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5 Matching questions

  1. Intelligence test
  2. Stanford-Binet
  3. Intelligence Quotient
  4. Predictive Validity
  5. Stereotype Threat
  1. a a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  2. b 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.
  3. c a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
  4. d the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
  5. 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

  1. a test designed to assess what a person has learned
  2. the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.

          

  2. Criterionthe behavior that a test is designed to predict

          

  3. Down Syndromea condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing

          

  4. Intelligencea method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores

          

  5. Factor analysisa statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie one's total score