Research Methods Multiple Choice Questions

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  • Created on: 31-03-14 12:15

1. A health psychologist undertakes a survey of exercise done by adults. Because the extent of exercise varies with age, the psychologist defines bands of 20-39, 40-59 and 60+. Sampling at random in proportion to the no. of individuals in each band is..

  • Stratified random sampling
  • Population sampling
  • Multi-stage sampling
  • Cluster sampling
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2. The overall effect of one IV in a factorial design is called a...

  • Main effect
  • Omnibus effect
  • Simple main effect
  • Independent effect

3. What is the general rule for balancing practice effects in repeated measures design experiments?

  • Each condition of the experiment must appear in only one ordinal position
  • Each condition must appear only in the first ordinal position
  • Each condition of the experiment must appear in each ordinal position equally often
  • Each condition must appear in each ordinal position exactly once

4. Which ONE of the following specifies a causal relationship?

  • An increase in variable A is associated with a decrease in variable B
  • Scores on variable A predict scores on variable B
  • An increase in variable A results in a decrease in variable B
  • Variable A is positively correlated with variable B

5. Analysis in IPA shares many similar steps to Thematic Analysis. True or false?

  • True
  • False

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