Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 42 - 46 of 184

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Question number: 42

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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The survey method involves

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

not bothering about representative sample of people.

b.

direct observation and recording of a representative sample of behavior.

c.

careful questioning of a representative sample of people.

d.

an in-depth study of the opinions and attitudes of a selected individual. Control g

e.

an overview of the attitudes and backgrounds of selected groups.

Question number: 43

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

correlation

b.

validity

c.

usability

d.

causation

e.

reliability

Question number: 44

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The ________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on subjects’ behavior.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

correlational

b.

confounding

c.

dependent

d.

independent

e.

None of the above

Question number: 45

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

linear acceleration

b.

upwards acceleration

c.

negative acceleration

d.

positive acceleration

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 46

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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Statistical significance refers to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the mean.

b.

the probability that a research finding happened by chance.

c.

the measure of deviation.

d.

the measure of central tendency.

e.

the measure of dispersion.

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