Res341 Final Exam

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1) Unstructured interviews are best used for
D. asking individualized questions with no specific order
2) A recent study of breast cancer revealed that 13% of women in the sample used antibiotics more than 500 days in their lifetime. Further, 79% of these women developed breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in 12 women will develop breast cancer at some time in their lives. Of the numbers mentioned, which are parameters? D. 79% and one in 12

3) Basic business research methods would be used to
D. determine the effect of a 10% price increase on the sale of school supplies 4) The collection and summarization of the socioeconomic and physical characteristics of the employees of a particular firm is an example of B. descriptive statistics

5) Which of the following is an example of statistical inference? D. Calculating the amount of fly spray needed for your orchard next season 6) A logically conjectured statement that describes the relationship between two or more variables and is formulated for empirical testing is a A. hypothesis

7) The variable that causes a measurable effect or change on the dependent variable is A. independent
8) Survey questionnaires may be effectively used for research to determine C. the attitudes of prospective voters
9) A company is designing a survey to obtain information on the reliability of a product it sells. To obtain the most valid research information, who should the company send this type of survey to? A. A random sample of its customers

10) The following practice is considered ethical when conducting business research: B. Allowing participants to withdraw from a business research project whenever they ask to do so 11) If a population distribution is skewed to the right, then given a random sample from that population, one would expect that the C. median is less than the mean

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