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Monday, December 27, 2010

STA630 Quiz No 2

STA630 Online Quiz#2...Lecture#1 to 25...1st Quiz...Solved..

Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 01:09:24 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
If a researcher was studying the use of various instructional approaches to the "multiple intelligences" of his students, he is likely to be
conducting which type of research? 
Select correct option: 
 Grounded theory

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 01:10:00 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
If a measure is consistent over multiple occasions, it has: 
Select correct option: 

 Inter-rater reliability
 Construct validity
 Internal validity
 Test-retest reliability
Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 01:11:32 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Why do you need to review the existing literature? 
Select correct option: 

 To give your dissertation a proper academic appearance, with lots of references 
 Because without it, you could never reach the required word-count 
 To find out what is already known about your area of interest
 To help in your general studying

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 01:12:12 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
All of the following are true about theories, except; 
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 They organize and summarize existing knowledge about a topic.
 They are tentative until the facts prove them true.
 They provide possible explanations for the phenomenon under study
 They lead to testable hypotheses through the process of deduction.

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 01:13:02 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Quantitative social researchers rarely claim to have established causality because: 
Select correct option: 

 They are more concerned with publishing the results of their reliability tests. 
 They do not believe that this is an appropriate goal to be striving for.
 They keep forgetting which of the variables they have manipulated.
 They tend to use cross-sectional designs, which produce only correlations. 

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 01:14:12 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
“Skepticism” is a norm of science. It is better explained by which of the following statement? 
Select correct option: 

 Combining the previous knowledge
 Critical reading of the previous researches
 Providing the proper references of qouted text
 Locating research reports in libraries 

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 01:15:12 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following provides a solid basis foundation for the theoretical framework? 
Select correct option: 

 Literature Review

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 01:15:54 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
------------------surveys are more impersonal than face-to-face interviews. 
Select correct option: 

 Recorded Interview 
 Focus group
Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 01:17:01 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following is not a feature of theoretical framework? 
Select correct option: 

 Making an inventory of variables
 Specify the direction of relationship
 Presenting findings
 Making an inventory of propositions

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 01:17:40 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
In _________ definition, a concept is explained in terms of other concepts. 
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 Operational definition
 Working definition
 Theoretical definition
 None of the given options
Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 01:18:29 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goal of---------------------- 
Select correct option: 

 Inductive logic
 Deductive logic
  The scientific method

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 01:19:08 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a good research topic? 
Select correct option: 

 It is ethical.
 It can be investigated through the collection and analysis of data.
 It focuses on a philosophical or ethical issue.
 It is theoretically or practically significant.

 Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 01:19:47 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following is a concept? 
Select correct option: 

 Total Quality Management.
 Human Resource Management.
 All of the given options

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 01:20:14 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
The most critical areas of an article to read is; 
Select correct option: 

 Results section

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 01:20:58 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Quantitative researcher's preoccupation with generalization is an attempt to: 
Select correct option: 

 Develop the law like findings of the natural sciences. 
 Boost their chances of publication. 
 Enhance the internal validity of their research. 
 Demonstrate the complex techniques of statistical analysis. 


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