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PSYC 255 Quiz 3 – Question and Answers • Question 1 2 out of 2 points Alexandra is conducting a research study and has developed two hypotheses. She is planning to test against the null h... ypothesis. The null hypothesis states _____________. • Question 2 2 out of 2 points The names of the hypotheses for a research study are _____________ and _____________. • Question 3 2 out of 2 points When hypotheses for a study are said to be mutually exclusive, this means the hypotheses _____________. • Question 4 2 out of 2 points In the chapter, a study by Albert Bandura was discussed. Which of the following was not a research topic? • Question 5 2 out of 2 points Dan is searching on the Internet for information on her research topic. The search results lead to only 10 hits. Dan’s search resulted in a small number of records because _____________. • Question 6 2 out of 2 points According to the textbook, John believed that there were no differences in writing abilities between himself and Jenn. John is stating what kind of hypothesis? • Question 7 2 out of 2 points In psychology, the database with only full text electronic articles is called _____________. • Question 8 2 out of 2 points Unlike a research topic that is defined broadly, a _____________ is better defined to provide direction for researchers. • Question 9 2 out of 2 points In research, the two hypotheses developed must be _____________ and _____________. • Question 10 2 out of 2 points Caron is working on a research project about the influence of caffeine consumption on alertness. She has developed two hypotheses. Her second hypothesis states that there will be an increase in alertness with the consumption of caffeine. This hypothesis is known as a _____________ hypothesis. • Question 11 2 out of 2 points When searching for research on a topic, it is recommended that you use _____________ to increase the number of search results. • Question 12 2 out of 2 points You have been discussing a research project with your friend Connor. Connor has told you that his research hypothesis states, the mean of population 1 is not equal to the mean of population 2. How would you write this research hypothesis in symbols? • Question 13 2 out of 2 points Carolina has developed two hypotheses for her research question. The first hypothesis is known as the null hypothesis and states there will be no difference between the scores on the dependent variables. Her second hypothesis is known as a research hypothesis and states _____________. • Question 14 2 out of 2 points According to the textbook, the use of the Internet for searching is questionable because the Internet is not always _____________ and _____________. • Question 15 2 out of 2 points When stating the null or research hypotheses in symbols, the symbol µ stands for _____________. • Question 16 2 out of 2 points When a researcher classifies data on a scale that assumes equal distance and has a true zero, the researcher is using a(n) _____________ scale. • Question 17 2 out of 2 points The variable in a study that researchers measure because it is believed to change is called the _____________. • Question 18 2 out of 2 points One of the most common types of measures for a dependent variable is a behavioral measure. Behavioral measures _____________. • Question 19 2 out of 2 points What type of scale is a researcher using when they collect demographic information such as ethnicity, religion, sex, or school classification? • Question 20 2 out of 2 points Josetta is conducting a study looking at individuals habits when preparing food. Specifically, she is measuring the number of times a person uses incorrect food preparation behaviors. To conduct this study, Josetta is going into people’s homes and watching them prepare meals. Josetta is primarily collecting _____________ measures for her dependent variable. • Question 21 2 out of 2 points An independent variable is the variable in a study that is _____________. • Question 22 2 out of 2 points When a researcher classifies data into one of two or more categories, the researcher is using a(n) _____________ scale. • Question 24 2 out of 2 points There are several types of measures for dependent variables. Physiological measures _____________. • Question 25 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is not a type of measure for a dependent variable covered in the textbook? • Question 26 2 out of 2 points There are several types of measures for dependent variables. Cognitive measures _____________. • Question 28 2 out of 2 points Caron is conducting a study investigating the effects of ethnicity on humor. Specifically, she has different participants watch comedy routines from several comedians. For each participant, she records the number of times they laugh for each comedian. Which way is the dependent measure of humor being assessed? • Question 29 2 out of 2 points The intensity of a response to a stimuli represents which type of way to assess a measure? • Question 30 2 out of 2 points Jerry is conducting a study on the type of leadership style (i.e., democratic or autocratic) a person has and the influence that style has on employee satisfaction. He plans on measuring satisfaction using a 10-question survey where participants respond on a 5-point scale. How many levels of the independent variable were there in this study? Question 1 2 out of 2 points Dan is searching on the Internet for information on her research topic. The search results lead to only 10 hits. Dan’s search resulted in a small number of records because _____________. Question 2 2 out of 2 points In psychological research, the largest database used by researchers is _____________. Question 3 2 out of 2 points When hypotheses for a study are said to be mutually exclusive, this means the hypotheses _____________. Question 4 2 out of 2 points The null hypothesis is represented in symbols as _____________. Question 5 0 out of 2 points In the chapter, a study by Albert Bandura was discussed. Which of the following was not a research topic? Question 6 0 out of 2 points You have been discussing a research project with your friend Kevin. Kevin has told you that his research hypothesis states, the mean of population 1 is equal to the mean of population 2. How would you write this research hypothesis in symbols? Question 7 2 out of 2 points When searching for research on more than one topic area, you should use the word(s) _____________ between search topics to find overlapping material. Question 8 2 out of 2 points In research, the two hypotheses developed must be _____________ and _____________. Question 9 2 out of 2 points When searching for research on a topic, it is recommended that you use _____________ to increase the number of search results. Question 10 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is most likely to contain information that is valid or reliable? Question 11 2 out of 2 points You have been discussing a research project with your friend Connor. Connor has told you that his research hypothesis states, the mean of population 1 is not equal to the mean of population 2. How would you write this research hypothesis in symbols? Question 12 2 out of 2 points A _____________ states a research idea in a clearly defined manner so that it may be tested. Question 13 2 out of 2 points A research hypothesis can state all of the following except, _____________. Question 14 2 out of 2 points According to the textbook, John believed that there were no differences in writing abilities between himself and Jenn. John is stating what kind of hypothesis? Question 15 2 out of 2 points Carolina has developed two hypotheses for her research question. The first hypothesis is known as the null hypothesis and states there will be no difference between the scores on the dependent variables. Her second hypothesis is known as a research hypothesis and states _____________. Question 16 2 out of 2 points There are several types of measures for dependent variables. Attitudinal measures _____________. Question 17 2 out of 2 points A large majority of psychological research uses _____________ scales because they lend themselves to more advanced statistical procedures as compared to the rest. Question 18 2 out of 2 points In the textbook, a study on monitor size was described. Specifically, the researchers wanted to know if monitor size (17, 19, and 21 inches) influenced participant’s reaction time on a task. How many levels of the independent variable were there in this study? 3 Question 19 2 out of 2 points The number of conditions for a specific independent variable is called the _____________. Question 20 2 out of 2 points Student rankings in a class is an example of a(n) _____________ scale. Question 21 2 out of 2 points Of all the types of scales, only a(n) _____________ scale has a true zero value. Question 22 2 out of 2 points The intensity of a response to a stimuli represents which type of way to assess a measure? Question 23 2 out of 2 points Dave is conducting research on consumer preference for different products. Dave has participants provide a rank order of the products they prefer. By asking for a ranking of their preferences, Dave is using a(n) _____________ scale. Question 24 2 out of 2 points When conducting a study, you notice that most of the scores fall primarily at the lower range of the response option. This pattern of data is known as the _____________. Question 25 2 out of 2 points There are several types of measures for dependent variables. Physiological measures _____________. Question 26 2 out of 2 points Cedric's study was conducted on the influence of study habits on math performance. Cedric tracks the average number of correct responses that participants have before and after being exposed to different study habits. Cedric is assessing his cognitive measure with _____________. Question 27 2 out of 2 points A dependent variable is the variable in a study that is _____________. Question 28 0 out of 2 points Jerry is conducting a study on the type of leadership style (i.e., democratic or autocratic) a person has and the influence that style has on employee satisfaction. What is the independent variable in this study? Question 29 2 out of 2 points An independent variable is the variable in a study that is _____________. Question 30 2 out of 2 points There are three ways to assess each type of measure for dependent variables. Which of the following is one of those three ways? • Question 1 2 out of 2 points In the chapter, a study by Albert Bandura was discussed. Which of the following was not a research topic? • Question 2 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is most likely to contain information that is valid or reliable? • Question 3 2 out of 2 points According to the textbook, John believed that there were no differences in writing abilities between himself and Jenn. John is stating what kind of hypothesis? • Question 4 2 out of 2 points When hypotheses for a study are said to be mutually exclusive, this means the hypotheses _____________. • Question 5 2 out of 2 points The null hypothesis is represented in symbols as _____________. • Question 6 2 out of 2 points According to the textbook, the use of the Internet for searching is questionable because the Internet is not always _____________ and _____________. • Question 7 2 out of 2 points A research hypothesis can state all of the following except, _____________. • Question 8 2 out of 2 points When searching for research on a topic, it is recommended that you use _____________ to increase the number of search results. • Question 9 2 out of 2 points Unlike a research topic that is defined broadly, a _____________ is better defined to provide direction for researchers. • Question 10 2 out of 2 points In psychological research, the largest database used by researchers is _____________. • Question 11 2 out of 2 points The research hypothesis is represented in symbols as _____________. • Question 12 2 out of 2 points Alexandra is conducting a research study and has developed two hypotheses. She is planning to test against the null hypothesis. The null hypothesis states _____________. • Question 13 2 out of 2 points Mark has developed a research question. In addition, he has developed two hypotheses for his research question. The second hypothesis Mark has developed states there is a difference between the scores on the dependent variables he is measuring. This is known as the _____________ hypothesis. • Question 14 2 out of 2 points For his study, Tim has stated his research hypothesis as: H1 µ1 < µ2. What do the symbols mean? • Question 15 2 out of 2 points A research question is _____________ and a research topic is _____________. • Question 16 2 out of 2 points When a researcher classifies data on a scale that assumes equal distance and has a true zero, the researcher is using a(n) _____________ scale. • Question 17 2 out of 2 points In the Are You Equipped? section at the beginning of the chapter, a study was described looking at the relationship between temperature and preference for different movie genres. There were two studies conducted. In the first study, students were given either cold tea or hot tea to drink. In the second study; students were placed in a cold (59–62 degrees Fahrenheit) or warm room (72–76 degrees Fahrenheit). How many levels of the independent variable were there in the first study? • Question 18 2 out of 2 points Matt has asked participants in his study to identify which ethnic category fits them best. Matt is using a(n) _____________ scale. • Question 19 0 out of 2 points Julie is studying the likelihood that college students will take 8am classes. To look at this likelihood, Julie has students respond on a 7-point scale, where 1 is “not at all likely” and 7 is “very likely.” Julie is using a(n) _____________ scale to look at the likelihood of college students taking 8am classes. • Question 20 2 out of 2 points There are several types of measures for dependent variables. Physiological measures _____________. • Question 21 0 out of 2 points Robyn has been working on developing a new task to test the reaction time of athletes. As she begins to test athletes using her new task, she notices that all the athletes are scoring extremely high on her test. Robyn's task has fallen prey to a _____________. • Question 22 0 out of 2 points Which of the following is a type of measure for a dependent variable? • Question 23 2 out of 2 points Jerry is conducting a study on the type of leadership style (i.e., democratic or autocratic) a person has and the influence that style has on employee satisfaction. What is the independent variable in this study? • Question 24 2 out of 2 points Lauren is conducting a study on the decision making processes an individual goes through when buying items. Specifically, Lauren is measuring the attributes and mental connections made when making a purchase. Lauren is collecting _____________ measures for her dependent variable. • Question 25 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is not a type of measure for a dependent variable covered in the textbook? • Question 26 0 out of 2 points When a researcher classifies data into an order or rank of magnitude, the researcher is using a(n) _____________ scale. • Question 27 2 out of 2 points James is conducting a study on professors’ attitudes toward text messaging in class. Specifically, he is measuring whether professors believe that text messaging is disruptive to class and whether text messaging is becoming a problem in higher education. James is collecting _____________ measures for his dependent variable. • Question 28 2 out of 2 points A large majority of psychological research uses _____________ scales because they lend themselves to more advanced statistical procedures as compared to the rest. • Question 29 2 out of 2 points Cedric's study was conducted on the influence of study habits on math performance. Cedric tracks the average number of correct responses that participants have before and after being exposed to different study habits. Cedric is assessing his cognitive measure with _____________. • Question 30 2 out of 2 points Caron is conducting a study investigating the effects of ethnicity on humor. Specifically, she has different participants watch comedy routines from several comedians. For each participant, she records the number of times they laugh for each comedian. Which way is the dependent measure of humor being assessed? [Show More]

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