Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 43

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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 (4) Response
a.

Is the experiment within or between subjects?

b. None of the above
c.

How many independent variables are there?

d.

What is the level of measurement of the dependent variable?

Question number: 2

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

test scoring.

b.

test administration.

c.

test construction.

d.

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 (4) Response
a.

The F ratio.

b.

Error variance.

c.

Between-groups variance.

d.

Random 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 (4) Response
a.

Alternate-forms reliability.

b.

Past-present reliability.

c.

Split-half reliability.

d.

Test-retest 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 (4) Response
a.

greater than the degree of error inherent in the score.

b.

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

c.

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

d.

the testtaker’s “true” level of extraversion.

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