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Question 304

Research Methods and Statistics
Sampling

Appeared in Year: 2021

Question

MCQ▾

A researcher was interested in studying the effect of domestic violence on children in major cities in a state. The researcher found that official data did not exist for all the cities. She then made a list of all the cities for which data was available and then selected a few cities randomly for data collection for the research project. Relevant surveys were then conducted in the selected locations. Which of the following sampling methods was the researcher employing? (marks 2)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Systematic sampling

b.

Convenience sampling

c.

Cluster sampling

d.

Stratified random sampling

Question 305

Research Methods and Statistics
Hypothesis

Question

MCQ▾

Which is correct for null hypothesis?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

It is the reverse of research hypothesis

b.

It is the no effect hypothesis

c.

Researcher՚s aim is to refuse this hypothesis

d.

All c., b. and a. are correct

Question 306

Research Methods and Statistics
Experimental

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is true for experimental research?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The researcher has direct control over the independent variable

b.

The effect of manipulation of independent variables upon dependent variables is examined

c.

The subjects are randomly assigned into different conditions

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

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