Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 74 - 78 of 83

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 4442 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 700.00 or

Question number: 74

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

MCQ▾

Question

A correlation coefficient is best characterized as a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

measure of the extent of the relationship between two variables.

b.

measure influence of one variable on experiment.

c.

measure of the likelihood that observed differences may be attributed to chance.

d.

index of the causal direction between an independent and dependent variable.

Question number: 75

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

MCQ▾

Question

To replicate an experiment means to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

use control groups and experimental groups.

b.

use statistics to determine the effect of chance.

c.

repeat the experiment using either identical or improved research methods.

d.

control for effects of intervening variables.

Question number: 76

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

MCQ▾

Question

To investigate the effects of a particular study method on student performance, two different methods are tried, each with a different group of subjects. If only the experimenter knows which method is under investigation, the procedure being used is described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

double-blind.

b.

representative sampling.

c.

single-blind.

d.

stratified sampling.

Question number: 77

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

MCQ▾

Question

Responding to a substance like a sugar pill as if it were a drug is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

variability.

b.

the placebo effect.

c.

control factor.

d.

an extraneous factor.

Question number: 78

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

MCQ▾

Question

A common method for selecting representative samples is to select them

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

from confidential lists of mail order firms.

b.

randomly from small population group.

c.

randomly from the larger population.

d.

strictly from volunteers.

Sign In