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1 PSC 41 – Fall 2007 Name Exam 1 - FORM A ID# Instructions: There are 45 multiple-choice questions. Read each question and the possible answer choices carefully . Choose the single BEST response for each item. Fill in the appropriate bubble on your UCD2000 scantron answer sheet with a No.2 pencil. 1. Which of the following statements is NOT true: a. Science is equally procedural and creative. b. Science and its methods cannot answer all questions. c. Science and its methods provide absolute proof. d. Science is not value free. 2. According to your text and lecture, what is the "essence" of science? 3. Believing in something because the President tells you it is true is an example of 4. Believing in something because your family has always accepted it as true is an example of 5. "Research methods exams are always easy; this is a research methods exam; therefore, this exam is easy" is an example of a. intuition. b. rationalism. c. empiricism. d. authority. 6. In scientific research, facts are 7. The trend in early psychology in America was a movement from
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2 8. One problem with using rationalism to obtain knowledge is that 9. With respect to levels of organization, when researchers seek answers to scientific questions at the smallest level is called: a. Minimalism b. Reductionism c. Microism d. Nominalism
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