PSYC 4700 Week 1 Quiz 1 (100 out of 100 points)


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PSYC 4700 Week 1 Quiz

  1. Descriptive statistics are procedures used to
  2. True or False: Descriptive statistics and inferential statistics are used for precisely the same
  3. Researchers measure data in a __________ to learn more about individuals in the larger __________ of
  4. A researcher records the time it takes to complete a memory task in a sample of 25 He finds that the average participant completed the test in 43 seconds. The average time to complete this task is called a(n)
  5. Which of the following best describes a dependent variable?
  6. An education counselor records the number of high school graduates enrolled in community colleges, and 4-year colleges, and What scale of measurement is the type of college?
  7. True or False: The duration of attention (in seconds) is a ratio scale
  8. A researcher measures the body temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit) of participants immediately before and immediately following Temperature is on what scale of measurement?
  9. Recording whom students study with describes __________ types of data, whereas recording the number of hours spent studying per week describes __________ types of
  10. Quantitative measures can be
  11. __________ are measured along a continuum at any place beyond the decimal
  12. True or False: Children are randomly assigned to complete a low, moderate, or high difficulty The time (in seconds) it takes them to complete the task is recorded. In this example, the level of task difficulty is the dependent variable.
  13. True or False: A rating scale measurement from 1 (completely disagree) to 7 (completely agree) is an example of a continuous, qualitative
  14. True or False: Continuous data are only distributed in discrete units.