A research methods practice test

 This test has research method’s related questions from both unit 1 and unit 2 for as! The mark scheme is not include but the date of the exam is put in brackets and the bottom of each question for you to find when you are ready to mark! This test should take about 30mins – 1hour.Happy revision! 

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The Research Methods Practice Test!

This test has research method's related questions from both unit 1 and unit 2 for as! The mark
scheme is not included but the date of the exam is put in brackets and the bottom of each question
for you to find when you are…

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1(d) Identify one possible extraneous variable in this experiment. Explain how this extraneous
variable could have affected the results of this experiment.
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How this extraneous variable could have affected the results of this experiment
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3(a) What is meant by a case study?
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3(b) Outline one weakness of using a case study as a method of investigation.
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/4 (June 12 Q 10 unit 2)

4)Both life changes and daily hassles are often measured…

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4(b) Explain what is meant by an independent groups design.
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4(c) Explain one strength and one limitation of using an independent groups design.
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4 (d) Explain why the psychologist…

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who attended the day nurseries were more aggressive than the children who had been looked after
by childminders.
6 (a) Explain why this is an example of a natural experiment.
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6 (b) Suggest one way in which the psychologist could have measured the children's…

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