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5 Matching Questions

  1. Reliability
  2. Savant Syndrome
  3. Emotional Intelligence
  4. Normal Curve
  5. General intelligence
  1. a 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
  2. b a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  3. c the symmetrical bell-shaped curve that describes the distribution of many physical and psychological attributes. Most scores fall near the average, and fewer and fewer scores lie near the extremes.
  4. d a general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test.
  5. e the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  2. a condition of limited mental ability, indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below and difficulty in adapting to the demands of life; varies from mild to profound
  3. the behavior that a test is designed to predict
  4. is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  5. mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations

5 True/False Questions

  1. Content Validitythe extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Intelligence testmental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations

          

  5. Creativitythe ability to produce novel and valuable ideas

          

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