Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 111 - 115 of 172

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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

Question number: 113

» Statistics & Research Methods » Regression Analysis

Appeared in Year: 2013

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The standardized regression coefficient () in bivariate regression indicates (December)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Change in Z - scores of Y when X scores change by 1 SD

b.

Change in Y scores when X scores change by 1

c.

Change in Z - scores of Y when X scores change by 1

d.

Change in Y scores when X scores change by one SD

Question number: 114

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Central Tendency

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A measure of ________ is simply a number describing a “middle score” around which other score falls.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Variability

b.

Central tendency

c.

Frequency

d.

All of the above

Question number: 115

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The simplest way of visualizing a correlation is to construct a ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Diagram

b.

Scatter diagram

c.

Graph

d.

All of the above

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