# LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034

```LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034
M.Sc. DEGREE EXAMINATION - BIO TECHNOLOGY
THIRD SEMESTER – NOVEMBER 2012
BT 3820 - RESEARCH TECHNIQUES &amp; SCIENTIFIC WRITING
Date : 06/11/2012
Time : 9:00 - 12:00
Dept. No.
Max. : 100 Marks
PART –A (20 Marks)
1)
(5x1= 5)
Which of the following funding agency office is located in Lodhi Road, New Delhi?
a) DBT
2)
b. UGC c. CSIR
d. RGCB
Which sampling technique method is based on previous knowledge of researcher?
a. Random
b. Stratified
c. Cluster
d.Judgemental
3) When a false null hypothesis is accepted, the researcher has committed a__________error:
a. Type I error b. Standard
c. Type II d. Type III
4) I felt like a fish out of water at the party so I couldn’t enjoy much. Pick out the related word for the
underlined word:
a. Giddy
b. Irritated
c. Breathless
d. Uneasy
5) Which among the following lecture method is non -participatory in nature?
a. Problem solving
b. Expository
c. Interactive d. Case study
II. State whether the following are true or false; if false give reasons:
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
(5x1= 5)
Research in mathematics is a good example for Applied research.
In latin square method, the number of groups and treatments must be the same.
Two tailed test has a single region of rejection.
Popular reports contain a lot of technical details.
Flash cards are better than OHPs.
III. Complete the following:
11) _____________ gave the principles of experimental design.
12) If the P-value &lt; to 0.01, this means that_________________.
13) In SPSS, there are two views, the data view and the_________.
14) The range of correlation coefficient r is _________________.
15) She is not unattractive is an example for _________________.
(5x1= 5)
IV. Answer the following each within 50 words:
(5x1= 5)
16)
17)
18)
19)
20)
List any two objectives of research.
Define Hypothesis.
Name any two government funding agencies.
Expand SPSS.
Draw a pie diagram for a class of 20,out of which 4 like mango, 8 likes orange
and 8 likes butter fruit.
PART-B
(5x8=40 marks)
V. Answer the following, each within 500 words; Draw diagrams wherever necessary:
21)
a. Comment on the process of research.
(OR)
b. Discuss about any two funding agencies.
22)
a. Comment on i) Measures of dispersion ii) Skewness
(OR)
b. Describe Chi square test and ANOVA.
23)
a. Explain any two types of scientific reports.
(OR)
b. Compare telephonic interview and a questionnaire.
24.
a. Mention two instances where one should use colon and semi colon.
(OR)
b. Fill in the gaps:
I _______________ (live) in Japan with my husband, Paul. I _____________ (be) a teacher, and Paul
___________(be) a journalist. We ______________(live) in a flat near the centre of Tokyo. It
______________ (be) very expensive. Paul ___________ (work) at home. He ____________ (read) and
____________ (write) a lot.
25. a. Bring out the differences between curriculum vitae and resume.
(OR)
b. How will you effectively use body language in communication?
PART-C
(2x20= 40 marks)
VI. Answer any two of the following, each within 1500 words; Draw diagrams wherever necessary:
26. Elaborate on any four types of experimental design.
27. Describe the different data collection methods.
28. Write an essay on the statistical package used in social research.
29. Explain about the different sampling techniques.
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