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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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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  the same score on each test 

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

c.  two scores that were above the mean 

d.  two perfect scores 

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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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  undertaken by the original test publisher for any purpose. 

b.  undertaken by certified test developers from a specific locality. 

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

d.  conducted by testtakers from a particular locality or community. 

Question number: 29
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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The test statistic t is used to ________.
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Describe treatment means. 

b.  Evaluate ordinal or nominal data from a twogroup experiment. 

c.  Evaluate interval or ratio data from a twogroup experiment. 

d.  Evaluate interaction effects in factorial experiments. 

Question number: 30
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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The term zeroorder correlation coefficient refers to a correlation
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a.  between two variables 

b.  that has yet to be tested 

c.  that is close to 0.00 

d.  that does not achieve statistical significance 

Question number: 31
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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Which of the following is NOT true of parametric statistical tests?
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a.  They are more powerful than nonparametric statistical tests. 

b.  They assume that data are normally distributed. 

c.  None of the above 

d.  They assume comparable variability across treatment groups. 
