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Question number: 322

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

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History tests in different regions of the world may

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

have the same questions but different answers keyed correct.

b.

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

c.

be written in different languages but have similar content.

d.

be used to illustrate that there are certain cultural absolutes.

e.

be written in one language with single content

Question number: 323

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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In a series of learning experiments with monkeys, Harlow asserted that monkeys gained a sort of cumulative knowledge about solving problems. He came to this conclusion because with every novel problem it took the monkeys less time to learn how to solve it. Harlow called this

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a.

learning to learn

b.

instinct-learning interaction

c.

trained anticipation

d.

simultaneous conditioning

e.

higher-order conditioning

Question number: 324

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

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The difference between a speed test and a power test has to do with

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a.

whether or not the variance has been restricted

b.

all of the above.

c.

whether or not the range has been restricted.

d.

the time limit allotted for completion of the items.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 325

» Personality » Theories

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Trait theory in personality has been most criticized for

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a.

attempting to quantify the impossible

b.

not addressing heredity

c.

assuming that people behave consistently in various situations

d.

not identifying one agreed-upon dimension of personality

e.

having contradictory dimensions

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