# Research-aptitude questions set 5

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## Important Research aptitude questions

 Question 1
The distinction between a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist is that
 A A clinical psychologist normally holds a Ph.D. or M.A. degree or Psy. D. (Doctor in Psychology) and a psychiatrist holds an MD degree B A clinical psychologist holds a Ph.D. degree in Psychology and a psychiatrist holds both Psy. D. degree and Ph.D. degree C A clinical psychologist holds a special degree in Psychology and a psychiatrist holds a Ph.D. degree in Psychology D A clinical psychologist has a special training in psychotherapy and a psychiatrist holds M.A. degree in Psychology
 Question 2
The Subject Psychology'' was formally recognized in Germany in the year
 A 1789 B 1668 C 1879 D 1897
 Question 3
To study Abnormal Psychology means, to study mainly the nature of
 A Conscious Mind B Unconscious Mind C Subconscious Mind D Normal Mind
 Question 4
Sigmund Freud is regarded as the father of
 A Psychoanalysis B Behaviorism C Functionalism D Gestalt Psychology
 Question 5
The unit of Sociology is the Group', whereas the unit of Psychology is the
 A Stimulus B Individual C Animal D Institution
 Question 6
The branch of psychology which (teals with the study of animal behavior is known as
 A Social Psychology B Abnormal Psychology C Differential Psychology D Comparative Psychology
 Question 7
The father of Experimental Psychology' is
 A Wilhelm Wundt B Sigmund Freud C C.G. Jung D E. B. Titchener
 Question 8
Hypothesis refers to
 A The outcome of an experiment B A conclusion drawn from an experiment C A form of bias in which the subject tries to outguess the experimenter D A tentative statement about the relationship
 Question 9
Statistics is used by researchers to
 A Analyze the empirical data collected in a study B Make their findings sound better C Operationally define their variables D Ensure the study comes out the way it was intended
 Question 10
An observation of a dependent variable response prior to any attempt to change this response is known as the ........
 A Flat line B Baseline C Variance D Reverse
 Question 11
The most frequently used quasi-experimental design is the ........ design.
 A Nonequivalent comparison-group B Interrupted time-series C Changing-criterion D Regression discontinuity
 Question 12
A baseline ........
 A Is used as the standard against which change induced by the treatment is assessed B Is the occurrence of a response in its freely occurring or natural state C Is first obtained prior to the administration of a treatment D All of the above are true
 Question 13
A single-case experimental design in which the response to a treatment is compared to baseline occurring before and after the treatment is called what?
 A Single-case design B Multiple-baseline C Changing-criterion D None of the above
 Question 14
A literature review requires
 A Planning B Good \& clear writing C Lot of rewriting D All of the above
 Question 15
Which of the following is true about good hypotheses?
 A It is formulated in a way such that it can be tested by the data B There is a limited scope and it should not have global significance C It is precise, specific and consistent with most known facts D none of the above
 Question 16
Which of the following is true about footnote?
 A it is essential in report writing B it is not much essential in the report writing C it is not at all essential in report writing D it is never used in report writing
 Question 17
While editing primary data, we have just to notice the information contained in the questionnaire is
 A Homogeneous B consistent C complete D All of the above
 Question 18
Which of the following statements is correct about validity and reliability?
 A When internal validity is high, external validity is low B When internal validity is high, there is no change in external validity C When internal validity is high, external validity is also high D All of the given options
 Question 19
In a single-case design, you hope that the behavior of the participants prior to the administration of a treatment condition is ........
 A Not highly variable B Highly variable C Moving at a steep rate of change D None of the above
 Question 20
Which design would use analysis of covariance during data analysis?
 A Nonequivalent comparison-group design B Interrupted time-series design C Changing criterion design D All of the above
 Question 21
For the first time, the word Psychology' was used by
 A Rudolf Goeckle B Sigmund Freud C William James D E. B. Titchener
 Question 22
The literal meaning of Psychology' is
 A Science of Behavior B Science of Soul C Science of Consciousness D Science of Mind
 Question 23
Rudolf Goekle used the word Psychology' for the first time in