Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 21 - 25 of 92

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Question number: 21

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

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Discriminant evidence of construct validity is otherwise known as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

factor analytic validity.

b.

convergent validity.

c.

predictive validity.

d.

discriminant validity.

e.

face validity

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 ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Experimenters.

b.

Subjects.

c.

Procedures.

d.

Situations.

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. 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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

expertise in measurement.

b.

dependability in measurement.

c.

speed of measurement.

d.

consistency in measurement.

e.

measurement methods

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

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Choice (5) 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.

e.

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 ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Documenting “facts” conveyed in the paper.

b.

Writing in a highly structured style.

c.

Writing to convey information, not entertain the reader.

d.

Remaining objective.

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

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