# Question 1 You have been contacted by a businesswoman who wants you to evaluate her company’s leadership training program. She wants to know whether there are pretest influences on leadership assessme

## Question 1 You have been contacted by a businesswoman who wants you to evaluate her company’s leadership training program. She wants to know whether there are pretest influences on leadership assessme

Question 1

1. You have been contacted by a businesswoman who wants you to evaluate her company’s leadership training program. She wants to know whether there are pretest influences on leadership assessment. She wants a strong design. What design will you suggest for her?

Solomon four group design

Posttest only control or comparison group design

Pretest-posttest design

Posttest-only design with nonequivalent groups

0.5 points

Question 2

1. Non-experimental qualitative designs have which of the following characteristics?

An active independent variable

Sample a broad range of participants

Relies heavily on verbal rather than numerical data

Uses mostly inferential statistical techniques

0.5 points

Question 3

1. A researcher wants to understand the sub-culture of the KKK in the Deep South. He joins the Klan and studies their behavior as an inside member of their society. This approach would be considered

Phenomenological

Ethnographic

Narrative

Quasi-experimental

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Question 4

1. A primary data collection method for case studies is

Interviews

Paper and pencil tests

Behavioral ratings

Physiological measures

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Question 5

1. We can be most confident that two variables are causally related when

The independent variable (IV) precedes the dependent variable (DV)

The independent variable (IV) and the dependent variable (DV) are associated

There are no extraneous variables that can explain the relationship between IV and DV

All of the above are present

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Question 6

1. The randomized experimental approach generally eliminates bias in assigning participants.

True

False

0.5 points

Question 7

1. When matching is used, the characteristic that is matched must NOT be related to the dependent variable.

True

False

0.5 points

Question 8

1. Purposive sampling is an example of probability sampling.

True

False

0.5 points

Question 9

1. With a stratified random probability sample, the sample needs to be weighted according to the population proportions to most adequately describe the population.

True

False

0.5 points

Question 10

1. A convenience sample always selects participants who are representative of the accessible population.

True

False