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Question number: 73

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

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Which of the following tests includes items that discriminate between groups but that seem lacking in face validity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory (MMPI)

b.

Rotter’s Incomplete Sentence Blank

c.

California Personality Inventory (CPI)

d.

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Question number: 74

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Interested in learning how financial standing affects a man’s marital prospects, researchers compared five groups of men, each group ten years older than the previous. This is called a ________ design.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

critical

b.

cross-sectional

c.

cross-cultural

d.

longitudinal

Question number: 75

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

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To determine whether a cause-effect relationship exists between two variables, a researcher must use

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

archival data

b.

an experimental approach

c.

descriptive statistics

d.

a correlational study

Question number: 76

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

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When a criterion measure is itself based, at least in part, on predictor measures, what is said to exist is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

predictive validity.

b.

criterion-related validity.

c.

criterion contamination.

d.

face validity

Question number: 77

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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A researcher has performed an experiment with a random sample. He wants to test his results for statistical significance and then draw conclusions about his population. He should use which of the following type of statistics?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Inferential statistics

b.

Correlations

c.

Referential statistics

d.

Frequency distributions

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