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Veronica intended to develop a test to measure locus of control, but it actually measures self-esteem.
Veronica's test has low


a.

test-retest reliability.

b.

validity.

c.

interrater reliability.

d.

split-half reliability.





____________ reliability measures agreement between judges on a test item, whereas ____________
reliability measures agreement between observers of behavior.



a.

Interrater; interobserver

b.

Interobserver; interrater

c.

Interrater; interrater

d.

Interobserver; interobserver




Kimberly's new depression scale correlates positively with psychologists' ratings of their patients'
depression. Kimberly's depression scale shows high



a.

criterion validity.

b.

concurrent validity.

c.

split-half reliability.

d.

interrater reliability.



Latoya develops a new scale to measure beliefs in extraterrestrials. She gives her new scale to 100 people
twice, two months apart. She finds that in general, people who believe in extraterrestrials at Time 1 also
believe in extraterrestrials at Time 2. Latoya's scale exhibits good


a.

concurrent validity.

b.

content validity.

c.

test-retest reliability.

d.

split-half reliability.



Janice wishes to ensure that she has equal numbers of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in
her sample. She separates the population into subpopulations according to class rank and draws
random samples from each subpopulation. Janice has engaged in ___________ sampling.


a.

convenience

b.

replacement

c.

stratified random

d.

non-random




Nyla compares the voting preferences of 20-year-olds and 40-year-olds at a single point in time. Nyla
has done ________ research.



a.

longitudinal

b.

cross-sectional

c.

single-strata

d.

case study
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