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

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## Question number: 1

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### 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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### 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