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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Experimental Psychology, Statistics, Psychometrics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The types of statistics used in the behavioral sciences are:
    • A. 

      Descriptive and inferential

    • B. 

      Descriptive and correlational

    • C. 

      Inferential and correlational

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    It is a statistical technique that is used to measure and describe a relationship between two variables that usually exist naturally in the environment. Meaning there is no attempt to manipulate or control the variable (sorry maximum of five alternative answers only, your answer may be correct but not scored as correct because of this limit)
  • 3. 
    The _______ of a relationship is identified by the sign of the correlation.
  • 4. 
    The degree of relationship is measured by the numerical value of the correlation, referred to as the __________    ___________.
  • 5. 
    Correlation is used for
    • A. 

      Prediction of relationship

    • B. 

      Computing for validity and reliability estimates

    • C. 

      Theory verification, Prediction of relationship

    • D. 

      Prediction of relationship and computing for validity and reliability estimates

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Values/characteristics that refer to or were obtained from a sample
  • 7. 
    Is the median similar to quartiles, deciles and percentiles?
    • A. 

      Absolutely yes

    • B. 

      Somewhat yes

    • C. 

      Somewhat no

    • D. 

      Absolutely no

  • 8. 
    It is defined as the difference between the exact upper limit (upper class boundary) of the highest score and exact lower limit (lower class boundary) of the lowest score in a grouped data.
    • A. 

      External range

    • B. 

      Internal range

    • C. 

      Exclusive range

    • D. 

      Inclusive range