# Statistics & Research Methods-Measures of Variation (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 14

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to **4447** questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 700.00 or

## Question number: 1

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

Distributions may vary in terms of their

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | skewness. | |

b. | kurtosis. | |

c. | variability. | |

d. | All a. , b. and c. are correct |

## Question number: 2

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

The formula which is used in standard deviation is ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of deviation | |

b. | Standard deviation is equal to square of variance | |

c. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of frequency | |

d. | Standard deviation is equal to square root of variance |

## Question number: 3

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

Which is true about the range of the distribution?

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | It is a quick but gross description of the spread of scores. | |

b. | It can be used with other measures to calculate kurtosis. | |

c. | It provides a useful index of central tendency. | |

d. | It tends to be broader in nature than that of the “3 Tenors”. |

## Question number: 4

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

To obtain the ________, we find the deviation of each score from the mean and then square it. These squared deviations are then added and averaged.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | Standard score | |

b. | Standard variance | |

c. | Deviation | |

d. | All of the above |

## Question number: 5

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

Which is NOT a type of standard score?

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | A T score. | |

b. | A deviation IQ. | |

c. | A stanine. | |

d. | A J score. |

## Question number: 6

» Statistics & Research Methods » Measures of Variation

### Question

In measures of variability, when the scores are widely spread, this number, gets ________. When the scores are close together, it gets ________.

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
---|---|---|

a. | Smaller, smaller | |

b. | Smaller, larger | |

c. | Larger, smaller | |

d. | Larger, larger |