Measurement and Methodology (GRE Psychology): Questions 41 - 45 of 88

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Question number: 41

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

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Whenever subjects are measured on almost any dimension, there will be ________ in their scores.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Variability

b.

Inference

c.

Stability

d.

Significance

Question number: 42

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Mary is using a one-tailed test to evaluate the results of her experiment. Compared with what would happen if she used a two-tailed test, ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Her critical value of t will be more extreme.

b.

Her computed value of t will be larger.

c.

There will be no difference.

d.

Her critical value of t will be less extreme.

Question number: 43

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

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Your brother did very well in Mrs. Jones’s class. Now you are in her class and can’t seem to do any wrong. You are probably the benefit of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a generosity error.

b.

a halo effect.

c.

fundamental attribution error

d.

a clerical error.

Question number: 44

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

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Which is NOT a traditional component of the so-called Trinitarian view of validity?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

face validity

b.

Construct validity.

c.

Validity.

d.

Content validity.

Question number: 45

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

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A job applicant takes a company-administered test for employment and then questions the relevance to the job of certain test items. Stated another way, the applicant is expressing concern about the test’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

all of the above.

b.

factor loadings.

c.

incremental validity.

d.

content validity.

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