Tuesday, September 29, 2020

MSW 006 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH June 2014 Question Paper



June 2014 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : (i) Attempt all the five questions. (ii) All questions carry equal marks. (iii) Answer to questions 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. What is social work research ? How is it different 20 from social research ?


What is action research ? Discuss its nature and 20 scope.

2. What is a test ? Classify tests on the basis of 20 administration, standardisation, trials and abilities.


List the major parts of 'the beginning' of a research 20 report. Describe briefly the importance of each part.

3. Answer any two of the following questions in about 300 words each :

(a) Discuss the conceptual foundations of 10 scientific research.

(b) Describe briefly the procedural uniqueness 10 of the qualitative method. MSW-006 1 P.T.O.

(c) Enlist the types of Attitude Scales. Briefly describe its uses and limitations.

(d) Name and define the three measures of central tendency.

4. Answer any four of the following questions in about 150 words each :

(a) Explain the purpose of a research design in 5 research project.

(b) Briefly describe the steps involved in 5 experimental research.

(c) Enlist various types of documents. 5

(d) Differentiate between a questionnaire and 5 an interview schedule.

(e) Discuss the steps involved in testing of 5 hypothesis. 

(f) Explain how hypothesis is formulated in 5 descriptive research. 

5. Write short notes on any five of the following in about 100 words each : 

(a) Review of literature 

(b) Correlational Studies 

(c) Interval level of measurement 

(d) Chi-square Test

(e) Recent trends in social work research 

(f) Factorial Design 

\(g) Rating scales 

(h) Style of Referencing