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5 Matching questions

  1. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
  2. Intelligence Quotient
  3. Criterion
  4. Mental Retardation
  5. Standardization
  1. a 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.
  2. b defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
  3. c 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
  4. d is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  5. e the behavior that a test is designed to predict

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a test designed to assess what a person has learned
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  5. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. Aptitude testa test designed to predict a person's future performance


  3. Creativitythe ability to produce novel and valuable ideas


  4. Content Validitythe extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to


  5. General intelligencethe ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions


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