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Pilot Study for Validity and Reliability of an Aptitude Test
Journal of Educational and Social Research (2015)
  • Bahram Kazemian
Abstract

The study was conducted in the department of the English University of Gujrat during Spring- 2012 semester. A question paper was designed to check the aptitude of the intermediate students of population 25. There were three sections; Grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension, in the question paper. Section: A (Grammar) was proved valid with 84.33 % of validity. The validity of Section: B (vocabulary) and Section C (reading comprehension) were 91.64 % and 52.00 respectively. As a whole, the validity of all the questions was 75.99 %. Thus, the designed aptitude test may be considered reliable.

Keywords
  • Validity,
  • Reliability,
  • Aptitude Test,
  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Grammar and Vocabulary.
Publication Date
Summer September 4, 2015
Publisher Statement
Noor, M., Kazemian, B., Mustafa, R., & Muhabat, F. (2015). Pilot Study for Validity and Reliability of an Aptitude Test. Journal of Educational and Social Research. 5(3), 285-294. Doi:10.5901/jesr.2015.v5n3p285
Citation Information
Bahram Kazemian. "Pilot Study for Validity and Reliability of an Aptitude Test" Journal of Educational and Social Research Vol. 5 Iss. 3 (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bahram_kazemian/23/