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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 (4) Response
a.

It should be used with nominal data.

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.

Question number: 51

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

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Which does NOT belong?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Predictive validity.

b.

Content validity.

c.

Criterion-related validity.

d.

Concurrent validity.

Question number: 52

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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A good review of the prior research in an area is valuable, because ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The researcher generally hopes to prove prior studies to be wrong.

b.

It makes the report longer and more impressive.

c.

There is nothing else to include in an introduction.

d.

The contribution of the new study will be clearer.

Question number: 53

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Interested in learning how intelligence quotient affects a woman’s marital prospects, researchers gave intelligence tests to a sample of 11-year-old girls, then retested them and asked about relationship status several times over the next 40 years. This type of study has a ________ design.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

cohort

b.

critical

c.

longitudinal

d.

cross-cultural

Question number: 54

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

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It has been said that a so-called true score is “not the ultimate fact in the book of the recording angel. ” This means that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

factors due to luck, for lack of another word, must always be considered.

b.

subjectivity in scoring may lead to chance variations in examination scores.

c.

religion as cultural variable is given sufficient consideration

d.

test variance due to true variance as opposed to error may never be known.

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