Dessler06 - Chapter 6: Employee Testing and Selection...

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Chapter 6: Employee Testing and Selection Multiple Choice 1. Hiring workers who have criminal backgrounds without proper safeguards is considered _____. a. improper hiring b. negligent hiring c. appropriate depending upon the job d. negligent intent e. unwise, but not illegal (b; moderate; p. 194) 2. Which of the following is an example of a reliable test? a. one that yields consistent scores when a person takes two alternate forms of the test b. one that yields one score on a test and a different, but better score on the same test taken on a different occasion c. one that yields the same score from two different people taking the test on the same occasion d. one that yields different scores from two different people taking the test on different occasions e. one that includes questions that are not repetitive in any way (a; difficult; p. 195) 3. If a person scores a 90 on an intelligence test on one day and scores 130 when retested on another day, you might conclude that this test is _____. a. valid b. invalid c. reliable d. unreliable e. inconsistent (d; moderate; p. 195) 4. If a person scores a 78 on a test on one day and scores a 79 when retested on another day, you might conclude that this test is _____. a. valid b. invalid c. reliable d. unreliable e. inconsistent (c; moderate; p. 195) 101
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_____ is used as an estimate of reliability when one administers the same test to the same people at two different points in time and then compares the test scores at time 2 with the scores at time 1. a. Equivalent form estimate b. Retest estimate c. Internal consistency d. Internal comparison estimate e. Criterion validity (b; moderate; p. 195) 6. Which of the following describes using a retest estimate to assess reliability? a. administer the same test to the same people at two different points in time and compare their test scores at time 2 with the scores at time 1 b. administer a test with x number of item designed to assess a topic; then statistically analyze the degree to which responses to the items vary together c. administer different tests to different people and compare test scores of the different people d. administer the same test to different people and compare test scores of the different people e. administer a test with content based on what a person actually needs to know to do the job in question well (a; difficult; p. 195) 7. _____ is used as an estimate of reliability when one administers two tests deemed to be equivalent by experts and then compares the test scores from the two tests. a. Equivalent form estimate b. Retest estimate c. Internal consistency d. Internal comparison estimate e. Criterion validity (a; moderate; p. 195) 8. _____ is used as an estimate of reliability when one administers a test with x number of item designed to assess a topic; then statistically analyze the degree to which responses to the items vary together. a.
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Dessler06 - Chapter 6: Employee Testing and Selection...

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