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d) using blocks to make a design like one shown in a picture
Correct. Using blocks to make a design like one shown in a picture is an example of a performance item.ANS: d, , F, LO=7.5, (3)APA=1.172. Psychological tests that yield relatively consistent results are said to be ________.a) validIncorrect. Validity refers to the degree to which a test actually measures what it’s supposed to measure. b) normedc) reliableCorrect. Psychological tests that yield relatively consistent results are said to be reliable. d) standardizedANS: c, , F, LO=7.5, (2)% correct 75 a= 15 b= 0 c= 75 d= 11 r = .45% correct 75 a= 14 b= 2 c= 75 d= 0 r = .43APA=1.173. If you took the WAIS-IV when you were 18 and again when you were 25, and the scores were the same, what could you conclude?APA=1.1; 1.374. On a newly developed IQ test, an individual scores at the 110 level on the first half of the test, and 150 on the second half of the test. What does this test appear to lack?a) reliability Correct. The test lacks reliability because the scores were so different.b) standardization Incorrect. The test lacks reliability because the scores were so different.c) predictive validity d) appropriate normsANS: a, , A, LO=7.5, (3)% correct 56 a= 56 b= 11 c= 29 d= 2 r = .25APA=1.175. A test is said to be reliable if ________. a) a person’s score on a test is pretty much the same every time he or she takes itCorrect. By test reliability, psychologists mean whether a person’s score on a test is dependable and consistent.b) it contains an adequate sample of the skills it is supposed to measurec) its results agree with a more direct measure of what the test is designed to predictIncorrect. By test reliability, psychologists mean whether a person’s score on a test is dependable and consistent.d) it is culture-fairANS: a, , F, LO=7.5, (1)APA=1.176. A psychological test that measures what we intend it to measure is said to be ________.a) validCorrect. A psychological test that measures what we intend it to measure is said to be valid.b) normedc) reliabled) standardizedIncorrect. A psychological test that measures what we intend it to measure is said to be valid.ANS: a, , F, LO=7.5, (2)% correct 73 a= 73 b= 0 c= 15 d= 12 r = .46
APA=1.177. Most standardized tests of intelligence have a distribution of scores that ________.a) follows the normal curveCorrect. Most standardized tests of intelligence have a distribution of scores that follows the normal curve; in other words, most of the scores are clustered around the mean, and the number of scores decreases the farther away from the mean they go in either direction.

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