Quiz – Week 11

Quiz – Week 11

I’m trying to learn for my Psychology class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

QUESTION 1

  1. Which of the following would not be considered an advantage of testing over a clinical or job interview?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 2

  1. The first intelligence test was developed by:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 3

  1. Psychological tests are commonly used to assist with decisions regarding:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 4

  1. Jill correctly answered 40 out of 50 questions on her final exam and received a score of 80%. This is an example of what type of score?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 5

  1. Jose was a straight-A student in high school and he has been accepted to a competitive college. He is having trouble deciding on a major. What type of test is most likely to help him make a decision?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 6

  1. A Pearson-r correlation coefficient indicates:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 7

  1. On a midterm with 100 questions, the mean number correct was 80 with a standard deviation of 2. Shigeko obtained a score of 86. Based on this information, you could say that her performance was:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 8

  1. Dr. Roe finds a significant positive correlation between the number of cans of diet soda consumed per year and the number of days sick per year. From this correlation, you can confidently conclude that:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 9

  1. Coefficient alpha measures:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 10

  1. A reliability coefficient of .80 indicates that test score variance is due to:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 11

  1. High test reliability indicates:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 12

  1. Professor Rogers has created a test of self-esteem and reported that he obtained a validity coefficient of .85. Before concluding that this is a good test, the most important question to ask is:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 13

  1. It would be most appropriate to use a 1-year test–retest reliability coefficient for a test of:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 14

  1. Inter-scorer reliability would most likely be reported for a scale with what response format?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 15

  1. Correlating high school senior SAT scores with their later freshman college GPA is an example of:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 16

  1. Which of the following is most likely to be a useful item for a test of self-esteem with a true/false response format?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 17

  1. A test item asks the respondent to choose whether he is more “Outgoing” or “Conscientious.” This is an example of what kind of item?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 18

  1. A test requires respondents to respond to items by indicating if they “Strongly disagree,” “Disagree,” “Agree,” or “Strongly agree.” This is an example of a(n):
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 19

  1. Here are three questions for a measure of anxiety:
    Q1) I worry all the time
    Q2) I feel very tense
    Q3) I feel relaxed
    The respondent is asked to rate each item on a 3-point scale, 1: Never, 2: Sometimes, 3: Always. Which of the following formulas would you use to transform Q3 before doing an item analysis?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 20

  1. Random selection from a population means that participants are chosen:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 21

  1. Dr. Campbell uses an Internet form to gather standardization information for a new intelligence test. He wants data for people in an area with over a million residents. This area has few computers and little Internet access. He uses online advertising to direct residents to his test. After persistent efforts, he is able to obtain data for 1,000 residents. He is able to verify reliably that the participants are residents of his area of interest. What would you say about this dataset?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 22

  1. Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) is a system in which:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 23

  1. Six-year old Billy and his 20-year-old brother Sam both obtain valid IQ scores of 110. Their mother comments that Billy is really smarter since his score is particularly impressive “for a 6-year-old.” Which of the following would likely be correct?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 24

  1. You have developed a test of musical ability, and would like to report the scores as Stanines, with a mean of 5 and a standard deviation of 2. Raw scores on your test have a mean of 30 and a standard deviation of 5. What is the Stanine score for someone who obtains a raw score of 25?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 25

  1. According to Item Response Theory, “theta” for a particular individual on a particular item is related to:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 26

  1. The three-parameter IRT model indicates which three item characteristics?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 27

  1. You are creating a new scale using classical test analysis. Which of these four items would you eliminate? Note: Please use the table found at the top of this page to complete this question.
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 28

  1. Which of the following provides clear evidence of unlawful adverse impact?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 29

  1. Which of the following activities is a clear ethical violation?
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

1 points

QUESTION 30

  1. DIF is a technique that could be used to determine:
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

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