Statistics & Research Methods (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 98  103 of 167
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Question number: 98
» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation
Question
In measures of variability, when the scores are widely spread, this number, gets ________. When the scores are close together, it gets ________.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Smaller, smaller 

b.  Smaller, larger 

c.  Larger, smaller 

d.  Larger, larger 

Question number: 99
» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics
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When a correlation exists, we can say that ________.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Two variables are not related 

b.  Two variables have cause and effect relationship 

c.  Two variables are related 

d.  All of the above 

Question number: 100
» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Central Tendency
Assertion (Ꭺ)
Median is used as a measure of scale value in method of equal appearing intervals.
Reason (Ꭱ)
In normal distribution mean, median and mode are identical.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false 

b.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false 

c.  Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true 

d.  Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ 

Question number: 101
» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology
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Psychologists try to extract and summarize useful information from the observation they make. To do so, they use ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  All of the above 

b.  Arithmetic 

c.  Statistics 

d.  Trigonometry 

Question number: 102
» Statistics & Research Methods » Common Statistical Tests in Psychology
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The results of a significance test are stated as a ________.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Significant difference 

b.  Probability 

c.  Result 

d.  None of the above 

Question number: 103
» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Central Tendency
Question
A familiar measure of central tendency is the ________.
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Median 

b.  Mean 

c.  All of the above 

d.  Mode 
