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Testing and Intelligence // AP Psychology

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  1. The person responsible for the development and design of the first useful individual test of intelligence is
  2. The best summary statement regarding the role of heredity on human intelligence is that:
  3. Sandra is below normal intelligence but she is able to tell you the exact day of the week of September 13, 1957. She has __________ syndrome
  4. IQ may be defined as
  5. The average twelve-year-old child has a mental age equal to
  6. Howard Gardner theorizes that there are __________ different kinds of intelligence.
  7. The correlation of intelligence test scores between identical twins is
  8. If Mrs. Delvecchio compared the scores of students on the odd-numbered questions on the test with their scores for the even-numbered questions, she would be attempting to determine if the test had:
  9. Which of the following best describes Charles Spearman's g of intelligence?
  10. Freddie is a 10 year old boy with a mental age of 12. According to the scoring of the Stanford Binet test, Freddie's intelligence quotient score is:
  11. During development of standardized tests, questions that are answered correctly by almost all students and those that are missed by almost all students are eliminated. Why?
  12. In a normal distribution of test scores, the percentage of scores that fall at or below the mean score is
  13. Which of the following types of test is designed to measure an individual's knowledge of a subject?
  14. According to the Stanford-Binet formula for an intelligence quotient (IQ), the IQ of a ten-year-old child with a mental age of eight and a half years is
  15. Which of the following is the most appropriate criterion for evaluating the predictive validity of an intelligence test?
  16. A test has a high degree of validity if it:
  17. A major contribution of Howard Gardner's theory of intelligence is that it:
  18. Which of the following is evidence of the reliability of a new intelligence test?
  19. If the variance of a set of scores is 100, the standard deviation will be
  20. Mike scored 85 on a standardized test with a mean of 55 and a standard deviation of 10. At approximately what percentile did she score?
  21. Jonathan's IQ score is in the 97th percentile. Of the following, which score is most likely his?
  22. A teacher finds the distribution of scores on a final exam to be positively skewed with low variability. On the basis of this information, the teacher would be most justified in concluding that
  23. If a test taker scores one standard deviation above the mean, they are in the ______ percentile.
  24. If a test taker scores two standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  25. If a test taker scores one standard deviation below the mean, they are in the _______percentile.
  26. John is comparing two variables and finds that the correlation is +.8. He would be justified in making which of the following conclusions:
  27. Which of the following is NOT true about a positive correlation between two variables?
  28. Which of the following is NOT true about a negative correlation between two variables?
  29. A negative correlation occurs when the variables being compared:
  30. The mean score on a test will be LESS than the median score if:
  31. For a language test with normally distributed scores, the mean was 70 and the standard deviation was 10. Approximately what percentage of test takers scored 80 and above?
  32. If the variance of a set of scores is 9, the standard deviation will be
  33. A test that is standardized must have all of the following attributes EXCEPT:
  34. Binet's concept of mental age does not accurately represent what group of people since mental abilities eventually level off?
  35. The philosophical question about whether a test measures the concept it is supposed to measure (intelligence, personality, etc) relates to: