Research Aptitude-Types of Research (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 23 - 27 of 85

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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 (5) Response

a.

the material studied.

b.

music.

c.

the size of the group.

d.

listening

e.

learning.

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 (5) Response

a.

-0.10

b.

1.20

c.

-0.98

d.

0.00

e.

0.90

Question number: 25

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The most powerful research tool is a (an)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

experiment.

b.

survey.

c.

clinical study.

d.

field study.

e.

correlational study.

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 (5) Response

a.

overtly tells the subjects how to respond.

b.

deceives the subject as to the real purpose of the experiment.

c.

acts out the proper behavior for the subjects.

d.

knowingly hints to subjects what is expected of them.

e.

unknowingly hints to subjects what is expected of them.

Question number: 27

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An experimenter is interested in determining if there are differences in happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism between people who have been given a self-help book to read versus those who have been given a sports article to read. What is the independent variable?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

life satisfaction

b.

reading material

c.

happiness

d.

optimism

e.

All of the above

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