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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Predictive Validity
- Factor analysis
- Intelligence Quotient
- Aptitude test
- a 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
- b defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
- c 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.
- d a test designed to predict a person's future performance
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- A condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
- the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
- a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
- the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
5 True/False Questions
Reliability → 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
Criterion → the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
Creativity → 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
Emotional Intelligence → 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.
Savant Syndrome → a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing