# Statistics & Research Methods-Inferential Statistics (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 16 - 20 of 69

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## Question number: 16

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### Question

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: 17

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### Question

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: 18

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### Question

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: 19

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### Question

The products of naturalistic observation are best described in terms of

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

theory.

b.

reason.

c.

description.

d.

explanation.

## Question number: 20

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### Question

A teacher believes that one group of children is very bright and that a second is below average in ability. Actually, the groups are identical, but the first group progresses more rapidly than the second. This demonstrates

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

observer bias in naturalistic observation.

b.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

c.

the placebo effect in a natural experiment.

d.

observer bias in field observation.

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