Raw Score: Definition & Explanation


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When it comes to psychological testing and assessment, raw score can be defined as:

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1. When it comes to psychological testing and assessment, cut off scores are used to:

2. Standard deviation is a way to describe how ____ the data set is in a given situation.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of raw score and how to better interpret it. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what raw score is as well as knowing how cut off scores are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of raw score
  • Purpose of cut off scores
  • Standard deviation uses

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about how raw score can be used
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related raw score in psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define main terms and phrases, such as raw score and standard deviation

Additional Learning

To learn more about turning raw data into something more useful, review the corresponding lesson on Raw Score: Definition & Explanation. This lesson will help you:

  • Know what raw score is and its limitations
  • Understand how using a percentile and a cut off score imparts more information
  • Describe what standard deviation and bell curve distribution involve
  • Identify examples of converting raw score date into something more meaningful