PSY3041- Quiz 2

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PSY3041- Quiz 2

Have you been studying? It’s time to find out if it was enough, as we delve into this exam on psychology – which looks at the science of behaviour and mind in this multifaceted discipline. How many can you get right?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Q1. You are interested in developing a test for social adjustment in a college fraternity or sorority. You begin by interviewing persons who had graduated from college after having been a member of a fraternity or sorority for at least 2 years. Which stage of test development BEST describes the stage you are in?
    • A. 

      A. the test-tryout stage

    • B. 

      B. the pilot work stage

    • C. 

      C. the test construction stage

    • D. 

      D. none of these

  • 2. 
    Q2. A test item written in a multiple choice format has three elements. Which of these following is NOT on of those elements?
    • A. 

      A. foil

    • B. 

      B. stem

    • C. 

      C. leaf

    • D. 

      D. correct option

  • 3. 
     Q3. As part of the test development process, a test revision may entail
    • A. 

      A. re-wording, deletion, or development of new items

    • B. 

      B. development of a new edition of a test

    • C. 

      C. reprinting of a test

    • D. 

      D. both a and b

  • 4. 
    Q4. Ideally, psychological or educational tests are revised
    • A. 

      A. every decade

    • B. 

      B. when the test is no longer useful

    • C. 

      C. as a function of annual test sales

    • D. 

      D. none of these

  • 5. 
    Q5. An item bank is
    • A. 

      A. a test item not currently in use

    • B. 

      B. the optimum combination of reliability and validity in an item

    • C. 

      C. a set of items from which a test can be constructed

    • D. 

      D. a statistical “Keogh plan” for data relating to high and low scores on a test

  • 6. 
    Q6. Ideally, the first draft of a test should include at least how many items as compared with the final version of the test?
    • A. 

      A. about twice the number of the final version

    • B. 

      B. about half the number of the final version

    • C. 

      C. about three times the number of the final version

    • D. 

      D. roughly the same number as the final version

  • 7. 
    Q7. In creating a test designed to measure personality constructs, the test developer’s first step would BEST be to 
    • A. 

      A. determine which item would lead to socially desirable responses

    • B. 

      B. create a large pool of potential items

    • C. 

      C. define the construct or constructs being measured

    • D. 

      D. select a representative sample of test takers for test tryout

  • 8. 
    Q8. A close friend, who is now a beauty school dropout is hear to complain: “I spent all night studying “Shampoo” for the final examination and there was not a single question on that subject!” As a budding expert in testing an assessment you hear that complaint as:
    • A. 

      A. “I have a problem with that test’s content validity!”

    • B. 

      B. “There was excessive error variance in the test administration procedures!”

    • C. 

      C. “The instructor should have paid more attention to the test’s construct validity!”

    • D. 

      D. “Now I am going to have to reconsider a career as a tanning technician!”

  • 9. 
    Q9.  With regard to the test revision process, it typically
    • A. 

      A. takes about a year to complete

    • B. 

      B. includes all of the steps the initial test development includes

    • C. 

      C. is much less expensive than the original development of a test

    • D. 

      D. all of these

  • 10. 
    Q10. Factor analysis can help the test developer
    • A. 

      A. to eliminate or revise items that do not load on the predicted factor

    • B. 

      B. to identify whether the test items appear to be measuring the same construct

    • C. 

      C. both a and b

    • D. 

      D. none of these