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Introduction to Sociology Study Set 2

Sociology

Quiz 2 :

Asking and Answering Sociological Questions

Quiz 2 :

Asking and Answering Sociological Questions

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Which of the following is the best example of a puzzle-solving research question?
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B

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For a research project in his sociology class, Jose is studying dating preferences among college students. He has already decided to conduct a survey of his classmates and has developed a hypothesis. What should be his next step?
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A

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Sociological research projects usually:
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C

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A recent study of Facebook users that attempted to predict whether our romantic relationships would last found that:
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For a research project in his sociology class, Joe is studying cheating among college students. He is currently deciding between creating a questionnaire and conducting interviews. What stage of the research process is he in now?
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For a research project in his sociology class, Jamal is studying eating disorders among college students. He is currently interviewing several subjects. What stage of the research process is he in now?
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The research method that relies on personal and group interviews and observation is called a(n) ________ approach.
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Sociologists studying a population to which they do not belong-for example, a white researcher studying Chinese Americans or a male researcher studying women-should employ which research standard?
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For a research project in her sociology class, Joan has decided to study gender wage differences between men and women. What should be her next step?
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In her 1986 book Uncoupling, Diane Vaughn uses what kind of research to focus on the rich details of how individuals dissolve their relationships?
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Which of the following statements is an example of a hypothesis?
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What are the four basic standards that establish social research as scientific?
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A good hypothesis will be formulated in such a way that the:
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The strongest sociological research begins with problems that:
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Sasha, a student in a sociology class, lost points on a graded research paper for not citing a famous study done five years earlier that was nearly identical to his own research. What step in the research process should he have done more carefully?
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Beginning in the 1920s in American sociology, largely at the University of Chicago, the discipline of sociology began to transform in what way?
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A researcher will survey college students concerning their attitudes toward lowering the legal drinking age to 18. Which of the following is a good research hypothesis for this particular study?
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Which statement best characterizes sociology in its early development?
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Which of the following studies best exemplifies a qualitative methodological approach?
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A research project sets out to use large amounts of objective data to describe the rates and averages of several characteristics of a population and the correlations between them. The method it will most likely need to use is _________.
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