Face Validity: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following terms refers to the degree to which a test or assessment appears to measure what it claims to measure?

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1. Which of the following is an example of face validity?

2. If an assessment has face validity, which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of face validity. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the definition and examples of face validity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on aspects of face validity, including:

  • The definition of face validity
  • Characteristics of this psychological concept
  • Examples of face validity

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on face validity
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as subjectivity and objectivity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of face validity

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson entitled Face Validity: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what it means to have face validity
  • Identify examples of face validity in practice
  • Understand face validity's relationship to personal experience