Bagliones Writing Political Science Capstone

Bagliones Writing Political Science CapstoneQuiz I Started: Mar 11 at 11:36pm Quiz Instructions This quiz is based on Baglione’s Writing a Research Paper in Political Science. It consists of multiple choice and brief ID questions. The multiple choice questions have only one correct answer. The ID questions can be answered in a couple of sentences. You do not need to write mini-essays. Question 1 1 pts 1. “Should policy-makers be driven by personal ambition or by the desire to serve the public?” is an example of a poor research question that ultimately cannot be answered a good research question that addresses an essential problemade in the region the thesis statement in a paper introduction a testable hypothesis Question 2 1 pts 2. According to Prof. Baglione, what is a puzzle in Political Science? a researcher’s normative, value-based belief that clashes with her scientific research objectives a crucial policy problem that unfortunately cannot be answered empirically a disagreement between two theoretical perspectives but with no practical implications an event or development that does not seem to make sense given what we know Question 3 1 pts 3. What are the most appropriate sources for a good literature review in a research paper? Newspapers and magazines Textbooks Government documents and archival records Journal articles and university presses’ books Question 4 1 pts 4. Imagine you are writing a research paper aimed at understanding why some states resist adopting a state lottery. In this case, the adoption of a state lottery is your research design your thesis statement your independent variable your dependent variable Question 5 1 pts 5. When developing the theoretical argument for your project, if you start from known principles from which you derive statements about how the world works you are engaging in induction deduction deconstuction empirical analysis Question 6 1 pts 6. To what section of the paper do sources like newspapers and magazines, if you used them at all, belong? the introduction the literature review the analysis section the theory section Question 7 1 pts 7. The statement that “the higher the poverty rate in a state, the lower the election turnout” is an example of a theoretical model a thesis statement a hypothesis for a negative relationship a hypothesis for a positive relationship Question 8 1 pts 8. The Baglione book provides several excellent pieces of advice about revising and editing a paper. Which of the following is an important advice about revising and editing? finish the draft before the due date, take a break, then return ot it for revisions when revising, ignore outside comments because they may bias your research turn off your spellchecker while writing because it slow you down; spellcheck your paper after the draft is complete focus on the paper style in your first draft; focus on the paper structure in following drafts Question 9 1 pts 9. Prof. Baglione says that a research paper that explores the simultaneous variation of factors -e.g., the simultaneous presence of high unemployment and anti-government protests- is exploring a normative argument a tautological argument a causational argument a correlational argument Question 10 1 pts 10. Prof. Baglione suggests that good research questions are those that Robert Merton called “middle-range questions”. What are middle range questions? questions inspired by important real world phenomena that require the use of theory and evidence in order to be answered questions that are important for their practical implications but do not quite contribute to the progress of political science theory questions that are important but that are sufficiently simple for the public to understand questions that bridge the gap between two alternative theoretical perspectives -e.g., liberalism and rational choice Question 11 2 pts 1. According to Prof. Baglione, what is the difference between a descriptive report and a Political Science research paper? HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # 1 $ 2 $ 3 % ” & ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 12 2 pts 2. What is the difference between paraphrasing and using “drop-ins”? HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # 1 $ 2 $ 3 % & ‘ ( ” ) # * 4 + 5 , – . 12pt Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 13 2 pts 3. What is the easiest type of hypothesis to understand, according to Prof. Baglione? HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # 1 $ 2 $ 3 % ” & ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 14 2 pts 4. According to Baglione, what is the difference between a hypothesis and a model? HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # 1 $ 2 $ 3 % ” & ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , 12pt – . Paragraph 0 words 6 Question 15 2 pts 5. The Baglione book suggests a number of different ways you can use to organize your literature review. List two of these strategies. HTML Editor! ! / ” 0 # 1 $ 2 $ 3 % ” & ‘ ( ) # * 4 + 5 , – 12pt . Paragraph 0 words 6 No new data to save. Last checked at 10:53pm Submit Quiz …