Statistics & Research Methods-Inferential Statistics (CBSE-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 23 - 27 of 72

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Question number: 23

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The story of Clever Hans, the mathematical horse, illustrates the use of controlled observation to test a series of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

fallacies.

b.

axioms.

c.

learning strategies.

d.

theories.

e.

hypotheses.

Question number: 24

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The Stanford-Binet, WAIS-R and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The test yields inconsistent results

b.

The test measures what it is supposed to measure

c.

The result of the test will be distributed on a bell shaped curve

d.

The test yields consistent results, for example-retesting

e.

A pretest has been given to a representative

Question number: 25

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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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

naturalistic observation.

b.

field experiment

c.

a laboratory study.

d.

an experiment.

e.

a survey study.

Question number: 26

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sequential study

b.

cross sectional study

c.

experimental study

d.

life history study

e.

longitudinal 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:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

field methods

b.

experimental methods

c.

statistical significance

d.

meta-analysis

e.

correlational methods

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