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1. Textbook differentiates among several types of interviews. Which of the following types of interviews allows a high degree of interviewer discretion in choosing the questions to ask each candidate? A. Structured interview B. Situational interview C. Behavior description interview D. Nondirective interview 1. Which of the following correlation is the strongest (i.e. has the most compact scatterplot)? E. .45 F. -.50 G. .25 H. .02 2. You want to assess the validity of a cognitive ability test, but you do not know which validation method to use. Which of the following is true about predictive validation? I. It will normally give you weaker validity J. It will normally give you stronger validity correlations than concurrent validation K. It requires you to select people only on the basis of the test you are validating L. It is much easier and more practical than concurrent validation? 3. I am normally an average golfer, but for beating Tiger Woods by 10 stokes in a recent golf tournament, I made the cover of Sports Illustrated. However, in the next tournament, I played much worse and was back to scoring around my average. Which of the following provides an explanation for the change in my scores? M. Regression to the mean N. Regression to the standard error O. Reliability P. Non of the above 4. If you wanted to measure the Big Five personality traits, which of the following measures would be the most reliable and valid? Q. Rorschach Inkblot Test R. Thematic Apperception S. Meyers-Briggs type Indicator T. Test NEO FFI 5. What theory explains the large fan base of winning sports teams by proposing that we like to associate ourselves with positive things and disassociate ourselves with negative things in order to maintain self-esteem? U. Job characteristics theory V. Social identify theory

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