Question 1 What are the two main characteristics of survey research? options: statistical analysis and large random samples self-report measures and face-to-face interviews face-to-face interviews and statistical analysis large random samples and self-report measures Question 2 In an attempt to get a representative sample, a researcher randomly samples 50 white Americans and 50 black Americans for her survey. Which approach has the researcher used? options: stratified random sampling cluster sampling nonprobability sampling simple random sampling Question 3 What is the best way to address the problem of nonresponse bias? options: ignore the nonresponders when analyzing the data force everyone to respond do everything possible to maximize response rates write unbiased questionnaire items
Question 4 The BRUSO model is a model of which of the following? options: how people respond to survey questionnaire items the process of administering a survey producing good survey questionnaire items all of the above Question 5 In Milgram’s famous study, who was the confederate? options: the person being shocked the experimenter the person doing the shocking all of the above Question 6 Which of the following occurred in the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study? options: Research participants were told they had syphilis even though they did not to see how they would react. Research participants were given experimental treatments for syphilis. Research participants were denied treatment for their syphilis. Research participants were injected with syphilis bacteria. Question 7 The principle of informed consent requires which of the following? options: Participants read and sign an informed consent form. Researchers tell participants about their hypotheses before the study begins. Participants must have a minimum of seven days to think about whether or not they will participate. Participants are told everything that might be expected to affect their decision to participate. Question 8 Research on the effectiveness of normal educational activities would generally be categorized as which of the following? options: Exempt Minimal risk At risk None of the above Question 9 During the debriefing, researchers should do which of the following? options: Identify the research question Reveal any deception that took place Describe the full research design All of the above
Question 10 Which of the following is statements is true about survey research? options: Closed-ended items are easier to analyze than open-ended items. People can respond to open-ended items more quickly than closed-ended items. Surveys cannot be used with a true experimental design. Survey research can be used to investigate how people feel about a certain topic, but are inappropriate to use if you're interested in behavior.