Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 24 - 28 of 44

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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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

factor loadings.

c.

incremental validity.

d.

content validity.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 25

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A test that is valid must

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a.

predict future behavior

b.

be normed on a random sample

c.

be reliable

d.

reveal important information

e.

have scores that fit a normal curve

Question number: 26

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Coefficient alpha is conceptually

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a.

the variance of all possible sources of error variance.

b.

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

c.

the mean of all possible split-half correlations.

d.

estimate of inter-sorer reliability is most flexible

e.

the standard deviation of all possible sources of variation.

Question number: 27

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Which does NOT belong?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

face validity

b.

Concurrent validity.

c.

Criterion-related validity.

d.

Predictive validity.

e.

Content validity.

Question number: 28

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It has been said that a so-called true score is “not the ultimate fact in the book of the recording angel. ” This means that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

subjectivity in scoring may lead to chance variations in examination scores.

b.

religion as a cultural variable has not been given sufficient consideration.

c.

test variance due to true variance as opposed to error may never be known.

d.

factors due to luck, for lack of another word, must always be considered.

e.

religion as cultural variable is given sufficient consideration

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