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GRM 697 The Research Process Test TWO




Multiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet);1. The ratio level of measurement would include which of the following?;a. political affiliation;b. amount of books owned;c. order of finishing test;d. GRE score;2. Which level of measurement conveys the most information?;a. nominal;b. ordinal;c. interval;d. ratio;3. Which of the following is NOT an example of reliability?;a. consistency;b. performing the same in the future as in the past;c. the test doing what it is supposed to do;d. measuring the same thing more than once with the same outcome;4. A score that you would actually record is a(n) ______________ score.;a. observed;b. true;c. error;d. false;5. What are the two components of error scores?;a. method error and consistent error;b. standard error and method error;c. trait error and standard error;d. trait error and method error;Unit 2 Examination;97;GRM 697 The Research Process;6. A measure of how stable a test is over time is an example of which of the following?;a. inter-rater reliability;b. test-retest reliability;c. parallel forms reliability;d. internal consistency;7. _____________ describes a measure used to compare two different tests with the same group of participants to see how closely correlated the two sets of scores are with each other.;a. Inter-rater reliability;b. Test-retest reliability;c. Parallel-forms reliability;d. Internal consistency;8. What is the name of the individual credited with devising levels of measurement in which;different measurement outcomes can be classified?;a. Binet;b. Stevens;c. Cattell;d. Wechsler;9. What is one way to obtain a criterion validity estimate?;a. ask an expert for his or her opinion;b. assess the underlying construct on which the test is based and correlate these;scores with the test scores;c. select a criterion and correlate scores on the test with scores on the criterion;d. obtain a Pearson Product Moment correlation coefficient for two different forms of the;test given at different times;10. Intelligence tests usually compare the performance of a child against other children of the;same age. This type of test is called a(n) ______________ test.;a. achievement;b. standardized;c. norm-referenced;d. criterion-referenced;11. Tests such as the Denver Developmental Screening Test are used _______________.;a. as dependent variables;b. for entrance to a program to identify strengths and weaknesses;c. to distinguish among people for selection purposes;d. to determine if program goals were met;Unit 2 Examination;98;GRM 697 The Research Process;12. What type of test defines a specific level of performance (or mastery) of some content;domain?;a. standardized test;b. researcher-made test;c. norm-referenced test;d. criterion-referenced test;13. The Graduate Record Examination and the Miller?s Analogy Test are generally used for;a. placement;b. selection;c. evaluation of a program;d. diagnosis;14. What is the computed number for the proportion of test takers who get an item correct?;a. item analysis;b. discrimination index;c. difficulty index;d. attitude index;15. What is the computed number for how well an item distinguishes between the ?knowing?;and the ?unknowing??;a. item analysis;b. discrimination index;c. difficulty index;d. attitude index;16. Which one of the following is a disadvantage of multiple choice tests?;a. can be used to assess almost anyone;b. limits the kind of content assessed;c. are relatively easy to score;d. poor writers are not penalized;17. Which level of measurement is very similar to Thurstone-like scales?;a. ordinal;b. nominal;c. interval;d. ratio;Unit 2 Examination;99;GRM 697 The Research Process;18. What is the range of 5, 8, 10, 14, and 11?;a. 48;b. 9.6;c. 10;d. 9;19. What is the average amount that each score varies from the mean of the set of scores?;a. the range;b. the standard deviation;c. the mean;d. the normal curve;20. How can descriptive statistics be defined?;a. describing elements of a distribution;b. relating the data to a larger population;c. developing a research question;d. identical to inferential statistics;21. Which measure of variability is the most direct way to measure how dispersed a set of scores;is?;a. the mean;b. standard deviation;c. range;d. variance;22. When computing the standard deviation, what does it mean when the sum of the deviation;about the mean is NOT 0?;a. The data set has a great amount of variability.;b. The data set has at least one extreme score.;c. The data is too small.;d. The mean of the data set was computed incorrectly.;23. Which measure of variability describes the average deviation of each score from the mean?;a. range;b. standard deviation;c. mode;d. mean;Unit 2 Examination;100;GRM 697 The Research Process;24. What measure would be used to compute the average gender of subjects?;a. mean;b. mode;c. median;d. standard deviation;25. Which measure would be used to describe the average class ranking of algebra students?;a. mean;b. mode;c. median;d. standard deviation


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