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Your professor asks you to take a personality test. After taking the test, you read your description of your personality type, and are disappointed that the results do not seem to capture your personality at all. In fact, you think the test probably measures attitudes rather than personality. What might be the problem with this test?
a) The test has too many confounds.
b) The test is not reliable.
c) The test is not a valid measure of personality.
d) The test has not been tested on a random sample.

I feel like all the answers are similar. I think the correct choice is D. but if I am incorrect please let me know. Thank you.

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  1. Whether or not it's been tested on a random sample would not make it effective or ineffective, but rather give some evidence as to its effectiveness. I think that is probably the wrong answer.

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  2. 6) Your textbook defines personality as

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