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5 Matching questions

  1. Predictive Validity
  2. Aptitude test
  3. Stereotype Threat
  4. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
  5. Intelligence
  1. a mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations
  2. b The success with which a test predicts the behavior it is designed to predict; it is assessed by computing the correlation between test scores and the criterion behavior.
  3. c is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  4. d a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  5. e a test designed to predict a person's future performance

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to
  2. the behavior that a test is designed to predict
  3. a statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie one's total score
  4. the extent to which a test yields consistent results, as assessed by the consistency of scores on two halves of the test, on alternate forms of the test, or on retesting
  5. the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas

5 True/False questions

  1. Down Syndromea condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing


  2. Mental Retardationa measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance


  3. Standardizationdefining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group


  4. Intelligence Quotienta method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores


  5. Achievement Testa test designed to predict a person's future performance


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