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5 Matching questions

  1. Deviation IQ scores
  2. Reliability
  3. Personality tests
  4. Mental retardation
  5. Creativity
  1. a The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.
  2. b Subnormal general mental ability accompanied by deficiencies in everyday living skills originating prior to age 18.
  3. c Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
  4. d Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
  5. e The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
  2. The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
  3. The ability to perceive and express emotion, assimilate emotion in thought, understand and reason with emotion, and regulate emotion.
  4. Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
  5. Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.

5 True/False questions

  1. Percentile scoreA figure that indicates the percentage of people who score below the score one has obtained.


  2. ValidityThe ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.


  3. Test normsStandards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.


  4. Intelligence testsPsychological tests that measure general mental ability.


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