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# Educational Research And Methods MCQ

### Quota sampling is The researcher determines the appropriate sample sizes or quotas for the groups identified as important and takes convenience samples from those groups

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### Selecting what are believed to be average cases is called _____

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### A set of clusters is randomly selected and then a random sample of elements is drawn from each of the clusters selected in stage one is called _____

Correct Answer: Two stage cluster sampling

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### Refers to whether the samples are taken concurrently or sequentially is called time orientation criterion

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### Occurs when additional data collection is no longer producing new or refined concepts or requiring additional theory modification is called

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### Continual data collection to maximize the chance to identify and understand important concepts and produce a good theory is called

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### A list of numbers that fall in a random order is table of random numbers

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### In which sample obtained by determining the sampling interval, selecting a random starting point between 1 and k, and then selecting every kth element?

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### A non experimental “research method” that relies on questionnaires and/or interviews for data collection is survey research

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### In which sampling dividing the population into mutually exclusive groups and then selecting a random sample from each group

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### The variable on which the population is divided is called

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### A numerical characteristic of a sample is _____

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### A randomly selected number between 1 and k is _____ point

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### In which sampling each research participant is asked to identify other potential research participants?

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### A sample drawn by a procedure in which every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected is simple random sample

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### The population size divided by the desired sample size is sampling interval

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### A list of all the elements in a population is sampling frame

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### The difference between the value of a sample statistic and the corresponding population parameter is sampling _____

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### The process of drawing a sample from a population is _____

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### Sample relationship criterion refers to whether the samples, taken in combination, are identical, parallel, nested, or multilevel.

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### A set of elements or cases taken from a larger population is known as

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### The percentage of people in a sample who participate in a research study is called

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### A sample that resembles the population is representative sample

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### Randomly selecting a group of people from a population is random selection

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### A computer program that produces random numbers used in random assignment and random selection is called

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### A procedure that makes assignments to conditions on the basis of chance and in this way maximizes the probability that the comparison groups will be equated on all extraneous variables; randomly assigning a set of people to different groups is called

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### The researcher specifies the characteristics of the population of interest and locates individuals with those characteristics is called purposive sampling

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### A type of stratified sampling in which the sample proportions are made to be the same as the population proportions on the stratification variable is called proportional stratified sampling

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### A type of two-stage cluster sampling in which each cluster’s chance of being selected in stage one depends on its population size is called probability proportional size

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### The large group to which a researcher wants to generalize the sample results; the complete set of cases is called

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### The presence of a _____ in the sampling frame is called periodicity

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### A numerical characteristic of a _____ is called parameter

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### Selecting cases when the opportunity occurs is called opportunistic sampling

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### A set of clusters is randomly selected, and all the cases in the selected clusters are included in the sample is called

Correct Answer: One stage cluster sampling

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### Selecting cases that are expected to disconfirm the researcher’s expectations and generalizations is called

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### The sample size is represented by

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### The population size is represented by

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### The 10 sampling designs that result from crossing the time orientation criterion and the sample relationship criterion is mixed sampling designs

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### The mixing of more than one sampling strategy is mixed purposeful sampling

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### Purposively selecting a wide range of cases is maximum variation sampling

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### _____ is size of the sampling interval

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### Selecting a small and homogeneous case or set of cases for intensive study is______ sample selection

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### ______ is to make statements about a population based on sample data

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### Identifying the extremes or poles of some characteristic and then selecting cases representing these extremes for examination is extreme case sampling

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### Any sampling method in which each member has an equal chance of being selected is equal probability of selective method

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### ______ basic unit that is selected from the population

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### A type of stratified sampling in which the sample proportions are made to be different from the population proportions on the stratification variable is called

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### Selecting what are believed to be particularly important cases is called

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### Including people who are available, volunteer, or can be easily recruited in the sample is called

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### Which Including all cases in the research study?

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### Which type of sampling in which clusters are randomly selected?

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### A collective type of unit that includes multiple elements is ______

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### A study based on data from the whole population rather than a sample is ______

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### A sample that is systematically different from the population is called

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### If the researcher makes sure that each member of the population has the same chance of being included in the sample, then the approach is known as a simple purposive sample.

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### The textbook recommended that you include the entire population in your research study when the population is 100 or less.

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### Convenience or purposive sampling is most commonly used in experimental research.

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### The sampling method used when the researcher determines the sampling interval, selects a random starting point between 1 and k, and then selects every kth element is cluster sampling.

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### Stratified sampling is a random sampling technique.

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### If we took the 400 people making up a local corporation, divided them by gender, and then took a random sample of females and a random sampling of males, the variable on which we divided the population is called the ______.

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### Probability proportional to size is:

Correct Answer: An adjustment made to ensure that all people in the population have an equal chance of selection

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### In his research study William drew two samples from the population of college juniors. For one sample he looked at their GPAs at the end of their junior year. For the other he looked at the compositions they wrote in English 101 in their freshman year. What type of mixed sampling design did he use?

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### Which of the following is the most efficient sampling method (i.e., it would generally require the smallest sample size)?

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### Which of the following is a sampling method unique to mixed research?

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### Which of the following is a qualitative research sampling method?

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### The sampling method where each participant identifies at least one other potential research participant is ______.

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### The purpose of random assignment is:

Correct Answer: Make groups that are similar on all possible factors before the research begins.

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