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5 Matching questions

  1. Reliability
  2. Validity
  3. Content validity
  4. Convergent thinking
  5. Deviation IQ scores
  1. a The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
  2. b The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.
  3. c Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
  4. d Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
  5. e The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
  2. A figure that indicates the percentage of people who score below the score one has obtained.
  3. Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
  4. The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
  5. The extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.

5 True/False questions

  1. Correlation coefficientGenetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.


  2. Achievement testsTests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.


  3. Mental ageIn intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.


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


  5. Normal distributionA symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.