The nominal scale is a type of measurement that uses
A) an absolute zero point.
B) continuous variables.
D) None of these
How wide is the interval encompassed by a stanine?
A) 10 points
B) It depends on the particular test that was administered
C) 1/4 standard error unit
D) 1/2 standard deviation unit
What do ordinal and nominal scales have in common?
A) Both contain continuous variables.
B) Both contain equal units of measurement.
C) Both permit classifications.
D) Both contain mutually exclusive variables.
Psychological assessment instruments often employ an ordinal scale because
A) it can quantify categories such as ethnicity, sex, and medical diagnoses.
B) it contains equal intervals between numbers.
C) it has an absolute zero point.
D) it permits rank-ordering of scores.