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Question number: 30

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The term zero-order correlation coefficient refers to a correlation

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Choice (5) Response

a.

between variables whose scores are expressed in small numbers, generally less than 1

b.

between two variables

c.

that is close to 0.00

d.

that has yet to be tested

e.

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 non-parametric statistical tests.

b.

They assume comparable variability across treatment groups.

c.

They assume that data are normally distributed.

d.

They are used with interval or ratio data.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 32

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Five hundred undergraduates were asked to report their favorite television show from a list of 100 different shows. What kind of scale can best organize the data?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Ratio

b.

Interval

c.

F-scale

d.

Nominal

e.

Ordinal

Question number: 33

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

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It has been characterized as the “Rodney Dangerfield of psychometric variables. ” It is

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a.

variance.

b.

odd-even reliability.

c.

face validity.

d.

marital satisfaction.

e.

construct validity

Question number: 34

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

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In order to establish the construct validity of a test, evidence could be gathered indicating that

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a.

expected changes in test performance occur as a result of experience.

b.

expected changes in test performance occur over time.

c.

the test measures a single concept.

d.

all of the above

e.

None of the above

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