# Statistics & Research Methods-Inferential Statistics (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 25 - 30 of 69

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## Question number: 25

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### Question

A psychologist examines fathers and their children at a picnic. She observes the number of times fathers engage in cooperative play with their children. This study is an example of

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

an experiment.

b.

field experiment

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

a laboratory study.

## Question number: 26

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### Question

When the development of the same subject is studies over a period of time, the study is called a:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sequential study

b.

cross sectional study

c.

longitudinal study

d.

life history study

## Question number: 27

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A technique that combines the results of many similar studies to determine the effect size of a particular kind of independent variable is known as:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

meta-analysis

b.

experimental methods

c.

statistical significance

d.

field methods

## Question number: 28

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The degree to which a psychological test yields consistent results from one administration to the next is known as its:

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

usability

b.

validity

c.

causation

d.

reliability

## Question number: 29

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The ________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on subjects’ behavior.

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

correlational

b.

confounding

c.

dependent

d.

independent

## Question number: 30

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Statistical significance refers to

### Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the probability that a research finding happened by chance.

b.

the mean.

c.

the measure of central tendency.

d.

the measure of dispersion.

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