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Final Exam Study Guide Psychological Test & Measurement 1 Psychological tests a pertain only to overt behavior b always have right or wrong answers c do not attempt to measure traits d measure characteristics of human behavior 2 The specific stimulus on a test to which a person responds overtly is called a(n) a overt event b answer c item d scale

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3 Jeremy lost his job very unexpectedly last year, and for a short while he was not as confident as usual This change in his level of confidence was representative of a trait b state c abnormal behavior d ability 4 An individual test a involves a single examiner for two or more subjects b involves only tests of human ability c can only be given to one person at a time d involves more than one examiner for a single subject 5 A group test a can be given to multiple people by one examiner b can only be given to three people at a time c involves a group of examiners for a single subject d involves only tests of human ability 6 Previous learning can best be described as a achievement b aptitude c intelligence d ability 7 The potential for learning a specific skill can best be described as a achievement b aptitude c intelligence d ability 8 One's general potential, independent of prior learning, can best be described as a achievement b aptitude c intelligence d ability

Final Exam Study Guide Psychological Test & Measurement

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9 Achievement, aptitude and intelligence can be encompassed by the term a human potential b human traits c human personality d human ability 10 Structured personality tests a require you to produce something spontaneously b require you to choose between two or more alternative responses c involve an ambiguous test stimulus d involve an ambiguous test response 11 The main purpose of psychological testing is to evaluate a covert behavior b individual differences c personality traits d overt behavior 12 Projective personality tests a provide a statement, usually of the self-report variety b require the subject to choose between two or more alternative responses such as "true" or "false" c are unstructured d are structured 13 Tests that measure an individual's typical behavior are called a ability tests b personality tests c intelligence tests d group tests 14 Tests that provide a statement, usually of the self-report variety, and require the subject to choose between two or more alternative responses, are called a group tests b individual tests c structured personality tests d projective personality tests 15 Personality tests in which the test stimulus and/or required response are ambiguous are called a projective personality tests b structured personality tests c unstructured personality tests d achievement personality tests 16 If one can depend upon the results of a particular test to be consistently accurate, the test can be said to be

Final Exam Study Guide Psychological Test & Measurement a valid b structured c unambiguous d reliable 17 A test that is accurate, dependable, and consistent is __________ a meaningful b objective c reliable d valid 18 The validity of a psychological test refers to its a dependability b meaning c objectivity d fairness

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19 If a particular test “X” has been shown to accurately predict success in a particular job, then the test is said to be a valid b structured c ambiguous d reliable 20 The origins of testing can be traced to a Egypt b England c China d Russia 21 The use of test batteries was common by the time of the a Ling Dynasty b Han Dynasty c Tam Dynasty d Nam Dynasty 22 Two or more tests that are given in conjunction and relate seemingly diverse topics are called a structured b unstructured c batteries d civil service exams 23 Sir Francis Galton set out to show a that some humans possessed characteristics that made them more fit than other humans b that humans did not differ c that life evolved on this planet partially because of individual differences among individual forms of life within a species...
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