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Understanding Measurements in Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What assumption is made about someone who agrees with a statement on a Guttman scale?

Question 2 2. Who was a pioneer of psychological measurement?

Question 3 3. Why would a researcher opt to use the semantic differential scale?

Question 4 4. Which scale is a common psychological measure?

Question 5 5. What is psychological measurement?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best defines psychological measurement?

Question 7 7. Helen's client tells her about how she saved a girl from drowning. Helen decides to use this as an example of her client's heroic behavior. Which of the following types of measurement is Helen using?

Question 8 8. Which of these is not a construct?

Question 9 9. Darren measures how tall his younger brother is. Which of the following types of measurement is Darren using?

Question 10 10. Michael uses the answers to a survey as a part of his study. Which of the following types of measurement is Michael using?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is not an advantage of quantitative measurement?

Question 12 12. Which of these is a disadvantage of qualitative measurement?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the main goal of quantitative measurement?

Question 14 14. Marty gathers the blood pressures of his subjects, and then interviews them. Which of the following would best describe the type of measurement that Marty is using?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not an example of qualitative measurement?

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Question 16 16. Christopher measures the happiness of his subjects by watching their reaction to a set of videos. Which type of measure is Christopher using?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of a self-report measure?

Question 18 18. Which of the following best defines a psychological measurement?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a purpose of psychological measurement?

Question 20 20. Which type of measure is the SAT test?

Understanding Measurements in Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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