Word j
Variable: wordj
Module:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Knowledge
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Vocabulary Test
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

We would like to know something about how people go about guessing words they do not know. On this card are listed some words--you may know some of them, and you may not know quite a few of them. On each line the first word is in capital letters -- like BEAST. Then there are five other words. Tell me the number of the word that comes closest to the meaning of the word in capital letters. For example, if the word in capital letters is BEAST, you would say "4" since "animal" come closer to BEAST than any of the other words. If you wish, I will read the words to you. These words are difficult for almost everyone -- just give me your best guess if you are not sure of the answer. CIRCLE ONE CODE NUMBER FOR EACH ITEM BELOW.
J. Word J

Year Availability
Available in 23 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
0 Incorrect
1 Correct
-1 Not applicable
9 No answer
1974 1976 1978 1982 1984 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
1039 1022 1073 1257 1018 1188 669 659 534 667 692 1276 1225 793 858 993 937 812 979 895 1183 1320 1099
340 329 336 343 297 343 180 225 226 214 250 431 456 355 297 397 357 274 345 311 414 496 409
0 0 0 0 0 0 493 531 444 493 526 1015 944 1445 1398 1340 3041 845 614 672 863 979 789
105 148 123 260 158 288 139 122 168 143 138 270 279 239 264 82 175 92 106 96 78 72 51
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 28305
Missing cases 34161