Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 43 - 46 of 92

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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 (5) Response

a.

a generosity error.

b.

a clerical error.

c.

fundamental attribution error

d.

the Mel Gibson effect.

e.

a halo effect.

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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Content validity.

b.

face validity

c.

Validity.

d.

Criterion-related validity.

e.

Construct 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 (5) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

factor loadings.

c.

incremental validity.

d.

content validity.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 46

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Which of the following statistical tests should the researcher use to analyze her data?

A researcher wants to consider the effects of preparation on standardized test scores. She plans to compare the GRE scores of students who did and did not take a preparation course for the GRE. She also plans to compare the GRE scores of students who took preparation courses though Company X, Company Y, and Company Z.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

T-test

b.

Chi-square test

c.

2 x 2 x 2 factor analysis

d.

Person’s r correlation coefficient

e.

2 x 3 factor analysis

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