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5 Matching questions

  1. Correlation coefficient
  2. Heritability ratio
  3. Mental age
  4. Reaction range
  5. Test norms
  1. a A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
  2. b Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
  3. c An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
  4. d Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
  5. e In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
  2. Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
  3. The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.
  4. A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
  5. The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.

5 True/False questions

  1. Construct validityThe extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.


  2. Divergent thinkingNarrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.


  3. Achievement testsTests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.


  4. Intelligence testsPsychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.


  5. ValidityThe generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.