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Chapter 37 - Moderator analysis with continuous predictor variables

 
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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
A moderator effect is where the size of the relationship between one variable and another variable is:

 
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Question 2.
A moderation effect is also known as:

 
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Question 3.
Imagine you are only using score variables. Which test is recommended to identify interaction effects and hence indicate moderation effects?

 
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Question 4.
How is the interaction term created?

 
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Question 5.
It is recommended that the means of the 2 predictors is made to be:

 
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Question 6.
It is recommended that which of the following should be made to be 0 for both of the predictors?

 
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Question 7.
The means of the two predictors are centred in order to:

 
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Question 8.
Within the hierarchical multiple regression, in which step are the two predictors entered?

 
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Question 9.
Within the hierarchical multiple regression, in which step is the interaction entered?

 
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Question 10.
A moderator effect is indicated if which of the following explains a significant proportion of the variance in the criterion variable?

 
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Question 11.
Which of the following can be used to identify interaction effects when the predictor and moderator variables are nominal and the dependent variable is a score variable?

 
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Question 12.
Standardisation usually involves converting scores into:

 
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Question 13.
An increase in multicollinearity ensures that the likelihood of a moderation effect being identified is:

 
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Question 14.
A sport psychologist wishes to explore whether the relationship between group cohesion and performance is influenced by gender. What would be the predictor variable?

 
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Question 15.
A sport psychologist wishes to explore whether the relationship between group cohesion and performance is influenced by gender. What would be the moderator variable?

 
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Question 16.
A sport psychologist wishes to explore whether the relationship between group cohesion and performance is influenced by gender. What would be the dependent variable?

 
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Question 17.
A university conducts a study to investigate whether the relationship between student attendance at lectures and their subsequent test scores is moderated by whether or not the lecturer has a teaching qualification. What would be the predictor variable?

 
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Question 18.
A university conducts a study to investigate whether the relationship between student attendance at lectures and their subsequent test scores is moderated by whether or not the lecturer has a teaching qualification. What would be the moderator variable?

 
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Question 19.
A university conducts a study to investigate whether the relationship between student attendance at lectures and their subsequent test scores is moderated by whether or not the lecturer has a teaching qualification. What would be the dependent variable?

 
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Question 20.
A university conducts a study to investigate whether the relationship between student attendance at lectures and their subsequent test scores is moderated by whether or not the lecturer has a teaching qualification. What would be the mediator variable?

 
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