7. Research ethics, Data Collection

  1. Research ethics do not include
  1. Honesty
  2. Subjectivity
  3. Integrity
  4. Objectivity

Ans:B

 

  1. Good ‘research ethics’ means
  1. Not disclosing the holdings of shares/stocks in a company that sponsors your research.
  2. Assigning a particular research problem to one Ph.D/research.
  3. Discussing with your colleagues confidential data from a research paper that you are reviewing for an academic journal.
  4. Submitting the same research manuscript for publishing in more than one journal.

Answer:(B)

  1. Which one of the following belongs to the category of good ‘research ethics’?
  1. Publishing the same paper in two research journals without telling the editors.
  2. Conducting a review of the literature that acknowledges the contributions of other people in the relevant field of relevant prior work.
  3. Trimming outliers from a data set without discussing your reasons in a research paper.
  4. Including a colleague as an author on a research paper in return for a favour even though the colleague did not make a serious contribution to the paper. 

Answer:(B)

  1. Research ethics has a direct connection more often with which stages of research ?
  1. Defining and delimiting the scope of research.
  2. Problem formulation and reporting of research findings.
  3. Defining the population and deciding the sampling technique for research.
  4. Deciding about statistical techniques and data analysis. 

Answer:(2)

 

  1. The issue of ‘research ethics’ may be considered pertinent at which stage of research ?
  1. At the stage of problem formulation and its definition
  2. At the stage of defining the population of research 
  3. At the stage of data collection and interpretation
  4. At the stage of reporting the findings.

Answer:(3)

  1. Which of the following is susceptible to the issue of research ethics ?
  1. Inaccurate application of statistical techniques
  2. Faulty research design
  3. Choice of sampling techniques
  4. Reporting of research findings

Answer:(4)

  1. The problem of ‘research ethics’ is concerned with which aspect of research activities ?
  1. Following the prescribed format of a thesis
  2. Data analysis through qualitative or quantitative techniques
  3. Defining the population of research
  4. Evidence based research reporting

Answer:(4)

 

Q-8 The issue of research ethics is pertinent at which of the following Stages of research?

Options:-

  1. Deciding the quantitative or qualitative tracks or both for pursuing the research problem
  2. Identification, definition and delimitation of research problem
  3. Defining the population, sampling procedures and techniques
  4. Data collection, data analysis and reporting of research findings/results

Ans:4

 

(9). The issue of research ethics becomes relevant in which of the following stages of research?

  1. Problem selection
  2. Hypothesis formulation 
  3. Hypothesis testing 
  4. Data analysis and interpretation 
  5. Defining of research population

Select correct answer from the following options :

  1. (a) and (b) 
  2. (b) and (e)
  3. (c) and (d)
  4. (c) and (e)

Ans: 3

Q-2 ‘Research ethics’ is of critical importance in which of the following areas? Select your answer from the code given below:

  1. Data collecting
  2. Preparing a seminar paper
  3. Data analysis
  4. Participation in a conference
  5. Writing a thesis/dissertation
  6. Selecting a research problem

Options:-

(a) (1),(2) and (3)

(b) (1),(3) and (5)

(c) (4),(5) and (6)

(d) (1),(2) and (5)

Ans:4

 

(9). The issue of research ethics becomes relevant in which of the following stages of research?

  1. Problem selection
  2. Hypothesis formulation 
  3. Hypothesis testing 
  4. Data analysis and interpretation 
  5. Defining of research population

Select correct answer from the following options :

  1. a और  b
  2. c और  d
  3. b और  e
  4. c और  e

उत्तर 2

Q9. Which of the following steps in research are least vulnerable to research ethics?

  1. Identifying the research  variables
  2. Defining the research variables
  3. Data collection procedure
  4. Data analysis procedure
  5. Reporting research outcomes

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:

  1. A and B only
  2. B and C only
  3. C and D only
  4. D and E only

Ans:1

Q.14  Given below are two statements:   one is labelled as assertion( A) and the other is labelled as reason( R)

Assertion (A) : Research ethics and its observance is necessary in the interest of credibility and quality of research.

Reason (R) : The policy making bodies have to be accountable for pushing research with an eye on prompting excellence.

In the light of the above statements, choose the correct answer from the options given below

(1) Both(A) and R are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

(2) Both (A) and R are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

(3) (A) is true but (R) is false

(4) (A) is false but (R) Is true

Ans:1

 

Q.14  Given below are two statements

Statement I : Every research institute has to enforce research ethics in order to ensure credibility and meaningfulness of human inquiry 

Statement II : ICT and its use in research has abetted ethical lapses in the conduct of research wherever is has been put in place.

In the light of the above statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below

(1) Both statement I and Statement II are correct

(2) Both statement I and Statement II are incorrect

(3) Statement I is correct but statement II is incorrect

(4) Statement I is incorrect but statement II is correct

Ans:3

Q.10 A researcher reports his /her research finding to the research audience in such a way that his/her  personal views are necessarily getting supported. This would involves issues relating to 

  1. Technical aberration 
  2. Research ethics 
  3. Scientific rigour 
  4. Personal predilection 

Ans:2

Q.10 Inappropriate application of ICT in research is an example of :

  1. Technical lapse on the part of the researcher 
  2. Inadequate provision of ICT resources 
  3. Violation of research ethics 
  4. Absence of technical expertise of ICT resources 

Ans:4

 

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