History, Approaches & Research Methods-Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 33 - 36 of 81

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Question number: 33

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Two variables may be said to be causally related if

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

they show a strong positive correlation.

b.

they show a strong negative correlation.

c.

all extraneous variables are controlled, and the independent variable creates consistent differences in behavior of the experimental group.

d.

they have been observed in a laboratory setting.

e.

they are observed to co-vary on many separate occasions.

Question number: 34

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In a study of effects of alcohol on driving ability, the control group should be given

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

one-half the dosage given the experimental group.

b.

a driving test before and after drinking alcohol.

c.

a high dosage of alcohol.

d.

a little of alcohol.

e.

no alcohol at all.

Question number: 35

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A correlation of +. 20 indicates

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a strong positive correlation.

b.

a strong negative correlation.

c.

a weak positive correlation.

d.

a weak negative correlation.

e.

no correlation.

Question number: 36

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If a researcher is interested in the population of college students at a large state university, which of the following would provide him or her with a random sample?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

randomly selecting three classrooms and including all the students in those classrooms in the sample

b.

randomly selecting students from the incoming class

c.

randomly approaching students in the student union

d.

randomly selecting students from a listing of top student in the university

e.

randomly selecting students from a listing of every student in the university

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