RRM MCQ 3

Question 1 of 15

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Which of the following is true concerning observation?

Select one of the following:

  • It takes less time than self-report approaches

  • It costs less money than questionnaire approaches

  • It is often not possible to determine exactly why the people behave as they do

  • All of the above

Question 2 of 15

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Qualitative observation is usually done for exploratory purposes; it is also called ___________ observation.

Select one of the following:

  • Structured

  • Naturalistic

  • Complete

  • Probative

Question 3 of 15

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The type of interview in which the specific topics are decided in advance but the sequence and wording can be modified during the interview is called:

Select one of the following:

  • The interview guide approach

  • Unstructured conversational interview

  • A closed quantitative interview

  • The standardised open-ended interview

Question 4 of 15

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The researcher has secretly placed him or herself (as a member) in the group that is being studied. This researcher may be which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • A covert observer- participant

  • An observer-as-participant

  • A participant-as-observer

  • None of the above

Question 5 of 15

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Which type of interview allows the questions to emerge from the immediate context or course of things?

Select one of the following:

  • Interview guide approach

  • Unstructured conversational interview

  • Closed quantitative interview

  • Standardised open-ended interview

Question 6 of 15

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When conducting an focus group, asking "Anything else?, What do you mean?, Why do you feel that way?," etc, are all forms of:

Select one of the following:

  • Contingency questions

  • Probes

  • Protocols

  • Response categories

Question 7 of 15

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What is the problem(s) with this set of response categories to the question “What is your current age?” 1-5, 5-10, 10-20, 20-30, 30-40

Select one of the following:

  • The categories are not mutually exclusive

  • The categories are not exhaustive

  • Both a and b are problems

  • There is no problem with the above set of response categories

Question 8 of 15

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Questionnaires can address events and characteristics taking place when?

Select one of the following:

  • Retrospectively

  • Currently

  • Prospectively

  • All of the above

  • None of the above

Question 9 of 15

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Which of the following are principles of questionnaire construction?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Consider using multiple methods when measuring abstract constructs

  • Use multiple items to measure abstract constructs

  • Avoid double-barreled questions

  • All of the above

Question 10 of 15

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Which of the following terms best describes data that were originally collected at an earlier time by a different person for a different purpose?

Select one of the following:

  • Primary data

  • Secondary data

  • Experimental data

  • Field notes

Question 11 of 15

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Researchers use both open-ended and closed-ended questions to collect data. Which of the following statements is true?

Select one of the following:

  • Open-ended questions directly provide quantitative data based on the researcher’s predetermined response categories

  • Closed-ended questions provide quantitative data in the participant’s own words

  • Open-ended questions provide qualitative data in the participant’s own words

  • Closed-ended questions directly provide qualitative data in the participants’ own words

Question 12 of 15

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Open-ended questions provide primarily ______ data.

Select one of the following:

  • Confirmatory data

  • Qualitative data

  • Predictive data

  • None of the above

Question 13 of 15

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Another name for a Likert Scale is a(n):

Select one of the following:

  • Interview protocol

  • Event sampling

  • Summated rating scale

  • Ranking

Question 14 of 15

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A question during an interview such as “Why do you feel that way?” is known as a:

Select one of the following:

  • Probe

  • Filter question

  • Response

  • Pilot

Question 15 of 15

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When constructing a questionnaire, there are basic principles to which you should adhere. Which of the following is not one of those principles?

Select one of the following:

  • Do not use "leading" or "loaded" questions

  • Avoid double-barreled questions

  • Avoid double negatives

  • Avoid using multiple items to measure a single construct

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