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Social Research Methods, Fourth Canadian Edition: Chapter 13

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Question 1:


a) include rank-ordered categories
b) allow arithmetic calculations
c) include categories that categorize cases by name only
d) have set amounts of difference between the categories

Question 2:


a) include rank-ordered categories
b) do not allow arithmetic calculations
c) cases are categorized only as being in one category or another
d) cases have set amounts of difference between the categories

Question 3:


a) include categories that cannot be rank ordered categories
b) do not allow arithmetic calculations
c) include categories that are categorized only as being in one category or another
d) have uniform distance between the categories

Question 4:


a) Bivariate analysis
b) Frequency table
c) Interval register
d) Binomial curve

Question 5:


a) pie charts
b) bar graphs
c) colour-differentiated diagrams
d) histograms

Question 6:


a) mode
b) median
c) population
d) mean

Question 7:


a) mode
b) mean
c) population
d) median

Question 8:


a) mode
b) median
c) population
d) mean

Question 9:


a) it can only be used with interval variable
b) it can only be used with nominal variables
c) it is sensitive to extreme scores
d) it cannot be used if there are two scores in the middle of the list of scores

Question 10:


a) to measure the significance of one independent variable on one dependent variable
b) to identify patterns of association between two variables
c) only for nominal variables
d) to measure the amount of variation in a sample

Question 11:


a) vertical
b) linear
c) random
d) curved

Question 12:


a) Kendall?s tau-b
b) Pearson?s r
c) Spearman?s rho
d) Cram?r?s V

Question 13:


a) speaks to the accuracy of the data
b) speaks only to the importance of the results
c) speaks only to the results not occurring by chance alone
d) is concerned primarily with proper systematic sampling

Question 14:


a) has no statistical significance
b) cannot be estimated
c) is reported as a statistical estimate of frequency
d) describes the percent of variance in the dependent variable described by the independent variable(s)

Question 15:


a) intervening
b) interacting
c) elaborating
d) spurious

Question 16:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 17:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 18:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

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b) FALSE

Question 28:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 29:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE

Question 30:


a) TRUE
b) FALSE