NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Population Studies (Paper-II): Questions 1060 - 1063 of 2302

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Question 1060

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An inductive theory is one that:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Uses quantitative methods whenever possible

b.

Does not allow for findings to feed back into the stock of knowledge

c.

Involves testing an explicitly defined hypothesis

d.

Allows theory to emerge out of the data

Question 1061

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What is the purpose of the conclusion in a research report?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

It explains how concepts were operationally defined and measured

b.

It summarizes the key findings in relation to the research questions

c.

It outlines the methodological procedures that were employed

d.

It contains a useful review of the relevant literature

Question 1062

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What is the epistemological position held by a positivist?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Scientific research should be based on value-free, empirical observations

b.

It is important to remain optimistic about our research, even when things go wrong

c.

There is no substitute for an in-depth, hermeneutic understanding of society

d.

Events and discourses in the social world prevent us from having direct knowledge of the natural order

Question 1063

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What is the role of the moderator in a focus group?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

To stimulate discussion and keep the conversation on track

b.

To ask leading questions and dominate the discussion

c.

To evaluate the group՚s performance on a particular task

d.

To sit away from the group and observe their behaviour

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