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Question 1

Scientific Research

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In the criterion-keying or empirical-keying approach to test construction, the researcher

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

must include items that could produce percentile ranks

b.

must include items that allow for projective answers

c.

must include items that allow for a range of scores

d.

must include items that discriminate between groups

Question 2

Scientific Research

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Adopting a scientific writing style means ________.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Writing in a highly structured style.

b.

Remaining objective.

AND

Writing to convey information, not entertain the reader.

c.

Documenting “facts” conveyed in the paper.

d.

All b., a. and c. are correct

Question 3

Scientific Research

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Of the following, which shows the least correlation with grade point average of young American adolescents?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Measured IQ on the WISC test administered at age eight years

b.

Scores on tests for reading readiness and English usage

c.

Socioeconomic status of parents

d.

Measured IQ on the Merrill-Palmer test administered at age three years

Question 4

Scientific Research

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MCQ▾

Nahele has agreed to participate in a survey so he can receive extra credit in his psychology class. When he arrives, he is given a questionnaire that contains questions like “I enjoy playing team sports,” “I often worry about getting things done,” “I prefer to try new ways of doing things,” and “I sometimes find it hard to trust other people.” He is most likely taking a/an ________ test.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

attitude

b.

personality

c.

achievement

d.

intelligence

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