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Question
The key objective of data analysis is to:
Select correct option:



Calculate statistics
Understand relationships between variables
Obtain the distribution of responses for each question
Create tables which display the survey results





Question
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Select correct option:



Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged.
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.





Question
Ms. Roshi has been coordinating the Annual Festival at her school for the last several years. She wants to be sure the students and parents enjoy the festival again this year. On which source is she LEAST likely to rely when making decisions about what to do?
Select correct option:



Tradition
Personal experience
Research
Expert opinion



Question
Which of the following questions might invade the privacy of a research participant?
Select correct option:



How long have you worked for this organisation?
What is your home address?
What do you think about your direct line manager?
What happened during your last performance appraisal?



Question
Which of the following is not a concept?
Select correct option:



Leadership
Total Quality Management
Human Resource Management
IQ




Question
Research may differ along a series of dimensions. Which of the following may be applied to this statement?
Select correct option:



The type of data collected.
The data-collection technique.
The level of manipulation used to elicit data collection.
All of the given options







Question
Preliminary Data Collection may be considered as part of ----------------.
Select correct option:



Descriptive research
Explananory research
Exploratory research
All of the given options



Question
After you locate a source, you should write down all details of the reference, except;
Select correct option:



Full names of the authors
Titles
Volumes
Price



Question
What is the reason for consulting handbooks, yearbooks, encyclopedias, or reviews in the initial stages of identifying a research topic?
Select correct option:



They are readily available.
They provide an overview of the issues related to a topic.
They are primary sources.
They avoid reporting statistical data so one can interpret the results more easily.



Question
When doing research involving deception with human subjects, researchers have an obligation to do which of the following?
Select correct option:



Tell subjects the truth about the study’s purpose and methods after the study is complete
Prevent mental and physical harm to subjects
Let subjects withdraw from the study at any time if they don’t want to keep participating
All of the given options



Question
Which of the following steps of the scientific method is exemplified by the researcher reviewing the literature and focusing on a specific problem that has yet to be resolved?
Select correct option:



Identify a topic.
Describe the procedures to collect information.
Analyze the collected information.
State the results of the data analysis.





Question
An operational definition is:
Select correct option:



One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures.
One that refers to opera singers and their work.





Question
What is the first step in the research process?
Select correct option:



Preliminary data collection
Problem definition
Theoretical framework
Define broad problem area





Question
To say that a theory is falsifiable is to say that;
Select correct option:



It is based on rults that are not replicable.
Investigators have replaced it with a simpler or more accurate theory.
We can imagine results that would contradict it.
It is so vague that it fits any and all possible results.



Question
Which of the following is not an unethical issue?
Select correct option:



Invoicing irregularities
Avoiding legal liability
Misrepresenting results
None of the given options




Question
The application of the scientific method to the study of business problems is called;
Select correct option:



Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Business research
Grounded theory





Question
Which of the following terms represents the most general, broad concept?
Select correct option:



Test
Assessment
Measurement
Instrument





Question
Which of the following should not be a consideration in writing a proposal?
Select correct option:



Understanding the problem situation
The apearance/form of the proposal
Responding to every element exactly as specified by the client
Knowing as much as possible about the proposal recipients

_________________
1) How can we determine if a test has good validity?

It produces the same result when it is given at different times to the same group of people
It produces the same result no matter which version of the test is used

It measures what it is supposed to measure

All of the questions on it can be answered accurately by the subject

2) Why do you need to review the existing literature?

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

3) When you are confident that the experimental manipulation produced the changes you measured in the dependent variable, your study probably has good ________ validity.

Construct

Internal

External
Causal

4) Preliminary Data Collection may be considered as part of ----------------?

Descriptive research
Explananory research

Exploratory research


All of the given options

5) Rationalism is the application of:
Research solution


Logic and arguments

Reasoning
Previous findings

6) If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Basic

Applied
Evaluation
Experimental

7) _________ meanings attached to a concept create problems of measurements.


Unambiguous

Vague
Clear
Dictionary

Cool Which of the the following is not included in Objects?

Tables

People


Books

Weight




9) Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?

Unambiguous meanings

Vague meanings


Clear meanings
Dictionary meanings

10) The ________ is only useful if the concepts, ideas, questions, etc. to be investigated are both testable and falsifiable.

Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Experimental Method

Scientific Method




11) Which of the following is likely to reduce the validity of a test?

Unclear test directions
Ambiguous test items
Untaught items

All of the given options




12) 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?

Basic

Applied

Evaluation
Grounded theory


13) What is opposite of a variable?


A constant


An extraneous variable
A dependent variable
A data set

14) The extent to which we can generalize the results of a study to other participants is called:


Sampling validity

External validity


Construct validity
Internal validity




Basic


Applied
Evaluation
Experimental

23) The organization of concepts in sequence from the most concrete and individual to the most general indicates is:


One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.

The degree of abstraction


An operational definition


24) Which one of the following is not an assumption of science?

There are reoccurring patterns in the world.

Events happen because of preceding causes.

We can discover solutions to problems of interest.

Theoretical explanations must agree with common sense.

25) A concept is a generalized idea about------ .


A class of objects


Attributes
Occurrences
All of the given options

26) Procedures determining what two issues are rarely used in quantitative research?


Objectivity and subjectivity
Reliability and validity
Accessibility and replicability
Quality and quantityQuestion
Which of the following is the BEST hypothesis?
Select correct option:

Students taking formative quizzes will perform better on chapter exams than students not taking these quizzes.
Taller students will have higher test scores than shorter students.
Students taught in a cooperative group setting should do better than students in a traditional class.
Students using laptops will do well.


Question
12. Which of the following true about the relationship between theory building and data collection?
Select correct option:

When studies come out as expected, inductive support for the theory is gained.
If an experiment fails, discarding the experiment is an example of affirming the consequent.
When a hypothesis is not supported, virtually nothing has been learned about the theory.
A good theory will be inclusive enough to explain every possible research outcome.


Question
Which of the following steps of the scientific method is exemplified by the researcher reviewing the literature and focusing on a specific problem that has yet to be resolved?
Select correct option:

Identify a topic.
Describe the procedures to collect information.
Analyze the collected information.
State the results of the data analysis.


Question
When we say that science is parsimonious, we mean that:
Select correct option:

Scientific theories are based on laws.
We must be careful because causes can occur after specific effects.
The best scientific theories are those that offer the simplest explanations for a law.
Science accurately describes a wide range of behavior.



Question
When you are confident that the experimental manipulation produced the changes you measured in the dependent variable, your study probably has good ________ validity.
Select correct option:

Construct
Internal
External
Causal



Question
What is the final step of a scientific investigation?
Select correct option:

Analyze data
Collect data
Report the findings
Determine whether the hypothesis was supported


Question
The most difficult sources to locate are;
Select correct option:

Dissertations
Policy Reports and Presented Papers
Government Documents
Scholarly Books


Question
Which of the following is the least appropriate research problem?
Select correct option:

Does studying Latin improve the standardized vocabulary test scores of seventh grade students?
Does drilling fifth grade students with multiplication facts improve their standardized test scores?
What is the relationship between students' math attitudes and math achievement?
Should students have access to controversial novels in school?


Question 1
Ms. Tania is thinking about changing her instructional approach to a more mastery-learning orientation. She is interested in knowing more about this topic as well as its effectiveness when working with elementary school students. On which source should she rely for such information?
Select correct option:

Tradition
Research
Intuition
Personal experience

Question
A good qualitative problem statement:
Select correct option:

Defines the independent and dependent variables
Conveys a sense of emerging design
Specifies a research hypothesis to be tested
Specifies the relationship between variables that the researcher expects to find.


Question
Which one of the following is not an assumption of science?
Select correct option:

There are reoccurring patterns in the world.
Events happen because of preceding causes.
We can discover solutions to problems of interest.
Theoretical explanations must agree with common sense.


Questio
Which of the following is most beneficial to read in an article?
Select correct option:

Methods
Introduction
Figures
References


Question
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:

Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory


Question
The elaboration of the variables in the theoretical framework addresses which type of qestions?
Select correct option:

Why we expect certain relationships to exist
How weexpect certain relationships to exist
Both of the given questions
None of the given questions


Question
What research is?
Select correct option:

A lab experiment
A report
A systematic Enquiry
A procedure



Question
The scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing because it is more;
Select correct option:

Reliable
Systematic
Accurate
All of the given options


Question
What is ordinal data?
Select correct option:

Ordinary data
Well behaved data
Ranked data
Numbers



Question
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Select correct option:

Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged.
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.


Question
A literature review requires;
Select correct option:

planning
clear writing
good writing
All of the given option

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Question # 1 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Measurement reliability refers to the:
Select correct option:


Accuracy of the scores

Consistency of the scores

Dependency of the scores

Comprehensiveness of the scores


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Question # 2 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following should not be a consideration in writing a proposal?
Select correct option:


Understanding the problem situation

The appearance/form of the proposal

Responding to every element exactly as specified by the client

Knowing as much as possible about the proposal recipients


Time Left 75
sec(s)


Question # 3 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is likely to reduce the validity of a test?
Select correct option:


Unclear test directions

Ambiguous test items

Untaught items

All of the given options


Time Left 84
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Question # 4 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is most beneficial to read in an article?
Select correct option:


Methods

Introduction

Figures

References


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Question # 5 of 20 Total Marks: 1
The researcher protects the confidentiality in following ways, Except;
Select correct option:


Obtaining signed nondisclosure documents.

Restricting access to data instruments where the respondent is identified.

Disclosure of data subsets.

Restricting access to respondent identification.


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Question # 6 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the least appropriate research problem?
Select correct option:


Does studying Latin improve the standardized vocabulary test scores of seventh grade students?

Does drilling fifth grade students with multiplication facts improve their standardized test scores?

What is the relationship between students' math attitudes and math achievement?

Should students have access to controversial novels in school?


Time Left 80
sec(s)


Question # 7 of 20 Total Marks: 1
What is the basis of the Scientific Method?
Select correct option:


To test hypotheses in conditions that are condusive to its success.

To formulate a research problem and disprove the hypothesis.

To formulate a research problem, test the hypothesis in carefully controlled conditions that challenge the hypothesis.

To test hypotheses and if they are disproved, they should be abandoned completely.



Question # 8 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the BEST hypothesis?
Select correct option:


Students taking formative quizzes will perform better on chapter exams than students not taking these quizzes.

Taller students will have higher test scores than shorter students.

Students taught in a cooperative group setting should do better than students in a traditional class.

Students using laptops will do well.


Time Left 64
sec(s)


Question # 9 of 20 Total Marks: 1
How can we determine if a test has good validity?
Select correct option:


It produces the same result when it is given at different times to the same group of people

It produces the same result no matter which version of the test is used

It measures what it is supposed to measure

All of the questions on it can be answered accurately by the subject


Time Left 72
sec(s)


Question # 10 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Select correct option:


Those in authority are often wrong.

Those in authority cannot be challenged.

Those in authority rely too much on objective information.

Those in authority often have no common sense.


Time Left 76
sec(s)


Question # 11 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a concept?
Select correct option:


Leadership.

Total Quality Management.

Human Resource Management.

All of the given options


Time Left 79
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Question # 12 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
Select correct option:


Health care

Business

Government offices

Imaginary worlds


Time Left 77
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Question # 13 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Research may differ along a series of dimensions. Which of the following may be applied to this statement?
Select correct option:


The type of data collected.

The data-collection technique.

The level of manipulation used to elicit data collection.

All of the given options


Time Left 64
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Question # 14 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the best hypothesis statement to address the research question, "What impact will the new advertising campaign have on use of Brand B?"
Select correct option:


The new advertising campaign will impact Brand B usage.

The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B trial.

The new advertising campaign will cause increased Brand B usage at the expense of Brand C.

The new advertising campaign will increase Brand B's market penetration.


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Question # 15 of 20 Total Marks: 1
Bias is defined as;
Select correct option:


The distortion of responses based on gender, ethnicity, race, or language

A lack of validity

A lack of reliability

A poor interpretation of a student's score


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Question # 16 of 20 Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:


Basic

Applied

Evaluation

Experimental


Time Left 74
sec(s)


Question # 17 of 20 Total Marks: 1
In which way does a ratio scale measurement differ from an interval measurement?
Select correct option:


It measures larger or smaller scores on some underlying dimension.

It implies the existence of an absolute zero value.

It requires the mutual exclusivity of all cases.

It requires that exhaustiveness is applied to all observations.


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Question # 18 of 20 Total Marks: 1
A ________ scale only assigns numbers to objects to classify the objects according to the characteristic of interest.
Select correct option:


Ratio

Nominal

Interval

Dichotomous


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Question # 19 of 20 Total Marks: 1
A review that only demonstrates familiarity with an area is rarely published but it often is part of an educational program is which type of review?
Select correct option:


Integrative reviews

Theoretical reviews

Self-study reviews

Historical reviews


Time Left 80
sec(s)


Question # 20 of 20 Total Marks: 1
What is required if there is a chance that data could harm the respondents?
Select correct option:


Change of results

A signed form detailing the types of limits

Free consent of respondents

All of the given options



Rationalism is the application of:
Select correct option:


Research solution

Logic and arguments

Reasoning

Previous findings


Question # 3 of 10
Total Marks: 1
The independent variable is;
Select correct option:


The variable manipulated in order to observe its effects

The variable that is measured

The free spirited variable

A confounding variable


What research is?
Select correct option:


A lab experiment

A report

A systematic Enquiry

A procedure


If a researcher is studying the effectof using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth,he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:


Basic

Applied

Evaluation

Experimental


The elaboration of the variables in the theoretical framework addresses which type of qestions?
Select correct option:


Why we expect certain relationships to exist

How we expect certain relationships to exist

Both of the given questions

None of the given questions


What is an hypothesis?
Select correct option:


A prediction of a relationship between certain variables.

An experiment that tests certain predictions.

An independent variable.

A dependent variable


Question # 9 of 10
Total Marks: 1
A literature review requires;
Select correct option:


planning

clear writing

good writing

All of the given option


Question # 10 of 10
Total Marks: 1
12. Which of the following true about the relationship between theory building and data collection?
Select correct option:


When studies come out as expected, inductive support for the theory is gained.

If an experiment fails, discarding the experiment is an example of affirming the consequent.

When a hypothesis is not supported, virtually nothing has been learned about the theory.

A good theory will be inclusive enough to explain every possible research outcome.

Question # 1 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Select correct option:


Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged.
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.

Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?
Select correct option:


Unambiguous meanings
Vague meanings
Clear meanings
Dictionary meanings

Question # 5 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
Select correct option:


Health care
Business
Government offices
Imaginary worlds

Question # 6 of 10 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:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory

Question # 7 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a concept?
Select correct option:


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

Question # 8 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following is not an assumption of science?
Select correct option:


There are reoccurring patterns in the world.
Events happen because of preceding causes.
We can discover solutions to problems of interest.
Theoretical explanations must agree with common sense.

Question # 9 of 10 Total Marks: 1
A concept is a generalized idea about------ .
Select correct option:


A class of objects
Attributes
Occurrences
All of the given options

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goal of----------------------
Select correct option:


Tradition
Inductive logic
Deductive logic
The scientific method
Question # 1 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
Select correct option:


Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged.
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.

Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?
Select correct option:


Unambiguous meanings
Vague meanings
Clear meanings
Dictionary meanings

Question # 5 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
Select correct option:


Health care
Business
Government offices
Imaginary worlds

Question # 6 of 10 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:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory

Question # 7 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a concept?
Select correct option:


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

Question # 8 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following is not an assumption of science?
Select correct option:


There are reoccurring patterns in the world.
Events happen because of preceding causes.
We can discover solutions to problems of interest.
Theoretical explanations must agree with common sense.

Question # 9 of 10 Total Marks: 1
A concept is a generalized idea about------ .
Select correct option:


A class of objects
Attributes
Occurrences
All of the given options

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
To explain, predict, and/or control phenomena are the goal of----------------------
Select correct option:


Tradition
Inductive logic
Deductive logic
The scientific method
Question # 1 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?
Select correct option:


Unambiguous meanings
Vague meanings
Clear meanings
Dictionary meanings

Question # 2 of 10 Total Marks: 1
An operational definition is:
Select correct option:


One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures.
One that refers to opera singers and their work.

Question # 2 of 10 Total Marks: 1
An operational definition is:
Select correct option:


One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures.
One that refers to opera singers and their work.

Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a concept?
Select correct option:


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

Question # 4 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Ms. Roshi has been coordinating the Annual Festival at her school for the last several years. She wants to be sure the students and parents enjoy the festival again this year. On which source is she LEAST likely to rely when making decisions about what to do?
Select correct option:


Tradition
Personal experience
Research
Expert opinion

Question # 5 of 10 Total Marks: 1
All of the following are true about theories, except;
Select correct option:


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 # 6 of 10 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:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory

Question # 7 of 10 Total Marks: 1
The scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing because it is more;
Select correct option:


Reliable
Systematic
Accurate
All of the given options

Question # 8 of 10 Total Marks: 1
To say that a theory is falsifiable is to say that;
Select correct option:


It is based on results that are not replicable.
Investigators have replaced it with a simpler or more accurate theory.
We can imagine results that would contradict it.
It is so vague that it fits any and all possible results.

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Experimental



Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
Select correct option:


Health care
Business
Government offices
Imaginary worlds

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is not a function of clearly identified research questions?
Select correct option:


They guide your literature search.
They keep you focused throughout the data collection period.
They make the scope of your research as wide as possible.
They are linked together to help you construct a coherent argument
Question # 1 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?
Select correct option:


Unambiguous meanings
Vague meanings
Clear meanings
Dictionary meanings

Question # 2 of 10 Total Marks: 1
An operational definition is:
Select correct option:


One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures.
One that refers to opera singers and their work.

Question # 2 of 10 Total Marks: 1
An operational definition is:
Select correct option:


One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
A definition of a concept in terms of specific, empirical measures.
One that refers to opera singers and their work.

Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a concept?
Select correct option:


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

Question # 4 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Ms. Roshi has been coordinating the Annual Festival at her school for the last several years. She wants to be sure the students and parents enjoy the festival again this year. On which source is she LEAST likely to rely when making decisions about what to do?
Select correct option:


Tradition
Personal experience
Research
Expert opinion

Question # 5 of 10 Total Marks: 1
All of the following are true about theories, except;
Select correct option:


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 # 6 of 10 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:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory

Question # 7 of 10 Total Marks: 1
The scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing because it is more;
Select correct option:


Reliable
Systematic
Accurate
All of the given options

Question # 8 of 10 Total Marks: 1
To say that a theory is falsifiable is to say that;
Select correct option:


It is based on results that are not replicable.
Investigators have replaced it with a simpler or more accurate theory.
We can imagine results that would contradict it.
It is so vague that it fits any and all possible results.

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:


Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Experimental



Question # 3 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
Select correct option:


Health care
Business
Government offices
Imaginary worlds

Question # 10 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is not a function of clearly identified research questions?
Select correct option:


They guide your literature search.
They keep you focused throughout the data collection period.
They make the scope of your research as wide as possible.
They are linked together to help you construct a coherent argument
Quiz # 1
Question # 1 of 10) 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:


Basic

Applied

Evaluation

Grounded theory






Quiz # 1
Question # 2 of 10 Total Marks: 1
Ms. Tania is thinking about changing her instructional approach to a more mastery-learning orientation. She is interested in knowing more about this topic as well as its effectiveness when working with elementary school students. On which source should she rely for such information?
Select correct option:


Tradition

Research

Intuition

Personal experience






Quiz # 1
Question # 3 of 10) Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:


Basic

Applied

Evaluation

Experimental






Quiz # 1
Question # 4 of 10) Total Marks: 1
All of the following are true about theories, except;
Select correct option:


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.






Quiz # 1
Question # 6 of 10) Total Marks: 1
Ms. Roshi has been coordinating the Annual Festival at her school for the last several years. She wants to be sure the students and parents enjoy the festival again this year. On which source is she LEAST likely to rely when making decisions about what to do?
Select correct option:


Tradition

Personal experience

Research

Expert opinion






Quiz # 1
Question # 1 of 10) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following creates problems of measurements of a concept?
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Unambiguous meanings

Vague meanings

Clear meanings

Dictionary meanings






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Under which of the following research method is not applicable?
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Health care

Business

Government offices

Imaginary worlds






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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.






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Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
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Those in authority are often wrong.

Those in authority cannot be challenged.

Those in authority rely too much on objective information.

Those in authority often have no common sense.






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Quantitative researcher's preoccupation with generalization is an attempt to:
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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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The scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing because it is more;
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Reliable

Systematic

Accurate

All of the given options






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The scientific method is preferred over other ways of knowing because it is more;
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Reliable

Systematic

Accurate

All of the given options






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Which of the following is not a function of clearly identified research questions?
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They guide your literature search.

They keep you focused throughout the data collection period.

They make the scope of your research as wide as possible.

They are linked together to help you construct a coherent argument.






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Which of the following is not a concept?
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Leadership

Total Quality Management

Human Resource Management

IQ






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12. Which of the following true about the relationship between theory building and data collection?
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When studies come out as expected, inductive support for the theory is gained.

If an experiment fails, discarding the experiment is an example of affirming the consequent.

When a hypothesis is not supported, virtually nothing has been learned about the theory.

A good theory will be inclusive enough to explain every possible research outcome.






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The following journal article would be an example of _______ research; "The benefits of florescent lighting on production in a factory setting."
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Applied

Interview

Basic

Stupid

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To say that a theory is falsifiable is to say that;
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It is based on results that are not replicable.

Investigators have replaced it with a simpler or more accurate theory.

We can imagine results that would contradict it.

It is so vague that it fits any and all possible results.






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Rationalism is the application of:
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Research solution

Logic and arguments

Reasoning

Previous findings

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