Research Aptitude (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 114 - 118 of 154

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Question number: 114

» Research Aptitude » Experimental Design

Appeared in Year: 2013

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After the recent heavy catastrophic floods in a given state, a psychologist interviewed 120 participants to understand the psychological consequences of the event. This is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Controlled experiment

b.

Field experiment

c.

Psychometric research

d.

Ex post facto field research

Question number: 115

» Research Aptitude » Scientific Research

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Collection of observable evidence, accurate description and measurement, precise definition, controlled observation, and repeatable results, is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Experimentation

b.

Observation

c.

Scientific method

d.

Theory formulation

Question number: 116

» Research Aptitude » Sampling

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If the sample is perfectly representative of the ________, its results will accurately reflect the results for the entire population.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Area

b.

Group

c.

Population

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 117

» Research Aptitude » Research Design

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A large number of people were asked to answer only the odd-numbered questions on a test. Later, they are asked to answer only the even-numbered questions. By comparing each person’s two scores, a determination of the test’s ________ reliability could be made.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

split-half

b.

equivalent form

c.

test-retest

d.

alternative form

Question number: 118

» Research Aptitude » Variables

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________ variable in an experiment might be the response of a person to stimulus, a change in behavior after the administration of a drug, changes in managerial behavior after a new training program has been instituted, a score in a test, a verbal report about an event in the environment.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Dependent

b.

Independent

c.

Discrete

d.

Control

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