Research Methods Ultimate Quiz Exam!

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Research Methods Ultimate Quiz Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What experimental design is depicted in this graph?
    • A. 

      Multiple Baseline Design

    • B. 

      Reversal Design

    • C. 

      Alternating Treatment Design

    • D. 

      Changing Criteria Design 

  • 2. 
    What are the three components of a good operational definition?
    • A. 

      Clear, objective, complete

    • B. 

      Complete, objective, concise

    • C. 

      Clear, complete, subjective

    • D. 

      Objective, detailed, relevant 

  • 3. 
    What type of graph is this?
    • A. 

      Cumulative Record

    • B. 

      Scatterplot

    • C. 

      Bar Graph

    • D. 

      Line Graph

  • 4. 
    What is the total duration IOA for this set of data?
    • A. 

      59.8%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      76%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 5. 
    What design is depicted in this graph?
    • A. 

      Multiple baseline design

    • B. 

      Alternating treatment design

    • C. 

      Changing criterion design 

    • D. 

      Reversal Design

  • 6. 
    What 3 elements of an intervention can be assessed for social validity?
    • A. 

      Goals, procedures, outcome 

    • B. 

      Aims, behaviour, results

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the term for the variables that you manipulate in your study?
    • A. 

      Discriminative stimulus

    • B. 

      Dependent variable

    • C. 

      Functional variable

    • D. 

      Independent variable 

  • 8. 
    Calculate the interval-by-interval IOA for these data.
    • A. 

      69%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      81%

  • 9. 
    What experimental design is depicted in this graph?
    • A. 

      Reversal design

    • B. 

      ABCD design

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Changing criterion design 

  • 10. 
    When a specified change in the DV can reliably be produced by specific manipulation of the IV and is unlikely to be due to other, extraneous factors it is called a...
    • A. 

      Trend

    • B. 

      Functional relation

    • C. 

      Stimulus control 

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The extent to which the observed and measured data matches the true value of that event in nature is called...
    • A. 

      Treatment integrity

    • B. 

      IOA

    • C. 

      Accuracy

    • D. 

      Validity 

  • 12. 
    Omission Error is...
    • A. 

      A treatment integrity error where additional procedures are implemented that were outlined in the protocol 

    • B. 

      A treatment integrity error where additional procedures are implemented that are not outlined in the protocol

    • C. 

      A treatment integrity error where components of the protocol are implemented as dictated by the protocol

    • D. 

       A treatment integrity error where components of the protocol are not implemented as dictated by the protocol

  • 13. 
    Recording tangible items or environmental effects that result from a behavior is called
    • A. 

      Anecdotal reports

    • B. 

      Permanent products

    • C. 

      Outcome recording 

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 14. 
    In partial-interval recording ...
    • A. 

      At the end of the interval you record if behaviour occurred at any time during the interval

    • B. 

      You recored whether the behaviour is occurring only at the end of the interval

    • C. 

      At the end of the interval you record if behaviour has occurred throughout the entire interval

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What is one benefit of using an alternating treatments design?
    • A. 

      Can easily compare interventions

    • B. 

      You don't need to reverse the baseline

    • C. 

      You immediately begin the intervention

    • D. 

      A, B, and C

  • 16. 
    Is obtained by combining time with a tally of the number of occurrences of a behavior.
    • A. 

      Duration 

    • B. 

      Rate 

    • C. 

      Latency 

    • D. 

      Count

    • E. 

      None

  • 17. 
    Which is the procedure for whole interval recording?
    • A. 

      Record behaviour when it occurs throughout the full interval 

    • B. 

      Record behaviour if it occurs at least once during the interval

    • C. 

      Record behaviour if it is occuring at the end of the interval 

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    If an individual is being assessed for the same behavior at school, at home, and at a play facility, what type of multiple baselines is being employed?
    • A. 

      Multiple baseline across behaviours

    • B. 

      Multiple baseline across individuals 

    • C. 

      Multiple baseline across settings 

    • D. 

      This is not a multiple baseline design 

  • 19. 
    What is meant when a component in a treatment package is necessary? 
    • A. 

      It is specified by the analyst as necessary 

    • B. 

      It is effective alone 

    • C. 

      It is specified by the individual 

    • D. 

      It is needed for a treatment to be effective 

  • 20. 
    What is meant by a component in a treatment package being described as sufficient?
    • A. 

      The stakeholder likes it

    • B. 

      It is needed for a treatment to be effective 

    • C. 

      It is effective alone 

    • D. 

      A component can't be described as sufficient 

  • 21. 
    What is the following graph showing?
    • A. 

      Both components are sufficient 

    • B. 

      Both components are necessary

    • C. 

      Neither component is necessary 

    • D. 

      Neither component is sufficient 

  • 22. 
    Jess, a behaviour analyst, wants to assess treatment integrity for an intervention in place for Lotte. Jess wants to calculate component treatment integrity, how would she do this?
    • A. 

      Divide total number of components performed 100% correctly by total number of components 

    • B. 

      Divide number of correct responses by number of correct and incorrect responses

    • C. 

      Divide agreements over agreements and disagreements 

    • D. 

      There is no such thing as component treatment integrity 

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is an example of a commission error?
    • A. 

      Delivery of reinforcer independent of behaviour 

    • B. 

      Delivery of reinforcers following incorrect response 

    • C. 

      Providing easier demands following behaviour 

    • D. 

      All of the above 

    • E. 

      None of the above 

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an example of an omission error?
    • A. 

      Failure to provide a prompt

    • B. 

      Failure to provide the item specified in a Mand

    • C. 

      Failure to ignore a problem behaviour 

    • D. 

      All of the above 

    • E. 

      None of the above 

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