Research Aptitude-Hypothesis (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question number: 1

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Question

________ is tentative explanation of an event or observation.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hypothesis

b.

All of the above

c.

Alternate hypothesis

d.

Null hypothesis

Question number: 2

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Question

In the early 1900s, some differential psychologists advocated the controversial, and unsubstantiated belief in the superiority of the male intellect, a belief derived from evolutionary theory known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

variability hypothesis

b.

eugenics

c.

factor analysis

d.

stereotype threat

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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Appeared in Year: 2016

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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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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

In the above study, the researcher’s hypothesis would be labelled as

  1. Directional
  2. Non-directional
  3. Causal
  4. Correlational

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 and 3 only

b.

1 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

2 and 4 only

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