Research Aptitude (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 56 - 58 of 149

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Question number: 56

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A researcher is studying effects of yoga on mental health. She assigns participants to one group that is given 5 week yoga intervention or to another group that is given a free 5 week gym membership. Which of the following would she use to randomly assign participants to one of the groups?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Men will be put in the yoga group; women will be put in the gym group.

b.

Those that have previously done yoga will be put in the yoga group; those that have not done yoga will be put in the gym group.

c.

The first 10 people who enroll will be put in the yoga group; the next 10 will be put in the gym group, and so forth.

d.

Each participant will flip a coin; those who get heads will be put in the yoga group, those who get tails will be put in the gym group.

Question number: 57

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When subjects in an experiment are chosen so that each has an equal chance of being in either the experimental group or the control group, we say that the subjects have been assigned

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

consecutively

b.

stratified

c.

randomly

d.

hypothetically

Question number: 58

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The conditions that a researcher wishes to prevent from affecting the experiment are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

constants.

b.

dependent variables.

c.

extraneous variables.

d.

independent variables.

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