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5 Matching questions

  1. content validity
  2. telegraphic speech
  3. mental retardation
  4. standardization
  5. Intelligence Quotient
  1. a 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
  2. b the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
  3. c defined originally as the ratio of mental age to chronological age multiplied by 100
  4. d early speech stage in which a child speaks like a telegram--'go car'--using mostly nouns and verbs and omitting 'auxiliary' words
  5. e defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a tendency to search for information that confirms one's preconceptions
  2. 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
  3. the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid
  4. grouping of objects, events, or ideas that have similar characteristicks
  5. the study of meaning in language

5 True/False questions

  1. down syndromea condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup


  2. mental seta measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance


  3. stereotype threata test designed to predict a person's future performance


  4. intelligenceIQ test


  5. algorithma methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem