Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 22 - 26 of 83

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Question number: 22

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The chief function of the control group in an experiment is that it

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

is not really necessary.

b.

provides a point of reference against which the behavior of the experimental group can be compared.

c.

allows mathematical relationships to be established.

d.

provides reference for which behavior of experimental group is compared.

Question number: 23

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An experiment is performed to see if background music improves learning. Two groups study the same material, one while listening to music and another without music. The independent variable is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the material studied.

b.

learning.

c.

the size of the group.

d.

music.

Question number: 24

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the strongest relationship between two sets of variables?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

-0.98

b.

-0.10

c.

0.90

d.

0.00

Question number: 25

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The most powerful research tool is a (an)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

field study.

b.

clinical study.

c.

experiment.

d.

survey.

Question number: 26

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An example of the “experimenter effect” would be a situation in which the experimenter

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Choice (4) Response

a.

overtly tells the subjects how to respond.

b.

unknowingly hints to subjects what is expected of them.

c.

acts out the proper behavior for the subjects.

d.

knowingly hints to subjects what is expected of them.

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