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5 Matching questions

  1. Stanford-Binet
  2. Intelligence
  3. Intelligence test
  4. Stereotype Threat
  5. Mental Retardation
  1. a the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
  2. b a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
  3. c mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations
  4. d a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the extent to which a test yields consistent results, as assessed by the consistency of scores on two halves of the test, on alternate forms of the test, or on retesting
  2. 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.
  3. A condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
  4. the extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Aptitude testa test designed to assess what a person has learned

          

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

          

  3. Achievement Testa test designed to assess what a person has learned

          

  4. Mental Agethe 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.

          

  5. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scaleis the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.