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5 Matching questions

  1. Heritability ratio
  2. Intelligence quotient (IQ)
  3. Reliability
  4. Intelligence tests
  5. Standardization
  1. a An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
  2. b The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
  3. c A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
  4. d Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
  5. e The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
  2. Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
  3. A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
  4. The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Test normsStandards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.


  2. Reaction rangeIn intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.


  3. CreativityThe measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).


  4. Psychological testPsychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.


  5. ReificationGiving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.


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