Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE Psychology): Questions 21 - 26 of 43

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Question number: 21

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Whenever subjects are measured on almost any dimension, there will be ________ in their scores.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Variability

b.

Inference

c.

Stability

d.

Significance

Question number: 22

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Your brother did very well in Mrs. Jones’s class. Now you are in her class and can’t seem to do any wrong. You are probably the benefit of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a generosity error.

b.

a halo effect.

c.

fundamental attribution error

d.

a clerical error.

Question number: 23

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Which is NOT a traditional component of the so-called Trinitarian view of validity?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

face validity

b.

Construct validity.

c.

Validity.

d.

Content validity.

Question number: 24

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A job applicant takes a company-administered test for employment and then questions the relevance to the job of certain test items. Stated another way, the applicant is expressing concern about the test’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

factor loadings.

c.

incremental validity.

d.

content validity.

Question number: 25

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A test that is valid must

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Choice (4) Response

a.

predict future behavior

b.

be reliable

c.

have scores that fit a normal curve

d.

be normed on a random sample

Question number: 26

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Coefficient alpha is conceptually

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

estimate of inter-sorer reliability is most flexible

b.

the standard deviation of all possible sources of variation.

c.

the estimate of inter-scorer reliability that is most robust.

d.

the mean of all possible split-half correlations.

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