Business Relationship Management Brm Set 4

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This set of Business Relationship Management (BRM) Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Business Relationship Management Brm Set 4

Q1 | There is a number of ways in which confounding extraneous variables can be controlled. Which control technique is considered to be the best?
  • Random assignment
  • Matching
  • Counterbalancing
  • None of the above
Q2 | A cell is a combination of two or more____in a factorial design.
  • Research designs
  • Research measurements
  • Dependent variables
  • Independent variables
Q3 | A factorial design is one in which____.
  • Only one independent variable is studied to determine its effect on the dependent variable
  • Only two independent variables are simultaneously studied to determine their independent and interactive effects on the dependent variable
  • Two or more independent variables are simultaneously studied to determine their independent and interactive effects on the dependent variable
  • Two dependent variables are studied to determine their interactive effects
Q4 | A researcher is interested in the effects of a preschool program on later school performance. Because she is concerned that socio-economic-status (SES) is a potential extraneous variable in her study, she picks^&tyldren to study who are only from low SES homes. The control technique she used in this study was- ----
  • Matching
  • Random assignment
  • Holding the extraneous variable constant
  • Statistically controlling the extraneous variable
Q5 | The directors of a graduate program in educational research wish to see what types of jobs their graduates take after they finish their program. They randomly sample students from the program and have them fill out questionnaires with items asking about the types of jobs they have had. They also are asked to describe the roles they play in their current positions. This project is best described as having what kind of objective—-
  • Descriptive
  • Predictive
  • Explanatory
  • None of the above
Q6 | The variable the researcher matches to eliminate it as an alternative explanation is called a_________variable.
  • Matching
  • Independent
  • Dependent
  • Partial
Q7 | Which of the following is not a longitudinal design?
  • Panel
  • Cross-sectional
  • Trend
  • Both a and c are longitudinal designs
Q8 | In qualitative research, differences among types of purposive sample have to do with-----
  • Representativeness.
  • Timing during the study.
  • Individual variability.
  • All of the above.
Q9 | Data analysis in qualitative research, as contrasted with quantitative research, is generally—
  • Theatrical rather than applied.
  • Applied rather than theatrical.
  • Deductive rather than inductive.
  • Inductive rather than deductive.
Q10 | Qualitative researchers view changes in procedures during a study as...........
  • A weakness
  • Frustrating
  • A good thing
  • To be avoided
Q11 | Conclusions from qualitative research are--------
  • Less certain than from quantitative research
  • Of little practical use
  • Seldom defensible
  • Of descriptive value only.
Q12 | The validity poses a problem for qualitative research because—
  • Because the measurement of validity implies that there is something fixed which can be' measured
  • Because the validity of interviews cannot be measured
  • Because validity is only an issue in quantitative research
  • Because there isn't any quantitative data on which to assess validity
Q13 | The weakness of quantitative research is-------
  • Provides precise, numerical data
  • The researcher's categories that are used might not reflect local constituenciesunderstandings
  • Testing hypotheses that are constructed before the data are collected
  • Can study a large number of people
Q14 | A study in which quantitative and qualitative data are collected at the same time is a..........
  • Concurrent mixed method design
  • Mixed method design
  • Sequential mixed method design
  • Cross-sectional mixed method design
Q15 | The starting point for a literature search is--------
  • Tertiary data
  • Primary data
  • Secondary data
  • Some other data
Q16 | The researcher is usually interested in supporting --—- when he or she is engaging inhypothesis testing.
  • The alternative hypothesis
  • The null hypothesis
  • Both the alternative and null hypothesis
  • Neither the alternative or null hypothesis
Q17 | The cutoff the researcher uses to decide whether to reject the null hypothesis is called the—
  • Significance level
  • Alpha level
  • Probability value
  • Both a and b are correct
Q18 | Of type I and type II en\r, one which traditionally regarded as more serious is
  • Type I
  • Type II
  • They are equally serious
  • Neither is serious
Q19 | Smaller p-values indicate more evidence in support of..........
  • the null hypothesis
  • the alternative hypothesis
  • the quality of the researcher
  • further testing
Q20 | A null hypothesis can only be rejected at the 5% significance level if and only if—
  • a 95% confidence interval includes the hypothesized value of the parameter
  • a 95% confidence interval does not include the hypothesized value of the parameter
  • the null hypothesis is void
  • the null hypotheses includes sampling error
Q21 | A developmental research design that examines agedifferences at only one point in time iscalled the_________method.
  • Cross-sectional
  • Longitudinal
  • Single-case
  • Sequential