# Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Quiz

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- Q11. According to what sociological assumption do events occur in predictable nonrandom ways?causationvariablecorrelationintervention30s
- Q22. What does it mean in research when a negative correlation occurs?The variables produce a variety of results.The variables are written in a more precise way.The variables change in opposite directions.The variables are disposed of and reconsidered.30s
- Q33. What is an apparent relationship between two variables that is actually caused by a third variable affecting both of the other variables?spurious correlationrepresentative samplesecondary analysismultiple causation30s
- Q44. Which is one of the three standards commonly used to determine causal relationships?Not more than two factors must be taken into account.None of the variables should be correlated.A change in the independent variable must occur before a change in the dependent variable can occur.Factors and changes must be considered to make sure the research consists of fair and independent data.30s
- Q55. A research study is examining these characteristics: age, education, and occupation. What are these characteristics within the study?correlationsinterventionsvariablescausations30s
- Q66. Suppose that a government support program provides food for a group of people. How can the effects of this support be accurately and scientifically identified?positive conclusionparticipant observationintervening variablerepresentative sample30s
- Q77. Which statement regarding correlations is accurate?The existence of a correlation does not necessarily mean a cause-and-effect relationship exists.The existence of a correlation means that research should not move forward until the correlation is dissolved.The existence of a correlation means that a researcher has not properly recorded the data.The existence of a correlation will mean that the information gathered in the field has not been properly evaluated.30s
- Q88. What would cause a positive correlation?The dependent and the independent variable provide data desired by the sociologist.The dependent variable remains constant as the research progresses.The independent variable makes a very slight change with each round of testing.The independent variable and the dependent variable change in the same direction.30s
- Q99. What type of variable is identified by membership in a category and is a "yes/no" variable?qualitative variablequantitative variableindependent variabledependent variable30s
- Q1010.Many factors are known to contribute to crime. What concept does this exemplify?dependent increasemultiple causationrelative correlationquantitative variable30s