# Statistical Methods MCQ'S ANCOVA, MANOVA and Regression/Correlation

## 1. What is an ANCOVA used for?

• To achieve statistical control of error when experimental control of error is not possible
• To compare a large amount of I.V's and their effects on a large amount of outcome variables
• To achieve statistical control of power, when there is a small sample size
• To achieve an insight into the direction of effects
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## 2. A researcher finds that the variable of self-esteem and self-worth are perfectly correlated with depression. This could be a problem, as it indicates what?

• Singularity of the variables
• Homoscedasticity
• Heteroscedasticity
• Too many outliers

## 3. A researcher wants to see if caffeine consumption predicts athleticism. The best technique to us would be

• Partial Correlation
• Canonical Correlation
• Multiple Regression
• Multiple Correlation

## 4. A researcher wants to explore the relationship between eating an apple and the ability to run 100 metres and/or engage in therapy well. What would be the best analytical model to use?

• Multiple Correlation
• Partial Correlation
• Canonical Correlation
• Multiple regression

## 5. A researcher wants to investigate pass/fail on an exam with height. They should use what to analyse this?

• Spearman's
• Kendall's Tau
• Point Bi-Serial
• Phi