Grade 12 Final Practice Test 2012 (1)

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KSS Grade 12 Psychology Final Open Book Practice Test 1. The double-blind procedure is most likely to be utilized in ________ research. A) survey B) case study C) correlational D) experimental 2. The survey is a research method in which: 3. Those who approach the study of psychology with an attitude of curious skepticism are especially likely to: 4. A specification of how a researcher manipulates an independent variable is known as a(n): 5. The personal values of psychologists are likely to influence their choice of: A) topics of investigation. B) research methods. C) explanatory theories. D) all the above. 6. The hindsight bias leads people to perceive research findings as: 7. Which of the following provides a rough indication of the degree of variation among a set of scores? 8. Incorrectly interpreting correlation as evidence of causation is best avoided by making use of: 9. If those with low self-esteem are also particularly likely to suffer from depression, this would not necessarily indicate that low self-esteem triggers negative emotions because: Page 1
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A) sampling extreme cases leads to false generalizations. B) events often seem more probable in hindsight. C) correlation does not prove causation. D) random sequences often don't look random. 10. A correlation coefficient can range in value from: 11. The activity of the hypothalamus most directly influences: 12. The amygdala and hypothalamus are part of the:
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