MCQs on Research Methodology

MCQs on Research Methodology

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Here are 20 conceptual MCQs on research methodologies with the four possible answers, please select one best possible answer among those four. The answer can be found in the video explanation at the end . Thank you.

1. The research design does not (Select ONE)

a)    Minimize the expenditure while carrying out researches

b)   Provide blue print for plans

c)    Replicate methods from similar older studies

d)   Collect relevant data from related studies

2. A good research should be (Select False one)

a)    Free from subjectivity

b)   Has got repeatability

c)    Has confounding bias

d)   Free from learning processes by the researches

3. One of the following is not an observational studies

a)    Case series

b)   Case control

c)    Non-Control trial

d)   Case reports

4. Which one of the following imparts the most important impact to the science?

a)    Non-randomized trial

b)   Non-controlled trial

c)    Ecological study

d)   Clinical trial

5. One among the following is an analytical research

a)    Cross-sectional

b)   Case series

c)    Cohort

d)   Ecological

6. False about observational studies

a)    Depends upon naturally occurring processes

b)   Data collection does not hamper the clinical course of a patient

c)    Researcher have some form of control over the factors related to exposure and outcome

d)   Measures the characteristics of interest to the study

7. Which of the following study generates the hypothesis

a)    Case control studies

b)   Experimental studies

c)    Observational analytical studies

d)   Cross sectional studies

8. Which of the following study tests the hypothesis

a)    Random control trial

b)   Field trial

c)    Case control

d)   Cross sectional

9. which of the following studies disproves the hypothesis

a)    Prevalence of ocular allergies in the abode of brick factories

b)   Longer arm length is associated with the need of lower presbyopic aids

c)    Progressive addition lenses are better than bifocals for corporate personnel

d)   Incidence of early presbyopia in workers with accommodative problems

10. One is not a null hypothesis

a)    Taking aspirin daily does not affect to the occurrence of heart attacks

b)   Age has no effect on the incidence of cataract in Siberian mine workers

c)    Cows expresses food preference according to the food color

d)   There is no difference in pain relief after chewing willow bark versus taking a placebo.

11. The gateway to the building of knowledge may first start from

a)    Case control studies

b)   Case series

c)    Case study

d)   Cross sectional studies

12. Which of the following study gives the prevalence of refractive errors in school children of Bagmati province?

a)    Cross sectional studies

b)   Community trial

c)    Case control studies

d)   Cohort studies

13. RAAB survey is an example of

a)    Analytical study

b)   Observational study

c)    True experimental study

d)   Nested case control study

14. Case control studies are generally….in design

a)    Prospective

b)   Retrospective

c)    Ambidirectional

d)   Interventional

15. cohort studies are

a)    Prospective

b)   Retrospective

c)    Ambidirectional

d)   All of above

16. If you have to conduct a district level survey on the use of firewood for cooking, which is the most applicable design?

a)    Field trial

b)   Case series

c)    Focus group discussion

d)   Cross sectional

17. Which is the most efficient technique of collecting data for organizing a quantitative research?

a)    Administering questionnaires

b)   Focus group discussion

c)    Open-ended interviews

d)   Seminar

18. Which of the following is true

a)    Data someone else has already fetched is called primary data

b)   Data that the researcher himself finds is called secondary data

c)    Data of male/female ration you find from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is a secondary data

d)   Systemic reviews utilizes primary data 

19. Which one of the following provides the strongest evidence for the improved clinical practice?

a)    RCT

b)   Case control studies

c)    Cohort studies

d)   Case reports

20. Incidence is determined by

a)    Cross sectional studies

b)   Community surveys

c)    Census

d)   Cohort studies

 The answers can be found in the video below with appropriate explanations:

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Unknown said…
where are the answers?
You can see a video at the end of question number 20. This is where you will get the answer. Just click and watch the explanations