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5 Matching questions

  1. Correlation coefficient
  2. Mental age
  3. Mental retardation
  4. Normal distribution
  5. Standardization
  1. a A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
  2. b Subnormal general mental ability accompanied by deficiencies in everyday living skills originating prior to age 18.
  3. c In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
  4. d The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
  5. e A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
  2. Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
  3. Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
  4. Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.
  5. Tests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.

5 True/False questions

  1. Aptitude testsTests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.


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


  3. Criterion-related validityThe degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.


  4. Emotional intelligenceGenetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.


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