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self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc. | California Personality Inventory , CPI |

(golf) a record of scores (as in golf) | card , scorecard |

(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total | centile , percentile |

correlation coefficient calculated between scores on two halves of a test; taken as an indication of the reliability of the test | chance-half correlation , split-half correlation |

two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that colu | correlation table |

(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores | decile |

index of the relation between any two sets of scores that can both be represented on ordered binary dimensions (e.g., male-female) | fourfold point correlation , phi coefficient , phi correlation |

United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937) | George Gershwin , Gershwin |

(sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.) | hat trick |

base hit on which the batter scores a run | homer , home run |

card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six | long whist , short whist , whist |

small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc. | peg , pin |

(statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores | quartile |

most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables | rank-difference correlation , rank-difference correlation coefficient , rank-order correlation , rank-order correlation coefficient |

ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams) in a sporting event | standing |

(sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores; e.g. football and golf | sudden death |