Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 44

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following was NOT given by your text as a key question to ask in order to select an appropriate statistical test?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

How many independent variables are there?

b.

Is the experiment within or between subjects?

c.

What is the level of measurement of the dependent variable?

d.

Are the subjects matched?

e.

None of the above

Question number: 2

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Item sampling is a source of error variance within the context of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

test scoring.

b.

test administration.

c.

test construction.

d.

all of the above.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 3

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Variability produced by random errors, subject variables, and treatment effects is called ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The F ratio.

b.

Random variance.

c.

Within-groups variance.

d.

Error variance.

e.

Between-groups variance.

Question number: 4

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It is most appropriate to use the Spearman-Brown formula to estimate what form of reliability?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Test-retest reliability.

b.

Past-present reliability.

c.

parallel form reliability

d.

Split-half reliability.

e.

Alternate-forms reliability.

Question number: 5

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According to the true score theory, an individual’s score on a test of extraversion reflects a level of extraversion as defined by the test and that level is presumed to be

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

only an estimate of the testtaker’s true level of extraversion.

b.

less than or equal to the degree of error inherent in the score.

c.

more than degree of error in the score

d.

greater than the degree of error inherent in the score.

e.

the testtaker’s “true” level of extraversion.

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