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Testing and Intelligence // AP Psychology

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  1. __________ involve(s) an ability to manage your own thinking and problem solving.
  2. __________ is the capacity for learning certain and specific abilities.
  3. A school curriculum built on Howard Gardner's theory of intelligence would provide
  4. The best summary statement regarding the role of heredity on human intelligence is that:
  5. A psychologist administers an intelligence test to 100 fourth graders. One month later the psychologist returns and readministers the test. The psychologist is probably interested in
  6. 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
  7. IQ may be defined as
  8. Billy has a mental age of 8 and a chronological age of 10. Billy's IQ is
  9. Howard Gardner theorizes that there are __________ different kinds of intelligence.
  10. A test is said to be reliable if it
  11. Which of the following is another word for reliability?
  12. A standardization sample for developing a test:
  13. 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:
  14. 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
  15. 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?
  16. The intelligence quotient (IQ) has traditionally been based on the relationship between an individual's mental age and his or her:
  17. A student who obtained a percentile rank of 75 on an achievement test is best characterized as having
  18. The performance of the group on which an IQ test is standardized sets the
  19. Which of the following is the most appropriate criterion for evaluating the predictive validity of an intelligence test?
  20. A major contribution of Howard Gardner's theory of intelligence is that it:
  21. If the variance of a set of scores is 100, the standard deviation will be
  22. Jonathan's IQ score is in the 97th percentile. Of the following, which score is most likely his?
  23. 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
  24. What percent of test takers score within ONE standard deviation ABOVE OR BELOW the mean on a normally curved test?
  25. If a test taker scores two standard deviations above the mean, they are in the ______percentile.
  26. If a test taker scores one standard deviation below the mean, they are in the _______percentile.
  27. If a test is highly reliable, when two versions of it are compared to each other, researchers should find a _________ between the results of the two versions:
  28. A negative correlation occurs when the variables being compared:
  29. The mean score on a test will be LESS than the median score if:
  30. A test that fails to predict what it is designed to predict lacks:
  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. The philosophical question about whether a test measures the concept it is supposed to measure (intelligence, personality, etc) relates to:
  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?