Surveys Quiz

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Survey Quizzes & Trivia

Coming up with survey questions seems like a simple task at first, but in order to receive meaningful responses one has to be strategic with question structure. Political Science Professor Kenneth Fernandez gives seven tips on how to craft clear and useful survey questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Questions in a survey must be interpreted in a _____ manner.
    • A. 

      Comprehensive

    • B. 

      Complete

    • C. 

      Consistent

    • D. 

      Coherent

  • 2. 
    A good question is where people can ____ the question.
    • A. 

      Skip

    • B. 

      Answer

    • C. 

      Ask about

    • D. 

      Talk about the question later

  • 3. 
    A good question is one that a respondent will answer _____.
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      Without prejudice

    • C. 

      If required

    • D. 

      Truthfully

  • 4. 
    Why might a person say yes to owning a Library card even if they don't have one?
    • A. 

      The need for social desirability.

    • B. 

      The need for safety.

    • C. 

      The need for speed.

    • D. 

      The need for social conformity.

  • 5. 
    A good question is one where the respondent _____ the answer. 
    • A. 

      Can guess at

    • B. 

      Can research

    • C. 

      Feels emotionally attached to

    • D. 

      Knows

  • 6. 
    When putting a survey together, you should avoid questions where you are asking two things in one question. Questions with two things being asked are called a _____ question? For example: Do you believe Canada should spend more money on education less money on enforcing minor crimes?
    • A. 

      Loaded

    • B. 

      Two option

    • C. 

      Double-barreled

    • D. 

      Double jeopardy

  • 7. 
    What type of terms or words should you avoid in a survey question? 
    • A. 

      Biased

    • B. 

      Bipolar

    • C. 

      Synonyms

    • D. 

      Complicated words

  • 8. 
    Before administering a survey, quiz or test you should always do what?
    • A. 

      Provide the link to the survey, quiz or test

    • B. 

      Pre-test your questions

    • C. 

      Add videos where you can

    • D. 

      Add pictures where you can