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Testing and Intelligence // AP Psychology

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  1. If Jane's intelligence quotient is 100, we know that she has a:
  2. __________ involve(s) an ability to manage your own thinking and problem solving.
  3. __________ is the capacity for learning certain and specific abilities.
  4. A school curriculum built on Howard Gardner's theory of intelligence would provide
  5. The person responsible for the development and design of the first useful individual test of intelligence is
  6. The best summary statement regarding the role of heredity on human intelligence is that:
  7. Howard Gardner has theorized all of the following types of intelligence EXCEPT
  8. 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
  9. IQ may be defined as
  10. Aptitude tests are designed to measure:
  11. According to Sternberg, which of the following types of intelligence in his triarchic theory are measured by standard IQ tests? I. analytic II. Practical. III. Creative
  12. Barika, who is 75, takes longer to solve problems that require abstract reasoning than she did when she was 35. This tendency indicates:
  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. The performance of the group on which an IQ test is standardized sets the
  16. Which of the following is the most appropriate criterion for evaluating the predictive validity of an intelligence test?
  17. A test has a high degree of validity if it:
  18. A major contribution of Howard Gardner's theory of intelligence is that it:
  19. Which of the following is evidence of the reliability of a new intelligence test?
  20. Sternberg's concept of "successful intelligence" included all of the following except:
  21. What percent of test takers score within ONE standard deviation ABOVE OR BELOW the mean on a normally curved test?
  22. If a test taker scores two standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  23. If a test taker scores three standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  24. Ms. Neguta's class takes an exam and most of the class earns an "A" on the exam. Freddie and Claire, however, skip class that day and earn zeroes on the test. When Ms. Neguta calculates her average it will be lowered by the zeroes causing the test results to be:
  25. Which of the following is NOT true about a negative correlation between two variables?
  26. The correlations between the IQ scores of identical twins reared apart are lower than those of identical twins reared together. This difference is best explained by which of the following?
  27. A test that fails to predict what it is designed to predict lacks:
  28. 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?
  29. If the variance of a set of scores is 9, the standard deviation will be
  30. Which of the following sets of scores has the greatest standard deviation?
  31. Consistent results determine a test's _______________________
  32. A test that is standardized must have all of the following attributes EXCEPT:
  33. Binet's concept of mental age does not accurately represent what group of people since mental abilities eventually level off?
  34. The philosophical question about whether a test measures the concept it is supposed to measure (intelligence, personality, etc) relates to:
  35. In 2015, an individual of average intelligence takes an IQ test from the 1930s. According to the Flynn effect, we can expect this individual to score: