Statistics & Research MethodsApplication of Statistics in Psychology (CBSENET (UGC) Psychology (PaperII & PaperIII)): Questions 16  21 of 22
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Question number: 16
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A curve which shows an overall negative slope may show:
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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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From which type of test administered to members of the general population would you LEAST expect the resulting data to be distributed normally?
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  A test to measure knowledge of psychometric principles. 

b.  A test to measure selfesteem. 

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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Psychologists try to extract and summarize useful information from the observation they make. To do so, they use ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  All of the above 

b.  Arithmetic 

c.  Statistics 

d.  Trigonometry 

Question number: 19
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Statistics can be classified as ________.
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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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In problem solving if you follow rules reduce the number of operations or allow you to take short cuts, you are using: (January)
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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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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)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Gambler’s fallacy 

b.  Representativeness 

c.  Adjustment 

d.  Availability of information 
