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Chapter 9A--IntelligenceStudent: ___________________________________________________________________________1. The finding that tests of intelligence (as well as other kinds of cognitive tests) are positively correlated with one another is consistent with Spearman's concept of g. True False
2. Psychologists now agree that Spearman's gis best explained as the single ability of mental speed.
3. Standard IQ tests attempt to measure crystallized intelligence.
4. Contemporary intelligence researchers such as Howard Gardner and Robert Sternberg have proposed theories claiming there are many different kinds of intelligence.
5. Psychologists first developed the theory of intelligence, and then they began to develop the original tests of intelligence. True False
6. The goal of the first intelligence tests was to identify the LEAST capable children, those who could not learn from ordinary schooling.
7. Intelligence quotient (IQ) tests attempt to measure an individual’s probable performance in school and similar settings.
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8. A five-year-old who has a Stanford-Binet IQ score of 116 is more intelligent than an eight-year-old who also scores 116.
9. The Wechsler Intelligence Scales for children (WISC-IV) provide scores in four major categories. True False
10. Psychologists now agree that the Progressive Matrices test is entirely free of cultural influence.
11. The Stanford-Binet is now considered the only test entirely free of cultural influence.
12. A psychologist needs to measure the intelligence of a person who has recently immigrated to the United States and who does not speak English. The psychologist should administer the Progressive Matrices test rather than the Stanford-Binet.
13. Psychologists have identified the cause of the Flynn effect. True False
14. If a test has poor reliability, it will also have poor validity.
15. The reliability of a test is defined as the repeatability of its scores.
16. On average, people with high IQ scores have fewer car accidents than people with low IQ scores.
17. I administer an intelligence test and find that left-handed people score higher than right-handed people. Researchers should conclude that this test is biased against right-handed people. True False
18. A question on a math test contains a diagram of an American football field. If this question is among the easiest for men to answer and among the hardest for women to answer, we can conclude that this test question is biased.

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