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'Research Methods' Practice Quiz Chapter 9
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Which of the following is a nominal level variable?
male/female.
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freshman/sophomore/junior/senior.
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10-12 years/13-15 years/16-18 years.
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None of the above.
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Which of the following is an ordinal level variable?
male/female.
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freshman/sophomore/junior/senior.
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10-12 years/13-15 years/16-18 years.
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none of the above.
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Which of the following is an interval level variable?
male/female.
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freshman/sophomore/junior/senior.
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10-12 years/13-15 years/16-18 years.
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None of the above.
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__________ is a measure of central tendency.
Mean.
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Median.
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Mode.
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All of the above.
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The only difference between interval level data and ratio level data is that ratio level variables are used in qualitative research and interval level is used in quantitative research.
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Range is the difference between the highest score of a variable and the lowest score of a variable.
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Standard deviation, variance, and range are measures of variability.
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Marital status is an example of continuous data.
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Because nominal level data do not have mathematical meaning, calculating frequency and percentages are not possible.
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Ordinal-level data:
have distance between the attributes.
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are categorical but are rankable.
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are mutually exclusive.
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All of the above.
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Which of the following is an example of interval-level data?
race.
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Likert-type scales.
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grade point average.
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None of the above.
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Univariate statistics are descriptive in nature whereby single variables are described.
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Bivariate statistics determine whether two variables are statistically associated.
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Multivariate statistical analysis determines the effect that multiple independent variables have on a dependent variable.
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Measures of central tendency determine the effect that multiple independent variables have on a dependent variable.
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The level of measurement of the variable has no influence over the type of statistics that can be conducted.
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In statistical data analysis formulas, which symbol has one of the first most important mathematical meanings.
continuous data.
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Chi square sign.
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equal signs.
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parentheses.
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