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Testing and Intelligence // AP Psychology

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  1. Who would be the best norm group for the ACT or SAT college-entrance tests?
  2. __________ is the capacity for learning certain and specific abilities.
  3. Howard Gardner has theorized all of the following types of intelligence EXCEPT
  4. 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
  5. IQ may be defined as
  6. Billy has a mental age of 8 and a chronological age of 10. Billy's IQ is
  7. A test is said to be reliable if it
  8. 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
  9. 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:
  10. A comparison of the scores of African-American test takers to the scores of European-American test takers on current popular intelligence tests such as Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and the Stanford Binet indicates that:
  11. The intelligence quotient (IQ) has traditionally been based on the relationship between an individual's mental age and his or her:
  12. Which of the following types of test is designed to measure an individual's knowledge of a subject?
  13. Which of the following is the most appropriate criterion for evaluating the predictive validity of an intelligence test?
  14. On an intelligence test that follows a normal distribution, __________ percent of scores fall between 85 and 115.
  15. If the variance of a set of scores is 100, the standard deviation will be
  16. 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?
  17. Jonathan's IQ score is in the 97th percentile. Of the following, which score is most likely his?
  18. Alfred Binet was primarily concerned with
  19. Sternberg's concept of "successful intelligence" included all of the following except:
  20. Which of the following psychometric properties is used to assess the extent to which the items on an intelligence test measure a person�s intelligence?
  21. 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
  22. The Psychology Aptitude Test (PAT) was administered to incoming college psychology majors. Their scores were later compared to their performance in the introductory psychology course, and high scores on the PAT were related to high grades in the course. Therefore, the PAT has
  23. If a test taker scores two standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  24. If a test taker scores one standard deviation below the mean, they are in the _______percentile.
  25. If a test taker scores three standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  26. Mr. Obrien's class takes a test and most of the students score extremely poorly except for Eddie and Ralph who both earn a 100%. These scores cause the average to look higher than the representative score. This test would be described as being:
  27. 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:
  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 GREATER 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. Alfred Binet�s most important contribution to psychology was in the area of
  33. Consistent results determine a test's _______________________
  34. 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:
  35. Since the 1930s, students have been exposed to more schooling, more technology, enriched environments, more practice with testing, and better nutrition. According to many scientitists, these factors would help explain the what concept which notes the substantial increase in fluid and crystallized intelligence scores since the 1930s?