OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Inquiry & Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a result of content analysis?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is one major issue when using other's data?

Question 3 3. When researchers conduct a meta-analysis, what are they attempting to achieve?

Question 4 4. If you wanted to better understand America's Civil Rights Movement, which tool would be MOST useful to you?

Question 5 5. Qualitative research looks at:

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Question 6 6. Why is it a good idea to do some basic research on the overview of a situation?

Question 7 7. An interview would be conducted when

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not a step in historical research?

Question 9 9. Content qualities focus on _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a significant problem with secondary research?

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Question 11 11. 'In this study, we found that red pens caused graders to increase the number of errors' is a statement most likely from:

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. 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 14 14. 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 15 15. I am looking into how strongly people believe the world will end in 2100. The best way of gathering data would be:

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Question 16 16. Social science research investigates:

Question 17 17. Consider the studies listed below and indicate which one would most likely utilize archival research as its primary methodology.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a benefit of print sources?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not an example of content analysis?

Question 20 20. Different interviewing techniques are based upon

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of a primary source?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a pitfall of historical research?

Question 23 23. A hypothesis is:

Question 24 24. Program evaluations are an abundant source of social data, because _________________.

Question 25 25. A good example of secondary research is:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is the most popular interview technique?

Question 27 27. One particular view or theory based on historical evidence is called:

Question 28 28. Which of these is an example of why knowing more about the general historical situation would be important?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. In an experiment, a researcher is attempting to demonstrate _________________.

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Inquiry & Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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