Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 127 - 130 of 161

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Question number: 127

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

MCQ▾

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

MCQ▾

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

Question number: 129

» Statistics & Research Methods » Regression Analysis

MCQ▾

Question

The primary use of a regression equation in testing and assessment is to

Understanding the Fundamentals of Regression

What is regression analysis and why is it important?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

convert one score or variable to another.

b.

fix certain scores as an anchor for future scores.

c.

transform scores derived in a different cultural context.

d.

predict one score or variable from another.

Question number: 130

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

Appeared in Year: 2013

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Total variance of test score is the sum of true variance and error variance. (December)

Reason (Ꭱ)

True score and error score are independent of each other.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

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

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

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