# BUS 8013/ BUS 8013 RESEARCH METHODS EXAM 1

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Question Exam 1 BUS 8013 Research Methods Exam 1 Use this document to research your answers. Once you are ready, complete the BlackBoard assessment exam for course credit. This exam covers Chapters 13, 14, 15, & 20. Chapter 13 1. How we define a construct will affect the way we measure it. True False 2. How much a person weighs is best described as an example of a(n) _____ scale. a. ordinal b. interval c. ratio d. nominal 3. Which of the following is a defining characteristic in determining between ratio and interval scales? a. number of items b. absolute zero c. number of intervals d. nominal values 4. Which of the following is an indicator of a measure’s internal consistency? a. reliability b. validity c. coefficient beta d. sensitivity 5. When a researcher measures the reliability of an instrument by comparing the results of the odd-numbered questions with the results of the even-numbered questions, this is an example of _____ reliability. a. test-retest b. split-half c. equivale

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BUS 8013 Research Methods Exam 1Report this Question as InappropriateQuestionExam 1BUS 8013 Research MethodsExam 1Use this document to research your answers. Once you are ready, complete the BlackBoardassessment exam for course credit. This exam covers Chapters 13, 14, 15, & 20.Chapter 131. How we define a construct will affect the way we measure it.TrueFalse2. How much a person weighs is best described as an example of a(n) _____ scale.a. ordinalb. intervalc. ratiod. nominal3. Which of the following is a defining characteristic in determining between ratio and intervalscales?a. number of itemsb. absolute zeroc. number of intervalsd. nominal values4. Which of the following is an indicator of a measures internal consistency?a. reliabilityb. validityc. coefficient betad. sensitivity5. When a researcher measures the reliability of an instrument by comparing the results of theodd-numbered questions with the results of the even-numbered questions, this is an example of_____ reliability.a. test-retestb. split-halfc. equivalent-formsd. criterion6. Carla is using education, income, and occupation to develop a measure of social class. Whattype of measure for social class is she developing?a. index measureb. valid measurec. reliable measured. concurrent measure7. The ability of a measuring instrument to measure what it is supposed to measure is the basicpurpose of _____.a. reliabilityb. validityc. sensitivityd. indexing8. A resear

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