Measurement and MethodologyPsychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 42  44 of 44
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Question number: 42
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An instructor evidences a tendency not to fail any student in the class, but not to give any grades of A either. This instructor may be evidencing a
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  leniency tendency error. 

b.  central tendency error. 

c.  all of the above 

d.  severity error. 

e.  Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague 

Question number: 43
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In the context of psychometrics, error refers to the component of the observed score on an ability test that
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a.  was administered for laboratory methods 

b.  does not have to with the ability being measured. 

c.  may have been measured inaccurately for whatever reason. 

d.  was distorted as a result of examiner error. 

e.  was administered solely for experimental reasons. 

Question number: 44
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A reliability coefficient is an index of reliability that reflects the ratio between
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  the error variance and the error variance squared. 

b.  error variance squared and true score variance 

c.  the true score variance on a test and the error variance squared. 

d.  the true score variance on a test and the total variance. 

e.  the true score variance and the error variance. 
