Educational Research Past Papers Exam Questions

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: E-Commerce Fall – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1. Define the followings:
a) Basic Research.
b) Applied Research.
c) Action Research.
d) Historical Research.
e) Descriptive Research.

Q.2. Describe characteristics of researcher?

Q.3. Explain the scientific process of investigation?

Q.4. Discuss the function of education research?

Q.5. What is tool of research? Describe different tools of educational research?

Q.6. Differentiate between population and sample? Explain different method of sampling?

Q.7. Explain merits and demerits of interview and questionnaire as tools of research?

Q.8. Write short notes on any two of the followings:-
a) Enlist direct and indirect sources of information.
b) Status of educational research in Pakistan.
c) Format of research proposal.

Guess Paper 2: E-Commerce Spring- 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1. Define the followings:
a) Basic Research.
b) Applied Research.
c) Action Research.
d) Historical Research.
e) Descriptive Research.

Q.2. Describe characteristics of researcher?

Q.3. Explain the scientific process of investigation?

Q.4. Discuss the function of education research?

Q.5. What is tool of research? Describe different tools of educational research?

Q.6. Differentiate between population and sample? Explain different method of sampling?

Q.7. Explain merits and demerits of interview and questionnaire as tools of research?

Q.8. Write short notes on any two of the followings:-
a) Enlist direct and indirect sources of information.
b) Status of educational research in Pakistan.
c) Format of research proposal.

Guess Paper 3: E-Commerce Spring- 2019 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1 Choose the correct option from the following:
i. The researcher usually admits openly his/her ______________.
a) Bias b) Fault c) Disability d) Common sense
ii. Data on the use of resources, facilities, and staff would be the basis of the ______________.
a) Knowledge b) Calculations c) Programme d) Analysis
iii. Median is range as ______________ is to variation.
a) Mean b) Mode c) Central Tendency d) Correlation
iv. There are ______________ styles that are used in educational research.
a) Two b) Three c) Four d) Five
v. Research that focuses on fundamental laws, theories or processes is usually described as
______________ research.
a) Applied b) Basic c) Exploratory d) Descriptive
vi. Experimental research is based on ______________.
a) Hypothesis b) Assumptions c) Design d) Findings
vii. The best way to find a solution to a problem is ______________.
a) Inductive Reasoning
b) Deductive Reasoning
c) Expert Opinion
d) Scientific Method

Q.2 Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research.

Q.3 How do you design, plan and manage a research problem?

Q.4 Elucidate in detail the main points of Action Research.

Q.5 What is the purpose of “Review of Literature” and why it is used while writing a research report?

Q.6 Describe any four types of Sampling.

Q.7 What do you know about the Primary and Secondary Sources of data?

Q.8 Write short note on any Two of the following:
a) Descriptive Research
b) Validity and Reliability
c) Layout of Research Proposal

Guess Paper 4: E-Commerce Fall – 2018 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1 Choose the correct option from the following:
i. The researcher usually admits openly his/her ______________.
a) Bias b) Fault c) Disability d) Common sense
ii. Data on the use of resources, facilities, and staff would be the basis of the ______________.
a) Knowledge b) Calculations c) Programme d) Analysis
iii. Median is range as ______________ is to variation.
a) Mean b) Mode c) Central Tendency d) Correlation
iv. There are ______________ styles that are used in educational research.
a) Two b) Three c) Four d) Five
v. Research that focuses on fundamental laws, theories or processes is usually described as
______________ research.
a) Applied b) Basic c) Exploratory d) Descriptive
vi. Experimental research is based on ______________.
a) Hypothesis b) Assumptions c) Design d) Findings
vii. The best way to find a solution to a problem is ______________.
a) Inductive Reasoning
b) Deductive Reasoning
c) Expert Opinion
d) Scientific Method

Q.2 Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research.

Q.3 How do you design, plan and manage a research problem?

Q.4 Elucidate in detail the main points of Action Research.

Q.5 What is the purpose of “Review of Literature” and why it is used while writing a research report?

Q.6 Describe any four types of Sampling.

Q.7 What do you know about the Primary and Secondary Sources of data?

Q.8 Write short note on any Two of the following:
a) Descriptive Research
b) Validity and Reliability
c) Layout of Research Proposal

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