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Question number: 316

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The members of a sample who deviate from the mean by a standard deviation expressed as a Z-score of 3 represent

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

members of the sample who are most likely to appear six times more frequently than other members of the sample

b.

the most frequent two-thirds of the sample

c.

the most frequent third of the sample

d.

outliers

Question number: 317

» Personality » Assessment

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An individual sternly gives orders in his own home and obediently follows orders at work. This person might score particularly high on the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Bem Sex Role Inventory

b.

F-scale

c.

CPI

d.

Rotter Locus of Control Scale

Question number: 318

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Influence and Persuasion

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The upscale XYZ Company has created a new cologne called “Ethan” for men and a “matching” perfume called “ABC Perfume” The company’s advertising executives know that their new fragrances will be competing with hundreds of others and that the human nose can only discriminate among so many smells. They know there’s no way they can logically convince someone to pay an exorbitant price for Ethan and Ethan Femme; instead, they will need to rely on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

door-in-the-face technique

b.

deindividuation.

c.

the central route to persuasion.

d.

the peripheral route to persuasion.

Question number: 319

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

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History tests in different regions of the world may

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Choice (4) Response

a.

be written in different languages but have similar content.

b.

have the same questions but different answers keyed correct.

c.

be used to illustrate that there are certain cultural absolutes.

d.

be used to illustrate the irrelevancy of culture to historical fact.

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