Rationale - Research Methods in Psychology - Exam, Exams for Research Methods. Agra University

Research Methods

Description: Rationale, Types of Data, Qualitative Researchers, Investigate the Relationship, Research Methods, Question and Rationale, Ethical Considerations, Kind of Analysis are some points from questions of exam paper. Its for future psychologists.
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FACULTY OF SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
SEMESTER TWO EXAMINATIONS
MAY 2012
MODULE PS20320
Research Methods in
Psychology
Instructions to students:
You have one and a half (1.5) hours to complete this paper.
The paper consists of four (4) sections.
YOU MUST ATTEMPT ALL SECTIONS OF THE PAPER.
SECTION A MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (MCQ) (10%)
You have 10 compulsory MCQ.
You are marked on this section as follows:
correct answer = 1 mark
no/incorrect answer = 0 marks
SECTION B SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (30%)
You have 2 compulsory questions to answer in this section.
SECTION C SPSS QUESTION (25%)
You have 1 compulsory question to answer in this section.
SECTION D RESEARCH PROJECT OUTLINE (35%)
You have a series of compulsory question to answer in this section.
PLEASE FILL IN THE BOX AT TOP RIGHT CORNER OF PAGE AND AT THE BOTTOM
WITH YOUR DETAILS. HAND BACK THIS QUESTION PAPER ALONG WITH YOUR
ANSWER BOOK TO THE INVIGILATOR.
Candidate’s Reference/
Identification Number
DO NOT REMOVE FROM EXAM ROOM. ATTACH TO ANSWER BOOK.
Surname………………………………………………………
Forenames………………………………………………….
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PS20320 Research Methods in Psychology
Semester 2 Examinations, May 2012
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PS20320 Research Methods in Psychology
Semester 2 Examinations, May 2012
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SECTION A: MCQ (10%) It is suggested that you spend no more than 10
minutes on this section of the paper.
Read the questions carefully and write one answer (a,b,c,d) that you think is
correct in your exam booklet.
SECTION B: SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS (30%) It is suggested that you
spend no more than 20 minutes on this section of the paper.
Answer the following two compulsory questions.
B1) Outline the different types of data that qualitative researchers might choose to
analyse and why. You should include AT LEAST three forms in your answer.
B2) Describe three forms of qualitative analysis and the types of research questions
that they are most appropriate for.
SECTION C: SPSS QUESTION (25%) It is suggested that you spend no more
than 25 minutes on this section of the paper.
Answer the following compulsory question.
C1) Aneliya has noticed that the time people spend looking after their cars seems to
be related to their gender, their age and their personality, particularly how
extraverted they are. She decided to conduct a study to investigate the relationship
between these variables. Interpret her output below in a results and discussion
section. State the name of the test(s) she conducted and report the results in the
correct format.
PS20320 Research Methods in Psychology
Semester 2 Examinations, May 2012
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