Wednesday, July 10, 2013


Multiple Choice Quiz

This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
In sociology,

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Question 2.
Of all of the steps in the research process, the one that typically takes the most time is

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Question 3.
The concepts in a hypothesis are stated as __________________.

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Question 4.
In order for a variable to be measured, a researcher must provide a(n) __________________________.

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Question 5.
When a number of researchers use the same operational definition to measure a variable and achieve the same results, the measure is said to be __________________________.

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Question 6.
Which of the following was not identified as a major research design?

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Question 7.
________________________ uses multiple data collection methods on the same area of interest.

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Question 8.
_________________________ involves the transformation of raw data into numbers to make it suitable for further analysis.

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Question 9.
A mean, median and mode are all examples of __________________________.

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Question 10.
Which of the following was not identified as one of the four conditions that must be met before a researcher can say that an independent variable or variables caused the change in the dependent variable?

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Question 11.
A researcher was able to prove that, on average, as age increases, eyesight declines. In research terminology this is called a(n) __________________________.

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Question 12.
What research method is popular because it is comparatively inexpensive and well-suited to studying large numbers of people?

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Question 13.
In order to qualify as a random sample

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Question 14.
Closed-ended questions increase the return rate of the questionnaire because

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Question 15.
A survey that asks the respondent to indicate their age and includes response categories of age 20-30, age 30-40, age 40-50 and age 50+, violates which important rule for constructing closed-ended items for questionnaires?

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Question 16.
A survey that asks the respondent to indicate their level of education and includes response categories of some high school, high school, and university, violated which important rule for constructing close-ended items for questionnaires?

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Question 17.
A major disadvantage of using mail questionnaires to collect data is ________________________________.

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Question 18.
The major advantage of interviews is ___________________________.

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Question 19.
Reading a number of books and journals regarding crime in Canada is a good example of _________________.

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Question 20.
Collecting information regarding crime control from several countries would be a good example of a(n) _____________________

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Question 21.
A data collection method in which the researcher does not interact with the subject(s) being studied is called _________________________.

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Question 22.
In order for field research to be successful, the researcher must be _________________________.

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Question 23.
In participant observation research, the role of the "complete participant" forces the researcher to be

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Question 24.
When a researcher is not deceptive about the field research that he/she is, this person is probably assuming the role of _____________________.

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Question 25.
According to feminists, an androcentric bias in research is the direct result of


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