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5 Matching questions

  1. Reaction range
  2. Correlation coefficient
  3. Test norms
  4. Reliability
  5. Normal distribution
  1. a A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
  2. b The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
  3. c Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
  4. d Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
  5. e A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.
  2. 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.
  3. Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
  4. Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
  5. Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.

5 True/False questions

  1. Emotional intelligenceGenetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.

          

  2. Construct validityThe extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.

          

  3. Intelligence quotient (IQ)A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.

          

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

          

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