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  1. Achievement Test
  2. Aptitude test
  3. Stanford-Binet
  4. Validity
  5. Normal Curve
  1. a a test designed to predict a person's future performance
  2. b the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
  3. c the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to
  4. d 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.
  5. e a test designed to assess what a person has learned

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance
  3. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  4. 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.
  5. is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Creativitythe 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. Criterionthe behavior that a test is designed to predict


  3. 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.


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


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


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