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5 Matching questions

  1. representative heuristic
  2. achievement test
  3. sanford-binet
  4. fixation
  5. insight
  1. a judging the likelihood of things in terms of how well they seem to represent, or match, particular prototypes; may lead one to ignore other relevent information
  2. b widely used US revision made by terman of binet original intelligence test
  3. c the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving
  4. d a sudden and often novel realization of the solution to a problem
  5. e assess what a person has learned

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. defined originally as the ratio of mental age to chronological age multiplied by 100
  2. consistency in measurement
  3. our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine them to communicate meaning
  4. the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
  5. a 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

5 True/False questions

  1. predictive validityThe 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.


  2. syntaxthe grammatical arrangement of words in sentences


  3. creativitythe extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to


  4. Cognitionall the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating


  5. phonemein a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit