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OAU EGL 409: BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SCHOLARLY METHODS Questions/Material

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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

HAMARTTAN SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2014/2015 SESSION

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EGL409: BIBLIOGRPHY AND SCHOOLARY METHODS

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Instruction:  Answer 3 question in all question carry equal marks.

Answer question 1 and one question from each section 2 and 3.

SECTION 1

QUESTION 1

Choose the right answers from the option listed below each question.

  1. One of the option listed below is not part of the characteristics of  open-ended  questions for research questionnaires.
  • A} the candid view or feelings of a respondent is required
  • B} question present minimal level of restriction in response
  • C} helpful in preliminary stage of study for necessary response
  • D} they are difficult to analyse
  • E} none of d above

 

  1. There are two major classes of question for research questionnaires
  • A} two-way questions and one-way questions
  • B} dependent and non-dependent questions
  • C} yes and no questions
  • D} structured and non-structured
  • E} None of the above
  1. Scale questions may include
  • A} strongly agree,agree
  • B} undecided, disagreed and strongly agree
  • C} [a] and [b]
  • D} mutually exclusive responses
  • E} all of the above
  1. For a questionnaire to be valid, there must be
  • A} adequate coverage of the overall topic
  • B} do a pilot survey before using it
  • C} obtain some assessment of the question’ validity and reliability of data
  • D} all of the above
  • E} none of the above

 

  • A filter instruction in a question helps

 

  • A} The researcher to avoid redundant questions

 

  • B} the responder to avoid answering embarrassing questions

 

  • C} requires that the interviewers check the preceding questions

 

  • D} requires that the interviewers check the appropriate box or code and follow the skip instructions

 

  • E} all of the above
  1. Self administered questionnaires could be
  • A} posted to respondents who return them by post
  • B} delivered by hand to each respondent
  • C} it is expected that the respondent are learned
  • D} [a] and [b]
  • E} all of d above
  1. As regards the different types of questionnaires, Saunders et al. [1997:245] note all but one of the following
  • postal or mail questionnaire
  • interview-administered questionnaire
  • telephone questionnaire
  • answer-directly questionnaire
  • delivery and collection questionnaires
  1. In constructing a questionnaire, one of the following is no important
  • A} breaking down the research questions into smaller units
  • B} various hypothesis should be analysed into various component elements
  • C} formulation of questions that logically reflect the various element of the hypothesis
  • D} scaling of responses may not be necessary if objectives are well constructed
  • E} relevant questions should be the focus of the design of questionnaire
  1. One of the option below is not part of the advantage of simple random sampling
  • A} the most statically reliable
  • B] simple and easy to apply
  • C] can be use long after the research is over
  • D] every member of the population has equal chance of selection
  • E} no unit Is favoured or disfavoured
  1. Below are some of the disadvantages of simple Random Sampling
  • A} requires the computation of a compilation
  • B} requires accurate sampling frame which is not easy to get
  • C} time consuming
  • D} expensive
  • E} ALL OF THE ABOVE

 

 

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