A2 AQA Research Methods Quiz

I used AQA maarkschemes, Psychology A2-The complete companion student book and http://www.simplypsychology.org/science-psychology.html

1. What is repeatability?

  • Findings of a study can be replicated by other researchers at a different time
  • When all sources of bias are reduced and/or eliminated
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2. What is empirical evidence?

  • Data being collected through direct observation or experiment and it doesn't rely on argument or belief
  • Idea that only source of knowledge comes from experience

3. When should a Chi-squared be used?

  • It's an independent groups design, at least ordinal data is collected and a test of difference
  • It finds nominal data, its a test of difference and the categories are independent from one another
  • Its finding a correlation/relationship between 2 variables and its collecting at least ordinal data
  • It's a matched-pairs or repeated measures design, at least ordinal data has been collected and its a test of difference

4. When should Wilcoxon test be used?

  • Its finding a correlation/relationship between 2 variables and its collecting at least ordinal data
  • It's a matched-pairs or repeated measures design, at least ordinal data has been collected and its a test of difference
  • It finds nominal data, its a test of difference and the categories are independent from one another
  • It's an independent groups design, at least ordinal data is collected and a test of difference

5. A non-directional hypothesis is also known as a two-tailed hypothesis

  • True
  • False

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