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Question number: 144

» Research Aptitude » Experimental Design

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

After the recent terrorist attacks in France, a psychologist proposed a study wherein he would interview two hundred French citizens to find whether their attitude towards fate as a consequence of the attack. This study can best be labelled as: (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Psychometric study

b.

Field experiment

c.

Ex post facto study

d.

Attitude change experiment

Passage

Read the following paragraph and answer the five questions, which follow:

An environmental psychologist hypothesized that the noise would adversely affect the performance on mental tasks. One hundred and fifty subjects, 75 boys and 75 girls, studying in the twelfth standard, in the age range of 17 to 19 years and in the IQ range of 85 to 115, constituted the initial pool of subjects. Three group of equal size were formed by random assignment. Group I performed under high noise condition (75 decibels), Group II performed under moderate noise condition (60 decibels), and Group III performed under silent condition. Each subject was instructed to solve 45 simple numerical problems in the allotted time of 90 minutes. The mean number of correctly solve problems were twenty-four, twenty and fifteen respectively. The intergroup mean reference were statistically significant. (June)

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» Research Aptitude » Variables

Appeared in Year: 2016

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾
List-Ⅰ (Types Of Variable) List-Ⅱ (Variables)

(A)

Dependent variable

(i)

Subject’s education

(B)

Discrete variable

(ii)

Noise level

(C)

Independent variable

(iii)

Number of numerical problems correctly solved by subject

(D)

Controlled variable

(iv)

Subject’s gender

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

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» Research Aptitude » Hypothesis

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

Which one of the following conclusion can be drawn on the basis of the above study?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The researcher’s hypothesis has been rejected.

b.

The researcher’s hypothesis has been accepted.

c.

The researcher’s hypothesis has been partially accepted.

d.

Inadequate data to evaluate researcher’s hypothesis.

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» Research Aptitude » Variables

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

The variable ‘intelligence’, in the above study, can be labelled as

  1. Behavioural variable
  2. Organismic variable
  3. Continuous variable
  4. Controlled variable (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2, 3 and 4 only

b.

1 and 4 only

c.

1, 3 and 4 only

d.

2 and 3 only

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