5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Normal Curve
- Intelligence Quotient
- Mental Age
- Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
- General intelligence
- a a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance
- b 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.
- c is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
- d 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.
- 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
- a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
- the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
- A condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
- 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.
- a test designed to predict a person's future performance
5 True/False questions
Intelligence test → a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
Emotional Intelligence → the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions
Mental Retardation → 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
Validity → the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
Standardization → the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test