PSY 245 Week 3 Nonexperimental Research Quiz

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 PSY 245 Week 3 Nonexperimental Research Quiz
 

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Nonexperimental Research Quiz

 

Answer each of the following (multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, or short-answer) according to the prompt.

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is a type of descriptive research? 

 

 

 

Naturalistic observation
 

 

Surveys and inventories
 

 

Tests and inventories
 

 

All of the above
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

If no manipulation of a variable by the researcher occurs, the research is classified as ______________________ research.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Correlational research is used to examine
 

 

cause and effect
 

 

the relationship between two variables that cannot be manipulated
 

 

outcomes of an experiment
 

 

none of the above
 

 

 

 

 

 

Which of the following is an example of an ex post facto study?
 

 

Two groups of patients that receive different treatments manipulated by the researcher
 

 

A study that watches behaviors in the classroom as they occur
 

 

Examining the socioeconomic level of a student and his or her score on a state exam
 

 

None of the above
 

 

 

 

 

 

Why is it necessary to use ex post facto studies? Provide an example of a situation where ex post facto studies is necessary.
 

 

Use the steps of developing a good questionnaire evaluate the following survey questions.

 

 

 

 

Should government do something about health care?
 

 

This question is too broad.
 

 

This question is unclear about the meaning by “something.”
 

 

This question is not specific enough.
 

 

All of the above
 

 

People often recognize the importance of gun control in the prevention of crime. What is your opinion of gun control?
 

 

This question is not specific enough.
 

 

This question is leading, suggesting the right answer.
 

 

This question is unclear.
 

 

None of the above
 

 

 

 

 

 

Should the government force you to pay higher taxes?
 

 

This question has appropriate language.
 

 

This question is not specific enough.
 

 

This question is a loaded question. It uses the emotionally charged word force.
 

 

All of the above
 

 

Do you favor life sentences for repeat offenders and stricter sentences for criminals who used guns?
 

 

This question has two questions, packing too much in.
 

 

This question is clear.
 

 

This question is specific enough.
 

 

None of the above
 

 

What is your age? Response options: 0–10; 10–20; 20–30; 30–40; 40+.
 

 

This question has mutually exclusive responses.
 

 

This question is has response options that are not mutually exclusive.
 

 

This question is not specific enough.
 

 

All of the above
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