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Question number: 2252

» Methods of Psychology » Observation

MCQ▾

Question

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.

The statements are false.

b.

The statements are true.

c.

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

d.

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

Question number: 2253

» Intelligence » Intelligence Quotient

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Question

Certain intellectual skills have been shown to decline abruptly about ________ before death.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

6 years

b.

7 years

c.

8 years

d.

5 years

Question number: 2254

» Community Psychology » Social Change

MCQ▾

Question

The public opinion survey is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A passive record of opinion

b.

Generally ignored by successful politicians

c.

Limited to what the public believes at one moment in time

d.

Increasingly helping to shape opinion as well as measure it

Question number: 2255

» Introduction to Psychology » Schools of Psychology

MCQ▾

Question

“I am primarily interested in thinking processes; I am a ________ psychologist. ”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

learning

b.

personality

c.

perception

d.

cognitive

Question number: 2256

» Thinking and Reasoning » Types of Thinking and Reasoning

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Question

The inability to realize that a problem can be solved by using a familiar object in an unusual way is likely due to a mental set known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

creative thinking

b.

divergent thinking

c.

convergent thinking

d.

functional fixedness

Question number: 2257

» Psychological Tests & Individual Differences » Psychological Tests

MCQ▾

Question

Reliability is also sometimes measured by comparing the score on one-half of the test items to the score on the other half, is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Reliability

b.

Split half reliability

c.

Equivalent forms reliability

d.

Validity

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