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Question number: 120

» Thinking » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which is NOT a type of task that test-takers must perform when being evaluated with the Goldstein-Scheerer Tests of Abstract Thinking?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Color sorting.

b.

Design reproduction using sticks.

c.

Object sorting.

d.

Design reproduction using a pencil.

Question number: 121

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Stated succinctly, test validity refers to a judgment concerning

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Choice (4) Response

a.

How sound the evidence is that supports conclusions from it.

b.

How well a test measures what it purports to measure.

c.

How consistent a test measures what it purports to measure.

d.

Why the test should or should not be used for a specific purpose.

Question number: 122

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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In psychodynamic therapies, the patient’s displacement of emotional elements in his or her inner life onto the therapist is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

transference

b.

insight

c.

dynamic focus

d.

free association

Question number: 123

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Viggo needs to take an extended leave of absence from work for personal reasons. The remaining employees are required to perform Viggo’s duties, and Dew is the only one who understands how to do many of them. Though Dew’s body is unable to maintain the alarmed state it entered when he learned of the additional work, he remains “stressed out” over the weeks that follow. He hopes Viggo will return before he becomes truly overwhelmed. Dew is in the ________ stage of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS).

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

primary

b.

resistance.

c.

alarm.

d.

exhaustion.

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