Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Psychological Testing?

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Play this informative quiz to see how much do you know about Psychological testing. It is the methodical application of tests to measure psychophysical behavior, abilities, and issues and provide results. The quiz contains a varied range of question gauging not only theoretical knowledge but also practical knowledge about the topic. The quiz will also be beneficial for those who have upcoming exams and need a quick revision. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 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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