Sociology

Sociology

1. The ________ the index score, the more the respondent agrees with a given and tested topic.
A.higher
B.lower
C.wider
D.more frequent

2. The ________ the index score, the less the respondent agrees with a given and tested topic.
A.higher
B.less frequent
C.lower
D.more frequent

3. Select all that apply to the following statement: “an index is _______”.
A. a form of a composite measure.
B. include multiple dimensions of the subject under study.
C. composed of more than one indicator of the variable under study.
D. tap into greater range of variation between the extremes of a variable.

4. When defining a variable for an index, you will set the decimals to ____.
A.0
B.1
C.2
D.3

Open EXER.sav file to complete the following questions. You will create an index using the variables POLABUSE and POLATTAK and answer the following questions.

5. Question 5 of 12 2.0 Points
What does the variable POLABUSE measure?

A.Citizen said vulgar or obscene things.

B.Police abuse.

C.Citizen attacking policeman with fists.

D.Citizen was abused.

Open EXER.sav file to complete the following questions. You will create an index using the variables POLABUSE and POLATTAK and answer the following questions.

Question 6 of 12 2.0 Points
What does the variable POLATTAK measure?

A.Citizen attacking policeman with fists.

B.Police abuse.

C.Citizen said vulgar or obscene things.

D.Citizen was abused.

Open EXER.sav file to complete the following questions. You will create an index using the variables POLABUSE and POLATTAK and answer the following questions.

Question 7 of 12 2.0 Points
What % of respondents “Approve/Yes”? Use the valid percentage from the frequency table.

A.79.4

B.11.1

C.6.1

D.9.5

Open EXER.sav file to complete the following questions. You will create an index using the variables POLABUSE and POLATTAK and answer the following questions.

Question 8 of 12 2.0 Points
What % of respondents fall into the category of those who show conditional approval? Use valid percents.

A.79.4

B.771

C.6.1

D.51.4

Using the data in the EXER.sav file to answer the following questions.
A number of studies have addressed the relationship between race and attitudes towards sex roles. In a 1992 study, Jill Grigsby argued that whites are more likely than blacks to believe that a woman’s working is detrimental impact on her children.
We are going to test this hypothesis using the variables RACE (a measure of race) and FECHILD (as a measure of opinions regarding the impact of women working outside the home on their children). Create a crosstabulation table for these two variables and answer the following questions.

9.What level of measure is RACE?
A.nominal
B.ordinal
C.interval-ratio
D.numeric

Using the data in the EXER.sav file to answer the following questions.
A number of studies have addressed the relationship between race and attitudes towards sex roles. In a 1992 study, Jill Grigsby argued that whites are more likely than blacks to believe that a woman’s working is detrimental impact on her children.
We are going to test this hypothesis using the variables RACE (a measure of race) and FECHILD (as a measure of opinions regarding the impact of women working outside the home on their children). Create a crosstabulation table for these two variables and answer the following questions.

10.When running your crosstabulation table, which variable will you place i the columns?
A.independent variable
B.dependent variable
C.continuous
D.discrete

Using the data in the EXER.sav file to answer the following questions.
A number of studies have addressed the relationship between race and attitudes towards sex roles. In a 1992 study, Jill Grigsby argued that whites are more likely than blacks to believe that a woman’s working is detrimental impact on her children.
We are going to test this hypothesis using the variables RACE (a measure of race) and FECHILD (as a measure of opinions regarding the impact of women working outside the home on their children). Create a crosstabulation table for these two variables and answer the following questions.

11.What percentage of Blacks strongly agree that mothers working does not hurt the children?
A.43.4
B.8.8
C.29.6
D.26.5

Using the data in the EXER.sav file to answer the following questions.
A number of studies have addressed the relationship between race and attitudes towards sex roles. In a 1992 study, Jill Grigsby argued that whites are more likely than blacks to believe that a woman’s working is detrimental impact on her children.
We are going to test this hypothesis using the variables RACE (a measure of race) and FECHILD (as a measure of opinions regarding the impact of women working outside the home on their children). Create a crosstabulation table for these two variables and answer the following questions.

12.How many people disagree overall that women working outside of the home will hurt the children?
A.232
B.280
C.991
D.48

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