Ch 5 Research Part 1 Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 38

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Research Quizzes & Trivia

This is an exam over the first part of chapter five.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All data that comes to the researchers attention is useful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Defective data may affect the validity of the researcher's conclusions.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Standards for admissibility of data are identified before the data collection process begins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The type of validity that looks like it is measuring what it is suppose to measure.
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Content

    • C. 

      Criterion

    • D. 

      Construct

  • 5. 
    The type of validity that is violated when a classroom test doesn't reflect the material that was taught.
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Content

    • C. 

      Construct

    • D. 

      Criterion

  • 6. 
    This is valid to the extent that it measures a characteristic that cannot be observed, but must be inferred.
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Content

    • C. 

      Criterion

    • D. 

      Construct

  • 7. 
    This reliability is the extent to which 2 graders reach similar results.
    • A. 

      Interrater

    • B. 

      Internal consistency

    • C. 

      Equivalent forms

    • D. 

      Test-retest

  • 8. 
    This is the reliability that is the extent to which all the items within a single instrument yield similar results.
    • A. 

      Interrater

    • B. 

      Internal consistency

    • C. 

      Equivalent forms

    • D. 

      Test-retest

  • 9. 
    If a teacher makes out 2 forms of a test, and the test yields similar results, it is said to have _______________________ reliability.
    • A. 

      Interrater

    • B. 

      Internal consistency

    • C. 

      Equivalent forms

    • D. 

      Test-retest

  • 10. 
    When participants change their behavior because they know they are in a study, and know the nature of the study, this is called:
    • A. 

      Bias

    • B. 

      Stereotype threat

    • C. 

      Hawthorne effect

    • D. 

      Admissibility of data

  • 11. 
    One's behavior may confirm an existing stereotype (e.g. girls are not good at math).
    • A. 

      Bias

    • B. 

      Hawthorne effect

    • C. 

      Stereotype threat

    • D. 

      Standardization

  • 12. 
    Administering an instrument in a consistent fashion is an example of:
    • A. 

      Interrater reliability

    • B. 

      Bias

    • C. 

      Test-retest reliability

    • D. 

      Standardization

  • 13. 
    Jayden has designed a research project.  However, before he can complete it, he is hit by a train and will be spending several months in the hospital.  His lab partner, Lupe, examines his research plan and is able to step in and complete the project.  This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Universality

    • B. 

      Replication

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Measurement

  • 14. 
    After months of extensive rehabilitation and therapy, Jayden is ready to return to work.  Feeling that he didn't get to see his project through, he chooses to perform the study again from start to finish.  When he compared his results to Lupe's, they were comparable.  This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Universality

    • B. 

      Replication

    • C. 

      Control

    • D. 

      Measurement

  • 15. 
    Sophocles was the second of the 3 greatest Greek writers of tragedy.  Please name the other two.Okay, really...what validity is this question violating?
    • A. 

      Face

    • B. 

      Content

    • C. 

      Criterion

    • D. 

      Construct

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