20 Questions
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- 1.Edit the following for capitalization: When the hermit crabs listened to classical music, they were significantly more likely to retreat back into their shells than when they listened to rock-and-roll music. However, there was no music x shell interaction effect.
- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
The interaction term music x shell should be Music x Shell.

- C.
Statistical terms such as significantly should be capitalized.

- D.
Interaction effect should be Interaction Effect.

- 2.Names of conditions or groups in an experiment should
- A.
Be capitalized.

- B.
Not be capitalized.

- C.
Not be capitalized unless followed by numerals or letters.

- D.
Be designated by a letter.

- 3.Use italics for
- A.
Trigonometric terms.

- B.
Introduction of key terms and labels.

- C.
Greek letters.

- D.
All of the above.

- 4.According to the APA style rules regarding italics,
- A.
Only Greek letters used as statistical symbols are italicized.

- B.
All letters used as statistical symbols except Greek letters should be italicized.

- C.
Letters used as statistical symbols are never italicized in print.

- D.
A and c of the above are correct.

- 5.Numerals should be used at all times for
- A.
Numbers in the abstract of a paper or in a graphical display within a paper.

- B.
Ratios, arithmetical manipulations, and series of four or more numbers.

- C.
Fractional or decimal quantities, scores and points on a scale,and units of measurement of time.

- D.
All of the above.

- 6.Edit the following for the expression of numbers: It would be wrong to estimate absentees for the week by taking the number of absentees on Monday and multiplying by 5.
- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
It would be wrong to estimate absentees for the week by taking thenumber of absentees on Monday and multiplying by five.

- C.
It would be wrong to estimate absentees for the week by taking thenumber of absentees on Monday and multiplying by five (5).

- 7.Edit the following for the expression of numbers: The authors identified 7 different groups of personality theories.
- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
The authors identified seven different groups of personality theories.

- C.
The authors identified seven (7) different groups of personality theories.

- 8.Edit the following for the expression of numbers:
*Large*financial responsibility was defined as responsibility for an annual budget in excess of five million dollars.- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
Large financial responsibility was defined as responsibility for an annualbudget in excess of $5 × 106.

- C.
Large financial responsibility was defined as responsibility for an annualbudget in excess of $5,000,000.

- D.
Large financial responsibility was defined as responsibility for an annualbudget in excess of $5 million.

- 9.Edit the following for the expression of ordinal numbers: The students were all in their second year of graduate school.
- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
The students were all in their second (2nd) year of graduate school.

- C.
The students were all in their 2nd year of graduate school.

- 10.When using numbers less than one,
- A.
A zero is always used before the decimal point (0.05).

- B.
A zero is never used before the decimal point (.05).

- C.
The author should check with the editor of each specific journal, as this is a highlycontroversial topic.

- D.
A zero is used before the decimal point (0.05) except when thenumber cannot be greater than 1 (e.g., correlations, proportions,and levels of statistical significance; r (24) = -.43, p = .028).

- 11.Edit the following for the expression of numbers: Days I and IV were baseline days, and Days II and III were treatment days.
- A.
Leave as is.

- B.
Days One and Four were baseline days, and Days Two and Three weretreatment days.

- C.
Days 1 and 4 were baseline days, and Days 2 and 3 were treatment days.

- D.
Days I and Four were baseline days, and Days II and III were treatment days.

- 12.Which example is the correct way to use commas and spacing when presenting statistics in text?
- A.
F,(24, 1000)

- B.
F(24, 1,000)

- C.
F(24, 1000)

- D.
F(24 1,000)

- 13.Edit Table 17 for errors in tabular presentation and notes to a table:
- A.
The mean values are rounded off too much.

- B.
There is not enough spacing between columns.

- C.
The footnotes are in the wrong sequence.

- D.
Roman numerals should be used to number a table.

- E.
There are no errors in Table 17.

- 14.Before constructing a table, you should consider that
- A.
Different indices should be segregated into different parts or lines of tables.

- B.
Tables with surplus elements are less effective than lean tables.

- C.
Data from a 2 × 2 design should be put in a table rather than in the text.

- D.
Adding space between columns or rows can make a table easier to read.

- E.
All of the above except c.

- 15.When more than one level of significance is reported in a table,
- A.
Each level is represented by a single asterisk.

- B.
Assign the same number of asterisks from table to table within your paper.

- C.
Report the exact probabilities to two to three decimal places.

- D.
B and c.

- 16.From the following examples, select the correct way to refer to a figure in text;
- A.
See the figure above

- B.
See the figure on page 14

- C.
See Figure 2

- D.
See Figure 2 above on page 14

- 17.Tables, including titles and headings, should be
- A.
Triple-spaced.

- B.
Double-spaced.

- C.
Single-spaced.

- D.
B or c.

- 18.Where should figures be placed in a submitted manuscript?
- A.
At the end

- B.
At the beginning

- C.
In an appropriate place in text

- D.
None of the above is correct.

- 19.The abstract should
- A.
Appear on the same page above the title and introduction.

- B.
Be single-spaced and set with larger margins.

- C.
Begin on page 2.

- D.
Be no longer than 3% of the text.

- 20.Figures can be used to
- A.
Illustrate complex theoretical formulations.

- B.
Show sampling and flow of subjects through a randomized clinical trial or otherexperiment.

- C.
Illustrate empirical results from a complex multivariate model.

- D.
All of the above.