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Question 78

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MCQ▾

The visible spectrum extends from about ________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

390 to 790 nanometers

b.

380 to 780 nanometers

c.

320 to 780 nanometers

d.

780 to 790 nanometers

Question 79

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MCQ▾

The idea that the amount of change in a stimulus necessary to produce a JND is a constant proportion of the stimulus intensity is called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Weber՚s law.

b.

the law of diminishing returns.

c.

James՚ law.

d.

the all-or-none principle.

Question 80

Psychometrics
Intelligence Test Items

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MCQ▾

Widespread use of intelligence tests has been criticized on several grounds. These include a lack of ________ and the presence of cultural bias.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Validity and Reliability both

b.

Validity

c.

Reliability

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 81

Psychometrics
Intelligence Test Items

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MCQ▾

Read the following statements carefully and given an appropriate response:

(i) The ability to answer general information and comprehension questions shows the most rapid decline during aging.

(ii) The WAIS-R is a group intelligence test.

(iii) Establishing norms and uniform procedures for administering a test are elements of standardization.

(iv) Scores on modern intelligence tests are based on one՚s deviation IQ (relative standing among test takers) rather than on ratio between mental age and chronological age.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All the statements are true

b.

All the statements are false

c.

Statements (i) and (iii) are false, but (ii) and (iv) are true

d.

Statements (i) and (ii) are false, but (iii) and (iv) are true

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