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Quiz 2 :

Sociological Research

Quiz 2 :

Sociological Research

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Corey wants to survey prisoners about their experience with violence inside the penitentiary. In Corey's study, prisoners are the:
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What can arise when people recognize a problem and take action to deal with it?
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Michelle is examining the eating habits of students at the local university. Which of the following would be an example of triangulation?
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Imani is conducting research on car accidents in Canada. Imani finds that as the number of hours that local bars stay open increases, the number of car accidents also increases. As such, the relationship between car accidents and bar hours involves a:
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Rosa is conducting cross-sectional research on the exercise habits of pet owners in Ottawa. How might she collect her data?
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Which term refers to the scientific procedures that sociologists use to conduct research and collect data about a particular topic?
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Lance is conducting research on the employment-seeking skills of homeless people in Vancouver. Lance poses as a volunteer at a homeless shelter so that he can study homeless people in their natural environment. This is an example of which type of field research?
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Dr. Lergo selected a sample of 250 Canadian truck drivers and interviewed them on their use of driving log books. Dr. Lergo takes the findings from the sample and applies them to all truck drivers in Canada. This is an example of:
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Jessica is interested in the number of females in leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies. Jessica's research is:
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Martin has decided to do a study of how much students spend on textbooks. Which of the following would be the most reliable measure of the cost of a student's textbooks?
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Dr. Crumbly measured student success using grade point average (GPA). Because GPA actually measures student success, Mr. Crumbly's research has:
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Bobby wants to ensure that his sample looks like the population that he is studying. Bobby should use:
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Lila is studying the relationship that develops between drug users and drug dealers. Lila wants to understand the behaviours and attitudes of the subjects from the actors' point of view. According to Max Weber, Lila is practicing:
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Dr. Yi's research examines how attitudes towards the Canadian government have changed over a 30-year period. Dr. Yi's project is an example of a(n) ____________________ study.
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Professor Pettigrew's class will be conducting social research. Their first step is to:
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David is studying the behaviour of fans during college football games. David conducts this research in the stadium, the natural setting for football games. This is an example of____________________.
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Carlos is studying the relationship between cheating and divorce among married couples. He wants household income to be a control variable. Which is the best way for Carlos to do this?
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Samir is studying income and voting behaviour. Which of the following is an example of a hypothesis for this study?
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Erika is doing a survey on people's opinions about abortion. Although Erika is opposed to abortion, she does not allow her personal biases to prejudice her research. This suggests that Erika is practicing:
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Professor Herchak is researching the study habits of students at the college where he teaches. Which of the following is an example of a convenience sample?
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