MSW 006 SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH June 2019 Question Paper



June 2019 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer all the five questions. All questions carry equal marks. Answers to questions no. 1 and 2 should not exceed 600 words each.

1. Discuss the various steps in preparing a research proposal. 


Explain basic features and modalities of qualitative research.

2. Define probability sampling and explain various types of sampling methods.


Elaborate with examples the measures of dispersion used in social work research. 

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

(a) Discuss the scope of research in social work.

(b) What is Action Research ?

(c) Explain various tools of data collection.

(d) Describe components of a research report.

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

(a) Briefly discuss participatory research method.  

(b) Explain various types of experimental research designs. 

(c) What is bi-variate analysis ?

(d) Describe the types of research tools.

(e) List the uses and limitations of attitude scales.

(f) Enlist the characteristics of a good questionnaire. 

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

(a) Characteristics of a good sample 

(b) Steps in testing hypothesis 

(c) Chi-square test 

(d) Rating scale

(e) Concept of measurement

(f) Documents

(g) Limitations of observation 

(h) Coding of data



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