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12.What unit of analysis would a researcher use to conduct a study of women’s attitudes towardabortion?a.the individualb.attitudesc.each abortiond.the women’s attitudesAns. A, ref. p. 95-101
13.Jasmine is confused by a report that claims that women are more likely to vote for Liberals thanmen. She is confused because her best friend, Selena, always votes Conservative. Which falsecriteria for nomothetic causality is Jasmine guilty of using?
14.What type of design is a single Canadian census?
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15.Which of the following designs uncovers only net changes?
16.Researcher John collects data from town hall records on the number of students in local schoolsand the average test performance of students in these schools. He wants to determine if there is arelationship between school size and average test performance at the school. What is John's unitof observation?a.groupsb.social artifactsc.organizationsd.IndividualsAns. B, ref. p. 95-101
17.Rosemary is conducting a study in which she intends to follow a random selection of teens overa five-year period. Each year she will randomly sample 300 individuals from a total of 25 highschools. What form of research is she performing?
18.What kind of relationship is the positive relationship between shoe size and IQ?
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19.Dr. Rafael has decided to further refine his research findings. He has chosen the smaller groupthat has been selected from a larger one for closer study. Which term describes the smallerresearch group?
20.In which step of a research study are data actually collected?a.observationb.samplingc.processingd.AnalysisAns. A, ref. p. 115
TRUE/FALSE1.If two variables are correlated with each other, there must be a causal relationship between them.
2.Social scientists perhaps most typically choose individuals as their units of analysis.
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5.Answers to researchers' questions about experiences or events that happened a long time agoyield information that is sometimes called "retrospective data."

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