Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 47 - 51 of 92

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Question number: 47

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

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A test that is valid must

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Choice (5) Response

a.

predict future behavior

b.

be normed on a random sample

c.

be reliable

d.

reveal important information

e.

have scores that fit a normal curve

Question number: 48

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Which of the following best describes the graph above?

Understanding the properties of this graph

Understanding the Properties of This Graph

What is the importance of understanding this graph?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Normal distribution

b.

Negatively skewed distribution

c.

Frequency polygon

d.

Positively skewed distribution

e.

Histogram

Question number: 49

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

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Coefficient alpha is conceptually

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the variance of all possible sources of error variance.

b.

the estimate of inter-scorer reliability that is most robust.

c.

the mean of all possible split-half correlations.

d.

estimate of inter-sorer reliability is most flexible

e.

the standard deviation of all possible sources of variation.

Question number: 50

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Which of the following is NOT true of the Chi Square statistic?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

It makes no assumptions about population parameters.

b.

It is a parametric test.

c.

It is based on expected frequencies.

d.

It does not assume that the variance between two groups is equal.

e.

It should be used with nominal data.

Question number: 51

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

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Which does NOT belong?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

face validity

b.

Concurrent validity.

c.

Criterion-related validity.

d.

Predictive validity.

e.

Content validity.

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