Research Aptitude (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 57 - 60 of 157

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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 (5) Response

a.

consecutively

b.

hypothetically

c.

alternately

d.

stratified

e.

randomly

Question number: 58

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

constants.

b.

extraneous variables.

c.

independent variables.

d.

dependent variables.

e.

intervening variables.

Question number: 59

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A variable, such as the personality of a subject that might affect the outcome of an experiment would be controlled by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

assuming the effects of the variable are negligible.

b.

repeating the experiment several times until the results are consistent.

c.

manipulating the dependent variables simultaneously.

d.

planned assignment of subjects.

e.

random assignment of subjects.

Question number: 60

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The phrase “a theory must also be falsifiable” means

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Choice (5) Response

a.

theories are a rich array of observations regarding behavior but with few facts to support them.

b.

researchers misrepresent their data.

c.

nothing.

d.

a theory must be defined so it can be disconfirmed.

e.

a theory must not be defined so that it can be disconfirmed.

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