Methods of Psychology-Experimental Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 22 - 25 of 36

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Question number: 22

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The best control for practice effects in an experiment is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Random selection

b.

Doubled blind

c.

Counterbalancing

d.

Split-half presentation

Question number: 23

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In graphing the results of an experiment, it is conventional in Psychology to plot the values of the independent variable on the horizontal axis, called ________, and the values of dependent variable on the vertical axis, called ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Ordinate, ordinate

b.

Ordinate, abscissa

c.

Abscissa, abscissa

d.

Abscissa, ordinate

Question number: 24

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Suppose you notice that you are seen to study better while listening to music. This suggest the hypothesis that music improves learning. We could test this idea experimentally by forming two groups of people. One group studies with music. The other studies without music. Then we could compare their scores on a test. The group exposed to music is the ________, and the group not exposed to music is the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Experimental group, experimental group

b.

Control group, control group

c.

Control group, experimental group

d.

Experimental group, control group

Question number: 25

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The variable that reflects changes in the independent variable, is known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Extraneous variable

b.

Independent variable

c.

Dependent variable

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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