8. Measurement Scale

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Q1.  …….scale possesses all the characteristics of nominal, ordinal and Interval scale.

(a) nominal                        

(b) Ordinal                     

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(c) Interval                

(d) Ratio 

Ans:d

Q2. It also called the summated rating scale.

 

1.Guttman scale

2.Likert scale

3.Thurstone scale

4.Semantic differential

Ans. 2
  1. A researcher is interested in studying the prospects of a particular political party in an urban area. What tool should he prefer for the study ?
  1. Rating scale 
  2. Interview
  3. Questionnaire
  4. Schedule
Answer:(3)

Q4. It is based on the idea that items can be arranged along a continuum in such a way that a person who agrees with an item or finds an item acceptable will also agree with or find acceptable all other items.

1.Guttman scale

2.Likert scale

3.Thurstone scale

4.Semantic differential

Ans. 1

Q-6 The kind of numbers which do not represent amounts but instead represent kind (different qualities, type or categories) are called as:

  1. Absolute
  2. Prime
  3. Nominal
  4. Ordinal
Ans:3
  1. The easiest attitudinal scale which is a summated rating scale is the
  1. Guttman scale
  2. Likert scale
  3. Thurstone scale
  4. MLA scale 
Ans. B

Q8. A Scale that use series of seven-point scales anchored by bipolar attitudes.

1.Guttman scale

2.Likert scale

3.Thurstone scale

4.Semantic differential

Ans. 4

Q10. Its is used to track respondent’s behavior, attitude or feeling towards a subject. 

1.Guttman scale

2.Likert scale

3.Thurstone scale

4.Semantic differential

Ans. 3

Q.7 Using an appropriate parametric test in a research project, the researcher finds evidence to reject the null hypothesis. In doing so, which type of error is likely

  1. Alpha error 
  2. Beta error 
  3. Both alpha and beta errors
  4. Neither alpha nor beta error
Ans:1
  1. During research, while recording observation if an observer rates an individual based on the rating given in another aspect of the interaction, this is termed as the:
  1. Evaluation effect
  2. Error of central tendency
  3. Halo effect
  4. Categorical effect
Ans. C

Q.15  Given below are two statements

Statement I : In research, ‘Null hypothesis’ when rejected, offers the scope for accepting the alternative  or substantive research hypothesis.

Statement II : When the null hypothesis is rejected. There will be  chances for commiting ‘Beta’ rather than ‘alpha’ error.

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

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

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

Ans:3

Q.8 When a researcher rejects the ‘Null hypothesis’ (HO) in his/her study and accepts an alternate hypothesis (H1) , what type of error is likely ?

  1. Type I error 
  2. Type II Error 
  3. Both type I and type II error 
  4. Neither type I not type II error 
Ans:1

 

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