The validity of public opinions polls may be affected by several factors,including A.poll overrepresentation of the views of a political elite. B.the fact that public opinion tends to be relatively stable over time. C.the wording of questions on a poll.

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  1. history

    hich of the following is a reason why historians may want to consider opinions as well as facts reported by a source? A. A source that historians trust is likely to have true opinions. B. The opinions may provide clues to the source's feelings and possible

  2. science

    Which of the following is a reason why historians may want to consider opinions as well as facts reported by a source? A. A source that historians trust is likely to have true opinions. B. The opinions may provide clues to the source's feelings and

  3. Algebra with applications

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 23 said they drove alone. 30 rode in a carpool. 31 rode public transportation. 4 used both carpools and public transportation. 3 used

  4. government

    Which of the following BEST describes a public opinion? A. A public opinion is an idea stated publicly. B. A public opinion is the official opinion of the president. C. A public opinion includes all opinions that exist in a population. D. A public opinion

  5. math venn

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  6. LA pls help!!!!!

    1. Which of the following is an example of plagiarism? (1 point) A. including a common expression or proverb without using quotation marks B. retelling, in your own words, information from an encyclopedia article C. adding a quotation from an external

  7. Government

    1) The portion of the population selected to participate in a poll is known as the a. public b. population c. deliberative group d. sample e. focus group 2) A sample that does not overrepresent any portion of the population and whose responses can

  8. algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 36 said they drove alone. 31 rode in a carpool. 32 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools and public transportation. 7 used both a

  9. Research and Evaluation

    Am I reading this right? Internal validity refers to the extent to which a test measures what we actually do; Validity examines whether the conclusion that we draw about a demonstrated experimental relationship truly implies cause; and External validity

  10. algebra

    a poll was taken of 100 students at a computer campus to find out how they got to campus. 31 said they drove alone 34 rode in a carpool 25 rode public transportation 5 used both carpool and public transportation 8 used both a car pool and sometimes their

  11. US Government

    True or False. Public opinion polls are consistent & reliable, and allow one to measure the intensity, stability, and/or relevance of all opinions studied.

  12. American Goverment

    According to the trustee model of representation, members of Congress (Points : 1) live by public opinion polls. do what they think is right and vote their conscience. do as their constituents instruct them. obey the dictates of the White House.

  13. Statistics

    America Online occasionally conducts online polls in which Internet users can respond to a question. If a graph is constructed to illustrate results from such a poll, and the graph is designed objectively with sound graphing techniques, does the graph

  14. political Science

    Whice statement about public opinion polls is NOT True? a) in modern election campaigns, politicians have almost never used public opinion polls. b) politicians use polls in order to help them make decisions about whether to run for office, what policies

  15. History

    Which of the following are contributing factors to de facto segregation in America today? A:judicial rulings and political parties B:executive action and interest groups C:state legislation and public opinions D:housing patterns and economic opportunity***

  16. government

    "universe" is a term used to describe a. a politician's constituency b. the entire group of persons sampled in a given poll c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group

  17. Government

    Journalist Walter Lippmann suggested that Question 18 options: 1) polling, even when done scientifically, cannot be trusted because it is in people’s nature to be dishonest in response to political questions. 2) the dominance of polling has brought about

  18. English

    Although Conrack was released forty-six years ago, the problems in public education that it identifies continue to persist in our nation’s public schools today, including the public school system’s aim to dehumanize and control people in order to fit

  19. History

    Can someone help me find some polls or info on the original LAPD SWAT officers who were wounded and killed in action from the late 1960s-1982 please. And can someone explain to me what anti-SWAT opinions are as well as pro-SWAT opinions please.

  20. government

    the term "public opinion" is misleading because a. opinions have no place in politics or government b. americans belong to many different publics, each with a distinctive viewpoint c. most americans consider political opinions to be a private matter d. no

  21. Stats

    Time/CNN voter polls monitored public opinion for the presidential candidates during the 2000 presidential election campaign. One Time/CNN poll conducted by Yankelovich Partners, Inc., used a sample of n = 589 likely voters (Time, June 26, 2000). Assume

  22. American Government

    "Universe" is a term used to describe a. a politician's constituency b. the entire group of persons in a given poll. c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group A

  23. Probability

    We saw that if we want to have a probability of at least 95% that the poll results are within 1 percentage point of the truth, Chebyshev's inequality recommends a sample size of n=50,000 . This is very large compared to what is done in practice. Newspaper

  24. phi 103

    The second level of argumentation, where generalizations can be found in the form of public opinion polls, ratings for television and radio stations, and research surveys. (Points : 1)

  25. Social Studies

    Which is the best way to measure public opinion? A.) the media B.) opinion polls C.) interest groups D.) elected officials I'm saying A am i right?

  26. Literature

    Is this alright? Explain why it is important to be able to say what you think. Include details that show how people form their opinions. Support your ideas with examples from Darkness At Noon and Homeless. I believe that it’s important for people like

  27. algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 35 said they drove alone. 38 rode in a carpool. 33 rode public transportation. 5 used both carpools and public transportation. 4 used both a

  28. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 35 said they drove alone. 24 rode in a carpool. 33 rode public transportation. 5 used both carpools

  29. Algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 37 said they drove alone. 38 rode in a carpool. 25 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools and public transportation. 10 used both a

  30. Globalization Hurt Amercia..............why???

    I am doing a survey, please give your opinions and explain why globalization hurt America? Many many thanks.................... In my opinion, globalization hasn't hurt America. Although some jobs have been outsourced to other countries, other jobs have

  31. History

    Thanks for all your help. This is my last question that I have. Promise. How this section of the 14th amendment significant during Reconstruction. Section 4. The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred

  32. Math 100

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 32 said they drove alone. 35 rode in a carpool. 31 rode public transportation. 7 used both carpools and public transportation. 8 used

  33. Biology

    Colorblindness is inherited as a sex-linked recessive disease. Let’s say an affected male marries a heterozygous female. What is the chance that they will have an affected child? Could any of their daughters be affected? Please use the letter “b” to

  34. algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 27 said they drove alone. 30 rode in a carpool. 34 rode public transportation. 4 used both carpools and public transportation. 3 used

  35. Physiology

    For discussion of endocrine disorders 1.Diabetes insipidus Hormone affected? Too much or too little? 2.Graves’ disease Hormone affected? Too much or too little? 3.Acromegaly Hormone affected? Too much or too little? 4.Addison’s disease Hormone

  36. Government

    The validity of public opinions polls may be affected by several factors,including A.poll overrepresentation of the views of a political elite. B.the fact that public opinion tends to be relatively stable over time. C.the wording of questions on a poll.

  37. government

    one advantage of direct contact between elected offials and the public verus the use of public opinion poll is that direct contact a. is always more accurate than a poll b. makes it less likely that certain public concerns will be overlooked. c requires

  38. English

    As a reporter or writer, which of the following opinion polls should I trust? a. a poll with a sample drawn from people who volunteer for online polls. b. a poll where votes cast via a website, text message or 900 number. c. a poll conducted only in urban

  39. Political

    A poll conducted with a sample that is not randomly drawn and not always statistically significant in size. These polls are often done online and can involve respondents who are self selected. this above info fit for tracking poll or Benchmark poll.

  40. statistics

    Washington University banned smoking on the Hilltop campus starting in 2010. The student paper decides to do an opinion poll to see if current campus students/faculty/staff support the ban. Reporters are about to start asking a sample of 250 Hilltop people

  41. American Gov

    Use the link below to explore the exit poll results for past elections. Choose the poll results for your state. Research and take notes on the polls and the data provided. Then, write down ten results from the polls that indicate something interesting

  42. government

    Which of the following has been a criticism of the role of polling in American politics? A. Important milestones in U.S. history would never have happened if politicians had relied on poll data.***? B. Polling is a very expensive process that requires tax

  43. amer gov

    Choose the poll results for your state. Research and take notes on the polls and the data provided. Then, write down ten results from the polls that indicate something interesting about the relative strength of the parties.

  44. Probability

    New York’s MEGAMILLIONS lottery, a player wins 1st prize by selecting the correct 5 number combination when 5 different numbers from 1 through 56 are drawn, then selecting the correct MEGABALL number drawn from numbers 1 through 40. If a player selects

  45. Probability & Statistics

    We saw that if we want to have a probability of at least 95% that the poll results are within 1 percentage point of the truth, Chebyshev's inequality recommends a sample size of n = 50,000. This is very large compared to what is done in practice. Newspaper

  46. Statistics

    Find probability of getting outcome of heads and a five when a coin is tossed and a single die is rolled. = .50 for coin toss .17 for die Poll confidence level. Common for public opinion polls to have confidence level of 95%.If 5 different organizations

  47. History

    Please! Can I get some help? How do public officials use public opinion polls? to learn what citizens think about issues and to help guide their decisions to calm or sooth citizens who are upset about their positions or decisions to prevent their political

  48. Natasha

    When analyzing responses to a survey, "latency" refers to: A. opinions that will only crystallize if certain action is taken by a leader. B. the scale of how intense a person's belifs are. C. the extent to which people believe issues are relevant to them.

  49. 12th grade participation in govt.

    A. Select a public policy issue you are very familiar with. Fully describe that public policy issue including who was responsible for the public policy and its impact on social conditions B. List 4 players who support the public policy. C. List 4 players

  50. math

    Marcus wants to predict the next student council president. He polls every fourth person from each grade level as they exit the cafeteria. In his poll, 65% chose Sophia. What type of sample was taken? Can his result be extended to the rest of the school?

  51. Politics poll

    I am taking a poll on politices. So could I get some opinions please? When you hear the word politics, what comes to mind instead of looking the answer up?

  52. government

    an australian ballot a. is printed at the public's expense b. lists the names of all candidates c. is given out only at the polls d. all of the above d.

  53. Psych

    I have a test that accurately predicts who will learn statics quickly. My test has a. predictive validity but not reliability b. content validity but not predicitive validity c. predictive valisity and reliability d. neither validity nor reliability

  54. American government

    Suppose you want to take a scientific poll about people's opinions on a new boating law for Lake Blue. Wjo should make up your universe-all people in the United States, only townspeople, only boat owners, only people who live on the lake, anyone who uses

  55. program planning and evaluation

    Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X = program, O=observation, R= random assignment). For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. a.

  56. program planning and evaluation

    Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X = program, O=observation, R= random assignment). For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. a.

  57. program planning

    Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X= program, O=Observation, R=random assignment. For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. Design:

  58. Program planning and evaluation

    Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X = program, O=observation, R= random assignment). For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. a.

  59. Program Planning

    Please respond to the following questions either by writing the design name or by describing the design using standard notation (X= program, O=Observation, R=random assignment. For each design, please discuss all threats to internal validity. 1. Design:

  60. Statistics

    Please help me figure them out. 1. In the 105th Congress, the Senate consist of 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats. If a committee is formed by randomly selecting four different senators, what is the probability that they're all Republicans? 2. It's common

  61. Validity/Reliability

    I have a test that accurately predicts who will learn statistics quickly. My test has a. predictive validity but not reliability b. content validity but not predictive ability c. predictive validity and reliability d. neither validity nor reliability i

  62. Economics(please check)

    What might the changes brought about by the influence of interest groups affect the public? It can affect the public by inforcing their views on a subject. This, in turn, can affect public policy. For instance, if a group can convince the majority that

  63. governent

    the most reliable measure or public opinion is? a straw vote b quota samples c scientific polls d pressure groups

  64. math

    Marcus wants to perdict the next student council president.He polls every fourth person from each grade level as they exit the cafeteria.In his poll, 65% chose Sophia.So, Marcus perdicts Sophia will win the election.what type of sample was taken

  65. preschool

    identify factors which may have influenced the validity and reability of the ovservations.thank for your help.

  66. Math

    A simple calculation will reveal that 72 has 12 factors including 1 and 72. How many natural numbers less than 100 have 12 such factors

  67. Math

    A simple calculation will reveal that 72 has 12 factors including 1 and 72. How many natural numbers less than 100 have 12 such factors

  68. Math

    A simple calculation will reveal that 72 has 12 factors including 1 and 72. How many natural numbers less than 100 have 12 such factors

  69. government

    a single-interest group a. works to elect or defeat candidates based on several factors, including experience. b. concentrates on electing or defeating candidates based on one issue c. does not engage in lobbying d. works for the public good b.

  70. american government

    I need help on these questions. Sorry if I put too many questions I'm just stuck on these. 1. In the relationship between the U.S. and Japan, the U.S. has put pressure on Japan to increase its involvement in world affairs. a. True b. False I think the

  71. Algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students on how they got to campus. 33 drove alone, 35 rode in a carpool, 26 rode public transportation, 6 used both carpool and public transportation, 8 used both a carpool, 6 used buses as well as their own cars, 5 used all three

  72. government

    Long ago, James Prothro and Charles Grigg discovered a problem with the views of Americans on democratic values. The general public manifest opinions that are often contrary to basic values essential to sustain a democratic government. Political elites are

  73. government

    Long ago, James Prothro and Charles Grigg discovered a problem with the views of Americans on democratic values. The general public manifest opinions that are often contrary to basic values essential to sustain a democratic government. Political elites are

  74. american democracy

    public opinions is ordinarily used in reference to the whole society. this perspective is :

  75. algebra

    On Christmas Day 2009, there was a bomb scare aboard a Detroit-bound plane. Soon afterwards, a poll indicated that 42% of Americans were worried that they or a close friend or family member would become a victim of terrorism. The poll had a 5% margin of

  76. math

    My math teacher gave me this problem: Prove the validity of cross products by example/words. (Why does it work as a strategy?) What is validity???

  77. Statistics

    A national opinion poll found that 44% of all American adults agree that parents should be given vouchers good for education at any public or private school of their choice. Suppose that in fact the population proportion who feel this way is p=0.44. A)

  78. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 35 said they drove alone. 35 rode in a carpool. 30 rode public transportation. 3 used both carpools

  79. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 35 said they drove alone. 35 rode in a carpool. 30 rode public transportation. 3 used both carpools

  80. Math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 38 said they drove alone. 34 rode in a carpool. 33 rode public transportation. 9 used both carpools

  81. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 33 said they drove alone. 34 rode in a carpool. 29 rode public transportation. 8 used both carpools

  82. Algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 37 said they drove alone. 38 rode in a carpool. 25 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools and public transportation. 10 used both a

  83. Algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 32 said they drove alone. 34 rode in a carpool. 31 rode public transportation. 7 used both carpools

  84. Math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 33 said they drove alone. 31 rode in a carpool. 37 rode public transportation. 9 used both carpools and public transportation. 6 used

  85. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 35 said they drove alone. 24 rode in a carpool. 33 rode public transportation. 5 used both carpools

  86. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. How many are not using any of the three? 33 said they drove alone. 29 rode in a carpool. 35 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools

  87. Government

    If you asked the same question about an upcoming election to many people,you would be conducting a? A.Scientific poll B.Straw Vote C.Public Agenda D.Representative Sample

  88. government

    if you asked the same question about an upcoming election to many people, you would be conducting a a. scientific poll b. straw vote c. public agenda d. representative sample d.

  89. American government

    The constitution convention A. Was a series of open meetings involving public input B. Was a set of secret meetings initially held to revise the articles of confederation C. Involved the governors of all the states in one private meeti mf to discuss

  90. goverment

    political socialization is affected by which of the following? demographic factors lobbying choice political awareness A Which is an example of a lobby? Northwest environmentalists religion marital status not sure People write letters to the editor to do

  91. government

    I have to make a chart that shows five interests that are affected by public policy decisions. I am not 100% sure on this and did post earlier to which Ms. Sue graciously told me my 2 originals were ok. I have figured out these 5 but want to make sure they

  92. Math 104

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 34 said they drove alone. 24 rode in a carpool. 28 rode public transportation. 3 used both carpools and public transportation. 3 used

  93. algebra

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 28 said they drove alone. 37 rode in a carpool. 27 rode public transportation. 8 used both carpools and public transportation. 8 used

  94. math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 32 said they drove alone. 33 rode in a carpool. 35 rode public transportation. 9 used both carpools and public transportation. 9 used

  95. MATH

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results were as follows: 30 said they drove alone. 32 rode in a carpool. 34 rode public transportation. 8 used both carpools and public transportation. 4 used

  96. math

    how often does a leap year occur? what are al the prime numbers less then 12. what is the eighth multiple of 32? is the last digit of the multiples if 4 odd or even? what are the six factors of 12? what are the factors of 16. two factors of 20 are 1 and

  97. character education

    ______ is the most powerful device for retaining information long-term. recitation drill exposer a How should you evaluate opinions? by consulting their sources and checking their content bias is good prejudice by writing your own opinions by comparing

  98. statistics

    To find out what people think, the Gallup Poll selected a random sample of 520 women and 506 men. The pollsters showed them a list of personal attributes and asked them to indicate whether each attribute was “generally more true of men or of women”.

  99. ALGEBRA

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below. 57 said they drove alone. 29 rode in a carpool. 30 rode public transportation. 6 used both carpools and public transportation. 9 used both a

  100. Math

    A poll was taken of 100 students at a commuter campus to find out how they got to campus. The results are below 47 said they drove alone 24 rode in a carpool 35 rode public transportation 3 used both carpools and public transportation 4 used both a carpool

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