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5 Matching questions

  1. analytic ability
  2. mental retardation
  3. mental age (MA)
  4. gifted
  5. learning disability
  1. a refers to substantially below-average intelligence and problems adapting to an environment that emerge before the age of 18
  2. b traditionally refers to individuals with scores of 130 or greater on intelligence tests
  3. c a) have difficulty mastering an academic subject b) have normal intelligence c) are not suffering from other conditions that could explain poor performance, such as sensory impairment or inadequate instruction
  4. d involves analyzing problems and generating different solutions
  5. e this refers to the difficulty of the problems that children could solve correctly

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. involves knowing what solution or plan will actually work
  2. self-fulfilling prophecy in which knowledge of stereotypes leads to anxiety and reduced performance consistent with the original stereotype
  3. involves dealing adaptively with novel situations and problems
  4. refers to the ability to perceive relations among stimuli
  5. a nontraditional aspect of intelligence in which the person's ability to use their own or others' emotions effectively for solving problems and living happily

5 True/False questions

  1. psychometricianspsychologists who specialize in measuring psychological characteristics such as intelligence and personality


  2. culture-fair intelligence testsrefers to the ability to perceive relations among stimuli


  3. dynamic testingthis measures a child's learning potential by having the child learn something new in the presence of the examiner and with the examiner's help


  4. familial mental retardationsimply represents the lower ends of the normal distribution of intelligence


  5. convergent thinkingintelligence is associated with using information that is provided to determine a standard, correct answer