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Sociology Exam 2

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This is to help me study for sociology class. It is to simulate a matching type test.

  
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1.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Over simplification of complex concepts through standardization
2.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsReporting honestly and responsibly whether hypothesis is confirmed or refuted
3.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsMaking sense of the data
4.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsSeeks to challenge existing store of knowledge
5.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental MethodEasy to replicate
6.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsExisting sources of data
7.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Researcher’s prescience may contaminate data
8.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Easy to replicate
9.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental MethodRelatively inexpensive
10.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Don’t have to depend on self reports of behavior
11.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental MethodStudy gives the researcher, flexibility, creativity
12.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsSeeks to modify existing store of knowledge
13.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data      5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsInvolves putting problem into researchable form
14.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method       Researcher must make important decisions that will affect the studies outcome
15.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Appropriate when research interest is in a small number of variables which can be controlled and manipulated
16.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Often yields important, unexpected results
17.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Can conduct thorough, in-depth study
18.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method       Limited in application
19.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Difficult to replicate
20.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method Reliance on self reports of behavior, attitudes, etc
21.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Reliance on small non-representative sample
22.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Difficulty in accounting for and controlling all relevant variables
23.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Ethical issues
24.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental MethodCan be used to Study Large Numbers     
25.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsSeeks to add to the existing store of knowledge
26.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Pose basis for generalization
27.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method         3. Experimental MethodCan be done relatively quickly
28.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Can control/manipulate variables and observe the results
29.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method         2. Case Study Method         3. Experimental Method      Appropriate when research objective is to study large numbers
30.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Appropriate when research objective is to observe behavior first hand
31.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data      5. Drawing and Reporting Conclusions Involves manipulation of a number of scientific elements
32.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental Method      Reliance on researcher’s in sight, judgment, decisions
33.  Five Basic Stages of Scientific Investigation (chose one of the following that best fits the description. 1.      1. Statement of Purpose and Selection of Important Problem to Study 2.      2. Formulation of Hypothesis and Description of Study Design 3.      3. Selection of Method for Data Collection 4.      4. Collection and Analysis of Data       5. Drawing and Reporting ConclusionsCollecting New Data
34.  Three Main Methods for Conducting Scientific Inquiry (Chose the correct method) 1.      1. Survey Method          2. Case Study Method          3. Experimental MethodEasy to quantify data
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