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5 Matching questions

  1. Aptitude test
  2. Intelligence
  3. Factor analysis
  4. Creativity
  5. Validity
  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 ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
  3. c the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to
  4. d a test designed to predict a person's future performance
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronological age (ca) multiplied by 100 (thus, IQ = ma/ca × 100). On contemporary intelligence tests, the average performance for a given age is assigned a score of 100.
  3. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  4. a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
  5. a test designed to assess what a person has learned

5 True/False questions

  1. General intelligencea general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test.

          

  2. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scalea general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test.

          

  3. Normal Curvethe 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. Emotional Intelligencea 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. Content Validitythe extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest

          

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