Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 19 - 23 of 44

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Question number: 19

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The independent variable is the variable that

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a.

is manipulated by the researcher

b.

the researcher tries to predict

c.

Is manipulated by dependent variable

d.

is defined in a way that can be observed and measured

e.

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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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.

e.

None of the above

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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a.

Variability

b.

Stability

c.

Inference

d.

Significance

e.

Movement

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

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a generosity error.

b.

a clerical error.

c.

fundamental attribution error

d.

the Mel Gibson effect.

e.

a halo effect.

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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a.

Content validity.

b.

face validity

c.

Validity.

d.

Criterion-related validity.

e.

Construct validity.

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