Topic: False Positive vs False Negative

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Respond to this question: Is a false negative preferable to a false positive? For the following scenarios, state which would be preferable, a false positive or a false negative. Give the reason behind your opinion.
A: Using a test of basic math skills to select grocery store cashiers
B: Using an integrity test to select bank teller trainees
Using the SAT or ACT to select college students
C: Using letters of recommendation to select students for a scholarship
D: Using the MMPI to determine whether an individual needs psychological treatment
E: Using a test of physical ability to select firefighters
F: Using a drug test in the selection of airline pilots

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