Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE Psychology): Questions 17 - 20 of 43

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Question number: 17

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A researcher is studying the effect of diet on depression. The hypothesis is that a diet high in carbohydrates will help to alleviate the symptoms of depression. The group being studied is a random group of depressed inpatients. Every other day the subjects fill out the depression symptoms inventory. In the above study, the symptom inventory provides information about the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

independent variable

b.

dependent variable

c.

interaction effect

d.

control variable

Question number: 18

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The proportion of people accurately identified by a test as having a particular trait, behavior, characteristic, or attribute is referred to as a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

hit rate.

c.

accuracy rate.

d.

trait rate.

Question number: 19

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The independent variable is the variable that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the researcher tries to predict

b.

is manipulated by the researcher

c.

is defined in a way that can be observed and measured

d.

cannot be controlled

Question number: 20

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With regard to adjusting test scores by group membership, Gottfredson has argued that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

such adjustments must be made if society is to progress.

b.

tools of measurement must not be blamed for group differences.

c.

adverse impact must be prevented by means of differential scoring.

d.

all of the above.

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