NOUN TMA Solutions: FMS731: Research Methodology

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NOUN TMA Solutions: FMS731: Research Methodology

Postby Richtubor » Wed May 29, 2019 7:39 am
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Q1 Which is not a defence for Case Study Method being Scientific in Nature?

Publication of Findings

Q2 Which alternative is devoid of Main Steps in Case Study

Determination of Ideal Situation and Publication of Findings

Q3 Identify an item that's not a characteristic of the Case Study Method

Idealogical bias

Q4 Naturalists have made efforts to fix certain standards to check the trustworthiness of the investigation. Identify the oddity in this


Q5 In terms of procedures, naturalistic research is quite unique: Which attribute is not part of the uniqueness?

Rests on prescribed Theory

Q6 Naturalistic inquiry does not the steps in an ordinary scientific inquiry; identify any pair among the factors that shape it

Multiple Reali ties and Value Systems

Q7 What's Naturalistic Inquiry?

All investigations about social and educational phenom ena conducted in natural settings

Q8 What is common among these four research metheds: Phylosophical, Historical, Naturalistic and Case Study?

The y all fall under Qualitative Research

Q9 Which is not a main feature of Historical Research?

Delineating events of the past, discarding them and use comtemporary events

Q10 Isolate an alternative that does not conform to one of the steps in Philosophical Inquiry

Defence of reportage

Q11 How would you not describe Historical Research?

Includes the studies of present phenomem a with a retrospect or past mindset

Q12 How would you describe Philosophical Research (Studies)?

Aims at the assessment of the status of knowledge through analy sis of meaning and relationships of different concepts and exposition of underlying assumptions

Q13 Which pair is not element of Critical Social Research?

Reality and Superstructure

Q14 The following are the main features of empirical scientific research except


Q15 Say which is nor a Research Process or Method


Q16 Point out the alternative that is not a Type of Variable


Q17 Identify which statement that fails to describe Hypothesis

It is a firm answer to the research question

Q18 Which question would Significance of the Study not answer?

Why is the research being carried out?

Q19 What are Assumptions in Research?

These are statement of what the re searcher believes to be facts but cannot be verified

Q20 What does Delimitation do in Research?

It gives you the boundaries of the st udy
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Re: NOUN TMA Solutions: FMS731: Research Methodology

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Q21 Identify an alternative which cannot be included as a component which help in shaping and refining the problem in order to provide a focus and manageable scope for the research

Marketing research finding

Q22 Which alternative is not a principle for defining the research problem

Indication of the financial implications of the proposed study

Q23 In what manner are Problems in research not to be stated?

As a question and an answ er

Q24 In selecting a topic, all effort should be made to ensure that it meets the following conditions except

It is of a general nature

Q25 You should painstakingly select your problem of study upon these considerations

Novelty (newness) of the problem
Your interest in the problem
Your special qualification to handle the problem
***All the alternatives

Q26 Isolate the alternative that is not a characteristic of a problem in research

It should represent a moral or ethnic position indicating bias or feeling of prefer ence

Q27 Mention what Observation is not used for

Measuring damages following auto cras hes

Q28 Eliminate the alternative that is not a characteristic of a good Observation

Observers are subjective

Q29 Name the two types of Observational Technique

Participant and non-participant

Q30 Which type of research incorporates the observational technique?

***All the alte rnatives

Q31 What do you understand by Observational Technique?

When you use a specially designed evaluation instrument to collect observational data

Q32 Define Observation as a data collection technique

It is the act of looking out for and recording the presence or absence of both verbal and non-verbal behavior of an individual or group of individuals

Q33 Why is interview often regarded as being superior to other data-collecting?

People prefer to tal k than to write, especially when it comes to controversial issues

Q34 It is ideal to use questions or statements in interview? Why not?

To make simple matter ambiguous

Q35 In order to obtain valid interview results the researcher should do the following except

ask questions which compel the subject to give the reply which you want to have

Q36 Steps in arrangement of Interview include the following except

Ensure you meet all prospective respondents befor e due date for interview

Q37 Mention the one that is not a type of Interview

Open or Variable Response I nterview

Q38 What distinctive similarity exist between the questionnaire and the interview as information as information gathering tools?

Both them seek and elicit information by asking questions

Q39 Identify the method not suitable for administering questionnaires

Using consultants

Q40 Which is not a reaseon for pilot-testing the questionnaire?

To ensure the unusability of the instrument
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Re: NOUN TMA Solutions: FMS731: Research Methodology

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Q41 Every instrument used for data collection in research should be trial tested or pilot tested. Why?

To find out how long it takes the respond ents to complete

Q42 How would you improve the questionnaire items?

All statements or questions should be clear, simple and direct.

Q43 Identify the main types of questionnaires based on two basic types of question formats.

Closed-ended and open-ended

Q44 The following are steps in developing and using questionnaire except

Selectiong and enumerat ing the respondents

Q45 Which is not a characteristic of a good questionnaire?

The questions must cover a very br oad area of study

Q46 Which is not a fact in contructing a questionnaire?

Each respondent should receive a different questionnair e for the study

Q47 What is Questionnaire?

Generally a form containing some questions which the respondents fill out without any help or comment from the researcher

Q48 What factors are you supposed to consider before choosing a suitable method of data collection?

Purpose, problem and hypothesis of the study
The accuracy desired of the study
Time required for the study
***A, B and C

Q49 Identify the two types of data used in research

Primary and Secondary

Q50 Data collected should show reference to the following except

Time of carrying o ut the research

Q51 Which of these statements is correct as it relates to data collection?

All data gathering devices should be closely re lated to the design of the study

Q52 What is the purpose of collecting Data?

To test your hypotheses in order to draw yo ur inferences and conclusions.

Q53 Any information which comes in numbers, figures, measures or quantities is said to be

Quantitativ e

Q54 What is Data in Research?


Q55 How many levels are there in Theorizing?


Q56 Identify the third Level of Theorizing

Descriptive theories and taxonomies

Q57 Which alternative is not a purpose of theory in the development of science?

It acts an conclusive answer to the research question

Q58 "Fact without theory or theory without facts lack significance" What's your take on this statement?


Q59 Which key word or phrase is not important in defining Theory?


Q60 Which statement is correct?

Scientific enquiry starts with fa cts and then moves towards theorizing.
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Re: NOUN TMA Solutions: FMS731: Research Methodology

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Q61 To understand the natural phenomena, which is not one of the three recognized basic steps?

Collection and collat ion of data

Q62 Scientific inquiries have some assumptions which are represented by certain key words except.


Q63 Which is not a subsidiary step in integrating research into existing knowledge of subject?

Dismantle existing knowldge in the area

Q64 List the sources of knowledge for research purposes


Q65 Which is not one of the steps of activities making up the process of scientific thinking employed in research?

The assignment of values to da ta

Q66 What is the broad goal of science?

To understand natural phenomena

Q67 Which is not a step in the Scientific Approach to Research?

The hypothesis is unverified nor refuted

Q68 Which of the following is not a Purpose of Research?

Problem Building

Q69 How can Precision be achieved in Research?

Through mathematical equation
Through statistical finding
Through words rather than numbers
***All of the above

Q70 The MAJOR Characteristics of Research include the following except

Nonver ifiable
Q71 Which attribute of Research do you disagree with?

Research does not need expertise

Q72 Which alternative is not a step in Scientific Inquiry?

Organization of seminars and workshops

Q73 Identify which alternative that's not a characteristic of Research

Research requires team work always

Q74 These are other classifications of research except

Semi-Quasi E xperimental Resesrch

Q75 If we classify Research based on Goal or Objective, we have

Basic and Applied

Q76 How can Verifiability be achieved in Research?

Replicating the study on a different sample
Analyzing the same data on the same samp le through alternative analytical tools or statistical methods
***Both A and B
None of A and B

Q77 Which of the following is not a characteristic of Research?

Research doesn't always call for originality of work

Q78 According to Leedy (1997) the following is not research except

A systematic process for finding solution to a problem

Q79 Which is not a goal of Research?

Just for academic exerc ise

Q80 Research is the way in which we acquire dependable and useful information about

Everyday life p rocess
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