Multiple Choice Questions on primary and secondary data | Data Collection

20 MCQs on Primary and Secondary Data/ Data Collection.

The answers of these MCQs are bolded.

1.Library is used for data collection in______________. 

a. Doctrinal method 

b. Non-doctrinal method 

c. Empirical research method 

d. None of them 

2. A process of collecting quantity of facts in systematic and organized manner to report any social problem or status of facts in certain area of society. is known as– 

a. Case study 

b. Historical research 

c. Survey 

d. None of the above 

3. Any social behavior and attributes of man is measurable by – 

a. Scaling 

b. Survey 

c. Case study 

d. None of the above 

4. The objective of Doctrinal-participative approach is to obtain knowledge by: 

a. participation in any activity where a relevant information may obtain from verbal statements by the resource persons 

b. participation in any activity where relevant information may obtain through presentations made by the resource persons 

c. the printing or web material not allowed. 

d. All the above  

5. The Technique includes : 

a. a method of gathering data 

b. tools of the instrument used for gathering data 

c. a. and b. both  

d. None of the above 

6. A researcher may relate cause and effect relationship by :  

a. Observation of facts  

b. Collection of facts 

c. Classification of facts 

d. Manipulation of facts 

7. P.V. Young defines Observation as, “ a deliberate study through the______ may be used as one of the methods for scrutinizing collective behavior and complex social institutions as well as the separate units composing a totality. 

a. Ears 

b. Eyes  

c. Credible source 

d. a. and b. both 

8. An observation technique where the researcher himself actively remains associated with other members of the group and observes the behavior and activities of the group of study is known as: 

a. Quasi participant observation 

b. Non participant observation 

c. Participant observation  

d. None of the above 

9. n Non participant observation technique, the researcher’s presence is: 

a. Not necessary  

b. Necessary as active person 

c. Necessary as neutral person  

 d. Sometimes necessary 

10. A behaviour can be judged and attitude can be estimated by: 

a. A blush on the face or laugh 

b. A visible happiness 

c. A visible anger 

d. All the above  

11. A questionnaire consists of:  

a. Predetermined questions 

b. Uniform questions 

c. Identical questions 

d. Limited questions 

12. Doctrinal studies can be performed by using either_______. 

a. Library technique 

b. Participation technique 

c. both a&b 

d. All above 

13. A Schedule may contain: 

a. Open ended questions  

b. No Open ended questions 

c. Partial Open ended questions 

d. Limited Open ended questions 

14. Information may be obtained by______in participation technique. 

a. face to face.          

b. video conferencing 

c. means of mass media  

d. All above 

15. “In the strict sense observation implies the use of the eyes rather than of ear and the voice.” Stated by ________. 

a. C.A. Moser 

b. P.V. Young 

c. Cook 

d. None of the above 

16. Real facts can be observed in _________. 

a. control observation  

b. uncontrolled observation 

c. both a & 

d. None of the above. 

17. Interview includes _________. 

a. Face to face conversation  

b. Study of body language 

c. both a. & b 

d. Only a 

18. _____________is used as a tool in interviews. 

a. Schedule 

b. Questionnaire 

c. both a. & b 

d. None of the above. 

19. Questionnaire technique may be a good for data collection only if, 

a. Respondents are literate 

b. Respondents can read & understand the language of questionnaire 

c. both a. & b 

d. None of the above 

20. In depth study of any unit from the beginning to end is called –   

a. Case study method 

b. Historical research 

c. Analytical method 

d. None of the above

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