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Nursing Research Quiz - 3

Quantitative  Research

1. Which of the following is NOT a method of quantitative research?

A. Grounded Theory Research

B. Correlational Research

C. Quasi-Experimental Research

D. Experimental Research

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2. The grounded theory approach was developed by

A. Heidegger

B. Glaser and Strauss

C. Husserl

D. Denzin

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3. Deductive Reasoning is applied in:

A. Qualitative research

B. Quantitative research

C. Action research

D. Applied research

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4. Which of the following is a qualitative research design where lived experiences of individuals are examined in their "life-world"?

A. Ethnography

B. Ethology

C. Phenomenology

D. Grounded theory

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5. Which of the following is a characteristic of qualitative research?

A. Deductive process

B. Control over the context

C. Fixed research design

D. Inductive process

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6. Qualitative research design involves

A. Emergent design

B. Correlative design

C. Experimental design

D. Cohort design

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7. Phenomenological study involves all the following features, EXCEPT

A. Bracket out

B. Intuition

C. Analysis

D. Description

E. Manipulation

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8. Which of the following qualitative methods focuses on description and interpretation of cultural behavior?

A. Phenomenology

B. Grounded theory

C. Ethnography

D. Symbolic interactionism

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9. The area of inquiry in grounded theory approach is

A. Holistic view of culture

B. Lived experiences

C. Behaviour observed over time in natural context

D. Social structural processes with in social setting

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10. The research design in which the area inquiry is the manner by which people make sense of social interactions:

A. Grounded theory

B. Phenomenology

C. Symbolic interactionism

D. Ethnography

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11. The term triangulation was coined by:

A. Denzin (1989)

B. Leininger (1985)

C. Glaser and Strauss (1967)

D. Heidegger

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12. In qualitative research, a guiding principle in deciding sample size is:

A. Effect size

B. Number of variables

C. Data saturation

D. Sub-group analysis

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13. The term refers to the use of multiple referents to draw conclusions about what constitutes the truth:

A. Item analysis

B. Factor analysis

C. Error measurement

D. Triangulation

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14. Characteristics of qualitative research design are

A. Flexible and elastic design

B. Use of mixed methodologies

C. Ongoing analysis to formulate subsequent strategies

D. Researcher becomes the instrument

E. All of the above

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15. The tendency in qualitative research to derive a complex array of data from a variety of sources, using variety of methods is termed as:

A. Triangulation

B. Bricolage

C. Cross-tabulation

D. Confirmability

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1. A 2. B 3. B 4. C 5. D
6. A 7. E 8. C 9. D 10. C
11. A 12. C 13. D 14. E 15. B
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