21.Contingency questions appropriate when _____.
a.certain questions clearly relevant to only : 1774295
21.Contingency questions are appropriate when _____.
a.certain questions are clearly relevant to only some of the respondents and irrelevant to others
b.you want the respondents to write out an answer
c.you want the respondents to rank their answers on a scale
d.you want to impress the respondents with your questions
22.Which of the following is not an advantage of the use of matrix questions?
a.they are faster to complete for respondents
b.they do not take much thought on the part of the respondents to answer
c.they use space efficiently
d.the format increases the comparability of responses given to different questions for the respondent as well as the researcher
23.Which of the following have been identified as disadvantage of the use of computer-assisted interviewing?
a.respondents seem to sense a greater degree of confidentiality
b.get more “productive” answers to questions dealing with topics such as drug use
c.increase the speed and efficiency of the responses
d.It can be difficult to print and archive a complex questionnaire used in CAI.
24.A mock jury is an example of a(n) ____.
a.open ended question
25.Which statement is false with regard to surveys?
a.surveys are high on reliability
b.surveys are low on reliability
c.surveys are high on generalizability
d.surveys are low on validity
26.Which type of questions should be avoided on a questionnaire?
27.Focus groups are most useful ____.
a.when precise generalization to a larger population is essential and the focus groups participants and the larger population are relatively heterogeneous
b.when precise generalization to a larger population is essential and the focus groups participants and the larger population are relatively homogeneous
c.when precise generalization to a larger population is not necessary and the focus groups participants and the larger population are relatively homogeneous
d.whenprecise generalization to a larger population is not necessary and the focus group participants and the larger population are relatively heterogeneous
28.Which of the following would be considered an appropriate method for increasing the response rate in mailed surveys?
a.go to the respondent’s home and pick up the questionnaire
b.targeting a narrowly defined population
c.send one dollar along with the questionnaire
d.send out only one original mailing with no follow ups
29.When follow-ups are planned with mail surveys, ____.
a.response bias is not an issue
b.the anonymity of respondents is not guaranteed
c.the response rate increases
d.the response rate decreases