Statistics & Research Methods (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 26 - 30 of 161

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Question number: 26

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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)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

field study

b.

experiment.

c.

laboratory study.

d.

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 (4) Response

a.

Independent correlation

b.

Positive correlation

c.

Zero correlation

d.

Negative correlation

Question number: 28

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Research has shown that a high percentage of innocent persons “fail” when administered a polygraph test, an outcome known as a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

true negative

b.

false positive

c.

true positive

d.

false negative

Question number: 29

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A procedure performed after the completion of a research study that informs participants of the purpose of the study and aims to remove any physical or psychological distress caused by participation is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

deception

b.

debriefing

c.

random assignment

d.

double blind

Question number: 30

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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In the method of naturalistic observation, psychologists

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

don’t observe subjects in their natural environments.

b.

set out to actively observe subjects in their natural environments.

c.

set up controlled experiments by which they uncover causal elements in behavior.

d.

haphazardly encounter behavior as it naturally occurs.

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