Statistics & Research Methods (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 46  50 of 172
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Question number: 46
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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Statistical significance refers to
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  the probability that a research finding happened by chance. 

b.  the mean. 

c.  the measure of central tendency. 

d.  the measure of dispersion. 

Question number: 47
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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Which among the following coefficients of a correlation demonstrates the weakest relationship between two variables?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  1.00 

b.  0.28 

c.  0.51 

d.  0.08 

Question number: 48
» Statistics & Research Methods » Skewness
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Resulting data from a test of academic knowledge are positively skewed. This suggests that
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  the test was too easy. 

b.  the test was too difficult. 

c.  some students benefited from a “halo effect”. 

d.  an unbiased estimate must be calculated. 

Question number: 49
» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Central Tendency
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Which of the following is the formula of ‘Mean’.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  X/N and Sum of all scores (X) /number of scores 

b.  Sum of all scores (X) /number of scores 

c.  X/N 

d.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 50
» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology
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From which type of test administered to members of the general population would you LEAST expect the resulting data to be distributed normally?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  A test to measure knowledge of psychometric principles. 

b.  A test to measure selfesteem. 

c.  A test to measure the strength of one’s hand grip. 

d.  A test to measure general intelligence and fund of knowledge. 
