5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Psychological test
- Reaction range
- Correlation coefficient
- a The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
- b A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
- c A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
- d Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.
- e Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
- A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
- Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
- Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
5 True/False questions
Emotional intelligence → Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
Content validity → The extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.
Creativity → The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
Construct validity → The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.
Test norms → In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.