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##### Strayer BUS335 quiz 5

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Question 1;A z score of 3.0 for a job applicant's score on an aptitude test indicates the applicant ______.;achieved a score 3 points higher than the average score;received a score 3 standard deviations above the mean score;had a score 3 percent higher than the average score;had a score plus or minus 3 points relative to the mean score;Question 2;The most appropriate measure of central tendency for nominal data is the ______.;Mean;Median;standard deviation;mode;Question 3;Content validation is most appropriate when ____________.;reliability is too high;sample size is large;criterion measures are readily available;sample size is too small for criterion validity calculation;Question 4;Which of the following levels of statistical significance would provide the most confidence that a sample correlation coefficient would not be interpreted as having a relationship in the population, when, in fact, there is no such relationship?;.10;.50;.01;.05;Question 5;The standard error of measurement allows ________.;calculation of confidence intervals for true scores;estimates of content validity;calculation of confidence intervals for actual scores;calculation of confidence intervals for error;Question 6;A scale in which objects are rank ordered according to how much of the attribute they possess, with equal space between objects.;Nominal;Ordinal;Interval;ratio;Question 7;The case for validity generalization across situations becomes stronger if ___.;correlation coefficients are negative;the standard error of measurement is large;differences in method and statistical differences are controlled;reliability is low;Question 8;When predictor and criterion scores have been obtained, the predictor can be considered valid if __________.;the correlation coefficient has the desired practical and statistical significance;the correlation coefficient has statistical significance alone;the correlation coefficient is insignificant;the correlation coefficient has practical significance alone;Question 9;Coefficient alpha assesses ____________.;reliability within a single time period;reliability between time periods;reliability between samples;test-retest reliability;Question 10;A scale in which objects are rank ordered according to how much of the attribute they possess.;Nominal;Ordinal;Interval;ratio;Question 11;The process of ensuring that all test takers receive the same tests in the same context, as a way to eliminate extraneous influences on test performance is called ____________________.;Standardization;Optimization;Rationalization;inflation;Question 12;Deficiency error would not indicate a failure to _________.;measure some portion of the attribute of interest;adequately define the attribute of interest;construct a proper measure of the totality of the attribute;calculate the standard deviation;Question 13;Reliability of measurement is defined as __________.;frequency of measurement;magnitude of measurement;accuracy of measurement;consistency of measurement;Question 14;A scale in which a given attribute is categorized, and numbers are assigned to the categories, but there is no order or level implied among the categories.;Nominal;Ordinal;Interval;ratio;Question 15;The larger the correlation coefficient, _________.Answer;the greater the practical significance;the smaller its practical significance;the larger its range;the smaller its statistical significance

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