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Health Policy Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How current should an article be in order for it to be reliable?

Question 2 2. Jerald was given the assignment of finding peer-reviewed research articles on the subject of auto safety. Which of the following statements best describes the kind of articles that Jerald needs to find?

Question 3 3. Linda found several journal articles about scientific experiments that produced statistically significant findings. Because of this, Linda can conclude:

Question 4 4. Which of the following sources is the most reputable?

Question 5 5. While doing her research, Sally came across documents that included things like the original results of an experiment, eye witness accounts of an event, and legal documents. What kinds of documents did Sally find?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a step in the peer review process for a grant?

Question 7 7. The peer review process is ______.

Question 8 8. Reviewers comment on the _______ of the research.

Question 9 9. A few issues related to the review process include _______.

Question 10 10. The Matthew Effect relates to bias _______.

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Question 11 11. A double-blind peer review is one in which _____:

Question 12 12. If you are _____, you may have more trouble getting published due to _____.

Question 13 13. A lecturer at a university is charming and charismatic but is not, in reality an expert in his field. Yet he gets great reviews from the audience. This is because of the _____:

Question 14 14. If a research article is written based upon sound data but is not published because the researcher is not well known, this may be a result of the _____:

Question 15 15. Registered reports are journal reports in which _____:

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Question 16 16. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

Question 17 17. A single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation is called:

Question 18 18. This is a process where scientific experts not connected to the study and experiment in question check it for scientific accuracy, proper methodology, and relevancy.

Question 19 19. A key difference between science and religion, astrology, and pseudoscience is that scientific statements are:

Question 20 20. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

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Question 21 21. Formal research has which of the following characteristics?

Question 22 22. Why does formal research need to follow predictable and consistent steps?

Question 23 23. In which formal research step would a researcher publish the results of the study?

Question 24 24. In which step of formal research would a researcher state what he believes the outcome will be?

Question 25 25. Formal research helps us understand:

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Question 26 26. Who has to undergo a peer review process if they want to submit a manuscript for publication?

Question 27 27. What is an analytical approach?

Question 28 28. What is Peer Review?

Question 29 29. How many steps are there in conducting a peer review analysis?

Question 30 30. Explain confidentiality in the peer review process.

Health Policy Research Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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