True Experiment: Definition & Examples


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What is an independent variable?

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1. What does random assignment mean?

2. What is a control group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you gauge your intellect of true experiments and the purposes they serve. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to be able to define independent variable and random assignment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Radom assignments
  • Definition of independent variable
  • Control groups
  • Experimental treatments

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding true experiments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about independent variables
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding true experiments and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about true experiments, review the corresponding lesson called True Experiment: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define true experiment
  • Understand the purpose of a control group
  • Differentiate independent variables and dependent variables
  • Review the placebo effect