MIDTERM QUESTIONS: (50 points

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1. As a student of social sciences, why must we learn methodology of social research? 2. Learning the logic of research methods means … 3. Studying about the way to do a research deals with … 4. The origin of the word “method” is come from … 5. The term “method” can be understood as … 6. “Method” is synonym with … 7. The origin of the word “social” is come from … 8. The term “social” can be understood as … 9. “Social” is synonym with … 10. The origin of the word “research” is come from … 11. The term “research” can be understood as … 12. “Research” is synonym with … 13. Instinct named “sense of curiosity” is belong to … 14. Human’s curiosity to anything can develop outstripping survival to the level of … 15. Ability of just reproduction and developing are particular characteristics of … 16. Worms are disgusting but chickens are delicious food. What kind of reality is this? 17. The human logic deals with … 18. Great philosopher Aristoteles defined the levels of creatures: … 19. Non-scientific way to understand about realities is as mention below: … 20. Among other ways of inquiry, science has specific characteristic, that is: … 21. The right attitude of a good scientist must be: … 22. Imlek year 2557 is the year of “Ground Mouse.” Therefore, all people in the world would perform their behavior like a mouse. This conclusion has error of inquiry, that is: … 23. Which example does perform deduce information below? 24. According to the general purpose of research, there are some method of research, those are: … 25. One reason making a social phenomenon becomes interesting to be a research subject is: 26. Which one of the choices below expressing “something strange”: … 27. What is the different platform between press and scientific research? 28. There are four foundations of social science, those are: … 29. The DEDUCTIVE METHOD of inquiry is characterized by: … 30. The INDUCTIVE METHOD of research is characterized by: … 31. Why the end of inductive method is called “tentative conclusion?” Because: … 32. The right order of the thinking processes in the wheel of science is: … 33. Which is the FALSE statement about what concept is? 34. Which one is the TRUE statement about CONCEPTUALIZATION? 35. The FALSE statement about the function of CONCEPT is: … 36. To be able to define the value of a concept, we must derive it to be: … 37. One variable of “Democracy” among others is: … 38. The benefits of using theory in research is: … 39. Conceptual entrapment is a thinking process in making: … 40. There are two kinds of variable: … 41. An example of discrete variable is: … 42. An example of continuous variable is: … 43. Variable “sex” has 2 attributes that usually use this term: … 44. Which is the true attribute of marital status? 45. The level of measurement which is ordered from the TOP to the BOTTOM is: 46. Level of measurement which concerns to rank over data but nothing to do with distance between/among data is: … 47. This is an example of INTERVAL level of measurement: … 48. “Weight of body” is a variable that has …… level of measurement: 49. Which one is the true relations among level of measurement (N=nominal; O=ordinal, I=interval, R=ratio). 50. According to Gary King, Robert Keohane and Sidney Verba, characteristics of scientific research are: …
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