Research Methods and Statistics-Statistics in Psychology [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 12 - 16 of 99

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Question 12

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To obtain the ________, we find the deviation of each score from the mean and then square it. These squared deviations are then added and averaged.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Standard score

b.

Deviation

c.

Standard variance

d.

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Question 13

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A bell-shaped curve having known mathematical properties and characterized by a large number of scores in the middle, tapering towards very few extremely high and low scores at either end, is called ________.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Curve

b.

Abnormal curve

c.

Normal curve

d.

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Question 14

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Which is NOT a type of standard score?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A deviation IQ.

b.

A stanine.

c.

A J score.

d.

A T score.

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Question 15

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On a Wechsler type intelligence scale Arish has a deviation IQ of 115. If the norms of this test are expressed in terms of normalized T scores (mean = 50, SD = 10) , what would be the T score of Arish? (December)

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Choice (4)Response

a.

65

b.

84

c.

60

d.

40

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Question 16

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Test of ________ provide an estimate of how often experimental effects could have occurred by chance alone.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Statistical significance

b.

Significant difference

c.

Probability

d.

All of the above

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