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Question number: 58

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

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With regard to the issues of test validity, fairness, and bias

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

it is possible for a test to be biased and used unfairly.

b.

test bias systematically prevents accurate, impartial measurement.

c.

all of the above.

d.

it is possible for a test to be valid yet used unfairly.

Question number: 59

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

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Which of the following tests allows unconscious motivation, particularly the need for achievement, to be expressed?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Q-sort

b.

Good enough Draw-A-Person Test

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

d.

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)

Question number: 60

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

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With regard to test reliability,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

tests are reliable to different degrees.

c.

there are different types of reliability.

d.

it is seldom an all-or-none matter.

Question number: 61

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

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Which is NOT a form of reliability?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

parallel form reliability

b.

Alternate-forms reliability.

c.

Test-retest reliability.

d.

Past-present reliability.

Question number: 62

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

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Which is a source of error variance?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Test scoring.

b.

Test administration.

c.

Test construction.

d.

All of the above.

Question number: 63

» Measurement and Methodology » Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence

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Nahele has agreed to participate in a survey so he can receive extra credit in his psychology class. When he arrives, he is given a questionnaire that contains questions like “I enjoy playing team sports, ” “I often worry about getting things done, ” “I prefer to try new ways of doing things, ” and “I sometimes find it hard to trust other people. ” He is most likely taking a/an ________ test.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

neuropsychological

b.

achievement

c.

intelligence

d.

personality

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