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5 Matching questions

  1. Criterion-related validity
  2. Test norms
  3. Convergent thinking
  4. Standardization
  5. Correlation coefficient
  1. a Test validity that is estimated by correlating subjects' scores on a test with their scores on an independent criterion (another measure) of the trait assessed by the test.
  2. b A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
  3. c Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
  4. d The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
  5. e Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
  2. Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
  3. Tests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.
  4. Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
  5. A figure that indicates the percentage of people who score below the score one has obtained.

5 True/False questions

  1. ValidityThe generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.


  2. ReificationGiving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.


  3. Divergent thinkingTrying to expand the range of alternatives by generating many possible solutions.


  4. ReliabilityThe generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.


  5. Heritability ratioAn estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.


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