Research Aptitude (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 41 - 45 of 149

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Question number: 41

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In psychological research, a ________ is defined as an entity that can occur with different values

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

variable

b.

experiment group

c.

measurement system

d.

hypothesis

Question number: 42

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The control group and the experimental group in an experiment are treated exactly the same except for the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

independent variable.

b.

intervening variables.

c.

extraneous variables.

d.

replication variables.

Question number: 43

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A school psychologist is interested in studying the effectiveness of a reading improvement program. He has randomly assigned participants to one of two groups. The first group receives training in phonics, while the second group is put on a waiting list and receives no training. What is the control group?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the group that received no training

b.

the group that received the phonics training

c.

the population

d.

the sample

Question number: 44

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A correlation coefficient of -1.09 indicates a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

strong negative correlation.

b.

strong positive correlation.

c.

no correlation.

d.

error in computation.

Question number: 45

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the weakest relationship between two sets of variables?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

0.85

b.

0.48

c.

-0.29

d.

0.08

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