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1. The first step in designing a questionnaire is to a. determine the type of questionnaire and method of administration. b. specify what information will be sought. c. determine the content of individual questions. d. determine the form of response to each question. e. determine the wording of each question. ANSWER: b POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 2. In deciding to ask for specific information, researchers should ask which of the following questions? a. Is the question necessary? b. Can two questions be combined in one? c. Do respondents have the necessary information? d. Researchers should ask all the above. e. Both a and c. ANSWER: e POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 3. Which of the following is FALSE? POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic
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4. A researcher developing a questionnaire becomes aware of an interesting additional relationship that could be investigated at very little cost and effort by adding an additional item to the questionnaire. He knows that this is not vital to his present research purpose. He should POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 5. When determining the method of administration, it's important to remember that choice of method will influence POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic 6. Which of the following is TRUE? a. Designing a questionnaire is often an iterative process, with steps or sequences of steps often being repeated. b. It is difficult, if not impossible, to state a question in such a way that it will mean exactly the same thing to every respondent. c. Gathering information by way of a questionnaire requires decisions with respect to structure and disguise and also whether it will be administered by mail, telephone, or personal interview. d. Both a and b. e. a, b, and c. ANSWER: e POINTS: 1 DIFFICULTY: Easy NATIONAL STANDARDS: United States - BUSPROG: Analytic
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