Research Methods and Statistics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 118 - 122 of 320

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Question 118

Research Methods and Statistics
Observation

Question

MCQ▾

Which method is similar to the experimental method in psychology?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Observation

b.

Interview

c.

Survey

d.

Systematic observation

Question 119

Research Methods and Statistics
Observation

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Naturalistic observation is the highly preferred method in ethological research.

Reason(Ꭱ)

Naturalistic observation is free from observer-bias.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question 120

Research Methods and Statistics
Experimental

Question

MCQ▾

One of the most powerful research tool in psychology is ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Case study

b.

Experiment

c.

Introspection

d.

Observation

Question 121

Research Methods and Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

Question

MCQ▾

A coefficient of correlation is an index of the

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

strength of the relationship between two things.

b.

way in which one event may cause another event.

c.

degree to which one variable influences another.

d.

None of the above

Question 122

Research Methods and Statistics
Variables and Operational Definitions

Question

MCQ▾

________ is an event or condition which can be measured and which varies quantitatively.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Experimenter

b.

Experiment

c.

Variable

d.

Subject

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