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Question number: 113

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A school psychologist is interested in studying the effectiveness of a reading improvement program. He has randomly assigned participants to one of two groups. The first group receives training in phonics, while the second group is put on a waiting list and receives no training. What is the control group?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the group that received no training

b.

the group that received the phonics training

c.

the population

d.

the sample

Question number: 114

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A correlation coefficient of -1.09 indicates a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

strong negative correlation.

b.

strong positive correlation.

c.

no correlation.

d.

error in computation.

Question number: 115

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the weakest relationship between two sets of variables?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

0.85

b.

0.48

c.

-0.29

d.

0.08

Question number: 116

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Which of the following best describes a double-blind experimental procedure?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Half the subjects get the experimental procedure, half the placebo; which they receive is known only to the experimenter.

b.

Experimental procedure is demonstrated on all subjects.

c.

Half the subjects get the experimental procedure, half the placebo; which they receive is not known to subjects or experimenters.

d.

Control procedure is demonstrated on all subjects.

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