Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 9 - 13 of 52

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Question 9

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Discriminant evidence of construct validity is otherwise known as

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Choice (5)Response

a.

convergent validity.

b.

face validity

c.

discriminant validity.

d.

predictive validity.

e.

factor analytic validity.

Question 10

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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External validity refers to the extent to which the results of an experiment can be generalized to and across different ________.

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a.

Subjects.

b.

Situations.

c.

Experimenters.

d.

Procedures.

e.

All a., b., c. and d. are correct

Question 11

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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In the language of psychometrics, reliability refers primarily to

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Choice (5)Response

a.

consistency in measurement.

b.

measurement methods

c.

speed of measurement.

d.

expertise in measurement.

e.

dependability in measurement.

Question 12

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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The degree of correlation among all of the items on a scale

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Choice (5)Response

a.

may be estimated by means of the Rulon formula.

b.

is referred to as inter-item consistency.

c.

may be estimated by means of KR-20.

d.

All a., b. and c. are correct

e.

None of the above

Question 13

Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Stated succinctly, test validity refers to a judgment concerning

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Choice (5)Response

a.

How sound the evidence is that supports conclusions from it.

b.

evidence does not support the conclusion

c.

How well a test measures what it purports to measure.

d.

Why the test should or should not be used for a specific purpose.

e.

How consistent a test measures what it purports to measure.