Factor Quantitative Research Quiz

71 Questions | Total Attempts: 74

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  • 1. 
    A proposed explanation for an observation or clinical problem that can be investigated. 
  • 2. 
    For a hypothesis to be a scientific hypotheses the science method requires that it can be tested.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A hypothesis needs to do what 
    • A. 

      Be testable

    • B. 

      Link two or more variables that are thought to be related

    • C. 

      Make sense

    • D. 

      Be completely new

  • 4. 
    A set of data that represents only part of the population
  • 5. 
    Consists of all possible individuals who have at least one characteristic in common. 
  • 6. 
    It is not possible to observe every individual in a population so a sample is extracted from the population
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    includes all individuals from each constituency in the target population including women and ethnic minorities 
    • A. 

      Stratified Sample

    • B. 

      Representative Sample

    • C. 

      Convenience Sample

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    The total number of participants included in a study
  • 9. 
    The sample size does not matter it does not contribute to the power of a research design
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Used to refer to detect treatment effects when they are present in research studies
  • 11. 
    In the pretest-post-test control group design, there are two groups the 
  • 12. 
    Pretest-posttest control group design helps to evaluate the effects of a single treatmetn
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pretest-Posttest control group design involves 
    • A. 

      Having each participant perform a pre and post test

    • B. 

      Randomly selected and assigned to groups

    • C. 

      Evaluates the effect of multiple treatments

    • D. 

      Evaluates the effect of single treatments

  • 14. 
    Investigators use the _______ design to evaluate the effects of two or more treatments 
  • 15. 
    The question that is asked in a multigroup pretest-posttest design is to determine which treatment is more effective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Each additional treatment to be evaluated adds another group to the design in a pretest-posttest design
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What are the advantages of group experimental designs.
    • A. 

      Useful in isolating cause effect relationships

    • B. 

      Strong internal validity

    • C. 

      Extraneous or confounding variables are ruled out

    • D. 

      Easy to randomly draw participants

  • 18. 
    What are the disadvantages of group experimental designs 
    • A. 

      Not always possible to randomly draw participants from specific populations

    • B. 

      May not extend to individual clients

    • C. 

      Extraneous or confounding variables are ruled out

    • D. 

      Option4

  • 19. 
    ABA design is not the basic single-subject experimental design
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What are the aspects of ABA designs
    • A. 

      Basic single subject experimental design

    • B. 

      Useful in establishing treatment efficacy

    • C. 

      Letters don not designate the different conditions of an experiment

    • D. 

      Option4

  • 21. 
    ___ ____ ____ ____ is an extension of the basic ABA design
  • 22. 
    This design is useful in establishing treatment efficacy 
  • 23. 
    A single subject design that avoids the disadvantage of treatment withdrawal is the  
  • 24. 
    In a multiple baseline design the effects of treatment are evident when the untreated skills did not change and only the treated skills did
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What are the three variations of multiple baseline designs
    • A. 

      Across subjects

    • B. 

      Across settings

    • C. 

      Across behaviors

    • D. 

      Across therapists

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