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1

Uniformity in the procedure of test administration is

standardisation

2

An important advantage of individual tests is that the evaluator can

estimate the motivational level of the participant

3

What is meant with a transactional reference frame?

the diagnostics is not only concerned about the child, but the environment that the child is in

4

In addition to Binett and Simon, who had the biggest influence on intelligence testing?

Welscher

5

Which subtest is the least reliable Wechsler subtest?

Figuur legen (lay figure)

6

The performance on the Wechsler subtest strongly decreases with

an increase in age

7

he Wechsler subtests ‘Digit Span’ and ‘arithmetic’ are part of the

working memory index

8

Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - Fourth Edition (WPPSI-IV) is a
general test for the

cognitive functioning of young children

9

For training- and revalidation goals, test administrators would most likely want to possess a ______ measure for adaptive behaviour

criterion based

10

A generally used assessment for disorders in the autistic spectrum includes:

structured oservations

11

Wisconsin Card Sorting Test was developed for measuring

abstract thinking and the ability to change goals during a cognitive task (flexibility)

12

_________ measures executive function.

tinkertoy test

13

________ refers to the congruence between test situations and analogue
circumstances in the real world.

ecological validity

14

the following tests is an example of

hold test vocabulary

15

Problems with recognizing drawings, objects or faces is known as a form of:

agnosia

16

What is the main purpose of a behavioral interview in the child diagnostics?

identifying the request for help and defining this in behaviours

17

Test answers that misrepresent the true characteristics of a person are called _______ within psychodiagnostics

response sets

18

When professionals use a method that is clearly confirmed by scientific methodology at the
basis of their profession, this is called an

evidence-based method

19

______ are more sensitive for symptoms that are associated with
deviations of the ______

continuuous performance tests

executive (Function) control system

20

The concept from the fourth century B.C. where it was thought that someones personality
could be assessed based on physical characteristics (especially from the face) is called:

physiognomy

21

Which of the following two tests were used to test recruits in World War I

Alpha and beta tests

22

What is a known problem with ‘sentence completion’ that is still not solved?

problems with scoring and interpretation

23

Suppose that a researches has prepared a questionnaire with the item ‘I like watching movies’ included on the depression scale. Research shows that people with a depression watch movies more often. What does the researcher working with a strict criterium-based approach have to do?

include the item on the scale without looking up supporting theory

24

Which test consists of a big amount of scales meant to look up personality disorders in the DSM-IV?

MCMM-III

25

An important difference between behavioral assessment and traditional psychological assessment is:

the first stands closer to treatment

26

If a client is observed in a fictional but plausible setting, the researcher will probably use:

analogue behavioural observations

27

When administering a thematic apperception test to research a question, the following things happen:

-dramatic story is thought up with every picture

-the history of each picture

-description of what the figures are thinking and feeling

28

With the NEO PIR, the following facets are all assessed with the exception of:

sensation seeking
(NEO based on the big 5)

29

A mild/severity error (bias?), for example caused by the supervisor wanting to be liked by everyone, is an example of:

observatory bias (rater bias)

30

A simulation of a part of the function tasks that are executed by the candidate is called a:

work sample

31

f a psychologist would only put test scores in a evidence-based formula to assess that the
MMPI-profile points at a psychosis, this is called an

actuarial judgement