Chapter 1
Question 1
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Classify the following variable as either nominal or continuous: age.
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Answer:
continuous
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continuous
nominal
Question 2
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Classify the following variable as either nominal or continuous: gender.
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Answer:
continuous
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continuous
nominal
Question 3
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Classify the following variable as either nominal or continuous: height.
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Answer:
continuous
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continuous
nominal
Question 4
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Classify the following variable as either nominal or continuous: race.
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nominal
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continuous
nominal
Question 5

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A café owner decided to calculate how much revenue he gained from lattes
each month. What type of variable would the amount of revenue gained from
lattes be?
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continuous
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categorical
discrete
continuous
nominal
Question 6
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A café owner wanted to compare how much revenue he gained from lattes
across different months of the year. What type of variable is 'month'?
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categorical
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categorical
dependent
interval
continuous
Question 7
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Which of the following best describes a confounding variable?
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A variable that affects the outcome being measured as well as, or
instead of, the independent variable.
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A variable that affects the outcome being measured as well as, or
instead of, the independent variable.
A variable that is manipulated by the experimenter.
A variable that has been measured using an unreliable scale.
A variable that is made up only of categories.
Question 8
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A demand characteristic is:

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When a person responds in an experiment in a way that is
consistent with their beliefs about how the experimenter would like
them to behave.
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A personality trait that affects the results of an experiment in an
undesirable way.
When the experimenter's behavior affects the results of an
experiment.
When a person responds in an experiment in a way that is
consistent with their beliefs about how the experimenter would like
them to behave.
A personality trait that makes a participant likely to find an
experiment too demanding.
Question 9
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If a test is valid, what does this mean?
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The test measures what it claims to measure.
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The test has internal consistency.
The test will give consistent results.
The test measures a useful construct or variable.
The test measures what it claims to measure.
Question 10
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When questionnaire scores predict or correspond with external measures of the
same construct that the questionnaire measures it is said to have:
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Criterion validity
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Factorial validity
Criterion validity
Ecological validity
Content validity
Question 11
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When the results of an experiment can be applied to real-world conditions, that
experiment is said to have:
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Ecological validity
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Factorial validity

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