RRM MCQ 2

Question 1 of 15

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A review of the literature prior to formulating research questions allows the researcher to do which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • To become familiar with prior research on the phenomenon of interest

  • To identify potential methodological problems in the research area

  • To develop a list of pertinent problems relative to the phenomenon of interest

  • All of the above

Question 2 of 15

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Sources of researchable problems can include:

Select one of the following:

  • Researchers’ own experiences

  • Practical issues that require solutions

  • Theory and past research

  • All of the above

Question 3 of 15

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It is essential that you evaluate the quality of internet resources because information obtained via the internet ranges from very poor to very good.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 15

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How much confidence should you place in a single research study?

Select one of the following:

  • you should completely trust a single research study.

  • you should trust research findings after different researchers have found the same findings

  • neither a nor b

  • both a and b

Question 5 of 15

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A good qualitative problem statement:

Select one of the following:

  • Defines the independent and dependent variables

  • Conveys a sense of emerging design

  • Specifies a research hypothesis to be tested

  • Specifies the relationship between variables that the researcher expects to find

Question 6 of 15

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The statement of purpose in a research study should:

Select one of the following:

  • Identify the design of the study

  • Identify the intent or objective of the study

  • Specify the type of people to be used in the study

  • Describe the study

Question 7 of 15

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Why is the statement “What are the effects of extracurricular activities on cognitive development of school age children?” not a good statement of a quantitative research question?

Select one of the following:

  • Because there is no connection between extracurricular activities and cognitive development

  • Because there are not enough school age children engaged in extracurricular activities to conduct the study

  • Because the study would be too difficult to do given all the different extracurricular activities

  • Because the statement was not specific enough to provide an understanding of the variables being investigated

Question 8 of 15

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A key characteristic of past research that guides researchers in new research questions is that:

Select one of the following:

  • Extensive research conclusively and definitively answers research questions

  • Studies typically generate more research questions than they answer

Question 9 of 15

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Ethics is the set of principles and guidelines that help us to uphold the things we value.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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Which of the following is necessary in obtaining informed consent?

Select one of the following:

  • A description of the statistical analyses that will be carried out

  • A description of the purpose of the research

  • A description of the reliability and validity of test instruments

  • A list of publications that the researcher has had in the last ten years

Question 11 of 15

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Which of the following is true about the use of deception in research?

Select one of the following:

  • It should never be used

  • It can be used anytime

  • If there is deception in a study, the participants may need to be debriefed

  • The use of deception must be outweighed by other benefits of the study

  • Both c and d are true

Question 12 of 15

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Which of the following is not an ethical guideline for conducting research with humans?

Select one of the following:

  • Getting informed consent of the participant

  • Telling participants they must continue until the study has been completed

  • Keeping participants’ identity anonymous

  • Telling participants they are free to withdraw at any time

Question 13 of 15

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Ideally, the research participant's identity is not known to the researcher during data analysis. This is called:

Select one of the following:

  • Anonymity

  • Confidentiality

  • Deception

  • Desensitizing

Question 14 of 15

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What is it called when the participants are not revealed to any one but researcher and supervisor?

Select one of the following:

  • Confidentiality

  • Anonymity

  • Ethics

  • Discretion

Question 15 of 15

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Which term refers to publishing several articles from the data collected in one large study?

Select one of the following:

  • Duplicate publication

  • Partial publication

  • Triplicate publication

  • None of these

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