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Quiz 10 :
Scaling and Index Construction

Quiz 10 :
Scaling and Index Construction

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Which of the following refers to levels on which variables may be measured?
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D

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Which of the following represent the simplest level of measurement?
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C

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Which of the following contain all the properties of nominal variables,but they also enable the placement of objects into ranks,that is,highest to lowest?
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A

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Which of the following refers to a measurement that places responses in mutually exclusive categories and has no mathematical meaning.
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Which of the following contain all the elements of nominal and ordinal data and also assume equal distance between objects on a scale?
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Which of the following not only assume the interval quality of data,but they also have a fixed meaningful zero point?
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Which of the following refers to attempts to increase the complexity of the level of measurement of variables from nominal to at least ordinal and hopefully interval/ratio?
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Which of the following are developed by the researcher and are based primarily on face validity the scale appears to be measuring what one intends to measure)and professional judgment?
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Which of the following refers to the Uniform Crime Reports index that features an attempt to combine the most serious and best measures of recorded crime.
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Which of the following is NOT a UCR index offense?
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Which of the following is not one of the three major types of attitude scales?
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Which of the following refers to an attitude scale that relies on ratings by judges of scale items?
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Which of the following refers to Thurstone's method that used judges to decide scale scores by sorting items into categories?
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Which of the following consist of a simple summation of usually a five-point bipolar response ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree?
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Which of the following insists that an attitude scale should measure one and only one dimension unidimensionality)?
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Which of the following refers to the requirement of the Guttman scale that the items measure only one dimension or concept);this is assumed if ninety percent reproducibility is achieved?
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Which of the following refers to an attitudinal scale procedure in which the respondents sort questions on cards)into predetermined categories?
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Which of the following is a five-point scale that evaluates the methodological rigor and type of research design of studies?
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Which of the following attitude scaling procedures consists of usually a seven- or nine-point bipolar rating scale where respondents are asked to indicate their perception of the tag or description provided?
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Which of the following refers to procedures that assign weight or severity rating to various crimes?
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