# PSY 326 Week 4 Quiz (2 Set – 100% Score)

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Set 1

Question 1. ________________ is a measure of dispersion that represents the average difference between the mean and each individual score which is calculated by taking the square root of the variance.

Question 2. One of the key issues in observational research is simplifying the process of observing behavior by taking ____________ or small snippets of the environment.

Question 3. An important principle in writing items for a survey questionnaire is to avoid _______________ which are written in such a way that they suggest an answer.

Question 4. Cory is putting together a presentation on her data and wants to present the frequency of binge drinking by gender (males and females) and student status (graduate vs. undergraduate).  Which of the following should she use?

Question 5. A(n) _______________ is a survey that involves a written question-and-answer exchange between the researcher and the participant.

Question 6. Which of the following measures represents the number in the middle of our dataset, with 50% of scores both above and below it?

Question 7. Dr. Bassey is conducting a study of methamphetamine users. The problem she faces is finding and recruiting participants for her study.  She is able to tap into a group of people in the community who then recruit other users for her study.  She asks each participant to try to recruit other users they know. What type of sampling strategy has Dr. Bassey used?

Question 8. If we are interested in describing the most typical case in our dataset with a numeric descriptor, which of the following should we use?

Question 9. Dr. Blue is conducting a research study examining the effects of heat on aggression in urban environments.  On days in which the heat index exceeds 100 degrees he observes people interacting on public transit and counts the number of aggressive acts and compares his observations with days in which the high temperature is between 70 and 80 degrees.  What strategy best describes Dr. Blue’s project?

Question 10. Rose is taking her weekly trip through her local mall when a researcher stops to ask if she would be willing to answer a brief survey.  What type of sampling strategy has this researcher used?

Set 2

PSY 326 Week 4 Quiz (Set 2)

Question 1.      ________________ is a descriptive design that provides a detailed, in-depth analysis of one person over a period of time.

Question 2.      Phineas Gage, an unfortunate railroad worker who suffered a severe injury from an accident that severed connections between his frontal lobes and other areas of the brain, resulting in dramatic personality changes, is a famous and classic example of a(n) ________________.

Question 3.      In order for a sample to be representative, it needs to be ______________________ to/ as the population you are interested in studying.

Question 4.      Roberto is a graduate student interested in understanding in-group/out-group interactions among gay males, so he joins a gay men’s rugby team to record information about how people within the group and outside the group are treated.  Which of the following best describes Roberto’s research?

Question 5.      Although observational designs are well suited to a wide range of research questions, one critical issue is that the questions must be addressed through ___________________ events and behaviors.

Question 6.      An important principle in writing items for a survey questionnaire is to avoid _______________ which are written in such a way that they suggest an answer.

Question 7.      Dr. Black is discussing the results from the mid-term exam he recently gave with his class and indicates the lowest score was a 58 and the highest score was a 98 making the ______________ for the mid-term 40.

Question 8.      If we are interested in describing the most typical case in our dataset with a numeric descriptor, which of the following should we use?

Question 9.      ________________ refers to the degree to which characteristics of the sample differ from the characteristics of the population.

Question 10.    Dr. Goody is conducting a research study of Old Southern University students in which he has selected participants at random from a registrar’s list of all students at Old Southern University. The registrar’s list refers to what aspect of Dr. Goody’s study?

Set 1

Question 1. ________________ is a measure of dispersion that represents the average difference between the mean and each individual score which is calculated by taking the square root of the variance.

Question 2. One of the key issues in observational research is simplifying the process of observing behavior by taking ____________ or small snippets of the environment.

Question 3. An important principle in writing items for a survey questionnaire is to avoid _______________ which are written in such a way that they suggest an answer.

Question 4. Cory is putting together a presentation on her data and wants to present the frequency of binge drinking by gender (males and females) and student status (graduate vs. undergraduate).  Which of the following should she use?

Question 5. A(n) _______________ is a survey that involves a written question-and-answer exchange between the researcher and the participant.

Question 6. Which of the following measures represents the number in the middle of our dataset, with 50% of scores both above and below it?

Question 7. Dr. Bassey is conducting a study of methamphetamine users. The problem she faces is finding and recruiting participants for her study.  She is able to tap into a group of people in the community who then recruit other users for her study.  She asks each participant to try to recruit other users they know. What type of sampling strategy has Dr. Bassey used?

Question 8. If we are interested in describing the most typical case in our dataset with a numeric descriptor, which of the following should we use?

Question 9. Dr. Blue is conducting a research study examining the effects of heat on aggression in urban environments.  On days in which the heat index exceeds 100 degrees he observes people interacting on public transit and counts the number of aggressive acts and compares his observations with days in which the high temperature is between 70 and 80 degrees.  What strategy best describes Dr. Blue’s project?

Question 10. Rose is taking her weekly trip through her local mall when a researcher stops to ask if she would be willing to answer a brief survey.  What type of sampling strategy has this researcher used?

Set 2

PSY 326 Week 4 Quiz (Set 2)

Question 1.      ________________ is a descriptive design that provides a detailed, in-depth analysis of one person over a period of time.

Question 2.      Phineas Gage, an unfortunate railroad worker who suffered a severe injury from an accident that severed connections between his frontal lobes and other areas of the brain, resulting in dramatic personality changes, is a famous and classic example of a(n) ________________.

Question 3.      In order for a sample to be representative, it needs to be ______________________ to/ as the population you are interested in studying.

Question 4.      Roberto is a graduate student interested in understanding in-group/out-group interactions among gay males, so he joins a gay men’s rugby team to record information about how people within the group and outside the group are treated.  Which of the following best describes Roberto’s research?

Question 5.      Although observational designs are well suited to a wide range of research questions, one critical issue is that the questions must be addressed through ___________________ events and behaviors.

Question 6.      An important principle in writing items for a survey questionnaire is to avoid _______________ which are written in such a way that they suggest an answer.

Question 7.      Dr. Black is discussing the results from the mid-term exam he recently gave with his class and indicates the lowest score was a 58 and the highest score was a 98 making the ______________ for the mid-term 40.

Question 8.      If we are interested in describing the most typical case in our dataset with a numeric descriptor, which of the following should we use?

Question 9.      ________________ refers to the degree to which characteristics of the sample differ from the characteristics of the population.

Question 10.    Dr. Goody is conducting a research study of Old Southern University students in which he has selected participants at random from a registrar’s list of all students at Old Southern University. The registrar’s list refers to what aspect of Dr. Goody’s study?

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