Quiz 2. Goals And Research Methods

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Research Method Quizzes & Trivia

This is the second quiz for prelim period. This is about the goals and research methods.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the goals of psychology?
    • A. 

      To describe behavior

    • B. 

      To predict behavior

    • C. 

      To understand behavior

    • D. 

      To change, control and influence behavior

  • 2. 
    What are the 3 general types of methods of psychological study?
    • A. 

      Naturalistic observation

    • B. 

      Descriptive method

    • C. 

      Formal experiment

    • D. 

      Statistical method

  • 3. 
    This kind of descriptive method involves questionnaires, checklists, and other kinds of tests. Unlike the naturalistic observation which is time consuming, this method is very systematic and time saving.
    • A. 

      Naturalistic method

    • B. 

      Systematic method

    • C. 

      Statistical method

    • D. 

      Formal experiment

  • 4. 
    This method of psychological study is used to interpret or treat data collected.
    • A. 

      Clinical method

    • B. 

      Formal experiment

    • C. 

      Systematic method

    • D. 

      Statistical method

  • 5. 
    This method of psychological study is considered as the foundation of all scientific work. It consists of three steps: a. the formulation of hypothesis, b. the experiment to test the hypothesis, c. the acceptance, rejection or modification of the hypothesis.
    • A. 

      Descriptive method

    • B. 

      Statistical method

    • C. 

      Formal experiment

    • D. 

      Naturalistic method