Measurement and Methodology-Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity (GRE Psychology): Questions 41 - 43 of 43

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Question number: 41

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An instructor evidences a tendency not to fail any student in the class, but not to give any grades of A either. This instructor may be evidencing a

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Choice (4) Response
a.

leniency tendency error.

b.

central tendency error.

c.

all of the above

d.

severity error.

Question number: 42

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In the context of psychometrics, error refers to the component of the observed score on an ability test that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

may have been measured inaccurately for whatever reason.

b.

was distorted as a result of examiner error.

c.

does not have to with the ability being measured.

d.

was administered for laboratory methods

Question number: 43

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A reliability coefficient is an index of reliability that reflects the ratio between

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the error variance and the error variance squared.

b.

the true score variance on a test and the error variance squared.

c.

error variance squared and true score variance

d.

the true score variance on a test and the total variance.

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