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Quiz 4 :

Quantitative Research: Descriptive and Correlational Designs

Quiz 4 :

Quantitative Research: Descriptive and Correlational Designs

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When writing a survey question, it is important to use double-barreled questions.
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If ice-cream sales and temperature both increase during the summer months, there is a ___________correlation between these two variables.
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The level of significance is the probability that a relationship between variables might be due to chance or measurement error.
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Which of the following is the type of statistics used to draw conclusions about the relationship between variables?
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The statistic used to measure the association between two nominal variables is:
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Likert scales are 7-point scales.
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The burden of proof is highest for which of the following claims regarding the relationship between two variables?
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What conclusion could you draw from the (hypothetical) data in the following correlation matrix? img ** P<.001 *p<)05
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The level of significance required in most circumstances to conclude that a relationship is "statistically significant" is:
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Researchers hypothesized that the new "Shake Weight" would yield a more effective workout than traditional barbell weight training. They found that using the "Shake Weight" for 6 minutes a day, three times a week, resulted in the greater improvement in strength than engaging in a 40-minute barbell regimen three times a week. They acknowledged, however, that they might have a Type I error. What does this mean?
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When developing a response scale, one should strive to make the response alternatives symmetrical in phrasing.
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Violent crime and temperature both increase during the summer months. From this relationship we can conclude that:
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