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Question number: 125

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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Which of the following is an advantage of “Correlation method”.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Relationship may be coincidental

b.

Cause-and-effect relationship cannot be confirmed

c.

Demonstrates the existence of relationship

d.

Little or no control is possible

Question number: 126

» Statistics & Research Methods » Factor Analysis

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

A study employed two groups, matched on intelligence, each group with 30 subjects. Each subject was required to learn a list of CVC trigrams and the number of trials required to learn the list was the dependent variable. What would be the degrees of freedom if a suitable t test is used to evaluate the mean difference? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

60

b.

58

c.

30

d.

29

Question number: 127

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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Question

Carefully read the following statements and give an appropriate answer:

(1) Stage mentalists and psychics often use deception in their acts

(2) Blaming the lunar cycle for variations in the rate of violent crime is an example of mistaking correlation for causation

(3) Psychiatric interpretation of a patient’s broom-holding behavior show the importance of using a control group in experiments

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(i) and (ii) are false, but (iii) is true

b.

The statements are false

c.

The statements are true

d.

All the statements are true

Question number: 128

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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Question

A ________ shows that decreases are accompanied by increases.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive correlation

b.

Negative correlation

c.

Positive correlation and Negative correlation both

d.

None of the above

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