Unit 2: Quiz- Chapter 2

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Which aspect of a study is monitored for influence from other variables?

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A sociologist used the 2016 General Social Survey to determine the effect of educational attainment on one’s self-reported happiness. This is an example of a ______ design.

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What is a primary deviance?

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A team of researchers interviewed married couples about strain after the birth of their first child. They discovered that most participants reported that they did not experience any stress on their relationship after their first child. The researchers concluded that strain in marriage is not caused by the birth of children. This conclusion is an example of the ______ fallacy.

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The intake of fatty foods contributes to a rise in cholesterol levels. This is an example of a(n) ______.

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Which aspect of a study is monitored for its influence or effect on the subject being tested?

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When people refrain from deviant acts to avoid further punishment for such acts they are practicing ______ deterrence.

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After data have been collected, researchers sometimes find patterns that are unexpected, but nonetheless surprising and exciting. What are these types of patterns known as?

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Economic research found that City A had a significantly higher median income than City B. Is it correct to assume that an individual selected for a survey of City A will have a higher income than an individual selected from City B?

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A cohort has which of the following characteristics?

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A legitimate social research question is feasible and scientifically relevant.

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Descriptive research starts with data and proceeds only to the stage of making empirical generalizations; it does not generate entire theories.

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An example of a cohort study would be to conduct a survey of people born in the 1950s at one point in time.

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Temporal Considerations in Social Research

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[ Choose ] collects data at a single point in time collects data from people who share a common starting point at multiple points in time collects data from the same individuals at multiple points in time collects data from different samples of the same population at multiple points in time

[ Choose ] collects data at a single point in time collects data from people who share a common starting point at multiple points in time collects data from the same individuals at multiple points in time collects data from different samples of the same population at multiple points in time

[ Choose ] collects data at a single point in time collects data from people who share a common starting point at multiple points in time collects data from the same individuals at multiple points in time collects data from different samples of the same population at multiple points in time

[ Choose ] collects data at a single point in time collects data from people who share a common starting point at multiple points in time collects data from the same individuals at multiple points in time collects data from different samples of the same population at multiple points in time

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Research Strategies (Note: Answers from Group B will only be used once.)

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[ Choose ] Descriptive research Deductive research Inductive research Longitudinal research

[ Choose ] Descriptive research Deductive research Inductive research Longitudinal research

[ Choose ] Descriptive research Deductive research Inductive research Longitudinal research

[ Choose ] Descriptive research Deductive research Inductive research Longitudinal research

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