Introduction To Research

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Research Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    1.       A type of qualitative research where the researcher becomes a participant in the phenomenon being studied.
    • A. 

      Analysis of texts

    • B. 

      Informal and in-depth interviews

    • C. 

      Participant observation

    • D. 

      Group interviews

  • 2. 
    A type of qualitative research where there is a small number of participants being interviewed at a certain length
    • A. 

      Analysis of texts

    • B. 

      Informal and in-depth interviews

    • C. 

      Participant observation

    • D. 

      Group interviews

  • 3. 
    A type of qualitative research which is also referred to as content analysis
    • A. 

      Participant observation

    • B. 

      Analysis of texts

    • C. 

      Informal and in-depth interviews

    • D. 

      Group interviews

  • 4. 
    An alternative to research where the researcher relies on intuitions and common sense.
    • A. 

      Social Leisure

    • B. 

      Biased Judgment

    • C. 

      Informal Judgment

    • D. 

      Interpretative Study

    • E. 

      Inductive approach

  • 5. 
    A concept that can have different levels, quantities, intensities and amounts
    • A. 

      Attributes

    • B. 

      Qualitative Data

    • C. 

      Measurement

    • D. 

      Variables

    • E. 

      Descriptive data

  • 6. 
    The process of taking a construct and refining it by giving it a conceptual or theoretical definition.
    • A. 

      Conceptualisation

    • B. 

      Sampling

    • C. 

      Operationalisation

    • D. 

      Interpretation

    • E. 

      Variable interpretation

  • 7. 
    A researcher develops a sampling frame and selects, for example, every 9th unit from sampling frame.
    • A. 

      Cluster selection

    • B. 

      Convenience selection

    • C. 

      Sequential selection

    • D. 

      Random samples

    • E. 

      Criterion selection

  • 8. 
    Truthfulness of the score - the score truly measures the characteristic and does not measure anything else.
    • A. 

      Convenience

    • B. 

      Opportunistic

    • C. 

      Reliability

    • D. 

      Validity

    • E. 

      Purposeful

  • 9. 
    Total category of subject that is the focus of attention in a particular research project
    • A. 

      Sample

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Variable

    • D. 

      Participants

    • E. 

      Respondents

  • 10. 
    Seeks to identify the commonalities that exists in the themes and issues outlined by the respondents
    • A. 

      Axial coding

    • B. 

      Open Coding

    • C. 

      Sequential Coding

    • D. 

      Axial Analysis

  • 11. 
    Links a conceptual definition to a specific set of measurement techniques or procedures, the construct operational definition
    • A. 

      Operationalisation

    • B. 

      Conceptualisation

    • C. 

      Sequential Selection

    • D. 

      Stratification

  • 12. 
    A researcher develops a sampling frame, selects elements from the sampling frame according to mathematically random procedures, then locates the exact element that was selected for inclusion in the sample
    • A. 

      Cluster selection

    • B. 

      Homogeneous sample

    • C. 

      Stratified purposeful

    • D. 

      Random Samples

    • E. 

      Sequential selection

  • 13. 
    Detailed (actual words) examples, illustrations of interpretations your opinion
    • A. 

      Emic

    • B. 

      Etic

    • C. 

      Epic

    • D. 

      Cut-off

  • 14. 
    Two types of statistics check two
    • A. 

      Bivariate

    • B. 

      Descriptive

    • C. 

      Inferential

    • D. 

      Univariate

  • 15. 
    Beliefs, personality, pre-dispositions, values, cohesiveness of group, organisations policies
    • A. 

      Actions or behavior

    • B. 

      Social/physical characteristics or states

    • C. 

      Orientations or tendencies

  • 16. 
    Participation, commitment, returning, choice, group action
    • A. 

      Actions or behavior

    • B. 

      Social/physical characteristics or states

    • C. 

      Orientations or tendencies

  • 17. 
    The rule that states that entities should not be multiplied necessarily
    • A. 

      THERES Theory

    • B. 

      Chaos Theory

    • C. 

      Ockham's razor

    • D. 

      Rule of Positivism

  • 18. 
    Assess the extent of difference between mean scores obtained from an interval/ratio variable
    • A. 

      Variable sampling

    • B. 

      T-test

    • C. 

      P-test

    • D. 

      Normal variance

  • 19. 
    Also called "cut-off" point in statistics.
    • A. 

      Case study

    • B. 

      Ethnography

    • C. 

      Probability Theory

    • D. 

      Statistical Difference

  • 20. 
    The "p" valuetesting hypothesis/ null hypothesissignificance vs. meaningfulness
    • A. 

      Statistical Difference

    • B. 

      Chi Square

    • C. 

      T-test

    • D. 

      Politics