Watch the Stephen Colbert video on the GOP survey.
This is a satirical
video from a satirical show. However,
satire can help us to explore some issues.
In this case, we’ll be exploring a political survey.
1. Was the age verification sufficient in the GOP
survey? How could this verification be
2. Response choices in fixed response surveys should be
exhaustive and mutually exclusive. Was
this the case for the GOP questions? If
not, provide one example and how it is not exhaustive and mutually exclusive.
3. Colbert provides an example of a double-barreled
question. What is the definition of a
double barreled question?
4. Below, revise the double-barreled question (hint: you
might have to use more than one survey question).