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Nursing Research Quiz - 31


1. Critical value of Chi-square test at 1 degree of freedom is

A. 3.24

B. 3.84

C. 3.92

D. 3.56

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2. Chi-square test is used for the following, EXCEPT:

A. Test of independence

B. Test of homogeneity

C.  Goodness of fit

D. Correlation

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3. Which of the following graph(s) can be used to explain 2x2 contingency table data?

A. Stacked graph

B. Clustered graph

C. Pie chart

D.  Bar chart

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4. Levene's test for equality of variances is applied in:

A. t-test

B. Pearson correlation test

C. Spearman's rho test

D. Chi-square test

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5. When a set of values (data) collected from a group (mean & standard deviation) is compared with a published standard value, which test is used?

A. Independent sample t-test

B. Paired t-test

C. One sample t-test

D. Chi-square test

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6. Degree of freedom in paired t-test is:

A. df=(n-2)

B. df=(n-1)

C. df=n

D. Zero

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7. Which is NOT a multiple-comparison (post-hoc) test in ANOVA?

A. Bonferroni procedure

B. Fisher's Least Significant Difference (LSD)

C. Fisher's exact test

D. Tukey's Honest Significant Difference

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8. A reliability index that estimates the homogeneity of a measure composed of several items or subparts:

A. Tukey's Test for Nonadditivity

B. Spearman's correlation coefficient

C. Cronbach’s α

D. Intra-class correlation coefficient

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9. Intra-class correlation coefficient (ICC) is calculated:

A. Construct Validity

B. Test–Retest Reliability

C. Criterion Validity

D. Inter-rater Reliability

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10. Kuder-Richardson formula is a method of calculating:

A. internal consistency reliability for a rating scale when the items are dichotomous=

B. internal consistency reliability for a rating scale when the items are continuous

C. inter-rater reliability

D. test-retest reliability

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1. B 2. D 3. A,B 4. A 5. C
6. B 7. C 8. C 9. D 10. A

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