# Statistics & Research Methods-Application of Statistics in Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 16 - 21 of 21

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## Question number: 16

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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### Question

A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

upwards acceleration

AND

negative acceleration

b.

positive acceleration

c.

linear acceleration

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

## Question number: 17

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### Question

From which type of test administered to members of the general population would you LEAST expect the resulting data to be distributed normally?

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A test to measure knowledge of psychometric principles.

b.

A test to measure self-esteem.

c.

A test to measure the strength of one’s hand grip.

d.

A test to measure general intelligence and fund of knowledge.

## Question number: 18

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### Question

Psychologists try to extract and summarize useful information from the observation they make. To do so, they use ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

All of the above

b.

Arithmetic

c.

Statistics

d.

Trigonometry

## Question number: 19

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### Question

Statistics can be classified as ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Descriptive

b.

A and B

c.

Inferential

d.

Hypothetical

## Question number: 20

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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### Question

In problem solving if you follow rules reduce the number of operations or allow you to take short cuts, you are using: (January)

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Heuristic

b.

Algorithm

c.

Strategy

d.

Skill

## Question number: 21

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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### Question

In an experiment, one group of subjects was asked to estimate the product of in 5 seconds. The other group was asked to estimate the product of in the same time. The former group attained a larger estimate than the later group. The biasing effect involved in this case is because of (Paper 3 January)

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gambler’s fallacy

b.

Representativeness

c.