# Quiz 8: Elementary Relationships: Crosstabulation Tables

Criminal Justice

Q 1Q 1

The most elementary way to determine the effect of one variable on another is to
A)create a crosstabulation table with a third variable
B)crosstabulate the two variables
C)create a pie chart
D)calculate the number of occurrences of one variable in one value of another

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B

Q 2Q 2

When a table has more than four cells
A)it becomes more difficult to interpret
B)it is know as a 4x4 table
C)there are too many cells to draw a diagonal
D)all of the above

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A

Q 3Q 3

What is the smallest possible crosstabulation table?
A)1 variable with two values
B)2 variables with one value each
C)2 variables with one value for the first and two values for the second
D)2 variables with two values each

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D

Q 4Q 4

What are table marginals?
A)they represent the total number in all cells of the table
B)they are the lines in a table
C)they are the difference between the row and column cells
D)they contain the summed numbers of the cells in each row and column

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Q 5Q 5

Which of the following might make a table difficult to interpret?
A)variables with a large number of values
B)a "non-square" table
C)no percentages,just raw numbers in the cells
D)all of the above

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Q 6Q 6

Which of the following would be most helpful in finding a possible relationship in a table?
A)the column totals
B)equal numbers in all cells
C)the diagonal
D)none of the above

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Q 7Q 7

If a table has a different number of cases for each category of the independent variable
A)it is known as a differential crosstabulation
B)the dependent variable categories will usually be made up of an equal number of cases
C)the dependent variable categories will usually be equal to the number of independent variable categories
D)it creates a problem in interpretation when only raw numbers are used in the cells

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Q 8Q 8

When calculating percentages for cells,you should
A)remember to multiple by 100
B)calculate across the dependent variable
C)calculate across the independent variable
D)always calculate percentages for the marginals

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Q 9Q 9

A diagonal line in the table will not reflect a relationship when
A)the table is percentaged (you should use the percentages in this case)
B)the variable is at the nominal level and there are more than 2 independent variable categories
C)an independent variable has more than 2 values
D)a dependent variable has more than 2 values

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Q 10Q 10

A "non-square" crosstabulation table is one in which
A)the two variables have equal numbers of values
B)the two variables have a proportional relationship expressed in the form of 2∑(x-µ)

^{2}C)there are unequal numbers of values in the two variables D)there are an odd number of values in each variableFree

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Q 13Q 13

When percentages in a table are calculated the wrong way,the results essentially reflect the number of cases in the dependent variable.

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Q 14Q 14

You should always remember to calculate percentages on the categories of the dependent variable

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Q 16Q 16

A rule of thumb is that the direction of calculating percentages can be changed from row to column when you are presenting multiple tables but single tables should always be percentaged across the rows.

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Q 18Q 18

In the textbook example of race and police/courts leniency with criminals,we found that white respondents were more likely to think that police/courts were too hard when compared to respondents of other races.

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Q 20Q 20

The best variables to use in crosstabulation tables are those measured at the interval level.

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True False