Research Method Multiple Choice Questions

Question 76.
Which of the following is a determinant-choice question that asks for an answer about the general frequency of occurrence of some phenomenon?
(Points : 1)
      
simple-dichotomy question

      
checklist question

      
time-bound question

      
frequency-determination question

 Question 77.77
“What is your gender? ______ M ______ F” is an example of what type of question?
(Points : 1)
      
loaded

      
leading

      
fixed-alternative

      
filter

Question 78.78.
A question that screens out respondents who are not qualified to answer a second question is called a _____ question.
 
(Points : 1)
      
preliminary

      
filter

      
qualifying

      
sequencing

 
Question 79.79.
Which of the following prevents respondents from continuing with an Internet questionnaire if they fail to answer a question?
 
(Points : 1)
      
variable piping software

      
graphical interface software

      
forced answering software

      
interactive software

 
Question 80.80.
“What is your favorite hobby, playing video games, or what?” is an example of what type of question?
(Points : 1)
      
loaded

      
pivot

      
filter

      
leading

 
Question 81.81.
When a researcher puts the name of each person on a sampling frame list on a 3″ x 5″ card, shuffles the cards thoroughly, and then selects 35 names from the top of the pile of cards for a phone interview study, this is an example of what type of sampling procedure?
(Points : 1)
      
judgment sample

      
simple random sample

      
stratified sample

      
area sample

 
Question 82.82.
As sample size ______ , random sampling error ______.
(Points : 1)
      
increases; increases

      
decreases; decreases

      
increases; decreases

      
increase; remains unchanged

 
Question 83.83.
Two types of stratified samples are _____.
 
(Points : 1)
      
primary and secondary

      
positive and negative

      
proportional and disproportional

      
absolute and relative

 
Question 84.84.
When a researcher wants to study the members of the American Management Association and selects a sample from its membership list, the membership list is an example of a _____.
(Points : 1)
      
reverse directory

      
sampling frame

      
systematic sampling list

      
census

 
Question 85.85.
Which sampling technique is an economically efficient sampling technique in which the primary sampling unit is not the individual element in the population but a large cluster of elements?
 
(Points : 1)
      
cluster sampling

      
stratified sampling

      
grouped sampling

      
homogeneous sampling

 
Question 86.86.
When a potential respondent ____, he or she gives permission to receive selected e-mail, such as questionnaires, from a company with an Internet presence.
(Points : 1)
      
becomes part of an unrestricted sample

      
consents

      
opts in

      
subscribes

 
Question 87.87.
A list of elements from which the sample may be drawn is called a _____.
 
(Points : 1)
      
parameter list

      
probability sample

      
population parameter

      
sampling frame

 
Question 88.88.
When a company decides to send an Internet survey to all of its 127-member sales force to determine their morale, this is an example of a _____
(Points : 1)
      
cluster sample

      
multistage area sample

      
census

      
sample

 
Question 89.89.
All of the following are stages in the selection of a sample EXCEPT _____.
 
(Points : 1)
      
analyze data

      
select a sampling frame

      
determine sample size

      
conduct fieldwork

 
Question 90.90.
Which of the following refers to any complete group whose members share some common set of characteristics?
(Points : 1)
      
sample

      
population

      
stratum

      
cluster

 
Question 91.91.
A telephone directory that lists the people in the phone book by their street address instead of by their last name is called a _____.
(Points : 1)
      
snowball directory

      
inverse directory

      
reverse directory

      
sampling frame directory

 
Question 92.92.
A(n) _____ is a subset, or some part, of a larger population.
 
(Points : 1)
      
slice

      
census

      
element

      
sample

 
Question 93.93.
When a local television station sends a crew to interview joggers in the city park on a beautiful spring day, this represents what type of sample?
(Points : 1)
      
cluster sample

      
multistage area sample

      
systematic sample

      
convenience sample

 
Question 94.94.
Which type of error occurs when certain sample elements are excluded or when the entire population is not accurately represented in the sampling frame?
 
(Points : 1)
      
Type I error

      
sampling frame error

      
statistical error

      
list error

 
Question 95.95.
If Delta Airlines selects randomly a set of 40 flights on a given day, and then selects randomly a group of ten passengers on each of these flights to participate in an in-flight survey, the passengers are _____.
(Points : 1)
      
PSU

      
census

      
systematic samples

      
secondary sampling units

 
Question 96.96.
If a national political pollster selects ten states randomly, then randomly selects five counties within each state, then randomly selects five voting precincts within these counties, then randomly selects five blocks within these precincts, then randomly selects five households for door-to-door interviews about their voting intentions in the next Presidential election, this is an example of what type of sampling procedure?
(Points : 1)
      
simple random sample

      
multistage area sample

      
systematic sample

      
nonprobability sample

 
Question 97.97.
All of the following are reasons for using a sample EXCEPT _____.
 
(Points : 1)
      
complete enumeration

      
pragmatic reasons

      
accurate and reliable results

      
destruction of test units

 
Question 98.98.
A stratified sample in which the sample size for each stratum is allocated according to analytical considerations is called a(n) _____.
 
(Points : 1)
      
disproportional stratified sample

      
unbalanced stratified sample

      
secondary stratified sample

      
analytical sample

 
Question 99.99.
When a marketing vice-president tells the marketing department to schedule a test market in Dallas because he feels that this city is “typical” of the composition of the target market for a new product nationally, this is an example of what type of sample?
(Points : 1)
      
judgment sample

      
area sample

      
cluster sample

      
convenience sample

 
Question 100.100.
All of the following are common sampling criteria EXCEPT _____.
(Points : 1)
      
degree of accuracy required

      
size of the population

      
resources available

      
time available to conduct the research

 
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