Methods Of Enquiry In Psychology MCQ Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is one of the goals of Psychological inquiry?
    • A. 

      Understanding

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Prediction

    • D. 

      Achievement

  • 2. 
    Objectivity is when two persons study a particular event independently, they should arrive at the same conclusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What are the main types of assessment measures used by psychologists to study the outcomes of mental activity?
    • A. 

       a) Theories, hypotheses, tests

    • B. 

       b) Self-report, experiments, correlations

    • C. 

       c) Behavioural, self-report, experimental

    • D. 

       d) Behavioural, self-report, physiological

    • E. 

       e) (a) and (d)

  • 4. 
    Five qualities that best describe good psychological research include:
    • A. 

      A) Valid, scientific, ethical, experimental, correlational

    • B. 

       b) Scientific, experimental, public, parsimonious, cumulative

    • C. 

      C) Valid, reliable, public, parsimonious, cumulative

    • D. 

       d) Experimental, quasi-experimental, survey, correlational, meta-analytic

    • E. 

       e) None of these describe good research

  • 5. 
    Experimental groups, treatment groups, and control groups represent ways to ____________ outcome variables.
    • A. 

       a) Manipulate

    • B. 

      B) Correlate

    • C. 

       d) Validate

    • D. 

       e) Generalise

  • 6. 
    The three measures of central tendency include:
    • A. 

       a) Motivation, cognition, behavior

    • B. 

       b) Descriptive, inferential, evaluation

    • C. 

       c) Mean, average, sum

    • D. 

       d) Mean, median, mode

    • E. 

       e) Quantity, quality, dispersion

  • 7. 
     Which of the following do we know to be true about the qualitative approach?  
    • A. 

      A) When researchers report and comment on behavior, without attempting to quantify it, they are using a qualitative research method.

    • B. 

       b) Qualitative methods can include coding, grouping, and collecting observations.

    • C. 

      C) The way people evaluate the friendliness of the people they meet illustrates some features of a qualitative approach to psychological research.

    • D. 

      D) All of the above.

  • 8. 
    . Measurement scales used in psychological research are based on four types, which include:
    • A. 

       a) Nominal, ordinal, internal, external

    • B. 

       b) Internal, external, quasi, survey

    • C. 

       c) Nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio

    • D. 

       d) Interval, ratio, quasi, survey

    • E. 

       e) Internal, external, interval, ratio

  • 9. 
    You have just conducted a research study. If the responses of the participants significantly differ from what would be expected if there was no relationship among the variables in your study, then it would be appropriate for you to:  
    • A. 

       a) Use a different method to replicate the results

    • B. 

       b) Obtain a larger sample to replicate results

    • C. 

       c) Perform manipulation checks

    • D. 

       d) Reject the null hypothesis

    • E. 

       d) Reject the null hypothesis

  • 10. 
    A temporary solution to a problem is called a 
    • A. 

      A) Conceptualisation of data

    • B. 

       b)collection

    • C. 

      C) Paradigms

    • D. 

      D) Hypothesis.

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