MBA501 Quiz Week Six / Chapter 13
- The type of sampling technique a researcher uses is mainly determined by:
|A. the credentials of the researcher.|
|B. the recommendations that the researcher possesses.|
|C. the organization that sponsors the researcher.|
|D. the purpose of the research.|
|E. the amount of information the researcher has prior to the research.|
- Which of the following is true about the before–after experimental design?
|A. The first step involved in this design is injecting the experimental factor.|
|B. It is the most complex experimental design.|
|C. It involves selecting a test group of subjects.|
|D. It compares two groups.|
|E. It conducts a comparative study involving three groups.|
- Which of the following is a form of convenience sampling?
|A. Purposeful sampling|
|B. Referral sampling|
|C. Judgement sampling|
|D. Stratified sampling|
|E. Simple random sampling|
- In the context of designing a questionnaire, which of the following is a characteristic feature of the rating technique?
|A. It presents the respondents with yes/no questions.|
|B. It separates easy to answer questions from the difficult ones.|
|C. It graphically sets up a scale showing the complete range of possible attitudes on a topic.|
|D. It provides the best possible sequence of questions.|
|E. It separates questions on the basis of the interests of the respondents.|
- _____ most effectively measures a person’s experience when interacting with a product.
|B. Convenience sampling|
|C. Usability testing|
|E. Double-barreled question
- Which of the following is true about focus groups?
|A. It involves talking with people one-on-one to gather research data.|
|B. It is a brainstorming session that yields rich data.|
|C. It cannot be conducted online.|
|D. It is invariably the same as personal interviews.|
|E. It systematically manipulates one factor of a problem while holding all the others constant.|
- Which of the following is true about using observation as a technique in business research?
|A. It does not involve manipulation of details.|
|B. It does not ensure the collection of complete information.|
|C. It cannot be used to measure a person’s experience when interacting with a product.|
|D. It is unethical to use observation as a technique in business research.|
|E. It is a small-scale version of an actual survey.|
- Which of the following is true of a double-barreled question?
|A. It focuses on one concept at a time.|
|B. It leads to inaccurate answers.|
|C. It produces highly reliable data.|
|D. It ensures that the result of a survey is valid.|
|E. It is invariably the same as a leading question.|
- Which of the following is a defining characteristic of probability samples?
|A. They are biased toward the group that forms the majority of the samples.|
|B. They consist of members who are convenient and economical to reach.|
|C. They are based on chance selection procedures.|
|D. They include samples that have certain characteristics.|
|E. They include members who are referred by others.|
- The sampling technique that subdivides the group under study and makes random selections within each subgroup is known as _____.
|A. simple random sampling|
|B. referral random sampling|
|C. purposeful sampling|
|D. convenience sampling|
|E. stratified random sampling|