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5 Matching questions

  1. Intelligence quotient (IQ)
  2. Test norms
  3. Correlation coefficient
  4. Personality tests
  5. Mental retardation
  1. a A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
  2. b Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
  3. c Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
  4. d A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
  5. e Subnormal general mental ability accompanied by deficiencies in everyday living skills originating prior to age 18.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
  2. Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
  3. A figure that indicates the percentage of people who score below the score one has obtained.
  4. Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
  5. The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.

5 True/False questions

  1. Heritability ratioThe measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).


  2. Content validityThe extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.


  3. Divergent thinkingNarrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.


  4. ReliabilityThe measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).


  5. Reaction rangeGenetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.


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