Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 8 - 11 of 92

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Question number: 8

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

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In the criterion-keying or empirical-keying approach to test construction, the researcher

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

must include items that measure speed

b.

must include items that discriminate between groups

c.

must include items that allow for projective answers

d.

must include items that allow for a range of scores

e.

must include items that could produce percentile ranks

Question number: 9

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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A researcher wishes to study the effects of frequent changes of residence on the scholastic achievement of children. What kind of research design is most appropriate?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Stratified sample

b.

Random sample

c.

Factor analysis

d.

Longitudinal

e.

Pretest-posttest

Question number: 10

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

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It is most appropriate to use the Spearman-Brown formula to estimate what form of reliability?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Test-retest reliability.

b.

Past-present reliability.

c.

parallel form reliability

d.

Split-half reliability.

e.

Alternate-forms reliability.

Question number: 11

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

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According to the true score theory, an individual’s score on a test of extraversion reflects a level of extraversion as defined by the test and that level is presumed to be

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Choice (5) Response

a.

only an estimate of the testtaker’s true level of extraversion.

b.

less than or equal to the degree of error inherent in the score.

c.

more than degree of error in the score

d.

greater than the degree of error inherent in the score.

e.

the testtaker’s “true” level of extraversion.

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