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The McCarthy Scales for Children's Abilities
 
  a. produces only a single score.
  b. produces a score known as the general cognitive index.
  c. measures abilities in children between 4.5 and 10.5 years of age.
  d. are not psychometrically sound.



Evidence that indicates a measure does not represent a construct other than the one for which it was devised is ____ validity.
 
  a. convergent
  b. discriminant
  c. content
  d. predictive



The McCarthy Scales
 
  a. are psychometrically unsound.
  b. are outdated and have only historical significance.
  c. are widely used in research.
  d. represent a novel conceptualization of intelligence.



Which of the following illustrates lack of convergent validity?
 
  a. demonstrating that tests A, B, and C all measure the same things for the same purpose
  b. demonstrating a particular relationship between a test of job satisfaction and an employee's stated job satisfaction
  c. demonstrating a relationship between the results of a physical exam and a health index score
  d. demonstrating that a score on the SAT and ACT have no correlation



The Bayley III Scales
 
  a. are currently the most psychometrically rigorous.
  b. predict future intelligence in children with high intelligence.
  c. do not predict well for infants with cognitive impairments.
  d. were designed for children between 3 and 5 years of age.



In construct validation,
 
  a. a single variable can serve as the criterion.
  b. multiple studies are not required.
  c. no single variable serves as the criterion.
  d. the criterion remains static once defined.



Which of the following is true of the Gesell Scale's ability to predict intelligence?
 
  a. It only predicts intelligence at the lower ends of the scale.
  b. It is comparable to the Binet Scales.
  c. It only predicts intelligence in children 6-12 years old.
  d. It is a psychometrically sound instrument for predicting intelligence in children under 6 years old.



At what point would we assume that the construct validity of a test has been established and no more studies should be done?
 
  a. when we have shown that it correlates with several other measures designed to tap the same construct
  b. when we have shown that it does not correlate with measures designed to tap different constructs
  c. never  construct validation is an ongoing process
  d. when the validity coefficients are above .8



Which of the following scales is used as a research tool to validate other psychological instruments?
 
  a. Brazelton Neonatal Assessment Scale
  b. Gesell Developmental Schedules
  c. Bayley Scales of Infant Development III
  d. Cattell Infant Intelligence Scale



Cronbach and other authors have argued that all types of validity are really categories of
 
  a. face validity.
  b. criterion validity.
  c. content validity.
  d. construct validity.
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