Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE Psychology): Questions 27 - 30 of 43

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Question number: 27

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Which does NOT belong?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Predictive validity.

b.

Content validity.

c.

Criterion-related validity.

d.

Concurrent 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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

religion as cultural variable is given sufficient consideration

d.

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

Question number: 29

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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. Which of the following is the most serious confounding variable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Some subjects have been in the hospital longer than others.

b.

Some subjects are on antidepressants and others are not.

c.

Some subjects are male and others are female.

d.

Some subjects have been depressed before and others have not.

Question number: 30

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With regard to the issues of test validity, fairness, and bias

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

it is possible for a test to be biased and used unfairly.

b.

test bias systematically prevents accurate, impartial measurement.

c.

all of the above.

d.

it is possible for a test to be valid yet used unfairly.

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