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Question number: 64

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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An IQ of 146 is approximately how many standard deviations from the mean?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

5

b.

3

c.

2

d.

4

Question number: 65

» Personality » Applications and Issues

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According to Matina Horner, a woman might choose not to work because of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

insecurity that success is dependent on luck

b.

fear of failure

c.

low self-esteem

d.

fear of success

Question number: 66

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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In a normal frequency distribution, 32 % of the cases

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

fall between 1 standard deviation above and 1 standard deviation below the mean

b.

fall beyond 1 standard deviation above and 1 standard deviation below the mean

c.

fall beyond 2 standard deviations above and 2 standard deviations below the mean

d.

fall between the mode and the median

Question number: 67

» Measurement and Methodology » Analysis and Interpretation of Findings

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A random sample of students in a lecture hall could be obtained by selecting

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the students who raise their hands first

b.

every fifth student seated throughout the room

c.

the students with credit card numbers ending in 5

d.

every seventh student who volunteers

Question number: 68

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Mille is seeing Dr. Tony for depression and anxiety. When she first visited him, she was worried that he would expect her to commit to years of therapy, but he said most of his clients only require 15 or 20 sessions. As they work together, Dr. Tony focuses on helping Mille understand that she does not have to interact with other people in the dysfunctional way her parents did. As she expands her repertoire of interactions with others, her depression and anxiety begin to lift. Dr. Tony is using

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Gestalt techniques.

b.

cognitive-behavioral interventions.

c.

interpersonal therapy.

d.

psychoanalysis.

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