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OAE Middle Grades Math: Data Collection Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In an experimental study, one group was required to water their lawn once a week and another was required to water three times per week. The control group did not water their lawn at all. Watering the lawn is the _____, and the number of times is the _____.

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Question 2 2. Bob proposed that the more you exercise, the more likely you are to be promoted at your job. He reviewed the exercise regimens of coworkers who were promoted and those that were not. In this example, exercise is a(n) _____ variable, and job status is a(n)_____ variable.

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Question 3 3. Alyssa wants to support a hypothesis of causation between how much a child has been read to before the age of 5 and their IQ level. She wants to collect data by conducting a survey of parents of grade school students and comparing it to the reported IQ levels of the students. Which type of study and variables does she need to use?

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Question 4 4. In a study, a group of mice are put into a maze with multiple paths and options. The time it takes each mouse to complete the maze and the path taken are recorded. This is an example of a(n) _____ study.

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Question 5 5. This is where a researcher asks participants brief, but specific questions to understand the participant's view on a topic:

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Question 6 6. The primary strength of survey research is:

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Question 7 7. What is the term for research completed in the real world?

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Question 8 8. Which option sets the questionnaire apart from other survey techniques?

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Question 9 9. Which answer would make INTERVIEW an appropriate choice?

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Question 10 10. Which of the following is the process by which a researcher makes decisions about how to answer research questions?

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Question 11 11. What are the two possible settings for psychological research?

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Question 12 12. If your research design required a fair degree of control over the setting of the research conducted, which type of design should be utilized?

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Question 13 13. In a study, a group of mice are given an injection of a drug proposed to shrink lung tumors. After one month, the tumors are measured. This is an example of a(n) _____ study.

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Question 14 14. 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?

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Question 15 15. Why do survey researchers often use public areas?

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OAE Middle Grades Math: Data Collection Chapter Exam Instructions

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