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Question 143

Psychometrics
Reliability

Appeared in Year: 2018 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Usefulness of psychometric tests are determined by its reliability and validity (KSET)

Reason(Ꭱ)

Self-report is the popular teaching to study the behavior

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Passage

Read the following paragraph and answer the questions which follows:

A psychologist wanted to develop an achievement test in chemistry for SSC students of central schools. For this purpose, he wrote 110 items having multiple-choice format. He administered this draft version to a sample of 300 subjects. Item analysis was carried out by computing item-reminder correlations. The item analysis retained 80 items. The 80 items version was administered to a fresh sample of 400 subjects which yielded a mean of 40.00 alpha and standard deviation of 8.00. the scores were found to be normally distributed. Cornbach alpha for 80 item version was found to be 0.94. The psychologist also computed odd-even reliability and Kuder-Richardson (K-R) reliability for this version. On this version, one of the subjects Manas, had a score of 32. Since the 80 item version was considered long for administration, two forms, form A and form B were prepared by randomly assigning 40 items to each form.

Question 144 (1 of 1 Based on Passage)

Psychometrics
Reliability

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

In the above study, the psychologist computed three reliability coefficients:

1. Cornbach alpha

2. Split-half reliability coefficient

3. Kuder-Richardson reliability coefficient

Which one the following explanation is true?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

2 and 3 would be the same but a would be different

b.

1 and 3 would be the same, but b can be different

c.

1,2 and 3, all three would be different

d.

1,2 and 3 would be the same

Question 145

Psychometrics
Reliability

Appeared in Year: 2019 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Using Hull՚s theory, Taylor conceptualized that anxiety is an emotionally based drive and therefore, high anxious subjects on Taylor՚s Manifest Anxiety Scale (MAS) should be conditioned faster than the low anxious subjects. The study verified the hypothesis. This provides evidence for: (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Concurrent validity of MAS

b.

Construct validity of MAS

c.

Convergent validity of MAS

d.

Lack of validity for MAS

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