Quiz 1 - Psych 3140 Lab

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Quiz 1 - Psych 3140 Lab


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  • 1. 
    Standardization means:
    • A. 

      Objectivity of scoring

    • B. 

      The use of standard scores

    • C. 

      Experimental control over extraneous variables

    • D. 

      Uniformity of procedure

  • 2. 
    A battery consists of:
    • A. 

      Tests used only for clinical assessment

    • B. 

       tests that are not standardized

    • C. 

      Standardized tests like the Stanford-Binet

    • D. 

      A group of test

  • 3. 
    The Mental Measurements Yearbook:
    • A. 

      Is published yearly as its name indicates

    • B. 

      Provides reviews and other information for many commercially available tests

    • C. 

      Gives specimen questions for most intelligence tests

    • D. 

      Covers only tests published in a particular year

  • 4. 
    By definition, a group test:
    • A. 

      Cannot be an individual test

    • B. 

      Can sometimes be administered to small groups

    • C. 

      Can usually if not always be administered to one person

    • D. 

      Is longer and more standardized than an individual test

  • 5. 
    As far as medium is concerned, most tests are tests.  
    • A. 

       Performance 

    • B. 

      Invasive

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Paper-and-pencil

  • 6. 
    The term “screening” usually refers to:
    • A. 

      Tests used for placement purposes

    • B. 

      Tests related to a legal standard

    • C. 

      A rapid and somewhat rough procedure

    • D. 

       the issue of certification

  • 7. 
    A personality test would ordinarily be considered:
    • A. 

      A typical performance test

    • B. 

      A screening procedure

    • C. 

      A proprietary test

    • D. 

      A scale of measurement

  • 8. 
    Allan made a psych test that aims to measure the results or impact of the training a specific group has. What kind of psychological test did he make?
    • A. 

      Aptitude Test    

    • B. 

      Career Test

    • C. 

      Achievement Test

    • D. 

      Mental Ability Test

  • 9. 
    1. Psychological tests may differ with respect to:
    • A. 

      Administration

    • B. 

      Administration

    • C. 

       content

    • D. 

       all are correct

  • 10. 
    1. During which decade did public concern regarding psychological testing reach its height, resulting in formal investigations of the psychological testing enterprise?
    • A. 

      1960s

    • B. 

      1990s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      1970s

  • 11. 
    1. The most significant growth of psychological testing occurred in the:
    • A. 

       1930s and 1940s

    • B. 

      1920s and 1930s

    • C. 

      1910s and 1920s

    • D. 

      1950s and 1960s

  • 12. 
    In personnel assessment, psychological tests are used primarily for the benefit of the:
    • A. 

      Consumer

    • B. 

      Examiner

    • C. 

      Employee

    • D. 

      Employer

  • 13. 
    1. Which of the following needs served as a major movement for the growth of psychological testing in the U.S.?
    • A. 

        the expansion of agriculture and business to international markets

    • B. 

       the identification of children who were performing poorly in school

    • C. 

      The identification of competent recruits for the military during WW I

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 14. 
    1. Which of the following describes a "good" test? A good test __________.
    • A. 

      Is valid

    • B. 

      Has norms

    • C. 

        is reliable

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true of tests used in clinical settings? They are:
    • A. 

      Used to measure consumer attitudes

    • B. 

      Used with one individual at a time

    • C. 

       used to choose the best person for the job

    • D. 

      Used as a measure of corporate culture

  • 16. 
     A psychological test can measure overt and covert behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The psychological testing movement originated in the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Tests can measure differences between the reactions of the same individual on different occasions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The foremost consideration in the selection of a test is its validity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Anybody can reproduce a test or parts of it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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