Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 11 - 16 of 83

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Question number: 11

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In the simplest experiment, the two groups of subjects are treated exactly alike except for the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

dependent

b.

independent

c.

intervening

d.

control

Question number: 12

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________ is an inherent part of the scientific method.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

reinforcement

b.

common sense

c.

practice

d.

observation

Question number: 13

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We wish to test the hypothesis that music improves learning. We compare test scores of students who study to music with those who study in silence. Which of the following is an extraneous variable in this experiment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the presence or absence of music

b.

the amount of time allowed for the studying

c.

silence

d.

the students’ test scores

Question number: 14

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A double-blind study controls for

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

experimenter bias.

b.

location and participant bias.

c.

experimenter and participant bias.

d.

participant bias.

Question number: 15

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A researcher is interested in the racial identity development of African American women. She asks 200 African American women about their racial identity. What is the population?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

all Americans

b.

all African American women

c.

all African Americans

d.

the 200 African American women she interviewed

Question number: 16

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To estimate the degree of the relationship between birth order and achievement motivation, a researcher would do a (n) ________ study.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

laboratory

b.

experimental

c.

correlational

d.

inventory

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