# Research Methods and Statistics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 14 - 18 of 320

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## Question 14

### Question

MCQ▾________ is tentative explanation of an event or observation.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Hypothesis | |

b. | Null hypothesis | |

c. | Alternate hypothesis | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question 15

### Question

MCQ▾Anything that can change (vary) and that might affect the behavior of subject is called ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Hypothesis | |

b. | Experiment | |

c. | Variable | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question 16

### Question

MCQ▾The formula which is used in standard deviation is ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of variance | |

b. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of deviation | |

c. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of frequency | |

d. | Standard deviation is equal to square of variance |

## Question 17

### Question

MCQ▾The simplest psychological experiment is based on two groups of subjects, one group is called the experimental group, the other becomes the ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Test-group | |

b. | Observed group | |

c. | Control group | |

d. | Uncontrolled group |

## Question 18

### Question

MCQ▾If there is no difference between learning and music, we know that the ________ has no effect on learning.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Variable | |

b. | Independent variable | |

c. | Dependent variable | |

d. | None of the above |