Measurement and Methodology (GRE Psychology): Questions 22 - 26 of 88

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Question number: 22

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

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External validity refers to the extent to which the results of an experiment can be generalized to and across different ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Subjects.

AND

Procedures.

b.

Experimenters.

c.

Situations.

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 23

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

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In the language of psychometrics, reliability refers primarily to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

measurement methods

b.

consistency in measurement.

c.

expertise in measurement.

d.

speed of measurement.

Question number: 24

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

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The degree of correlation among all of the items on a scale

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

may be estimated by means of the Rulon formula.

b.

may be estimated by means of KR-20.

c.

is referred to as inter-item consistency.

d.

all of the above.

Question number: 25

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

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Adopting a scientific writing style means ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Writing to convey information, not entertain the reader.

AND

Writing in a highly structured style.

b.

Remaining objective.

c.

Documenting “facts” conveyed in the paper.

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 26

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

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Stated succinctly, test validity refers to a judgment concerning

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

How sound the evidence is that supports conclusions from it.

b.

How well a test measures what it purports to measure.

c.

How consistent a test measures what it purports to measure.

d.

Why the test should or should not be used for a specific purpose.

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