# 2016 – Previous Year Question Papers | Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis | Final Year – Masters of Commerce (M.Com) | Dibrugarh University 2016

(December)

(Held in January 2017]

COMMERCE

Paper: 203

(Research Methodology and Statistical Analysis)

Full Marks: 80

Time: 3 hours

The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. (a) What is Business Research? What factors should be taken into consideration while selecting a sample from a population? 6+10=16

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(b) Detail out the measurement of scaling techniques. 16

2. (a) How does regression enable prediction of relationship between variables? 16

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(b) Explain the relationship between mean, median and mode. 16

3. (a) State the importance of probability rules in research. 16

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(b) State the importance of probability distribution in research. 16

4. (a) What are the errors in hypothesis testing? State the general procedure for testing a hypothesis. 10+6=16

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(b) Define large and small sampling tests (Parametric). 16

5. (a) What are the assumptions underlying the use of x2 test? Also explain Chi-square test for goodness of fit. 6+10

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(b) The scores of 7 boys and 8 girls students in a physical test is given below. Use the median test to find out whether the test scores differ significantly in the two sexes: 16

 Boys: 22 25 27 40 42 33 28 Girls: 20 32 34 31 39 29 28 33 ## We are happy you are here 