Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 10 of 83

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Question number: 6

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In a weight-reduction experiment, an overweight individual was given what the researcher called a new type of diet pill that would help curb the desire to eat. In fact, the pill really contained powdered milk, but ever since the individual started taking the diet pill, he has reported that his desire to eat has decreased. This illustrates the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

curvilinear relationship.

b.

effect of extraneous variables.

c.

placebo effect.

d.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 7

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In the traditional learning experiment, the effect of practice on performance is investigated. Performance is the ________ variable.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

dependent

b.

control

c.

extraneous

d.

independent

Question number: 8

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Which of the following is an advantage of laboratory studies?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

ecological validity

b.

control of extraneous variables

c.

lack of participant bias

d.

observation in a naturalistic setting

Question number: 9

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In an experiment, Sara investigates how alcohol affects aggression. The number of alcoholic drinks the subject has is called:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Independent variable

b.

Positive variable

c.

Dependent variable

d.

Experimental variable

Question number: 10

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The independent variable in an experiment is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the variable that the experimenter chooses which cannot be manipulated.

b.

any unwanted variable that may adversely affect the subject’s performance.

c.

the subject himself.

d.

the variable that the experimenter chooses to manipulate.

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