# Loftus And Palmer Big Fat Quiz Questions

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• 1.

### How many participants were used in experiment 1?

• A.

45

• B.

20

• C.

150

• D.

68

A. 45
Explanation
The experiment 1 used 45 participants.

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• 2.

### What was the mean estimate speed for the verb 'smashed' in mph?

• A.

40.8

• B.

31.8

• C.

22.5

• D.

48.3

A. 40.8
Explanation
The mean estimate speed for the verb 'smashed' in mph is 40.8. This means that, on average, the estimated speed for the action of 'smashing' was 40.8 miles per hour.

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• 3.

### Which of these sentences could be a conclusion for experiment 1?

• A.

Response bias

• B.

• C.

The estimate speed the car was going

• D.

Whether participants seen glass or not

A. Response bias
Explanation
The sentence "The way the question was asked can influence the answer given" could be a conclusion for experiment 1 because it suggests that the manner in which the question was presented had an impact on the participants' responses. This implies that there may have been a response bias in the experiment, where the participants' answers were influenced by the way the question was framed.

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• 4.

### Was the IV the verb that was used? True or False

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The correct answer is true because the question is asking if the IV (independent variable) was the verb that was used. Since the answer is "true," it implies that the IV was indeed the verb that was used.

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• 5.

### What was the DV used in experiment 1?

• A.

Estimate of Speed

• B.

Verb Used

A. Estimate of Speed
Explanation
The DV used in experiment 1 was the "Estimate of Speed". This means that the researchers were measuring or manipulating the participants' ability to estimate or judge the speed of something. They likely conducted an experiment where participants were shown different stimuli or scenarios and asked to estimate the speed of the objects involved. The researchers were interested in how accurate or precise participants' estimates were, and how they might be influenced by other factors or variables.

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• 6.

### In experiment 2, how many days later were the participants asked if they had seen broken glass in the video shown

• A.

7 days

• B.

1 day

• C.

14 days

• D.

4 days

A. 7 days
Explanation
In experiment 2, the participants were asked if they had seen broken glass in the video shown after a period of 7 days. This means that the researchers waited for a week before asking the participants about their recollection of broken glass in the video.

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• 7.

### How many participants were in each group in experiment 2?

• A.

50

• B.

45

• C.

100

• D.

15

A. 50
Explanation
In experiment 2, there were 50 participants in each group.

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• 8.

### What percentage of people in experiment 2 said yes to the verb 'hit'?

• A.

14

• B.

32

• C.

44

• D.

86

A. 14
Explanation
The correct answer is 14. This means that only 14% of the people in experiment 2 said yes to the verb 'hit'. This indicates that a small proportion of the participants agreed with the use of the word 'hit' in the experiment.

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### In experiment 2, were in the second group of participants asked how fast were the cars going when they hit each other?

• A.

False

• B.

True

A. False
Explanation
The question asks if the second group of participants were asked about the speed of the cars when they hit each other in experiment 2. The answer is false because the question does not provide any information about what the second group of participants were asked in experiment 2. Therefore, it cannot be determined if they were asked about the speed of the cars or not.

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