Measurement and Methodology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 26 - 29 of 92

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Question number: 26

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

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Stated succinctly, test validity refers to a judgment concerning

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Choice (5) Response

a.

How consistent a test measures what it purports to measure.

b.

How well a test measures what it purports to measure.

c.

evidence does not support the conclusion

d.

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

e.

How sound the evidence is that supports conclusions from it.

Question number: 27

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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If the GRE Psychology Subject Test had a standard error of zero, then a test taker that took the test two times would necessarily receive

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a.

the same score on each test

b.

two scores that correlated perfectly with the test taker’s aptitude

c.

two perfect scores

d.

a score equivalent to a z-score of 1 each time

e.

two scores that were above the mean

Question number: 28

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

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A local validation study is a study

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a.

undertaken by certified test developers from a specific locality.

b.

undertaken by major test publisher for experiments

c.

conducted by test users who plans to alter a test in some way.

d.

conducted by test-takers from a particular locality or community.

e.

undertaken by the original test publisher for any purpose.

Question number: 29

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The test statistic t is used to ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Analyze interval or ratio data from an experiment with two or more groups.

b.

Evaluate interaction effects in factorial experiments.

c.

Describe treatment means.

d.

Evaluate interval or ratio data from a two-group experiment.

e.

Evaluate ordinal or nominal data from a two-group experiment.

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