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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 (4) Response

a.

F-scale

b.

Ratio

c.

Nominal

d.

Interval

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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Choice (4) Response

a.

construct validity

b.

variance.

c.

face validity.

d.

odd-even reliability.

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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Choice (4) Response

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

Question number: 35

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

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A researcher is studying the effect of diet on depression. The hypothesis is that a diet high in carbohydrates will help to alleviate the symptoms of depression. The group being studied is a random group of depressed inpatients. Every other day the subjects fill out the depression symptoms inventory. In the above study, the symptom inventory provides information about the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

independent variable

b.

dependent variable

c.

interaction effect

d.

control variable

Question number: 36

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

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The proportion of people accurately identified by a test as having a particular trait, behavior, characteristic, or attribute is referred to as a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

hit rate.

c.

accuracy rate.

d.

trait rate.

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