Welcome to your I/O Quiz 05 Your Name 1. The most widely used employee screening and selection device is assessment centers. cognitive ability and job skills tests. personality and managerial skills tests. hiring interviews.2. The most effective use of screening tests involves a number of instruments used in combination. administering tests in an assessment center. personality tests. hiring interviews before tests are administered.3. If, after hire, applicants who score high on a test do well and applicants who scgood predictive validity.ore low do poorly, the test can be said to have good content validity. good reliability. good predictive validity. good concurrent validity.4. Polygraphs may be used all of the above in the hiring of high-level executives. only for specific incidents and in screening for some government positions. by all organizations for any purpose deemed relevant. to determine if job applicants lied on the application form.5. It is important that all questions on a standard application form relate to basic information like age, ethnic background, marital status, etc be clearly job related. all of the above cover all details of the applicant’s personal life that the supervisor feels are relevant.6. Assessment centers attempt to measure computer and technological skills. specific managerial skills and characteristics. applicants’ ability to get along with others. applicants’ readiness for on-the-job training.7. A dozen job applicants are seated at word processors that allow the applicants to type for exactly 10 minutes, while their typing speed and accuracy are automatically measured. What type of test was administered? Group; power; performance Group; speed; performance Group; speed; pencil-and-paper Individual; speed; performance8. Letters of recommendation and references may have limited value because candidates may select which references are to be contacted. for legal reasons, many companies are refusing to provide them. they are almost always slanted in a positive direction. all of the above9. An objective of the hiring interview should be to serve as a realistic job preview all of the above help fill in gaps in the information that has already been obtained. serve an important public relations function for the company.10. Reliability refers to the accuracy of a measure. the stability of a measure over time. the cost effectiveness of a measure. the ability of a measure to predict work behavior.