Test Yourself

Take this quiz and see how you do. Select the correct answers by using the drop down menus. Once you are done, click the SEE HOW YOU DID! button to get your score (your score will be near the bottom of this page). The questions that you get wrong will have a check next to them.

1. Which of the following measures is LEAST likely to be sensitive? 
2. When a professor ranks essay tests from best to worst, she is placing the tests on a(n) _______ scale. 
3. ____ numbers allow you to tell that one group has more of a quality than another group, but does not let you know how much more of the quality it has. 
4. If we want to determine whether people who have therapy are twice as happy as those who do not have therapy, we need ___ scale of measurement. 
5. Scores on a measure range from 1 to 7. If the difference between how a person scoring a 1 and a person scoring a 3 feels is psychologically the same as the difference between how a person scoring a 4 and a person scoring a 6 feels, your scale provides ____ scale measurement. 

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