10. For the vacation survey question, how many variables would be represented in the codebook with this question? A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4 E) 6 Answer: E Level: moderate 11. Which of the following code descriptions is most appropriate for coding responses to the vacation survey question? 12. What type of data results from the vacation question? 13. Closed questions are favored over open-ended questions by researchers for all of the following reasons except _____. Cooper/Schindler, Business Research Methods, 9/e183
14. Which of the following guidelines must be followed in the development and use of coding rules? A) categories within a single variable must be appropriate B) categories within a single variable must be exhaustive C) categories within a single variable must be mutually exclusive D) categories must be derived from one classification principles E) all of the above Answer: E Level: easy Use the following to answer questions 15-19:On a survey of how students spend their time, one question asks, "Which of the following best describes your employment status?" The response options provided are 1) not employed, 2) employed part-time, 3) employed full-time, 4) full-time student, and 5) other. 15. Which of the following code descriptions is most appropriate for the employment status question? 16. In the example, which of the following characteristics of coding rules did the researcher fail to address adequately?
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