
Historical research
C
Mythological research
D
Content analysis
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 19
Action research is
A
An applied research
B
A research carried out to solve immediate problems
C
A longitudinal research
D
Simulative research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 20
The process not needed in Experimental Researches is
A
Observation
B
Manipulation
C
Controlling
D
Content Analysis
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 21
Manipulation is always a part of
A
Historical research
B
Fundamental research
C
Descriptive research
D
Experimental research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 22
Research can be classified as:
A
Basic, Applied and Action Research
B
Quantitative and Qualitative Research
C
Philosophical, Historical, Survey and Experimental Research
D
All the above
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2006 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 23
The experimental study is based on:
A
The manipulation of variables
B
Conceptual parameters
C
Replication of research
D
Survey of literature
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2007 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 24
Fundamental research reflects the ability to:
A
Synthesize new ideals
B
Expound new principles
C
Evaluate the existing material concerning research
D
Study the existing literature regarding various topics
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 25
The study in which the investigators attempt to trace an effect is known as:
A
Survey Research
B
'Ex-post Facto' Research
C
Historical Research
D
Summative Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2007 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 26
The research that applies the laws at the time of field study to draw more and more clear ideas about the problem is:
A
Applied research
B
Action research
C
Experimental research
D
None of these
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 27
The process not needed in experimental research is:
A
Observation
B
Manipulation and replication
C
Controlling
D
Reference collection
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2008 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 28
Action-research is:
A
An applied research
B
A research carried out to solve immediate problems
C
A longitudinal research
D
All the above
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 29
Which of the following is classified in the category of the developmental research?
A
Philosophical research
B
Action research
C
Descriptive research
D
All the above
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2009 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 30
Which of the following variables cannot be expressed in quantitative terms?
A
Socio-economic Status
B
Marital Status
C
Numerical Aptitude
D
Professional Attitude
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 31
A doctor studies the relative effectiveness of two drugs of dengue fever. His research would be classified as
A
Descriptive Survey
B
Experimental Research
C
Case Study
D
Ethnography
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 32
The term ‘phenomenology’ is associated with the process of
A
Qualitative Research
B
Analysis of Variance
C
Correlational Study
D
Probability Sampling
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2010 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 33
If  a  researcher  conducts  a  research on finding  out  which  administrative style contributes  more  to institutional effectiveness ? This will be an example of
A
Basic Research
B
Action Research
C
Applied Research
D
None of the above
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2010 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 34
Controlled group condition is applied in
A
Survey Research
B
Historical Research
C
Experimental Research
D
Descriptive Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2011 December UGC NET Paper 1
Question 35
Newton gave three basic laws of motion. This research is categorized as
A
Descriptive Research
B
Sample Survey
C
Fundamental Research
D
Applied Research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       2011 June UGC NET Paper 1
Question 36
Match List A with List B and choose the correct answer from the code given below :

 
A
(a)-(i), (b)-(iii), (c)-(ii), (d)-(v)
B
(a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(v)
C
(a)-(i), (b)-(iv), (c)-(ii), (d)-(v)
D
(a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       UGC NET Dec 2004 paper-1
Question 37
There are two sets given below. Set - I specifies the types of research, while Set - II indicates their characteristics. Match the two and give your answer by selecting the appropriate code.

A
(a)-(ii), (b)-(iv), (c)-(iii), (d)-(i)
B
(a)-(v), (b)-(iv), (c)-(iii), (d)-(ii)
C
(a)-(i), (b)-(ii), (c)-(iii), (d)-(iv)
D
(a)-(ii), (b)-(iii), (c)-(iv), (d)-(v)
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       UGC-NET CS 2018 JUNE Paper-1
Question 37 Explanation: 
Fundamental Research : Fundamental research can takes place in two different ways :
I. Discovery of new theory
II. Development of the existing theory
Applied research​ : ​ Fundamental​ ​ research sets principles and applied research utilizes those principles to know the problems with best possible manner.
Action research :In Action research an immediate action takes place to get a workable solution to a given problem. It tries to improve an existing situation through use of interventions.
Evaluative Research : Evaluative Research is used to evaluate the performance of the actions that have been already implemented.
Question 38
Through which research method, the manipulation of an independent variable and its effect on the dependent variable is examined with reference to a hypothesis under controlled conditions?
A
Ex-post facto research
B
Descriptive research
C
Case study research
D
Experimental research
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       UGC-NET June CS 2019 Paper 1
Question 39

A university teacher plans to improve the study habits of students in his/her class. Which type of research paradigm will be helpful in this regard?

A
Evaluative research paradigm
B
Fundamental research paradigm
C
Applied research paradigm
D
Action research paradigm
       Research Aptitude       Types-of-Research       UGC-NET Dec 2019 Part-1
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