5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Mental age
- Normal distribution
- Intelligence tests
- Criterion-related validity
- a Test validity that is estimated by correlating subjects' scores on a test with their scores on an independent criterion (another measure) of the trait assessed by the test.
- b The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
- c In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
- d Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
- e A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
- Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
- Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
- The extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.
- Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
5 True/False Questions
Standardization → Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.
Mental retardation → Subnormal general mental ability accompanied by deficiencies in everyday living skills originating prior to age 18.
Reification → The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
Reliability → The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.
Emotional intelligence → Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.