Child Psychology - Qp10

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Child Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Raw data is the name given to data that has not been interpreted in any way yet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the definition of a graph?
    • A. 

      A selection of coloured indicators

    • B. 

      A line or curve which is achieved by plotting raw data on two axes

    • C. 

      A diagram showing instructions

  • 3. 
    In a particular scattergram, the trend of the results appears to start high and then become lower and lower, sloping down toward the right in a very distinct fashion. What kind of correlation is this an example of?
    • A. 

      Perfect positive correlation

    • B. 

      Perfect negative correlation

    • C. 

      Low positive correlation

    • D. 

      Essentially zero correlation

  • 4. 
    Correlation of results does not necesarily imply causation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    10 people competing achieved the following scores: 2, 5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5, 2, 1, 8. What is the average or mean of the scores?
    • A. 

      3.6

    • B. 

      3.7

    • C. 

      3.8

    • D. 

      3.9

  • 6. 
    What is the principle problem with taking average scores?
    • A. 

      It requires too much data.

    • B. 

      It is too time-consuming.

    • C. 

      Extreme results will infuence the data.

  • 7. 
    Using the previous example, what is the range of the scores? (Scores: 2, 5, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5, 2, 1, 8)
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      8

  • 8. 
    A significance test would determine whether a particular result was meaningful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A plus or minus in front of the correlation coefficient indicates:
    • A. 

      The strength of the relationship

    • B. 

      The direction of the relationship

    • C. 

      The nature of the relationship