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___ is the extent to which performance on the measure is related to performance on the job.




a. reliability


b. legality


c. utility


d. validity


e. scalability

d. validity

____ refers to perserving in the face of obstacles.




a. Social Skills


b. Self-regulation


c. empathy


d. self awareness


e. self motivation

e. self motivation

____ refers to the measuring instrument rather than to the characteristic itself.




a. legality


b. generalizability


c. utility


d. validity


e. reliability

e. reliability

Which of the following allows the government to suspend all business with a contractor while an investigation is being conducted?




a. investigative principles


b. employment- at- will policies


c. executive orders


d. legislative norms


e. contracting procedures



c. executive orders

____ prove effective when assessing issues dealing with honesty and integrity of candidates.




a. situational interviews


b. career counseling sessions


c. brainstorming sessions


d. role-modeling therapies


e. vicarious learning procedures

a. situational interviews



An individual is considered conscientious, if he or she is said to be:




a. curious, imaginative, and artistically sensitive


b. emotionally stable, non depressed, and secure


c. dependable, organized, through, and achievement- oriented


d. courteous, trusting, and good-natured.


e. sociable, gregarious, and assertive

c. dependable, organized, through, and achievement- oriented

Which of the following aspects of emotional intelligence deals with a person's ability to keep disruptive emotions in check?




a. self-awareness


b. self-motivation


c. self-regulation


d. empathy


e. social skills

c. self-regulation

Which of the following is true about utility?




a. correlation coefficient is a measure of utility


b. a selection measure that is generalizable typically does not have any utility.


c. utility is necessary but not sufficient for generalizability.


d. Utility has a positive correlation with reliability, validity, an generalizability.


e. all measures must have utility in order to have legality



d. Utility has a positive correlation with reliability, validity, an generalizability.

james is applying for a job with a large software firm and as part of his selection process, he writes a time-limited test that consists of several different arithmetic problems. Which cognitive ability of James is the test trying to measure?




a. Accuracy check


b. Quantitative ability


c. Autistic cognition


d. Statistical Validity


e. Verbal Comprehension



b. Quantitative ability

Qualities like being sociable, gregarious, assertive, talkative, and expressive are examples of ___ dimension of personality.




a. conscientiousness


b. extroversion


c. adjustment


d. openness to experience


e. agreeableness

b. extroversion

____ is used to describe a wide variety of specific selection programs that employ multiple selection to rate application or job incumbents on their managerial potential.




a. assessment center


b. criterion selector


c. verification center


d. managerial selector


e. accuracy check



a. assessment center

People who are high in disagreeableness and low in ____ are more prone to engage in counterproductive behavior in group contexts.




a. extroversion


b. adjustment


c. agreeableness


d. openness to experience


e. conscientiousness

e. conscientiousness

Qualities like being curious, imaginative, artistically broad-minded, and playful are examples of ___ dimension of personality.




a. conscientiousness


b. agreeableness


c. extroversion


d. adjustment


e. openness to experience



e. openness to experience