Psychology Measurement

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. THESE ARE SHORT RESPONSE QUESTIONS. USE THE MATERIAL ATTACHED TO HELP. EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWERS.

2. True or False An achievement test only tests intelligence.

3. For what purpose did Binet develop his intelligence test?

4. True or False The mean and the median of a distribution are always the same number.

11-12. Name two characteristics of good norms.

13. What do job sites use psychological tests for?

14. What is a screener?

15.  If a curve has a hump at the higher positive numbers and a tail going toward the negative, what is this called?

16. Name one type of developmental norm.

17-18. From what sources would you get information about a test? Name two sources and two pieces of information you would want to find in those sources.

19. What is a norm group?

20. T or F Freud developed the Rorschach inkblot test.

5. What type of reliability is used when you are comparing people’s observations of a behavior?

8. True or False Face validity is whether the questions look like they refer to the construct in question.

10. True or False A test can be accurate without being reliable.

11. True or False Long questions are better on tests because you can cover multiple ideas with them.

13. True or False The difficulty level of a question is the proportion of people who correctly answered the question.

15. Name one reason to make a test.

16. An essay question is a type of ____________________________ question.

17. True of False Differential item functioning analysis is used to detect bias in questions.

18. Which type of validity is considered the overall validity?

20. True or False The validity of the criterion in no way affects the validity of the test meant to predict it.

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