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Question number: 1

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One of the limitations of the survey method is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

that replies are determinant.

b.

that replies may not be accurate.

c.

that it sets up an artificial situation.

d.

observer bias.

Question number: 2

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The problems of observers seeing only what they expect to see is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the halo effect.

b.

the effects of the observer.

c.

observer bias.

d.

laboratory effect.

Question number: 3

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Norms can be best defined as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Standards and expectations shared by members of a society

b.

Statistically normal behavior

c.

Rules of nature

d.

Universal rules of conduct

Question number: 4

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The most frequent score in a set of scores is known as the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

skewness

b.

mode

c.

mean

d.

median

Question number: 5

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If a researcher establishes a causal relationship between eating breakfast and work performance, which of the following methods of research is used?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Correlational research

b.

Experimental research

c.

Survey

d.

Statistics

Question number: 6

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Three major ethical concerns of psychological researchers are deception, lasting harm to subjects, and

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

morality of the question under investigation.

b.

loss of future research possibilities.

c.

invasion of privacy.

d.

falsified results.

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