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Question No: 1 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following includes examples of quantitative variable?
(a) Age, temperature, income, height.
(b) Grade point average, anxiety level, reading performance
(c) Gender, religion, ethnic group
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Question No: 2 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Research method is not applicable in the field of:
None of the given options
Question No: 3 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Exploratory research addresses the _____question.
Question No: 4 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
_________ meanings attached to a concept create problems of measurements.
Question No: 5 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The correlation between savings and expenditure is:
They are not correlated
Question No: 6 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The first step in the research process is:
Preliminary data collection
Define broad problem area
Question No: 7 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following can be achieved by a longitudinal research design?
Mapping of change in an organization.
The change in employment relations over a number of years.
The experiences of employees who begin work on the same day.
All of the given options
Question No: 8 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
In the statement 'an examination of the effects of discretionary behavior on employee
performance' discretionary behavior is the:
Question No: 9 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following terms best describes data that were originally collected at an earlier
time by a different person for a different purpose?
Question No: 10 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Internal scale measures
Order of the object
Magnitude of the object
Categorize the object
All of the given options
Question No: 11 ( Marks: 1 )
Exploratory researchers frequently use data.
Question No: 12 ( Marks: 1 )
researchers primarily want to apply and tailor knowledge to address a specific
Question No: 13 ( Marks: 1 )
An interviewee has a right to refuse to answer any question in the interview. This is called his
Question No: 14 ( Marks: 1 )
After identifying the appropriate variables, the next step is to discover between
Question No: 15 ( Marks: 1 )
The relationship between the and the theoretical framework is that the former
provides a solid foundation for developing the later.
Question No: 16 ( Marks: 5 )
What are some goals of the literature review?
Question No: 17 ( Marks: 5 )
A sociology student was conducting an observation study of waiters in a restaurant to
monitor their behaviors. During the research project, the field site i.e. the restaurant burnt
down and it was suspected that someone from inside (staff) fired the restaurant. Local legal
authorities requested the research notes and wanted to interrogate the researcher about the
activity in the restaurant. The researcher had a dilemma. He could cooperate with the
investigation and violate the trust, confidentiality and integrity of the ethical research or he
could up hold the confidentiality and protect his subjects but face contempt of court and
difficulty of justice penalties including fines and jail.
i. What type of ethical dilemma it is; confidentiality and right to privacy or deception?
Justify your opinion. (2.5)
ii. Give your suggestions to the researcher what should he do in such a situation? (2.5)
Question No: 18 ( Marks: 5 )
The head-nurse in a hospital would like to have a profile of the patients that come to her
i. What would be the nature of the study that would be designed? Exploratory, descriptive,
or explanatory? Give reasons for your answer. (2.5)
ii. Would it be a longitudinal or cross-sectional study? How would you explain your answer?
Question No: 19 ( Marks: 10 )
What are some characteristics of a testable hypothesis?