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Nursing Research Quiz -1
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Nursing Research Quiz - 1


1. Random sampling or probability sampling includes all the following techniques, EXCEPT:

A. Simple random sampling

B. Stratified random Sampling

C. Cluster sampling

D. Purposive Sampling

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2. Gender, age-class, religion, type of disease, and blood group are measured on:

A. Nominal scale of measurement

B. Ordinal scale of measurement

C. Interval scale of measurement

D. Ratio scale of measurement

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3. Which scale of measurement has an absolute zero?

A. Nominal

B. Ordinal

C. Interval

D. Ratio

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4. The variable which is influenced by the intervention of the researcher is called:

A. Independent

B. Dependent

C. Discrete

D. Extraneous

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5. The statistical approach which helps the investigator to decide whether the outcome of the study is a result of factors planned within design of the study or determined by chance is called:

A. Descriptive statistics

B. Inferential statistics

C. Normal distribution

D. Standard deviation

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6. Which of the following methods is a form of graphical presentation of data?

A. Line Diagram

B. Pie diagram

C. Bar diagram

D. Histogram

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7. All the following are measures of central tendency, except:

A. Mean

B. Median

C. Mode

D. Variance

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8. Which measure of central tendency is Influenced by extreme scores and skewed distributions?

A. Mean

B. Median

C. Mode

D. Range

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9. A measure of central tendency which is calculated by numbers arranging in numerical order is:

A. Standard deviation

B. Range

C. Median

D. Mode

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10. The proportion of observations fall above the median is:

A. 68%

B. 50%

C. 75%

D. 95%

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1. D

2. A

3. D

4. B

5. B

6. D

7. D

8. A

9. C

10. B

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