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Question number: 108
» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation
Appeared in Year: 2013
Question
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)
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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 
