7031 Quantitative Research-pre-test

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Quantitative Research Quizzes & Trivia

This pretest is not for a grade. It is only for instructor use.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the text, which of the following terms refers to an individual unit of study that isnot a human being?
    • A. 

      Case

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Participant

    • D. 

      Sample

  • 2. 
    When the value of a trait being measure is the same for all cases, we refer to this value as a
    • A. 

      Unit

    • B. 

      Continuous variable

    • C. 

      Parameter

    • D. 

      Constant

  • 3. 
    Despite the fact that most of the statistics discussed in the text are inappropriate for ordinal data, _____ coefficient can be used to measure the degree of relationship between two sets of ranks.
    • A. 

      Pearson rho

    • B. 

      Spearman rho

    • C. 

      Z. test

    • D. 

      Kappa

  • 4. 
    For which of the following scales must we assume that the distance between two adjacent scores is not equal to the distance between two other adjacent scores?
    • A. 

      Nominal

    • B. 

      Ordinal

    • C. 

      Proportional

    • D. 

      Ratio

  • 5. 
    ______ variables are variables whose values theoretically could fall anywhere between adjacent scale units.
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Discrete

    • C. 

      Dichotomous

    • D. 

      Nominal

  • 6. 
    A ______ lists each observed score, along with the number of cases falling at each score. a. normal distribution
    • A. 

      Normal distribution

    • B. 

      Frequency table

    • C. 

      Percentile table

    • D. 

      Score Interval

  • 7. 
    Which way of presenting data can be described as a hybrid between a table and a graph?
    • A. 

      Histogram

    • B. 

      Realitive frequency table

    • C. 

      Stem adn leaf display

    • D. 

      Frequency curve