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1. |
## What is a hypothesis? |

A. | a statement that the researcher wants to test through the data collected in a study. |

B. | a research question the results will answer. |

C. | a theory that underpins the study. |

D. | a statistical method for calculating the extent to which the results could have happened by chance. |

Answer» A. a statement that the researcher wants to test through the data collected in a study. |

2. |
## . The process of marking segments of data with symbols, descriptive words, or category names is known as _______. |

A. | concurring |

B. | coding |

C. | colouring |

D. | segmenting |

Answer» B. coding |

3. |
## What is the cyclical process of collecting and analysing data during a single research study called? |

A. | interim analysis |

B. | inter analysis |

C. | inter-item analysis |

D. | constant analysis |

Answer» A. interim analysis |

4. |
## The process of quantifying data is referred to as _________. |

A. | typology |

B. | diagramming |

C. | enumeration |

D. | coding |

Answer» C. enumeration |

5. |
## An advantage of using computer programs for qualitative data is that they _______. |

A. | can reduce time required to analyse data (i.e., after the data are transcribed) |

B. | help in storing and organising data |

C. | make many procedures available that are rarely done by hand due to time constraints |

D. | all of the above |

Answer» D. all of the above |

6. |
## Boolean operators are words that are used to create logical combinations. |

A. | true |

B. | false |

Answer» A. true |

7. |
## __________ are the basic building blocks of qualitative data. |

A. | categories |

B. | units |

C. | individuals |

D. | none of the above |

Answer» A. categories |

8. |
## This is the process of transforming qualitative research data from written interviews or field notes into typed text. |

A. | segmenting |

B. | coding |

C. | transcription |

D. | mnemoning |

Answer» C. transcription |

9. |
## A challenge of qualitative data analysis is that it often includes data that are unwieldy and complex; it is a major challenge to make sense of the large pool of data. |

A. | true |

B. | false |

Answer» A. true |

10. |
## Hypothesis testing and estimation are both types of descriptive statistics. |

A. | true |

B. | false |

Answer» B. false |

11. |
## A set of data organised in a participants(rows)-byvariables( columns) format is known as a “data set.” |

A. | true |

B. | false |

Answer» A. true |

12. |
## A graph that uses vertical bars to represent data is called a ___ |

A. | line graph |

B. | bar graph |

C. | scatterplot |

D. | vertical graph |

Answer» B. bar graph |

13. |
## ___________ are used when you want to visually examine the relationship between two quantitative variables. |

A. | bar graphs |

B. | pie graphs |

C. | line graphs |

D. | scatterplots |

Answer» D. scatterplots |

14. |
## The denominator (bottom) of the z-score formula is |

A. | the standard deviation |

B. | the difference between a score and the mean |

C. | the range |

D. | the mean |

Answer» A. the standard deviation |

15. |
## A statement made about a population for testing purpose is called? |

A. | statistic |

B. | hypothesis |

C. | level of significance |

D. | test-statistic |

Answer» B. hypothesis |

16. |
## If the assumed hypothesis is tested for rejection considering it to be true is called? |

A. | null hypothesis |

B. | statistical hypothesis |

C. | simple hypothesis |

D. | composite hypothesis |

Answer» A. null hypothesis |

17. |
## If the null hypothesis is false then which of the following is accepted? |

A. | null hypothesis |

B. | positive hypothesis |

C. | negative hypothesis |

D. | alternative hypothesis. |

Answer» D. alternative hypothesis. |

18. |
## Alternative Hypothesis is also called as? |

A. | composite hypothesis |

B. | research hypothesis |

C. | simple hypothesis |

D. | null hypothesis |

Answer» B. research hypothesis |

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