Research Methods and Statistics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 23 - 26 of 320

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Question 23

Research Methods and Statistics
Variables and Operational Definitions

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾
List-ⅠList-Ⅱ
(A)

Continuous Variable

(i)

Voice pitch

(B)

Qualitative Variable

(ii)

Selection test outcome in terms of selected/rejected

(C)

Real Discrete Variable

(iii)

Intelligence

(D)

Artificially Discrete Variable

(iv)

Gender

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

Question 24

Research Methods and Statistics
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion

Question

MCQ▾

Which does not belong to central tendency?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Measure.

b.

Mode.

c.

Median.

d.

Mean.

Question 25

Research Methods and Statistics
Observation

Question

MCQ▾

Read carefully the statements and give an appropriate response.

(1) A hypothesis is any careful observation made in a controlled experiment.

(2) Correlation does not demonstrate causation.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

(ii) is true, but (i) is false

b.

(i) is true, but (ii) is false

c.

The statements are true.

d.

The statements are false.

Question 26

Research Methods and Statistics
Observation

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following is a disadvantage of “Naturalistic observation” .

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Much information is obtained

b.

Observed behavior may be altered by the presence of the observer

c.

Hypothesis and questions for additional research are formed

d.

Behavior is observed in natural setting

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