Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 38 - 41 of 52

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Question 38

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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In general, as test length increases, test reliability

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

decreases.

b.

is not affected either way.

c.

is unaffected

d.

is affected but insignificantly.

e.

increases.

Question 39

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Which of the following tests includes items that discriminate between groups but that seem lacking in face validity?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

California Personality Inventory (CPI)

b.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

c.

Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory (MMPI)

d.

Rotter՚s Incomplete Sentence Blank

e.

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Question 40

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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When a criterion measure is itself based, at least in part, on predictor measures, what is said to exist is

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

concurrent validity.

b.

criterion contamination.

c.

predictive validity.

d.

criterion-related validity.

e.

face validity

Question 41

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Hailie is writing a psychology research paper. She has collected research from the past three decades, which her professor says is fine. What is confusing for Hailie is that her articles say different things. She finally asks you why all of the research has been published if some of it is obviously wrong. You tell her that

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

scientists rarely work together or review previous research, which can leave publications in disagreement with each other.

b.

there is no review process in scientific publication; if someone writes well enough, the article will be published regardless of its validity.

c.

truth and reality are in the eye of the beholder.

d.

scientists always work together to understand the cause

e.

part of the scientific process is testing and re-testing a theory, to see if everyone gets the same results each time; if they don՚t, the research may not agree.