A2 AQA Research Methods Quiz

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1. When should a Chi-squared be used?

  • It finds nominal data, its a test of difference and the categories are independent from one another
  • It's an independent groups design, at least ordinal data is collected and a test of difference
  • It's a matched-pairs or repeated measures design, at least ordinal data has been collected and its a test of difference
  • Its finding a correlation/relationship between 2 variables and its collecting at least ordinal data
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2. What is repeatability?

  • Findings of a study can be replicated by other researchers at a different time
  • When all sources of bias are reduced and/or eliminated

3. When should Wilcoxon test be used?

  • It finds nominal data, its a test of difference and the categories are independent from one another
  • Its finding a correlation/relationship between 2 variables and its collecting at least ordinal data
  • It's a matched-pairs or repeated measures design, at least ordinal data has been collected and its a test of difference
  • It's an independent groups design, at least ordinal data is collected and a test of difference

4. What is content validity?

  • Taking another measuring instrument and measuring the same participants and comparing the 2 sets of scores/results and if they agree the measure has high validity
  • Ask an expert(s) in the field to assess the measuring instrument to see if they are an accurate measure of the subject
  • Seeing how closely the measuring instrument relates to theoretical constructs

5. What is the purpose of an abstract?

  • Explain the study and its aim
  • To provide a short summary of the study and provide sufficient information to establish whether the report is worth reading
  • To summarise the study

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