Statistics & Research Methods-Inferential Statistics (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 53 - 56 of 72

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Question number: 53

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The ________ statistics is used for decision making for generalizing from small samples, and for drawing conclusions.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Parametric

b.

Descriptive

c.

Inferential

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 54

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Which of the following is an advantage of “Correlation method”.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Relationship may be coincidental

b.

Cause-and-effect relationship cannot be confirmed

c.

Demonstrates the existence of relationship

d.

Little or no control is possible

Question number: 55

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Carefully read the following statements and give an appropriate answer:

(1) Stage mentalists and psychics often use deception in their acts

(2) Blaming the lunar cycle for variations in the rate of violent crime is an example of mistaking correlation for causation

(3) Psychiatric interpretation of a patient’s broom-holding behavior show the importance of using a control group in experiments

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(i) and (ii) are false, but (iii) is true

b.

The statements are false

c.

The statements are true

d.

All the statements are true

Question number: 56

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A ________ shows that decreases are accompanied by increases.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive correlation

b.

Negative correlation

c.

Positive correlation and Negative correlation both

d.

None of the above

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