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Question 11.If your research design required a fair degree of control over the setting of the research conducted, which type of design should be utilized?
Question 22.Which of the following is one major issue when using other's data?
Question 33.Sarah was assigned a topic of study in her research methods class. She discovered that the topic has been studied numerous times by respected institutions. Sarah used complex statistics to sum up the effects of the studies conducted in the last 20 years. What kind of research did Sara engage in?
Question 44.What are the two forms of archival research?
Question 55.In an experiment, a researcher is attempting to demonstrate _________________.
Question 66.When researchers conduct a meta-analysis, what are they attempting to achieve?
Question 77.What is the term for research completed in the real world?
Question 88.Which of the following is NOT a result of content analysis?
Question 99.Different interviewing techniques are based upon
Question 1010.When determining which programs to request data from, a researcher should ____________________.
Question 1111.Program evaluations are an abundant source of social data, because _________________.
Question 1212.A researcher analyzing another researcher's data is likely to _____.
Question 1313.Peter decides the best method of researching how many people shoplift at CVS is observing random people in the store over a 2-hour time period. What is a disadvantage of his planned observational research?
Question 1414.In Solomon Asch's study, he wanted to study the phenomenon of the participant's social desire to _________________.
Question 1515.An interview would be conducted when
Question 1616.Anna only wants to use variables in her experiment that can be measured and manipulated. Which of the following variables should Anna NOT use?
Question 1717.Content qualities focus on _____.
Question 1818.Relational qualities focus on _____.
Question 1919.Consider the studies listed below and indicate which one would most likely utilize archival research as its primary methodology.
Question 2020.Brian needs data about a particular region. He wants to know information such as gender, race, religion, etc. For which of the following types of data is Brian looking?
Question 2121.Content analysis is defined as a technique _____.
Question 2222.If an experiment is not well controlled (for example, Asch did not have his fake participants say the correct thing or Tajfel told the participants that their groups were not important), then which of the following would best describe the results?
Question 2323.My research assistants and I will go out and question people on their thoughts and feelings about the rapid development of technology and the impact it has on them. This would be an example of a(n) _____.
Question 2424.Which of the following is the process by which a researcher makes decisions about how to answer research questions?
Question 2525.George was asked by his administrator to provide some statistics for their school's enrollment trends. To do this, he accessed the last 50 years of enrollment data from the school and summarized the information into a concise report. What kind of research was George doing?
Question 2626.In Henri Tajfel's social identity experiment, the variable measured to determine if social identity had an effect was _____________.
Question 2727.Which of the following is not an example of content analysis?
Question 2828.I am looking into how strongly people believe the world will end in 2100. The best way of gathering data would be:
Question 2929.What are the two possible settings for psychological research?
Question 3030.Which of the following is the most popular interview technique?
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