5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Aptitude tests
- Intelligence tests
- Test norms
- Mental retardation
- Personality tests
- a Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
- b Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
- c Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
- d Subnormal general mental ability accompanied by deficiencies in everyday living skills originating prior to age 18.
- e Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Trying to expand the range of alternatives by generating many possible solutions.
- In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
- The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
- A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
- Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
5 True/False questions
Heritability ratio → An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
Validity → The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
Content validity → The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.
Reaction range → Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
Construct validity → The extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.