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Question number: 1

» Research Methods » Hypothesis

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

“Male and female students perform equally well in a numerical aptitude test”. This statements indicates a: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

statistical hypothesis

b.

directional hypothesis

c.

research hypothesis

d.

null hypothesis

Question number: 2

» Research Methods » Hypothesis

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Question

Which of the following statements is true in the context of the testing of a hypothesis?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The alternative and the null hypotheses cannot be tested.

b.

It is only the alternative hypothesis that can be tested.

c.

It is only the null hypothesis that can be tested.

d.

The alternative and the null hypotheses can be tested.

Question number: 3

» Research Methods » Hypothesis

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

In a research on the effect of child-rearing practices on stress –proneness of children in competing school projects, the hypothesis formulated is that ‘child rearing practices do influence stress- proneness’. At the data-analysis stage a null hypothesis is advanced to find out the tenability of research hypothesis. On the basis of the evidence available, the null hypothesis is rejected at 0.01 level of significance. What decision may be warranted in respect of the research hypothesis? (July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The research hypothesis will also be rejected.

b.

No decision can be taken in respect of the research hypothesis.

c.

The research hypothesis will be accepted.

d.

The research hypothesis and the null hypothesis will be rejected.

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