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Final Exam Questions Correct Answer 1. Researchers who have strong opinions about the subject of a study are likely to do a better job of conducting the research. (True or False) False 2. Research may be used as a diagnostic tool to provide information about what is happening in the environment. (True or False) True 3. Both basic and applied researches are systematic and objective, but only basic research utilizes the scientific method to answer to questions at hand. (True or False) False 4. Basic research is research that A. Addresses simple issues that are basic, in which research is not really needed. B. Attempts to expand the limits of knowledge for a discipline. C. Is conducted to make a decision about a specific real -life problem. D. All of the above. B 5. Information can be evaluated using which of the following characteristics? D 6. A hypothesis is a proven proposition that asserts the probable False
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answers to research questions. (True or False) 7. Experiments hold the greatest potential for establishing cause- and-effect relationships. (True or False) True 8. Which of the following statements concerning research design is true? collection. objectives. D 9. If the research question were defined as “will buyers purchase more of a product in a blue colored or silver package?” the most appropriate type of research would be A 10. An ethical researcher would inform respondents of deceptions used in a research project after the project was completed. (True or False) False 11. The right to privacy is absolute and cannot be waived by anyone under any circumstances. (True or False) True 12. According to the textbook, which of the following is least likely to be considered unethical? A. A telemarketer selling carpeting begins the telephone sales call by saying he or she is conducting a survey about carpeting. C
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B. A researcher does not tell his or her client that the sampling procedure in the proposal was considered too expensive, so an alternative sampling technique was used. C. Researchers don’t tell respondents to a survey sponsoring the survey; that is they maintain a discreet silence about the sponsor of a survey by avoiding the issue. D. The researcher who identifies the most likely prospects
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