← AP Psych Chapter 9 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Test norms
- Convergent thinking
- Normal distribution
- Deviation IQ scores
- a Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
- b A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
- c Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
- d Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
- e The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
- Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.
- The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.
- A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
- Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
5 True/False Questions
Criterion-related validity → 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.
Heritability ratio → An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
Intelligence quotient (IQ) → A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
Mental age → In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
Psychological test → A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.