Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 01:38:28 AM ) Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
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Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Experimental

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 01:39:40 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is opposite of a variable?
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A constant
An extraneous variable
A dependent variable
A data set

Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 01:40:30 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is not a feature of theoretical framework?
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Making an inventory of variables
Specify the direction of relationship
Presenting findings
Making an inventory of propositions

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 01:41:50 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is a discrete variable?
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Age
Nationality
Test score
Income

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 01:42:35 AM ) Total Marks: 1
In ______________ we collect same type of information from different respondents in different times.
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Cohort study
Time series Research
Panel study
Case studies

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 01:44:02 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Why, as scientists, do we not want to rely on authority for explanations?
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Those in authority are often wrong.
Those in authority cannot be challenged.
Those in authority rely too much on objective information.
Those in authority often have no common sense.

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 01:45:06 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is most beneficial to read in an article?
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Methods
Introduction
Figures
References

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 01:45:35 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Why do you need to review the existing literature?
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To give your dissertation a proper academic appearance, with lots of references
Because without it, you could never reach the required word-count
To find out what is already known about your area of interest
To help in your general studying

Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 01:46:10 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the least appropriate research problem?
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Does studying Latin improve the standardized vocabulary test scores of seventh grade students?
Does drilling fifth grade students with multiplication facts improve their standardized test scores?
What is the relationship between students' math attitudes and math achievement?
Should students have access to controversial novels in school?

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 01:47:19 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Null hypothesis states:
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Absence of relationship
Existence of relationship
The direction of relationship
Casual relationship

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 01:48:49 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Basic and Applied Research are the classifications of research on the basis of:
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Use of the research
Time dimension
Techniques used
Purpose of the research

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 01:50:18 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is a cross-sectional research?
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A study of one particular section of society
A comparison of two or more variables over a long period of time
The collection of data from more than one case at one moment in time
One that is conducted when environment is uncertain


Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 01:51:43 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the variable called that a researcher manipulates in an experiment?
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Dependent variable
Independent variable
Extraneous variable
None of the given options

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 01:52:48 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is Not a part of research design?
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Data collection technique
Tool of data collection
Objectives of the study
Data processing and analysis

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 01:54:06 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A variable is:
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Any characteristic of interest that can take on more than one value
Defined as the groups manipulated in experimental research
The complete set of scores we use in statistical analysis
Completely specified only in observational research

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Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 02:13:44 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Null hypothesis states:
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Absence of relationship
Existence of relationship
The direction of relationship
Casual relationship

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 02:14:08 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the variable called that a researcher manipulates in an experiment?
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Dependent variable
Independent variable
Extraneous variable
None of the given options

Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 02:14:23 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The facts that should be collected to measure a variable, depend upon the
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Conceptual understanding
Dictionary meaning
Operational definition
All of the above

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 02:14:54 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is a cross-sectional research?
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A study of one particular section of society
A comparison of two or more variables over a long period of time
The collection of data from more than one case at one moment in time
One that is conducted when environment is uncertain

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 02:15:13 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following tasks is NOT accomplished by theoretical framework?
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Elaborate the relationship among the variables
Explain the logic underlying the relationship between the variables.
Describe the nature, and direction of the relationships among the variables.
Relates the previous studies.

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 02:16:37 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The elaboration of the variables in the theoretical framework addresses which type of qestions?
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Why we expect certain relationships to exist
How we expect certain relationships to exist
Both of the given questions
None of the given questions

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 02:17:35 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the first step in the research process?
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Preliminary data collection
Problem definition
Theoretical framework
Define broad problem area

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 02:18:33 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Qualitative and Quantitative Research are the classifications of research on the basis of
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Use of the research
Time dimension
Techniques used
Purpose of the research

Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 02:18:46 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Quantitative researcher's preoccupation with generalization is an attempt to:
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Develop the law like findings of the natural sciences.
Boost their chances of publication.
Enhance the internal validity of their research.
Demonstrate the complex techniques of statistical analysis.

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 02:19:13 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is an example of value-free research?
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Conscious favor
Sympathy for the loser
Unstructured interviewing
None of the given options

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 02:20:01 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Ms. Roshi has been coordinating the Annual Festival at her school for the last several years. She wants to be sure the students and parents enjoy the festival again this year. On which source is she LEAST likely to rely when making decisions about what to do?
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Tradition
Personal experience
Research
Expert opinion

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 02:21:25 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is NOT a legitimate research problem as stated?
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What is the relationship between the number of books children read and their reading scores?
Should competitive games be banned from elementary schools?
What does it mean to be a special needs child "included" in Ms. Amara’s fourth grade class?
What are the major legal principles applied to educational cases decided by the Supreme Court?

Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 02:22:45 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the basis of the Scientific Method?
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To test hypotheses in conditions that are condusive to its success.
To formulate a research problem and disprove the hypothesis.
To formulate a research problem, test the hypothesis in carefully controlled conditions that challenge the hypothesis.
To test hypotheses and if they are disproved, they should be abandoned completely.

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 02:23:54 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the final step of a scientific investigation?
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Analyze data
Collect data
Report the findings
Determine whether the hypothesis was supported

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 02:25:23 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a good research topic?
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It is ethical.
It can be investigated through the collection and analysis of data.
It focuses on a philosophical or ethical issue.
It is theoretically or practically significant.



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Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 03:03:37 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Qualitative and Quantitative Research are the classifications of research on the basis of
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Use of the research
Time dimension
Techniques used
Purpose of the research

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 03:04:12 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A literature review requires;
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planning
clear writing
good writing
All of the given option

Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 03:05:18 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A Literature review that summarizes what is known at a point in time is known as:
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Narrative literature review
Systematic literature review
Integrative review
Historical review

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 03:06:27 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the final step of a scientific investigation?
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Analyze data
Collect data
Report the findings
Determine whether the hypothesis was supported

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 03:07:01 AM ) Total Marks: 1
According to Empiricism, which of the following is the ultimate source of all our concepts and knowledge?
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Perceptions
Theory
Sensory experience
Logics and arguments

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 03:07:30 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is an example of value-free research?
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Conscious favor
Sympathy for the loser
Unstructured interviewing
None of the given options

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 03:08:53 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The independent variable is;
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The variable manipulated in order to observe its effects
The variable that is measured
The free spirited variable
A confounding variable

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 03:10:16 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The following journal article would be an example of _______ research; "The benefits of florescent lighting on production in a factory setting."
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Applied
Interview
Basic
Stupid

Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 03:10:53 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The study of research methods provides you with the knowledge and skills you need
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To solve the problem
To improve the decision-making process
To understand the research of others
All of the given options

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 03:12:07 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following true about the relationship between theory building and data collection?
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When studies come out as expected, inductive support for the theory is gained.
If an experiment fails, discarding the experiment is an example of affirming the consequent.
When a hypothesis is not supported, virtually nothing has been learned about the theory.
A good theory will be inclusive enough to explain every possible research outcome.

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 03:13:34 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The operational definition is also known as
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Working definition
Nominal definition
Conceptual definition
Dictionary definition

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 03:14:41 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A theory is a coherent set of ________ used as principles of explanations of the apparent relationship of certain observed phenomena.
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Disciplines
Propositions
Empirical Realities
None of the given options

Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 03:15:29 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A concept is a generalized idea about------ .
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A class of objects
Attributes
Occurrences
All of the given options

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 03:16:26 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is included in research proposal?
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Data analysis
Results
Literature review
Conclusions section

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 03:17:54 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Research questions are crucial because they will:
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Guide your decisions about what data to collect and from where.
Help you decide which research area interests you.
Ensure that your findings have external validity.
Prevent you from thinking about research strategies.



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Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 03:46:37 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Basic and Applied Research are the classifications of research on the basis of:
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Use of the research
Time dimension
Techniques used
Purpose of the research

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 03:47:15 AM ) Total Marks: 1
If a researcher is studying the effect of using laptops in his classroom to ascertain their merit and worth, he is likely conducting which type of research?
Select correct option:

Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Experimental

Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 03:47:36 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the least appropriate research problem?
Select correct option:

Does studying Latin improve the standardized vocabulary test scores of seventh grade students?
Does drilling fifth grade students with multiplication facts improve their standardized test scores?
What is the relationship between students' math attitudes and math achievement?
Should students have access to controversial novels in school?

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 03:48:24 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The application of the scientific method to the study of business problems is called;
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Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Business research
Grounded theory

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 03:49:29 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is Not a part of research design?
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Data collection technique
Tool of data collection
Objectives of the study
Data processing and analysis

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 03:50:06 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is a cross-sectional research?
Select correct option:

A study of one particular section of society
A comparison of two or more variables over a long period of time
The collection of data from more than one case at one moment in time
One that is conducted when environment is uncertain

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 03:50:44 AM ) Total Marks: 1
If a researcher was studying the use of various instructional approaches to the "multiple intelligences" of his students, he is likely to be conducting which type of research?
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Basic
Applied
Evaluation
Grounded theory

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 03:51:49 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following steps of the scientific method is exemplified by the researcher reviewing the literature and focusing on a specific problem that has yet to be resolved?
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Identify a topic.
Describe the procedures to collect information.
Analyze the collected information.
State the results of the data analysis.

Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 03:52:44 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The facts that should be collected to measure a variable, depend upon the
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Conceptual understanding
Dictionary meaning
Operational definition
All of the above

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 03:53:53 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is not a function of clearly identified research questions?
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They guide your literature search.
They keep you focused throughout the data collection period.
They make the scope of your research as wide as possible.
They are linked together to help you construct a coherent argument.

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 03:55:16 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is not a feature of theoretical framework?
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Making an inventory of variables
Specify the direction of relationship
Presenting findings
Making an inventory of propositions

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 03:56:41 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is a relationship between the literature survey and the theoretical framework?
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Provides a solid foundation for developing the latter
Literature survey helps in the identification of the relevant variables
The theoretical framework explains the theory underlying these relations
All of the gven options

Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 03:58:05 AM ) Total Marks: 1
According to scientific method, which of the following is Not an empirical reality?
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Emotions
God’s reward for good deeds
Satisfaction
None of the given options

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 03:59:33 AM ) Total Marks: 1
To say that a theory is falsifiable is to say that;
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It is based on results that are not replicable.
Investigators have replaced it with a simpler or more accurate theory.
We can imagine results that would contradict it.
It is so vague that it fits any and all possible results.

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 04:00:46 AM ) Total Marks: 1
After a researcher has stated the specific problem to be studied in an experiment, he must then develop a(n):
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Theory
Conclusion
Hypothesis
Summary of the data



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Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 04:12:05 AM ) Total Marks: 1
“The extensive use of chocolate causes pimples”. The given hypothesis is a (an):
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Descriptive hypothesis
Explanatory hypothesis
Non-Directional hypothesis
Co-relational hypothesis

Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 04:13:32 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What is the first step in the research process?
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Preliminary data collection
Problem definition
Theoretical framework
Define broad problem area

Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 04:14:55 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The purpose of a literature review is to:
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Help you find out what is already known about this area.
Identify any inconsistencies or gaps in the literature.
Demonstrate an awareness of the theoretical context in which the current study can be located.
Find what is already known, identify gaps demonstrate awareness.

Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 04:16:04 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Theoretical framework is trying to develop a ________ model of our study.
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Functional
Conceptual
Operational
Practical

Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 04:17:11 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Descriptive and Explanatory Research are the classifications of research on the basis of:
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Use of the research
Time dimension
Techniques used
Purpose of the research

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 04:18:28 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A Literature review that summarizes what is known at a point in time is known as:
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Narrative literature review
Systematic literature review
Integrative review
Historical review

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 04:19:45 AM ) Total Marks: 1
“High productivity is positively associated with Job commitment”. The given hypothesis is a (an):
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Descriptive hypothesis
Explanatory hypothesis
Non-Directional hypothesis
Co-relational hypothesis

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 04:21:13 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The application of the scientific method to the study of business problems is called;
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Inductive reasoning
Deductive reasoning
Business research
Grounded theory

Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 04:21:35 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of following statement is true?
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Theory and Research are dichotomous
Theory and Research are interrelated
There is no difference between Theory and Research
None of the given statements is true

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 04:22:58 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following steps of the scientific method is exemplified by the researcher reviewing the literature and focusing on a specific problem that has yet to be resolved?
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Identify a topic.
Describe the procedures to collect information.
Analyze the collected information.
State the results of the data analysis.

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 04:23:26 AM ) Total Marks: 1
What type of process research is?
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A process to discover the truth
A process to invent the machines
A process to make new medicines
A process to create theories

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 04:24:54 AM ) Total Marks: 1
The organization of concepts in sequence from the most concrete and individual to the most general indicates is:
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One that bears no relation to the underlying concept.
An abstract, theoretical definition of a concept.
The degree of abstraction
An operational definition

Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 04:26:16 AM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following statements is false?
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Discrete variables allow measurement of an infinite number of fractions of units of measurement.
Discrete variables can only have whole number values.
Continuous numbers can only have whole number values.
Continuous measures do not allow for scores that fall between two number values.

Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 04:27:15 AM ) Total Marks: 1
A one tailed hypothesis predicts-----------
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The future
The lottery result
The frequency of the effect
The direction of the effect

Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 04:28:41 AM ) Total Marks: 1
In ______________ we collect same type of information from different respondents in different times.
Select correct option:

Cohort study
Time series Research
Panel study
Case studies