Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 108 - 112 of 172

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Question number: 108

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

Appeared in Year: 2013

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While evaluating the personnel selection programme, job performance was found to have a multiple correlation of 0.6 with the four predictors in the selection test battery. This means that the four predictors explain (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

36 % variance in job performance

b.

40 % variance in job performance

c.

64 % variance in job performance

d.

60 % variance in job performance

Question number: 109

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Central Tendency

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Measures of ________ provide single number that tells how “spread out” scores are.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Central tendency and variability

b.

Central tendency

c.

Variability

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 110

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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If the correlation value is -1.00, a ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Negative relationship exists

b.

Perfect positive relationship exists

c.

Perfect negative relationship exists

d.

Positive relationship exists

Question number: 111

» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis

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The statistical technique of ________ determines the degree of correlation between performances on various tasks to determine the extent to which they reflect particular underlying characteristics.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

intelligence testing

b.

predictive validity

c.

intelligent quotient

d.

factor analysis

Question number: 112

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

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If one finds a positive correlation between degree of coffee drinking and the likelihood of heart attacks. One can conclude that:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Coffee drinking causes heart attack

b.

Individuals prone to heart attacks are predisposed to drink a lot of coffee

c.

An active life style of certain people causes heart attack

d.

All of the above

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