Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): 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

Choices

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 self-esteem.

c.

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

d.

A test to measure general intelligence and fund of knowledge.

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