Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 50 - 53 of 85

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Question number: 50

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An advantage of the experimental method in psychology is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

that the surroundings are always similar to real life experiences.

b.

the identification of a cause and effect relationship.

c.

similar to the correlational method in that causality is determined.

d.

that it is an informal way to investigate behavior.

e.

there is no cause effect relationship but investigation is formal.

Question number: 51

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A representative sample is an essential element of the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

survey method.

b.

field method.

c.

psychoanalytic method.

d.

clinical method.

e.

natural experiment or case study.

Question number: 52

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The results of carefully controlled observations of Clever Hans and his ability to solve math problems showed

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Choice (5) Response

a.

he could do math.

b.

he could add, but he could not subtract.

c.

none of these could be determined by observation.

d.

he was cued by the owner looking up or down.

e.

he could do mental ability problems.

Question number: 53

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A major disadvantage of the experimental method is that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

private funding can never be obtained.

b.

subjects are difficult to find for research projects.

c.

APA Ethical Review Committees often do not approve of the research techniques.

d.

there is no amount of artificial content.

e.

there is a certain amount of artificiality attached to it.

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