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ANSWERS CAN BE FOUND IN CHAPTERS 9-12 OF BOOK:
Psychological Testing: A
Thomas P. Hogan, 2015
PSY312 Unit 4 Exam
1. The the text states that the number of new clinical
instruments becoming available for use has ______ n recent years.
a. declined b.
remained c. greatly increased d. none of the above
2.Which of these measures depends mostly on
criterion-referenced rather than norm-referenced interpretation of scores?
a. Strong Interest Inventory b. Kuder Career Interests
Assessments c. Study of Values d. Self-Directed Search
3. The Nuremberg Code originated with the trial of ______.
a. cocaine drug dealers b. Vietnam war criminals c. Mafia
criminals d. Nazi war criminals
4. Among the projective techniques, HTP stands for ______.
a. House-Tree-Person b. Happy Thematic Perception c. Hogan’s
Test of Personality d. Haptic Touch Process
5.What generalization does the text offer about the specific
tests used in forensic applications in comparison with other types of
a. The tests tend to be quite different. b. The tests tend
to be much the same. c. The tests are much the same for intellectual assessment
but different for personality assessment. d. The tests are much the same for
personality assessment but different for intellectual assessment.
6. In the Comprehensive System for administering the
Rorschach, the second phase of administration is called the _________ phase.
a. closer b. protocol
c. inquiry d. hidden
7. Based on the results of a career interest inventory, a
counselor says to a client: “Your interests are quite similar to those of
elementary school teachers. You might want to consider that field.” This line
of reasoning suggests that what method has been used in developing the career
a. content validation b. factor analysis c. criterion-keying
d. item response theory
8. The U. S. Congress passed the Insanity Defense Reform Act
in response to an acquittal based on the insanity plea by a person who
attempted to ______.
a. blow up a building b. assassinate a president c. send
anthrax-laced letters d. start fires in the capitol building
9. The text identified one of the methods of measuring
attitudes as being used infrequently because its technical requirements are too
stringent. Which method was that?
a. Likert b. Guttman
c. Thurstone d. Allport
10. Which is the principal outcome of applying one of the
structured clinical interviews?
a. a diagnostic classification b. a treatment plan c. a
determination of etiology d. a plan for follow-up testing
11. With respect to use of objective scoring systems, what
is the current trend for projective techniques?
a. use of more objective scoring systems b. use of less
objective scoring systems c. It’s a mixed picture: Some are getting more
objective, others less objective. d. there is no discernable trend
12. Administration of the Rorschach under the Comprehensive
System proceeds in two phases, the _____ phase in which the examiner asks “What
might this be?” and the _____ phase in which the examiner may ask “Show me
where you saw this?”.
a. inquiry; verbatim b. response; verbatim c. inquiry;
response d. response; inquiry
13. In legal terminology, “P.L.” stands for ______.
license b. public law c. psychological license d. parallel laws
14. What is the name of the project that seeks to extend
John Exner’s work on the Comprehensive System for the Rorschach?
a. Comprehensive System II b. Rorschach Updated Version
(RUV) c. Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) d. Comprehensive
System Revised and Extended (CS-RE)
15. All of the major career interest inventories show
relationships to a project of the U.S. Department of Labor that provides lists
of occupations. The project is known as ______.
a. JobSearch b. USJOBS c. O*NET d. RIASEC Dr.
16. Mark explains to the client the purpose of giving him
the Wechsler test. Dr. Mark is observing the first step related to which
a. confidentiality b. competence c. informed consent d.
knowledge of results
17. Which of these laws dealt specifically with the disabled
in educational settings?
a. Civil Rights Act of 1991 b. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 c.
EEOC Guidelines d. P.L. 94-142
18. Kuder’s early work on vocational interest testing
concentrated on defining interests in terms of ______.
a. broad interest areas b. differentiation of occupational
groups c. content validation d. scorer reliability
19. The K score of the MMPI-2 is also called the _____
a. infrequency b. lie c. correction d. cannot say
20. Behavioral assessment developed in part as a reaction
a. psychodynamic theories b. client-centered therapy c.
Pavlovian conditioning d. Skinner’s reinforcement schedule
21. The textbook identifies three distinctive features of
the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory. Which of these is NOT one of those
a. normative definition of problem scores based on T-score
cutoffs b. an explicit attempt to align scores with the DSM c. the MCMI is much
shorter than the MMPI d. scores that take into account base rates for types of
psychological problems in the population
22. The _____ attempts to differentiate between a temporary
anxiety condition and a more permanent, enduring personality characteristic.
a. Beck Anxiety Inventory b. State-Trait Anxiety Inventory
c. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory d. Millon Clinical Multiaxial
23. In which of the methods of measuring attitudes do you
attempt to locate the exact point where the person’s attitude changes from one
direction to another?
a. Likert b. Thurstone c. Guttman d. Allport
24. Which is a fundamental characteristic of all projective
a. The test stimuli to which examinees respond must be
nonverbal. b. The test stimuli to which examinees respond must be verbal. c.
The test stimuli to which examinees respond must be ambiguous. d. The test
stimuli to which examinees respond must be clear-cut.
25. Several laws related to the handicapped/disabled in
education call for use of an IEP. These initials stand for ______.
a. initiating educational progress b. individual educational
plan c. independence, excellence, promotion d. itemized external posting