Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II)): Questions 24 - 27 of 184

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Question number: 24

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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An independent variable is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The variable that is not manipulated by experiment

b.

The variable that is manipulated by experiment

c.

A variable whose value depends on that of the dependent variable

d.

The only variable of interest

e.

A variable that is independently verified

Question number: 25

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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The Hawthorne effect is best explained as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The change in the results of an experiment when it is “blind” versus “double blind”

b.

Specific, testable predictions derived from a theory

c.

Expectations by the experimenter that can influence the results of an experiment

d.

The idea that people will alter their behavior because of the researchers’ attention and not because of actual treatment

e.

The idea that subjects in an experiment will lie if the researcher tells them to

Question number: 26

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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A market-research firm calls you on the phone and asks you a series of questions about your attitudes toward exercise. The market-research firm is conducting a (n)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

field study

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

laboratory study.

d.

experiment.

e.

survey.

Question number: 27

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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High room temperature leads to lower student performance, is an example of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Negative correlation

b.

Zero correlation

c.

Independent correlation

d.

Dependent correlation

e.

Positive correlation

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