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Chapter 2 quiz - Weiten Chapter 2 Description Instructions...

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Unformatted text preview: Weiten Chapter 2 Description Instructions Modify Add Question Here Question 1 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Beatrice noticed that boys were made fun of when they chose pink. She also noticed that boys' parents rarely bought them pink clothes or shoes. Finally, she noticed that boys rarely chose pink as their favorite color. She thought that the reason that boys rarely chose pink as their favorite color was because society trained them not to like pink. Beatrice's explanation is... Answer an hypothesis a theory an operational definition an example of an experiment Add Question Here Question 2 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Mike believed that if he hit the child everytime the child asked for a piece of candy, the child would stop asking for a piece of candy. Michael's guess is an example of... Answer an hypothesis a theory an operational definition an experiment Add Question Here Question 3 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Operational definitions... Answer tell you how the researcher is measuring an abstract concept. tell you how the researcher developed the research study. tell you how the researcher funds his research study. tell you about the goal of the research study. Add Question Here Question 4 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Jane wanted to know which beer is preferable--Yuengling or Rolling Rock. Thus, Jane asked everyone in her dorm which of the two beers they preferred. Jane is... Answer conducting an experiment creating an operational definition collecting empirical observations analyzing the data Add Question Here Question 5 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Tom was sure that cutting out breads and pastas would result in weight loss. He randomly chose 20 fraternity brothers, weighed them, and then randomly chose 10 of them to avoid all bread and pasta for a month. After a month, he weighed all 20 fraternity brothers again. Which is the independent variable? Answer weight the fraternity brothers diet (i.e., whether they avoided bread & pasta or not) none of the listed answers Add Question Here Question 6 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Tom was sure that cutting out breads and pastas would result in weight loss. He randomly chose 20 fraternity brothers, weighed them, and then randomly chose 10 of them to avoid all bread and pasta for a month. After a month, he weighed all 20 fraternity brothers again. Which is the dependent variable? Answer weight the fraternity brothers diet (i.e., whether they avoided bread & pasta or not) none of the listed answers Add Question Here Question 7 Multiple Choice 1 points Modify Remove Question Tom was sure that cutting out breads and pastas would result in weight loss....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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