Psychology 418-practice midterm 1-2014

The extent to which research can be generalized to

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Unformatted text preview: a necessity. Do you agree? This is an example of a: a. leading question b. loaded question c. rating scale question d. double- barreled question 10. Which of the following is NOT a measure of variability? a. the mean b. the standard deviation c. the variance d. the range Name________________________________________________ 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of a discrete variable? a. Political party affiliation b. Gender c. Age d. Ethnicity 12. A researcher wants to conduct and experiment on penguins and wants to know if the experiment is ecologically valid: What is ecological validity? a. The extent to which research can be applied to help the environment b. The extent to which research can help save trees and penguins c. The extent to which research can be generalized to real- life situations d. The extent to which research can prevent human errors in the experiment 13. Which of the following is a threat specific to pre- post experimental designs. a) Instrumentation b) Maturation c) Mortality d) Selection Name________________________________________________ 14. A z- score of 1.5 represents a score that is ____________ a. 1.5 standard deviations above the mean b. 1.5 standard deviations below the mean c. .5 standard deviations above the mean of 1...
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