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Question number: 8
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The term zeroorder correlation coefficient refers to a correlation
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a.  between variables whose scores are expressed in small numbers, generally less than 1 

b.  between two variables 

c.  that is close to 0.00 

d.  that has yet to be tested 

e.  that does not achieve statistical significance 

Question number: 9
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Which of the following is NOT true of parametric statistical tests?
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a.  They are more powerful than nonparametric statistical tests. 

b.  They assume comparable variability across treatment groups. 

c.  They assume that data are normally distributed. 

d.  They are used with interval or ratio data. 

e.  None of the above 

Question number: 10
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Five hundred undergraduates were asked to report their favorite television show from a list of 100 different shows. What kind of scale can best organize the data?
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a.  Ratio 

b.  Interval 

c.  Fscale 

d.  Nominal 

e.  Ordinal 

Question number: 11
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Mary is using a onetailed test to evaluate the results of her experiment. Compared with what would happen if she used a twotailed test, ________.
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a.  Her computed value of t will be larger. 

b.  Her significance level must be more extreme. 

c.  Her critical value of t will be less extreme. 

d.  Her critical value of t will be more extreme. 

e.  There will be no difference. 
