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Questions Based on Level of MeasurementNominalInterval/Likert ScaleOrdinalOccupational ClassIt’s hot outsideIndicate your job level1 = Truck Driver1 = Disagree, 2 = Neutral, 3 = Agree______ Clerk2 = Teacher______ Middle Manager3 = Lawyer______ Senior Manager______ ExecutiveNominalInterval/Likert ScaleOrdinalOccupational ClassIt’s hot outsideIndicate your job level1 = Truck Driver1 = Disagree, 2 = Neutral, 3 = Agree______ Clerk2 = Teacher______ Middle Manager3 = Lawyer______ Senior Manager______ Executive
Semantic Differential (interval) QuestionsAn object is assessed by the respondent on a set of bipolar adjective pairsVerymuchSomewhatNeitherSomewhatVerymuchInterestingBoringSimpleComplexUncaringCaringUsefuluselessPlease state your opinions on South African social grants
Guttman/Cumulative QuestionsThe respondent checks each item with which they agree. The items themselves are constructed sothat they are cumulative – if you agree to one, you probably agree to all of the ones above it in the listPlease check each statement that you agree with:____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your country?____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your community?____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your neighbourhood?____ Would you be willing to have to have an immigrant live next door to you?____ Would you let your child marry an immigrant?Please check each statement that you agree with:____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your country?____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your community?____ Are you willing to permit immigrants to live in your neighbourhood?____ Would you be willing to have to have an immigrant live next door to you?____ Would you let your child marry an immigrant?
Filter/Contingency QuestionsSometimes you have to ask the respondent one question in order to determine if they are qualified orexperienced enough to answer a subsequent oneHave you ever smoked marijuana?___ Yes___ NoIf yes, about how many times have you smoked marijuana?___ Once a month___ 2 to 5 times___ 6 to 10 times___ 11 to 20 times___ More than 20 timesHave you ever smoked marijuana?___ Yes___ NoIf yes, about how many times have you smoked marijuana?___ Once a month___ 2 to 5 times___ 6 to 10 times___ 11 to 20 times___ More than 20 times
Question ContentFor each question in your survey, you should ask yourself how well it addresses the content you aretrying to get at. Here are some content-related questions you can ask about your survey questionsIs the Question Necessary/Useful?Are Several Questions Needed?Do Respondents Have the Needed Information?Does the Question Need to be More Specific?Is Question Sufficiently General?Is Question Biased or Loaded?Will Respondent Answer Truthfully?
Response FormatThe response format is how you collect the answer from the respondentStructured Response Formats: Structured formats help the respondent to respond more easily and helpthe researcher to accumulate and summarize responses more efficientlyThey can also constrain the respondent and limit the researcher’s ability to understand what therespondent really meansExamplesFill in your gender: ____________

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