27_Peddi_Sai_HW_1

# Q10 a specific mechanism the researcher uses to

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Q10. A specific mechanism the researcher uses to collect, manipulate, or interpret data is known as Ans: Research tools __________________________________---

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Q11. Research methodology refers to: Ans: The general approach the research takes in carrying out a research project. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q12. The primary purpose of inferential statistics is to: Ans: Inferential statistics helps a researcher to make decision about the data . Q13. The primary purpose of descriptive statistics is to: Ans: Descriptive statistics are used to describe the basic features of the data in a study. They provide simple summaries about the sample and the measures. Together with simple graphics analysis, they form the basis of virtually every quantitative analysis of data. Q14. Kade has spent the past month carefully observing a group of third graders on the playground during recess, taking note of how the students interact with one another. On the basis of these observations, Kade is drawing conclusions about the interaction styles of boys and girls. This is an example of: a. deductive reasoning. b. inductive reasoning. Ans: Inductive reasoning Q15. Kimberly knows that teenagers often do not make good decisions in areas where they have little knowledge. She also knows that most teens have little knowledge about human sexuality. Therefore, Kimberly believes that teens are likely to make poor decisions about sexual activity. This is an example of: a. inductive reasoning. b. deductive logic.
Ans: B: Deductive logic Q16. Having completed a series of studies for her dissertation, Marianela sits down to brainstorm about possible explanations for her key findings. She can see a variety of ways in which all data work together, and she prepares to write a final chapter in which she presents those ideas. We would most likely say Marianela is engaged in the process of: Ans: Theory Building -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q17. The primary reason to seek research articles published in academic journals, rather than those posted by the author on the Internet, is that: Ans: They found that they are more straight forward and uncomplicated.

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