Chapter1PracticeQuiz

Chapter1PracticeQuiz - 1. A) B) C) D) Central tendency is...

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1. Central tendency is to variation as ________ is to ________. A) scatterplot; correlation B) range; normal curve C) mean; standard deviation D) median; mode 2. During the last Central High School basketball game, the starting five players scored 11, 7, 21, 14, and 7 points, respectively. For this distribution of scores, the range is: A) 7. B) 11. C) 12. D) 14. E) 21. 3. The explanatory power of a scientific theory is most closely linked to its capacity to generate testable: A) assumptions. B) correlations. C) predictions. D) variables. 4. In a psychological experiment, the factor that may be influenced by the manipulated experimental treatment is called the ________ variable. A) dependent B) experimental C) control D) independent 5. The scientific attitude of humility is most likely to be undermined by: A) the hindsight bias. B) correlational evidence. C) random assignment. D) operational definitions. E) naturalistic observation. 6. A statistically significant difference between two sample groups is not likely to be: A) a reflection of differences between the populations they represent. B) due to chance variation within and between the sample groups. C) observed more than 5 percent of the time the groups are compared. D) observed when the two groups are very large. Page 1
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7. In order to represent graphically the correlation between two variables, researchers often construct a: A) skewed distribution.
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