Psychometrics [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 17 - 19 of 168

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Question 17

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A system is developed where a television camera produces an “image” of touch points applied to the back of a blind person. Such a system involves

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the mechanical production of phosphine.

b.

a conversion of light into JNDs.

c.

transducing light into pressure.

d.

applying the “lock and key” theory of touch.

Question 18

Psychometrics
Intelligence Test Items

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Read the following statements carefully and given an appropriate response:

(i) System of Multicultural Pluralistic Assessment (SOMPA) is designed to obtain IQ scores from an assessment of a child՚s physical health and social functioning.

(ii) In the SOMPA system, IQ scores are compared to norms for children of similar cultural and social background.

(iii) According to the latest ruling, IQ tests, can be used for educational placement only when they are part of a comprehensive assessment plan.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

All the statements are true

b.

All the statements are false

c.

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

d.

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

Question 19

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A “silent” dog whistle takes advantage of a characteristic of sensory systems known as

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

a just noticeable difference.

b.

the absolute threshold.

c.

the difference threshold.

d.

perceptual defense.

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