I/O Psychology Quiz – Multiple Choice

Hi, here is the quiz. Just provide the correct answers please. No writing is needed. DescriptionInstructionsNote: Please refer to the following table to complete question #27.Multiple AttemptsNot allowed. This test can only be taken once.Force CompletionThis test can be saved and resumed later. Question Completion Status:QUESTION 1Which of the following would not be considered an advantage of testing over a clinical or job interview:a.Test taker can be compared to a known population.b.Ratings will be consistent for different assessors.c.Assessor can get a good sense of the person as a whole.d.Outcomes can be predicted with known levels of accuracy.1 points QUESTION 2The first intelligence test was developed by:a.Binetb.Wechslerc.Wundtd.Socrates1 points QUESTION 3Psychological tests are commonly used to assist with decisions regarding:a.Academic placementb.Hiringc.Psychiatric diagnosisd.All of the above1 points QUESTION 4Jill correctly answered 40 out of 50 questions on her final exam and received a score of 80%. This is an example of what type of score?a.Norm-referencedb.Criterion-referencedc.Z-scored.Percentile1 points QUESTION 5One hundred new high school graduates have applied to Acme Industries for jobs as inspectors, checkers, clerks, and packers. What type of test would most likely predict their aptitude for these types of jobs?a.An intelligence test, such as the Wechslerb.An objective test of psychopathology, such as the MMPIc.A projective test, such as the Rorschach inkblot testd.A test of clerical aptitude, such as the Minnesota Clerical Test1 points QUESTION 6A Pearson-r correlation coefficient indicates:a.The degree and direction of a relationship between two variablesb.The formula to predict one variable from anotherc.Whether the means of two groups are significantly different from each otherd.The amount of score variability1 points QUESTION 7On a midterm with 100 questions, the mean number correct was 80 with a standard deviation of 2. Shigeko obtained a score of 86. Based on this information, you could say that her performance was:a.Slightly above averageb.Moderately above averagec.Far above averaged.Average1 points QUESTION 8Dr. Roe finds a significant positive correlation between the number of cans of diet soda consumed per year and the number of days sick per year. From this correlation, you can confidently conclude that:a.Ingredients in diet soda cause illness.b.People crave diet soda when they are sick.c.People who drink more diet soda tend to be sick more often.d.Diet soda drinkers generally have a poorer diet.1 points QUESTION 9Coefficient alpha measures:a.Test item difficultyb.The degree to which test items are consistent with each otherc.Test stability over timed.The portion of a test score accounted for by guessing1 points QUESTION 10A reliability coefficient of .80 indicates that test score variance is due to:a.80% true score, 20% errorb.20% true score, 80% errorc.64% true score, 36% errord.36% true score, 64% error1 points QUESTION 11High test reliability indicates:a.Low measurement errorb.High measurement errorc.Low prediction errord.None of the above1 points QUESTION 12Professor Rogers has created a test of conscientiousness and reported that he obtained a validity coefficient of .85. Before concluding that this is a good test, the most important question to ask is:a.What are Rogers’ academic credentials?b.How many items are on the test?c.Against what criterion was the test validated?d.What is the response format?1 points QUESTION 13It would be most appropriate to use a 1-year test-retest reliability coefficient for a test of:a.Personalityb.Moodc.Stress leveld.Fatigue1 points QUESTION 14Inter-scorer reliability would most likely be reported for a scale with what response format?a.Open-endedb.Multiple choicec.True/Falsed.Rating scale1 points QUESTION 15Correlating a pre-employment screening test with first year work productivity is an example of:a.Concurrent validityb.Face validityc.Test-retest validityd.Predictive validity1 points QUESTION 16Which of the following is most likely to be a useful item for a test of sales ability with a true/false response format?a.”I can be very persuasive.”b.”I am persuasive and I enjoy sales work.”c.”Either I am persuasive or I enjoy sales work.”d.”Describe your feelings about sales work.”1 points QUESTION 17A test item asks the respondent to choose whether he is more â??Outgoingâ? or â??Conscientious.â? This is an example of what kind of item?a.Ipsativeb.Forced choicec.Likertd.a or b1 points QUESTION 18A test requires respondents to respond to items by indicating if they â??Strongly disagree,â? â??Disagree,â? â??Agree,â? or â??Strongly agree.â? This is an example of a(n):a.Open-ended responseb.Likert scalec.Forced choice responsed.Multiple choice response1 points QUESTION 19Here are three statements for a measure of leadership: Q1) In group situations, I often take the lead. Q2) People respond well to my direction. Q3) I am more of a follower than a leader. The respondent is asked to rate each item on a 3-point scale, 1: Never, 2: Sometimes, 3: Always. Which of the following formulas would you use to transform Q3 before doing an item analysis?a.4 – Q3b.Q3*(-1)c.3 – Q3d.Q3/31 points QUESTION 20Random selection from a population means that participants are chosen:a.Haphazardlyb.So that each one has an equal likelihood of being selectedc.So that sample demographics closely match the population demographicsd.By testing participants who are easiest to contact1 points QUESTION 21Dr. Campbell uses an Internet form to gather standardization information for a new intelligence test. He wants data for people in an area with over a million residents. This area has few computers and little Internet access. He uses online advertising to direct residents to his test. After persistent efforts, he is able to obtain data for 1,000 residents. He is able to verify reliably that the participants are residents of his area of interest. What would you say about this dataset?a.The size of the dataset is adequate, so this can be considered a representative sample.b.If the demographics (ethnicity, gender, age) are similiar to the area’s population demographics, then this can be considerd a representative sample.c.If he obtained a larger sample (e.g., 10,000 people) then the sample could be considered representative.d.This would not be considered a representative sample, even if it were larger or consistent with population demographics.1 points QUESTION 22Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) is a system in which:a.Items are modified to accommodate disabilitiesb.Items are selected based on responses to previous itemsc.Items are presented which make use of computer graphicsd.The respondent uses computer input devices specifically designed for the test1 points QUESTION 23A valid test of leadership ability is given to a companyâ??s management and to its clerical staff. The average clerk answers 20 out of 100 items in a direction indicating leadership skill; the average manager answers 60 out of 100 items in a direction indicating leadership skill. Separate norms are used for these two groups. Bob, a clerk, obtains a z-score of ; Tim, a vice-president also obtains a z-score of . Which of the following statements accurately describes what is reflected by their test scores?a.Bob and Tim have leadership ability that is about the same.b.Bob’s leadership skill ranks as high relative to other clerks as Tim’s skill ranks relative to other managers.c.If Bob were promoted to a management position, his leadership skills would be on a par with Tim’s.d.Bob’s leadership skills are stronger than Tim’s.1 points QUESTION 24You have developed a test of manual dexterity and would like to report the scores as Stanines, with a mean of 5 and a standard deviation of 2. Raw scores on your test have a mean of 30 and a standard deviation of 5. What is the Stanine score for someone who obtains a raw score of 25?a.1b.3c.7d.91 points QUESTION 25According to Item Response Theory, â??thetaâ? for a particular individual on a particular item is related to:a.The probability that she will pass the itemb.Her ability to understand the item wordingc.The degree to which the item distinguishes her from other test takersd.Her likelihood of correctly guessing the answer1 points QUESTION 26The three-parameter IRT model indicates which three item characteristics?a.Discrimination, readability, difficultyb.Difficulty, unique contribution to the total score, discriminationc.Difficulty, chance of guessing correctly, discriminationd.Reliability, unique contribution to the total score, validity1 points QUESTION 27You are creating a new scale using classical test analysis. Which of these four items would you eliminate? Note: Please use the table found at the top of this page to complete this question.a.Item Ab.Item Bc.Item Cd.Item D1 points QUESTION 28Which of the following provides clear evidence of unlawful adverse impact?a.Men obtain lower scores on a test of management ability and so are less likely to be chosen for certain management positions.b.White applicants tend to score higher on a job selection test and are hired over lower scoring non-whites, even though whites are already over-represented in the job category.c.Persons who are under age 40 score higher on a test of popular culture and are hired over older applicants. High scores on this test do not predict better performance on this job.d.Applicants for a position as a proofreader are given a test of reading ability; an applicant with dyslexia fails the test and is not hired.1 points QUESTION 29Which of the following activities is a clear ethical violation?a.Displaying a few MMPI items on your website for educational purposesb.Releasing a psychological testing report directly to a clientc.Administering an IQ test and reporting the results to a private client who is curious about his IQd.Recommending specific jobs in a vocational assessment1 points QUESTION 30DIF is a technique that could be used to determine:a.Whether an item on a translation of a test functions the same as the original itemb.The percentile rank of a particular client on a testc.Whether an applicant will be successful on a job based on test resultsd.What a test score would be, adjusting for guessing

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