Welcome to your Stat Quiz 05 Your Name 1. Mike takes his temperature with a thermometer three times over a 20-minute period and observes the following measurements: 98, 106, and 89 degrees. In this context, Mike concludes that the _____ of the thermometer is _____. variability; low reliability; low reactivity; high validity; high2. Two researchers observe aggressive behaviors displayed by preschool children. The first researcher records a large number of aggressive acts displayed within a one-hour period. The second researcher also records many aggressive acts during the same period. Since both researchers agree in their observations, it can be inferred that the research has _____ reliability. consistency interrater test-retest item-total3. _____ refers to the consistency or stability of a measure of behavior. Reliability Variability Reactivity Validity4. Alfredo is developing a test to measure an individual’s anxiety in new situations. If the items on the measure represent the symptoms that define the anxiety construct, the measure is said to have _____ validity. convergent correlational concurrent content5. _____ validity is the simplest indicator of construct validity of a measure. Face Convergent Predictive Discriminant6. In the context of components of a measure, a reliable measure of intelligence must contain relatively low _____. validity true score coefficient measurement error7. _____ reliability is assessed by measuring the same individuals at two points in time. Test-retest Alternate forms Interrater Split-half8. What refers to the adequacy of the operational definition of variables? Interrater reliability Reactive validity Construct validity Split-half reliability9. In the context of Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, the closer a correlation is to 1.00, the _____ is the relationship between two variables. weaker stronger more subtle more indirect10. According to Pearson product-movement correlation coefficient, a correlation of 0.00 shows that the two variables are: strongly related. not related. positively related. negatively related.Time is Up!