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Research Aptitude Question Answer MCQ
Which of the following sampling methods is the best way to select a group of people for a study if you are interested in making statements about the larger population?
Analysis of covariance is
A statistical technique that can be used to help equate groups on specific variables
A statistical technique that can be used to control sequencing effects
A statistical technique that substitutes for random assignment to groups
Adjusts scores on the independent variable to control for extraneous variables
The idea that when selecting between two different theories with equal explanatory value, one should select the theory that is the most simple, concise, and succinct is known as ........
rule of parsimony
guide of simplicity
criterion of falsifiability
In Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) the psychologist puts questions like
What does the picture mean to the subject?
What can be the factors that have led to the situation?
What will be the outcome?
All of these.
A researcher examines a program looking at the effects of mentoring on poor readers' reading achievement. He looks at two different schools. One serves as the control and the other the experimental group. Both schools had reading achievement that was around the 50th percentile. During the time that the mentoring program is in place in the experimental group, a statewide reading initiative is started in randomly selected schools. The experimental, but not the control school is involved in the initiative. At the end of the year, the experimental group does better than the control. From the information presented above, a likely threat to the internal validity of the study is
Selection by mortality interaction
Fundamental basis of hypothesis is
The operational level
The conceptual level
Both of the above
None of the above
The importance of thesis writing lies in
Expansion of knowledge
Presentation of conclusion for information
Verification of validity
All of the above
There are 7 questions to complete.