CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 2442 - 2446 of 4442

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Question number: 2442

» Language » Structure of Language

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Critics consider “sentences” constructed by apes to be ________ responses having little meaning to the animal.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Operant

b.

Negation

c.

Unprompted

d.

Conditioned

Question number: 2443

» Intelligence » Intelligence Tests

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Which Wechsler subtest best taps what is known as common sense?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Similarities.

b.

Coding.

c.

Symbol Search.

d.

Comprehension.

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Instructions: Read the following paragraph and answer the five questions that follow: (December)

The research process usually begins with the identification and formulation of research problem. Once the problem is identified, the appropriate hypotheses are developed. The hypotheses are tentative solutions to the problem and represent the conjectural statements of relationship among two or more variables. The hypotheses could be classified in various ways, such as directional vs. non-directional, correlational vs. causal etc. Edwards classified the variables in psychological research as stimulus variables, organismic variables and behavioral variables. The variables are classified as the continuous variables and discrete variables, the latter having two subtypes - the real discrete variables and artificially discrete variables. The variables in research need to be properly operationalized. Robinson classified the psychological studies in four categories - Laboratory experiments, Field experiments; Ex post facto field studies and Ex post facto analysis of experiment (slightly modified). The fourth category, on its own, is accorded less respect but is essential for the advancement of science.

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» Research Aptitude » Variables

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which of the following hypothesis/hypotheses are non-directional hypotheses?

1. Males and females differ on anxiety

2. Intelligence and academic achievement are negatively related.

3. Anxiety disrupts academic performance of the students

4. Stress and work output are related.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 only

b.

1 and 3 only

c.

3 and 4 only

d.

1 and 4 only.

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» Research Aptitude » Variables

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which one of the following cannot be employed as the dependent variable in a psychological experiment?

1. Heart rate

2. Learning rate

3. Reaction time

4. Age

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 4 only

b.

4 only

c.

1 and 2 only

d.

3 and 4 only

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» Research Aptitude » Variables

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which one of the following is an example of artificially discrete organismic variable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Classification of students as low, average and high intelligent

b.

Gender

c.

Examination result as pass or fail.

d.

Nationality

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