Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 184

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Question number: 1

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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An extraneous factor that inhibits the researcher’s ability to infer cause and effect relationships is known as the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

interdependent

b.

independent

c.

dependent

d.

correlational

e.

confounding

Question number: 2

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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A random sample can best be explained as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

A selection of cases from a larger population

b.

A selection of cases from the control group

c.

A sample that is carefully chosen so the characteristics of participants correspond to the larger population

d.

A sample of a larger population from the experimental group

e.

A sample in which each potential participant has an equal chance of being selected

Question number: 3

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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One of the limitations of the survey method is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

b.

that replies may not be accurate.

c.

that it sets up an artificial situation.

d.

observer bias.

e.

that replies are determinant.

Question number: 4

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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Conducting an in-depth interview of a single person with a rare illness is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

a field study.

b.

a survey.

c.

an experiment.

d.

a correlational design.

e.

a case study.

Question number: 5

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The extent to which the results of a research study can be generalized to other people, animals, or settings is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

external validity

b.

variability

c.

usability

d.

internal validity

e.

reliability

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